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...

Behind the ball: Marc Rodgers

Behind the ball: Marc Rodgers

Natalie Hyland, Senior Sports Reporter
May 17, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

While many students—specifically athletes—are excited and ready to return to action as their season gets underway, junior point guard Marc Rodgers considered not coming back to CWU in the months before the 2016-17 season. “I had to sit down with [my family] and ask what they thought was best,...

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...

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...

Rock Against Rape

Rock Against Rape

Daisy Perez, Scene Senior Reporter
April 24, 2017
Filed under Community, Events, Scene, Showcase

The 9th annual Rock Against Rape will feature the local rock band, COBRAHAWK. The band wants to help spread the Wellness Center’s message: That sexual assault prevention and additional resources that are available for sexual assault victims, as well as their family and friends. COBRAHAWK will perform at the eve...

Drink up

Drink up

Miranda Cunningham, Scene Reporter
April 20, 2017
Filed under Community, Events, Scene, Showcase

On Thursday, April 20 Bruce’s Place, located in Ellensburg Pasta Co on Main Street, will be hosting a fundraising event, CraftED Kittitas County, for the CWU’s craft brewing program. The event will begin at 5 p.m. and continue until closing at 9 p.m. Four local breweries will be supplying for the ev...

CWU basketball coach resigns

CWU basketball coach resigns

Rachel Greve, Staff Reporter
April 19, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

CWU head women’s basketball coach Jeff Harada publicly resigned from his position Monday, after three years with the program. “I would like to express a very sincere thank you to Dennis Francois who took a chance on me, as well as all the players who I've been fortunate to have mentored and c...

The Ol’ Razzle Dazzle comes to CWU

The Ol’ Razzle Dazzle comes to CWU

Alex Palacios, Scene Reporter
April 13, 2017
Filed under Arts, Events, Scene, Showcase

Xander Fu The CWU Department of Theatre Arts opens the doors of the Milo Smith Tower Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. for the first production of spring quarter: CWU’s rendition of the acclaimed musical “Chicago.” Roxie Hart (played by Savannah Brady) is a bright-eyed young woman who wants to make it in show business. A...

CWU women return from GNAC summit

CWU women return from GNAC summit

Rachel Greve, Staff Reporter
April 12, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The GNAC hosted the third Women in Sports Career Seminar this past weekend in Portland, Oregon. The seminar was hosted at the Moda Center, where 125 high school and college age women came together to meet professional women working in the sports industry as coaches, athletic directors and journalists....

Collision results in broken powerline

Collision results in broken powerline

Xander Fu, Staff Reporter
April 11, 2017
Filed under Local, News, Showcase

A multi-car collision resulted in three wrecked cars, the takedown of a power line on Alder Street and a bashed wall of Rodeo City Apartments occurred today at approximately 3:15 p.m. Reportedly, no one was seriously harmed or injured. According to nearby residents, a red Ford F-150 rear-ended a white...

Ask Dr. H

Dr. H, Column Writer
April 6, 2017
Filed under Dr H, Scene, Showcase

I’ve been told IUDs can get stuck or lost inside of you, but how likely is that to actually happen? Dear student, Intrauterine  devices (IUDs) are becoming increasingly common as a safe and effective contraception method. IUDs are more 99 percent effective, which means that in 100 women who...

Peanut Butter and Hot New Jam

Peanut Butter and Hot New Jam

Sarah Hoot, Scene Editor
April 6, 2017
Filed under Arts, Community, Scene, Showcase

Creating a scene without a prompt may seem daunting to the average student, but to the members of the Hot New Jam, flying by the seat of their pants is nothing new. The Hot New Jam (HNJ) is CWU’s student-lead improv troupe. Improv—or improvisation—is the art of creating a scene from nothing more tha...

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