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National Guard works with local food bank

Michelle Reyes, Staff Reporter

June 3, 2020

Second Harvest Inland Northwest is a non-profit organization in Spokane. This organization has provided food in the Inland Northwest since 1971. It distributes over two million pounds of free food each month. Partnering with 250 neighborhood food banks and meal centers makes it possible for Second Ha...

ASCWU election results are in

Abigail Duchow, Senior Reporter

June 3, 2020

The 2020-21 ASCWU Executive Board has been officially voted for and results are in. Overall, there were 560 votes cast for the ASCWU elections.    ASCWU President: Mickael Candelaria The candidates for ASCWU President were CeCe Mortimer and Mickael Candelaria. Mortimer received 189 vo...

Title IX changes will overhaul sexual assault policy at CWU

Mitchell Roland, Senior Reporter

June 3, 2020

When students eventually return to campus, one major change they will find is a change in the processes around sexual misconduct allegations. Originally passed in 1972, Title IX of the Education Amendments Act aimed to eliminate descrimination based on sex at all educational institutions. From ensu...

Gaudino outlines changes to campus

The main walkways through campus, usually occupied by students, were empty all quarter due to the campus shutdown caused by COVID-19. Most buildings were closed as well.

Mitchell Roland, Senior Reporter

June 3, 2020

While COVID-19 will likely remain for the near future, campus is being prepped and classes are being planned for students to return for fall quarter. In an email to campus, CWU President James L. Gaudino announced on May 26 that the current plan is for in-person classes to resume for fall quarter. ...

Peaceful protesters rally in Ellensburg

Peaceful protesters rally in Ellensburg

Mitchell Roland, Senior Reporter

June 3, 2020

Chanting “black lives matter” and “no justice, no peace,” several hundred peaceful protesters marched through Ellensburg on Monday, June 1 against police brutality. This was one of several protests that have taken place in Ellensburg over the past few days. On Saturday, May 30, a small pro...

Black Lives Matter protest held outside courthouse

Black Lives Matter protest held outside courthouse

Bailey Tomlinson, News Editor

May 31, 2020

A small protest of about 10 people was held outside of the Kittitas County Courthouse in conjunction with protests taking place around the country on May 30. Protests are being held in response to the killing of George Floyd, a black man who lived in Minneapolis, by a police officer. Proteste...

Kittitas County enters phase two

Kittitas County enters phase two

Mariah Valles, Orientation & Photo Editor

May 27, 2020

As of this morning, Kittitas County is officially in phase two of Gov. Inslee’s phased reopening plan. Currently, the county has 79 confirmed COVID-19 cases, but according to Kittitas County Public Health Department Health Officer Mark Larson, all are stable or have recovered.  Under phase two...

Gaudino announces fall quarter plans

Bailey Tomlinson, News Editor

May 26, 2020

President James L. Gaudino announced tentative plans for students to return to campus in fall in a series of emails to the student body. These plans are designed to remain flexible to accommodate changes in public policy and new information over time. “The plan seeks to balance two critical goals: safeguarding th...

Sub quarter quickens class timelines

Sub quarter quickens class timelines

Michelle Reyes, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2020

CWU is offering a six week course to current and future students. The courses will be online and count towards academic credit which will be reflected on official transcripts.  “Offering the six week program at the end of the term offers alternatives to students who may have dropped a course at ...

Students will be able to return to collect their belongings before the end of the quarter

Students will be able to return to collect their belongings before the end of the quarter

Ty Mcphee, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2020

CWU Housing has announced through updates posted to their webpage and emails sent out to the student body there is a plan on how students may get any belongings left in dorms back. Starting May 18 at noon, students will be able to sign up online through their MyHousing portal for a time slot to go...

SURC Fresh Bar opens despite pandemic

SURC Fresh Bar opens despite pandemic

Mitchell Roland, Senior Reporter

May 22, 2020

While few students remain on campus, those who do have a new dining option. The new option, Fresh Bar, opened at the start of spring quarter in the SURC. The new eatery features a menu including items such as avocado toast, salmon and fresh juice. Dean Masuccio, the director of dining services, said ...

Board of Trustees makes announcements

Board of Trustees makes announcements

Bailey Tomlinson, News Editor

May 22, 2020

Services will be closed over the summer and staff will be reduced, an email to the student body from President James L. Gaudino said following the May 15 Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting. These decisions come following a requirement by the Office of Financial Management to reduce next year's budgets b...

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