Snow piles up on campus

Snow piles up on campus

Sarah Taylor, Staff Reporter
February 9, 2017
Filed under CWU, News

Some people think of snow and are reminded of beautiful landscapes, delicious hot chocolate and, of course, fun winter activities. However, CWU students, staff and faculty are reminded of brutally cold mornings, blizzards and sheets of clear thick ice that could topple a football player. CWU groundskeepers...

Capitol Approach

Capitol Approach

Bryce Jungquist and Xander Fu
February 9, 2017
Filed under CWU, News, Showcase

CWU students and ASCWU members embark on a three hour trip to Olympia, Washington with the sun barely above the hills and temperatures below freezing. They had a clear goal in mind: to push legislators to back policies beneficial for CWU. Having lobbied in Olympia, Washington on Feb. 2 for CWU’s...

Pot tourism has room to grow

Pot tourism has room to grow

Jon Olsen-Koziol, Staff Reporter
February 9, 2017
Filed under Local, News, The EverGreen Scene

Weed legalization has spread further than ever before in the U.S. Eight states and Washington D.C. have legalized recreational cannabis while the rest either have lesser levels of legalization or prohibition. This makes states like Colorado, Washington and now California destinations for out-of-state...

‘It’s not good-bye, it’s just see ya later’

‘It’s not good-bye, it’s just see ya later’

McKenzie Lakey, Editor-in-Chief
February 9, 2017
Filed under CWU, Feature, Local, Multimedia, News, Photo, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Editor's Note: McKenzie Lakey also works as a media assistant in the Publicity Center, an office which collaborates with Campus Activities.  As a young college student in the 70s, and known as one of CWU’s “Dance Kings,” Scott Drummond always knew that a piece of him was destined for a caree...

‘You are welcome here’

Ray Payne, Senior News Reporter
February 2, 2017
Filed under CWU, Local, National/Worldwide, News

Anxiety and fearfulness sums up the feelings of some CWU students on the current political climate. On Monday, Central Washington University president, James Gaudino released a statement addressing possible concerns for students and faculty. “Central Washington University welcomes people from ...

MyCWU to get an upgrade

Bailey Smith, Staff Reporter
February 2, 2017
Filed under CWU, News

“The new exciting feature for the MyCWU is the Fluid Technology Platform, we can now develop mobile applications for the site,” said Charlene Bane, the information systems business liaison. “We are keeping the same look and feel, for the most part, but adding the mobile ability,” Bane said. ...

Washington’s Attorney General sues student loan service for deception

Sarah Taylor, Staff Reporter
February 2, 2017
Filed under National/Worldwide, News

The United States’ total student loan debt is $1.26 trillion and is rising at a pace of 6 percent annually. Students face an average monthly loan payment of $351. This translates to 5,040 of the most expensive houses in America, 25 million Nike SoCal Air Force 1 Supreme Max sneakers and about 126 mill...

CWU police educate minors on drinking

CWU police educate minors on drinking

Bryce Jungquist, Staff Reporter
February 2, 2017
Filed under CWU, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

CWU has many methods to combat underage drinking. “We try to catch people early,” said Doug Fulp, a health educator at CWU’s Wellness Center. The Wellness Center present at Orientation and Wildcat Welcome Weekend to educate students before the school year starts. Associate Dean of Student Li...

Solidarity in Seattle

Solidarity in Seattle

Kailan Manandic, News Editor
January 26, 2017
Filed under National/Worldwide, News, Showcase

Not long after the presidential inauguration, millions gathered across the world in support of women’s rights as well as in opposition of President Trump’s views and ideas. Crowds exceeded expectations in Seattle as an estimated 140,000 people marched in solidarity with the Women’s March on Was...

Students experience living under the poverty line

Students experience living under the poverty line

Sarah Taylor, Staff Reporter
January 26, 2017
Filed under CWU, News

When analyzing poverty statistics, there is a clear correlation between families living below the poverty line and their lack of education. Poverty affects almost 50 million people in the United States of America; that translates to 1 in 6 Americans. According to the University of Washington, 967,282, or 14.1 perc...

Wellness Center on pot

Wellness Center on pot

Jon Olsen-Koziol, Staff Reporter
January 26, 2017
Filed under CWU, News, The EverGreen Scene

The CWU Wellness Center is using Marijuana Awareness Month to help educate students on cannabis. Every Monday in SURC 140 at 7 p.m. during February, the Wellness Center will host a discussion  about a different subject pertaining to  marijuana to help deter myths about the plant. A former intern ...

Duffels make a difference

Duffels make a difference

April Porter, Staff Reporter
January 26, 2017
Filed under CWU, Local, News, Showcase

Thirty cases were filled with blankets, stuffed animals and hygiene products on Jan. 12 to be given to the local Kittitas County Social Services. When children are taken from their homes, the bags are given to them as soon as possible in order to avoid having to use trash bags, according to the CWU’s ...

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