The search for housing in Ellensburg

Natalie Baldwin, Staff Reporter
July 27, 2016
Filed under Community, Local, Scene, Student Life, Uncategorized

On-campus living can have many benefits. Food is taken care of, along with laundry, and it can be potentially be an easy way to make friends. However, as the residency halls fill up with more incoming freshmen and you're done with the crowded spaces, perhaps off-campus is your best choice. There are...

Republican National Convention wraps up

Republican National Convention wraps up

Natalie Baldwin, Staff Reporter
July 22, 2016
Filed under Local, National/Worldwide, News, Uncategorized

The Republican National Convention, held in Cleveland, Ohio and began on July 18, recently concluded. During this convention Donald Trump formally accepted his role as the Republican Presidential candidate and he announced his Vice President, Governor Mike Pence of Indiana. Trump’s slogan of “Make...

Central gears up for summer camps

Central gears up for summer camps

Mikaila Wilkerson, Staff Reporter
July 21, 2016
Filed under Community, Events, Local, Scene, Uncategorized

During the summer, Central is home to many different camps including sports camps, math camps, science camps and more, all to show people coming in what Central has to offer them. Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) is a federal grant program that provides services...

Students caught between convenience and challenge

Students caught between convenience and challenge

Ray Payne, Staff Reporter
July 20, 2016
Filed under CWU, News, Student Life

Over the past five years, Central has seen a rise in the number of students taking online classes, especially in the summer. According to data provided by Central’s Public Affairs office, this summer the current number of students enrolled in in-person classes is 1,645 compared to the 2,994 students...

Bittersweet farewell

Bittersweet farewell

Mikaila Wilkerson, Staff Reporter
July 19, 2016
Filed under Community, CWU, General, Local, News, Scene, Showcase, Sports, Student Life, Uncategorized

Travis Box, the general manager for Central’s 88.1 The Burg radio station since 2013, resigned at the end of the school year. According to Elena Larrabee, the brand manager for The Burg, Box resigned in order to be closer to his friends and family. Box was a fantastic leader during his time at...

More than just another piece of plastic

More than just another piece of plastic

Annika Lynch, Staff Reporter
July 18, 2016
Filed under CWU, News, Student Life

Central Washington University has every student get a Connection Card even if you live on or off-campus, but not every student may really know what they are used for. According to CWU's brochure on the connection card, when it comes to living on campus a student's meal plan will be tied directly...

Students can see work hours increase during breaks

Students can see work hours increase during breaks

Annika Lynch, Staff Reporter
July 7, 2016
Filed under CWU, News, Student Life

During summer break Central Washington University students have the option to work on campus. But, how many hours are they allowed to work on campus if they are attending or not attending school for the summer? According to Kathy Johnson, a CWU student employment Human Resources (HR) specialist, and...

CWU paves the way to fewer parking problems

CWU paves the way to fewer parking problems

Annika Lynch, Staff Reporter
June 29, 2016
Filed under CWU, Local, News, Student Life

Central Washington University is doing general maintenance over the course of summer break. These projects include the re-pavement of the Student Village Parking lot and the extensions of the Brooks Library parking lot (Lot P-8) and the parking lot off of University and Wildcat Way (Lot D-5) by Bu...

Hello summer, good-bye student job hours

Hello summer, good-bye student job hours

Natalie Baldwin, Staff Reporter
June 28, 2016
Filed under Community, CWU, Events, Local, News, Scene, Student Life

As many students are enjoying their summer break by hanging out with friends or even working, some students are still here on campus working or going to school. When it comes to staying on campus, the real struggle isn’t trying to complete your classes with decent grades; it’s obtaining a job...

Constructing a better education

Constructing a better education

McKenzie Lakey, Summer Editor-in-Chief
June 27, 2016
Filed under CWU, Local, News, Photo, Student Life

efore the excitement of graduation could settle over campus and students could flee for a summer reprieve, Central’s latest renovation project roared into full-swing as they shifted focus from the recent completion of the Science Phase II building to the renovation of the aging Samuelson buildin...

CWU Pride Drag Show

CWU Pride Drag Show

June 4, 2016
Filed under CWU, Events, Scene

 

Breathe easy; the trees are here to stay

Breathe easy; the trees are here to stay

Ray Payne, Staff Reporter
June 3, 2016
Filed under CWU, News

Recently, concerns have been raised about the fate of several trees that may be threatened by the Samuelson renovation project, but Central Washington University administration is assuring the public that a majority of the trees will be left intact. According to Linda Schactler, university president Gaudino’s c...

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