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CWU offers on-campus vaccination clinics

CWU offers on-campus vaccination clinics

Libby Williams, Staff Reporter
April 21, 2021

Two hundred and sixty-five doses of the Moderna vaccine were administered to eligible students, faculty and staff on April 13. This was the first vaccine clinic offered on campus, and more dates have already...

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CWU offers updates on spring graduation ceremony

CWU offers updates on spring graduation ceremony

Jackie Tran, Staff Reporter
April 21, 2021

While many restrictions have been lifted over the past year, CWU has once again decided to hold the graduation online in pursuit of keeping the CWU students, their families, and the faculty safe. Lauren...

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Career Services to hold annual school fair virtually for second year in a row

Justin Zabel , Staff Reporter
April 21, 2021

With commencement around the corner, graduates are beginning to look ahead to their life after college. On April 22, Career Services will be holding the annual Spring Career, Internship, & Grad...

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Local boba delivery service gets an upgrade

Local boba delivery service gets an upgrade

Jackson Sorensen, Staff Reporter
April 21, 2021

  Young T&Tea, which used to deliver boba teas and other drinks to Ellensburg residents, will soon open a physical location on Fourth Ave. Young T&Tea is operated by Emmie Nguyen...

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Applications for the Student Board of Trustees have opened for fall quarter

Samuel Harris , Staff Reporter
April 21, 2021

Applications for the Student Board of Trustees have opened for the 2021-2022 academic year. The Student Trustee is a position hand-selected by Gov. Jay Inslee and is responsible for many important decisions...

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ASCWU virtual debates kick off general election

Sean Bessette, Assistant News Editor
April 20, 2021

The first of two ASCWU virtual debates took place last Wednesday night over a Zoom webinar. The positions of president, executive vice president, director of Governmental Affairs and senate speaker...

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Though it’s faced turbulence, CWU’s Aviation department has accepted new applicants fall.

CWU Aviation Program is looking to lift off again in fall 2021

Justin Zabel, Staff Reporter
April 14, 2021

While some wondered if CWU’s aviation program was going to close for good, the Aviation Department has accepted 70-75 new applicants for the fall 2021 program.  In an announcement made on June 16,...

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Barge Hall damage now estimated at $1 million

Barge Hall damage now estimated at $1 million

Jackson Sorensen, Staff Reporter
April 14, 2021

The damage caused by a broken pipe in Barge Hall is now estimated to cost over $1 million dollars in repairs. This number is twice as much as early estimates of the damage. After the flooding, university...

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Geoffrey Odoch Feature

Geoffrey Odoch Feature

Sean Bessette, Assistant News Editor
April 14, 2021

Accessibility, equity and accountability:, that is the platform Executive Vice President candidate Geoffrey Odoch is running on. “Accessibility to clubs, accessibility to organizations, and maybe...

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Multiple Ellensburg buildings could receive funding from The National Register of Historic Places.

Ellensburg locations qualify for Third Places Fund

Libby Williams, Staff Reporter
April 14, 2021

Ellensburg is home to 11 historic places on The National Register of Historic Places which could potentially receive grant money. The Washington Trust for Historic Preservation (WTHP) held a virtual...

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Kittitas County announces vaccine eligibility expansion

Jackie Tran, Staff Reporter
April 14, 2021

The Kittitas County Public Health Department (KCPHD) shared updated information on who is eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. Kasey Knutson, a Public Information officer for KCPHD, said Kittitas County...

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Services and Activities Committee Close to Finalizing Budget Decisions; Music Students and Faculty Left Biting Their Nails

Services and Activities Committee Close to Finalizing Budget Decisions; Music Students and Faculty Left Biting Their Nails

Samuel Harris, Staff Reporter
April 14, 2021

Music students and faculty members worry for spring quarter following the recently proposed budget cuts by the Services and Activities (S&A) Committee. For eight years, the S&A committee has...

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