Archive for the ‘Scene’ Category

It’s Earth Day, do you know about the student garden on campus?

As spring quarter starts, farmers start planting their crops. The Central Coalition Garden is entering its second year and is excited about what the garden will bring to campus. The  garden is located behind the psychology building and Wahle Apartments. With an expansive lot, the garden appears barren, recently plowed with fresh soil, as students […]

Open Mic at Sunset proves a success

Many kids are taught the importance of expressing themselves as they grow up. Through expressing themselves, they earn the uniqueness of their talents and doing things they love. The importance of doing what they love is that it can bring so much joy to those who surround them. That is the spirit that is captured […]

TONIGHT: Farewell, Auschwitz in Music Building, Free Admission 6:30 p.m.

BY Annika Lynch Staff Reporter   Central’s Center for Diversity and Social Justice (CDSJ) and the Jerilyn S. McIntyre Music Building Concert Hall will host the Music of Remembrance’s concert entitled “Farewell, Auschwitz,” as part of Holocaust Awareness Week. The program includes composers who will be honoring Holocaust survivors and victims. Diversity Officer Katrina Whitney […]

420 in the ‘Burg

BY Camille Borodey Orientation Editor This year, Easter Sunday falls on April 20, which is known as the weed holiday. This Sunday will be the second 4/20 since weed was legalized in Colorado and Washington State. With the changes in laws, many Ellensburg residents could be trading in their colored eggs for colored bongs this […]

OPR Spring Symposium aims to excite students of upcoming warm weather

BY Dillon Sand Staff Reporter Every year, the arrival of music, large tents, vendors and a Red Bull truck mark the beginning of the Outdoor Spring Symposium at Central Washington University. This year, the event was held in its usual location, the SURC patio. Outdoor Pursuits and Rentals (OPR) organizes the event as a way […]

Central music composition grad finds success in ITAM

BY Adam Wilson Scene Editor   John Durham’s master bedroom is filled with memories of music.  Scribbles of songs he’s written, some of which are 10 years old, fill the drawers of his dresser and the boxes above his closet.  Countless unfinished pieces accompany the dozens of complete works in this hideaway in his Ellensburg […]

The Central Aca-Experience

BY ADAM WILSON Scene Editor  The seven members of Boots ‘n’ Cats stood single-file in the middle of the SURC Theatre stage. It was the beginning of the fifth and final set of the Aca-Extravaganza, which they hosted on March 17.  The audience waited patiently as the blue-and-black wearing singers basked in the silence of […]

Student filmmakers capture story of local nonprofit center, make it Toronto

  BY Collin Dysart Assistant Scene Editor   The challenge: five days to make a 47-minute documentary short. The result: a winning submission, sending its five participants to Toronto to compete for the top prize. Five Central film and video studies students, Jonathan Benson, Dylan Hubber, Seth Lonborg, Emily Meyer and Kevin O’Donnell, in partnership […]

Scene: Spring Break 2014: Students discuss how they’re going to spend the week off

BY MARIA HARR, Staff Reporter Students say they’re looking forward to the free times they’ll have this Spring Break. Students plan on reading, hiking and playing video games at home with friends and family, and some Central students just want to relax. “We’ll basically be lazy bums,” senior Russian and psychology, Wilhelm Zuercher said. Zuercher will […]

Scene: Video Game Review: Hearthstone


BY SPENCER BAKER, Staff Reporter The newest intellectual property (IP) from Blizzard, “Hearthstone,” is the best online card game I have ever played. Oh wait, it is the only online card game I have ever played. The card game “Hearthstone” is a free-to-play computer game that went into open beta on Jan. 21, it was official […]