QTPOC

QTPOC

Alex Palacios, Scene Reporter
May 24, 2017
Filed under Community, Scene

Safety and familiarity are the two things that Justin Guzman focused on when he considered starting his new club. Guzman,a senior at CWU studying psychology, is one of the founding members of Queer and Trans People of Color (QTPOC). He serves as the  club’s president, but he shares the work...

Ask Dr. H

Ask Dr. H

Dr. H, Column Writer
May 23, 2017
Filed under Dr H, Scene

Dear Dr. H, What are the benefits of waiting to have sex until marriage? Dear student, The benefits of waiting until marriage to have sex really depend on your perspective of sex and the value it holds for you. I’m not saying that people who have sex prior to marriage devalue sex, but I am...

Paddles in the Air

Paddles in the Air

Ben Ramirez, Scene Reporter
May 23, 2017
Filed under Community, Scene

Ping Pong, or table tennis, is a fairly simple game that most people have tried at least once. The game is perfect for spending a sunny afternoon playing against friends, trying to see who is the most agile and accurate. Although many people have played table tennis before, most people probably don’t pla...

Poppin’ Tags

Poppin’ Tags

Susie Chavez, Scene Reporter
May 23, 2017
Filed under Arts, Events, Scene

When most students graduate they are satisfied with just finding a job in their field of study. However, some lucky alums go on to receive awards in their careers. One of these award-winning alumni is Michael Wansley, who won two Grammys: One for best rap song and one for best rap performance. Wansley...

A Native American tradition

A Native American tradition

April Porter, Online Editor
May 19, 2017
Filed under Events, Scene, Showcase

The CWU Friendship Gathering and Pow Wow will bring Native American culture to the CWU campus so students and community members can learn about local tribes. “People need to know natives are still relevant,” said La’Shawnda Mason, Center for Diversity and Social Justice (CDSJ) employee and a junior biology major. The event is funded by a $6,000...

Barrio Fiesta celebrates the Philippines

Barrio Fiesta celebrates the Philippines

Alex Palacios, Scene Writer
May 19, 2017
Filed under Community, Events, Scene

Sandy beaches and warm weather can—at times—seem elusive in Ellensburg but they are common in the Philippines. Since the weather here can’t be changed and CWU far from the nearest beach, it is up to students to bring the beaches here.   The Center of Diversity and Social Justice (CDSJ) and the F...

Ask Dr H

Ask Dr H

Dr. H, Column Writer
May 13, 2017
Filed under Community, Dr H, Scene

  Dear student, This is a continuation from last week’s conversation about how to “get rid” of stress. Last week, I emphasized the importance of sleep, food and movement as a way to put you on the road to coping.  Let’s be real—while you can do well to address the stress in ...

Ask Dr. H

Dr. H, Column Writer
May 4, 2017
Filed under Scene

Dear Dr. H, What is the best way to get rid of stress?   Dear student, Stress is certainly having its “moment” these days, and although stress has been around since the dawn of time. The stress we experience now—particularly as students—has greatly evolved from the environmental ch...

Unheard Voices

Unheard Voices

Alex Palacios, Scene Reporter
May 4, 2017
Filed under Community, Events, Scene

Jack Lambert Many people may believe that el Cinco de Mayo is a holiday celebrating the independence of Mexico from either Spain or the U.S. In celebration, many people use the day to drink Corona or tequila and eat Mexican food. This year, however, the Center for Leadership and Community Engage...

May the Fourth Be With You

May the Fourth Be With You

Susie Chavez, Scene Reporter
May 4, 2017
Filed under Community, Events, Lifestyle, Scene, Showcase

A long time ago in a city not too far away, a couple of young directors set out to create a film saga that would go on to become one of the most popular franchises the world has seen. The Star Wars franchise began in 1977 and still continues to this day. There are now eight movies, a tv series, several...

International Field Day cancelled for now

International Field Day  cancelled for now

April Porter, Scene Reporter
May 1, 2017
Filed under Community, Events, Scene

International Field Day was scheduled to be an event where international students and American students could bond over activities and games. Unfortunately, the field day was canceled due to the lack of sign-ups for the event. The event will most likely be moved from the original date of April 28 to som...

CWU Civics Week

Ben Ramirez, Scene Reporter
May 1, 2017
Filed under Community, Events, Scene, Showcase

College Civics Week aims to bring everyone’s beliefs to one safe space and to be an event for students to get to know the opinions of their friends and learn how to be locally active College Civics Week will begin on May 1 in the SURC. This is an event where students will have the opportunity to...

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