Archive for the ‘Scene’ Category

Central alumna opens cake shop in Ellensburg

BY Megan Schmitt Staff Reporter   Last Friday, Central alumna Molly Allen opened a bakery in downtown Ellensburg. Cake FYI features cupcakes, cakes, cookies, bagels, coffee and  Allen’s favorite baked goods:  pretzels. “Cake FYI can also be a destination spot to hold events such as birthday parties and other gatherings where you can decorate your […]

“Songs of Singh” pays tribute to Central music professor

BY Adam Wilson Scene Editor And Houston Carr Staff Reporter   Central music professor Vijay Singh didn’t begin singing until his senior year of high school, and never received composition training at all. This Friday, Central will be dedicating an entire night to the choral compositions that he has written in the last 26 years. […]

PolyFest brings culture to Central

BY Emily Bontrager Staff Reporter   Students were invited to enjoy an evening of Polynesian culture last Thursday at Central’s ninth annual PolyFest. The Center for Diversity and Social Justice (CDSJ) put together the event for students to get an opportunity to see traditional Polynesian dances.  The dances were performed by Central students, as well […]

CWU student Kailonna Crawford’s woodcarving contributes to campus community

BY Maria Harr Staff Reporter   Almost every week, senior anthropology major Kailonna Crawford sits at a round table in the SURC and carves.  Passersby slow down to watch or check out her numerous completed pieces spread on the table before her. “I like it when I can make people smile,” Crawford said, “or just […]

Central alumna claims her dream of owning a clothing store

BY Megan Schmitt Staff Reporter   Central alumna Megan West has made her dream come true by opening up her very own clothing store. Claim Clothing, which opened on May 3, is located on Pearl Street in the original Geddis building, which was built back in 1889. West wants customers to “claim your closet,” which […]

Barto RA, Cody Taylor, gathers students with Magic: The Gathering

BY Cody Bradford Staff Reporter   Cody Taylor sits at one end of the table shuffling his deck, observing his opponent’s next move. The competition goes on the offensive only to be stopped in his tracks when a single card drops onto the table and blunts the assault against Cody’s defenses. Once he starts his […]

CWU Feminist Club restructures to cement place on campus

  BY Houston Carr Staff Reporter   The CWU Feminist club’s goal this year is to get re-organized and become more recognized as a campus organization.  With the old president stepping down and Ellisa Griffin taking her place after just being a member for one quarter, there is a lot to do. “I’d been something […]

Rollergirls smash Derby Dames 206-85

BY DONNIE SANTOS Staff Reporter   The local Roller Derby team, the Rodeo City Rollergirls, mean one thing: business. If anyone has never been to a roller derby bout, it is an experience of mental strategy, physical toughness and intense competition. Jammers try to break through blockers to score points for their team. This is […]

4th annual Sexapalooza educates students on sex health

By Katherine Golarz Staff Reporter   The Residence Hall Association’s 4th annual Sexapalooza took place on May 13, 2014 in the SURC. Sexapalooza provides sex education to students in new ways. Taking the awkwardness out of the sex education, the event provides engaging education through different games and activities. An estimated 80 students came by […]