Ask Dr. H

Dr. H, Column Writer
February 9, 2017
Filed under Dr H, Lifestyle, Scene, Showcase

Dear Dr. H, How do you gauge the level of interest between a guy and a girl? I don’t want to force it but I want to advance the intimacy. Dear student, All too often in our confrontation-averse culture, we avoid asking direct questions (i.e. “Are you into me?”) and rely on nonverbal cues (i....

They have the brass

They have the brass

Tim Mitchell, Scene Reporter
February 9, 2017
Filed under Community, Scene

Xander Fu The sun rises and with it the sounds of trumpets playing; the members of the CWU Trumpet Club are beginning their morning practice. Every morning, trumpet students meet in pairs to play through a one to two hour warmup routine before their first classes. Mentored by Dr. John Harbaugh, professor of trumpet studies...

Secret Valentine’s Gift Exchange

Secret Valentine’s Gift Exchange

Daisy Perez, Scene Reporter
February 9, 2017
Filed under Community, Scene, Showcase

Giving gifts is just one way to tell your special someone how important they are. This year, the CWU chapter of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) began a tradition of a secret Valentine’s Day Gift Exchange. NAfME is a nationwide club, but for several years now, CWU’s  NAfME is the lar...

Mad Chad

Beau Kelderhouse, Scene Reporter
February 9, 2017
Filed under Events, Scene, Showcase

All comedic performances include jokes and witty banter but very few include flying chainsaws and death-defying stunts. Mad Chad Taylor, a performer who incorporates chainsaw juggling into his comedy set is taking the stage Friday, Feb 10 at 8 p.m. in the SURC Ballroom. With his ecstatic stunts, Taylor...

Enter a world of adventure

Enter a world of adventure

Beau Kelderhouse, Staff Writer
February 2, 2017
Filed under Community, Scene, Showcase

Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) club is an up-and-coming group at CWU. Only having a few meetings within the last few months, the club has experienced a large turn-out. Meeting in Black Hall, attendees are welcomed by several of the club officers and are then given some necessities for playing D&D,...

Ask Dr. H

Dr. H, Column Writer
February 2, 2017
Filed under Dr H, Scene, Showcase

I’m a girl who has sex with other girls. I never thought much about STIs, but am I at risk? Dear Student, If you’re a human who has sex with other humans, you’re at risk for an STI. That said, the sexual health world-- specifically in STI prevention-- does a major disservice to women who h...

Vocal performers go over the top

Vocal performers go over the top

Tim Mitchell, Staff Writer
February 2, 2017
Filed under Arts, Events, Scene, Showcase

Over-the-TOPera will take viewers through a night of operatic arias and absolute silliness at the McIntyre Music Building on Saturday, Feb. 4. Aria comes from the Italian word “air,” meaning an operatic solo that moves the drama forward. According to Torrance Blaisdell, CWU voice instructor and...

Red Sand Project decorates campus

Red Sand Project decorates campus

Lindsey Powers, Scene Senior Reporter
February 2, 2017
Filed under Arts, Events, Scene, Showcase

Students roaming the CWU campus may have seen bright red sand lining cracks in cement and dying the snow drifts. Molly Gochman’s Red Sand Project made its debut at CWU earlier this year, and has since had students all asking the same question: what the heck is with all this sand? The official description,...

How to survive winter in the ‘Burg

How to survive winter in the ‘Burg

Beau Kelderhouse, Staff Writer
January 26, 2017
Filed under Community, Scene, Showcase

Winter isn’t coming, it’s here. Getting up for class can be a struggle, since the walk to class will probably be cold and possibly slippery. Although winter will be around for several more weeks, there are a few things students can do to survive this winter and make their lives a little easier. Staying He...

Ask Dr. H

Dr. H, Column Writer
January 26, 2017
Filed under Dr H, Scene

Dear Dr. H, "I've never been able to gain weight. I'm afraid I'm underweight and unhealthy. How can I solve this?" First, I want to start by saying that I am not a nutritionist and, while I have some thoughts and tips about your situation, I do encourage you to see one, as they have much greater ...

The video games of the future

The video games of the future

Sarah Hoot, Scene Editor
January 26, 2017
Filed under Lifestyle, Scene, Showcase

Playing video games is a pastime that is shared by adults and kids alike. Soon the parents and grandparents of the new generation of gamers won’t even recognize the video games of the future. While I am sure there will always be video games that can be played on a console (XBOX, Playstation, etc.)...

Central Gaming Initiative takes gaming to a whole new level

Daisy Perez, Staff Writer
January 26, 2017
Filed under Community, Scene, Showcase

Boxes of donuts, scattered bags of chips and soda cans cover the tables as other gamers order pizza to prepare for the long night at the Local Area Network (LAN) party. Dozens of people bring in their own consoles or PCs, and their games to connect with other players. The events are fairly free-range,...

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