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By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

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By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

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Breaking the Stigma: Substance Use Disorders
Katherine Camarata, Lead Editor • September 12, 2022

Substance use disorders (SUD) exist everywhere, affecting 20.4 million people in the U.S. in the past year according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. According to the Diagnostic and Statistical...

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Phoenix mural on Pearl St. Photo courtesy of Ellensburg Downtown Association.
Ellensburg Downtown Association welcomes students to upcoming events
Katherine Camarata, Lead Editor • August 23, 2022

While CWU can feel like its own island, the Ellensburg Downtown Association (EDA) is hoping to bridge the divide between the town and college campus by inviting students to participate in new programs...

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The glory days don’t have to be over
Evan Couch, News Editor • June 7, 2022

The end of high school does not have to mean the end of competitive sports. For those who are unable to play sports at the collegiate level for whatever reason, there are alternatives that can compare...

Some things you might miss from “the westside” and where to find them
Wayne Gray, Columnist • June 7, 2022

Many students at CWU are transplants from western Washington. The low cost tuition and high acceptance rates of CWU attract students to this side of the Cascades, but a common sentiment expressed by many...

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