CWU honors Native American culture with an open house

Samuel Beaumonte, Staff Reporter
November 16, 2016
Filed under CWU, News

Last Wednesday, Nov. 9,  the Museum of Culture and Environment paid tribute to the land CWU occupies  by hosting a open house open to all students and guests as a part of Native American Heritage history month. “I feel that it went exceptionally well. We had a much larger turnout than I had ex...

Bike Theft Doubles at CWU

Ray Payne, Staff Reporter
November 16, 2016
Filed under CWU, News

            A stolen bike  is an increasingly common problem on CWU’s campus. “Obviously we’ve got real concerns when it comes to bike theft being doubled in the same time frame this year as it was in 2015,” said Central Washington University Police Chief, Mike Luvera. A...

‘Whole Lotta Love’

‘Whole Lotta Love’

Madelynn Shortt, Former Staff Reporter
November 16, 2016
Filed under Columns, CWU, News, Showcase

I met Eric Winterstein when I was a sophomore at CWU in 2010, the year we began dating. It’s been six years since then and my life hasn’t been the same since. I remember thinking Eric was one of the weirdest people I’d ever met and I learned to love that about him. At first it used to put me ...

Sex in the CWU

April Porter, Staff Reporter
November 16, 2016
Filed under CWU, News

The presentation started late as Peggy Orenstein rushed back into the room. She made it up to the podium and explained how she wanted to be honest with us, remarking, “I forgot my notes.” The light-hearted yet blunt speaker talked on the topic of her most recent book, “Girls and Sex: Navigat...

County Cannabis Post-Election

Jonathan Olsen-Koziol, Staff Reporter
November 16, 2016
Filed under Local, News, The EverGreen Scene

While the world is buzzing about President-elect Donald J. Trump, local elections also produced results worth discussion. The Kittitas County Commissioner election results were tallied and both seats had incumbent winners. Paul Jewell and Laura Osiadacz both retained their commissioner seats. Both...

Hundreds gather for Not In Our KittCo peace march

Kailan Manandic, News Editor
November 14, 2016
Filed under CWU, Local, Multimedia, News, Showcase

Chants and cheers echoed throughout downtown Ellensburg Monday evening as hundreds of community members and CWU students marched in protest of hate and intolerance. About 500 people participated in the peace march that began on campus and weaved through the historic downtown area before stopping in...

CWU veterans answer student’s questions

Samuel Beaumonte, Staff Reporter
November 11, 2016
Filed under CWU, News

This Friday is Veteran’s Day and Central is celebrating early with a veterans panel in the Student Union Recreation Center (SURC) Pit at 4 p.m. this Thursday, where four veterans have volunteered to sit in the panel and answer student’s questions about military service and what comes afterward. ...

Marijuana users not fit for guns?

Jonathan Olsen-Koziol, Staff Reporter
November 11, 2016
Filed under National/Worldwide, News, The EverGreen Scene

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Aug. 31 that cannabis users cannot possess or own firearms because it makes them subject to “irrational and unpredictable behavior.” Marijuana is still a Schedule I drug and is therefore deemed to have no medicinal use. This allows the court to label c...

NY Times columnist visits CWU

McKenzie Lakey, Editor-in-Chief
November 3, 2016
Filed under CWU, Local, National/Worldwide, News, Showcase

Syrian refugees sit huddled together on the floor of an abandoned gym, the few belongings that remain from their previous life rest by their sides after travelling thousands of miles. They have escaped the brutal slaughter that continues to take place in their home country, but as they row up to the...

“We’re still students.”

“We’re still students.”

Ray Payne, Senior News Reporter
October 24, 2016
Filed under CWU, Feature, News, Showcase

Editor’s note: The names of several former resident assistants (RAs) have been changed to protect their identity, as it is part of their contract not to speak to the press. Those who wished to remain anonymous use only first names. Full names are used for the former RAs who were willing to speak on t...

CWU and Ellensburg say “Not In Our Town”

CWU and Ellensburg say “Not In Our Town”

Kailan Manandic, News Editor
October 13, 2016
Filed under CWU, Local, News, Showcase

The CWU community and Ellensburg residents held a meeting last Friday, Oct. 7, in response to the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) fliers that have recently surfaced. Over 50 students, staff, faculty and community members gathered in the SURC theatre to brainstorm and organize ways to protest any KKK presence in...

Students enter a new reality

Students enter a new reality

Samuel Beaumonte, Staff Reporter
October 12, 2016
Filed under CWU, News, Showcase

The latest technological installment in the Multimodal Education Center (MEC) is the Virtual Reality zone, a space dedicated for students to try out and enjoy virtual reality in an educational setting. “It seemed like a good investment for our money,” Chad Schone, the director of the MEC said...

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