Get to know the students up for election

April 25, 2013
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By MATTHEW THOMAS and EVAN PAPPAS, staff reporters   VP for Academic Affairs:  Jessica Murillo When Jessica Murillo flipped through her high school annual in her senior year she was hurt to find that a misprint had accredited her leading role in Inspecting Carol to her understudy. Read More &r...

Chimps future hangs on ethical decision

April 25, 2013
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By PATIENCE COLLIER, staff reporter The welfare of the remaining chimpanzees at the Chimpanzee and Human Communication Institute has been a tense issue since last November, when the death of one chimpanzee, Dar, brought the group number too low for the animals’ social well being. Read More »...

Student collects shoes from the “sole”

April 25, 2013
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By SAMANTHA MONTEREY, staff reporter Natasha Borromeo, senior mathematics major and international public relations director for Playing for Kickz, will be collecting gently worn tennis shoes for underprivileged children in the Philippines. Read More »...

CWU student dies in Barto Hall, cause yet to be announced

April 19, 2013
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By JULIA MARTINEZ, staff reporter UPDATED at 5:35 p.m. Central freshman, Madison Murphy, 19, was pronounced dead at approximately 10:30 p.m. last night, the cause of death under investigation by police, according to Richard DeShields, associate dean of students. Read More »...

Local professor, coach reflects on marathon bombs

Local professor, coach reflects on marathon bombs

April 19, 2013
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By DANNY SCHMIDT, editor-in-chief  In 2011, poetry professor Katharine Whitcomb finished the Boston Marathon in four hours and 12 minutes—a time just three minutes slower than the time when two bombs exploded in the 2013 marathon. Read More »...

Proposed bill would bar employers from requesting social media passwords

April 19, 2013
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By PATIENCE COLLIER, Staff Reporter A bill was introduced into the Washington State Legislature this year that would impact anyone with a Facebook, Twitter or Tumblr account. Read More »...

Ellensburg just wants to have fun

April 18, 2013
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Connie Morgan, staff reporter The Ellensburg Downtown Association put on another successful Girls Night Out last night. This special event happens multiple nights every year as a way to showcase the local businesses in downtown Ellensburg.  Over 25 businesses participated in this quarter’s event. ...

Boston Marathon marred by explosions

Boston Marathon marred by explosions

April 15, 2013
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By DANNY SCHMIDT, editor-in-chief The Boston Marathon was rocked Monday afternoon when two bombs exploded about 50 to 100 yards apart, injuring 144 people and killing three, according to multiple news outlets. The marathon had about 23,000 runners from all over the world participating. The explosions, ...

Intoxicated minors may pay more

Intoxicated minors may pay more

April 11, 2013
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EMILY BOUDREAU, staff reporter The legality of underage drinking hasn’t changed, but an additional $250  fee may be enacted for  minors who are under the influence but refuse to be taken to a hospital after calling for an ambulance. Read More »...

Recreation Center looks to re-enforce dress code policy

April 10, 2013
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SAMANTHA MONTERREY, Staff Reporter The University Recreation Center is currently working on polishing its rules and policy book and more strictly re-enforcing the dress code. Read More »...

New middle school is center of attention

April 10, 2013
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PATIENCE COLLIER, Staff Reporter Students may have seen the posters and signs around town, advocating for the upcoming bond for the district to construct a new middle school. Read More »...

Central is set to credit $507,438 to the S&A fund

April 10, 2013
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MATT THOMPSON, Staff Reporter After receiving a letter from the Washington state auditor’s office and recalculating the administrative fee, Central Washington University is set to credit $507,438 to the student Services and Activities fee fund. Read More »...

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