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...

Medical weed comes back to Ellensburg shops

Jonathan Olsen-Koziol, Staff Reporter
October 12, 2016
Filed under Local, News, The EverGreen Scene

On July 1, Washington merged the recreational and medical marijuana markets. The merger focuses on regulating Washington’s unregulated collective.  As a result of the merger, State Governor Jay Inslee passed the Cannabis Patients Protections Act (CPPA). The CPPA requires medical marijuana stores...

CWU shakes things up in Chile

April Porter, Staff Reporter
October 12, 2016
Filed under CWU, News

Professors Lisa Ely and Breanyn MacInnes are heading to Chile again in January 2017. Ely has previously been to Chile to study past earthquakes and tsunamis as a grant- funded exploration. Thise grant, in the amount of $267,194, will be used for annual trips to Chile over the next three months. ...

President Gaudino and ASCWU condemn local KKK activities

Ray Payne, Senior News Reporter
October 6, 2016
Filed under CWU, Local, News, Showcase

The Ellensburg community has recently become concerned about the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) fliers that have been found throughout town. Tomorrow, Oct. 7, there will be a meeting at 12:30 p.m. in the SURC Pit to discuss forming a “Not in Our Town” protest. CWU President, James Gaudino released a sta...

Crackdown on vaping

Crackdown on vaping

Jonathan Olsen-Koziol, Staff Reporter
October 6, 2016
Filed under Local, National/Worldwide, News, Uncategorized

As of Aug. 8, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) labeled all vaping products tobacco products as a result of an industry-wide crackdown. This means all products not on the market before 2007 must pass FDA inspection before being released for consumer use and consumption. Manufacturers have to app...

CWU sends students south for SOBRE México

CWU sends students south for SOBRE México

Samuel Beaumonte, Staff Reporter
October 6, 2016
Filed under CWU, News, Showcase

Professors Daniel Beck and Gabrielle Stryker are preparing for their first summer trip to Jalisco, Mexico after receiving a $250,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for SOBRE MÉXICO: Student Opportunities for Biological Research in Mexico. “This is the first year we got NSF funding...

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