Learning Commons Innovative Tutoring plans for students

Learning Commons Innovative Tutoring plans for students

Kejuan Coleman, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2018


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One of the most important things for any college student is to know how and where to get help in their classes. Tutors can help students excel in courses by maintaining proficiency, but they can also be a lifesaver by pulling a student who is on the brink of failure back to a passing grade. Since 20...

Heating back on in Moore Hall

Heating back on in Moore Hall

Jessica Perez, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2018


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During a routine maintenance inspection of all the buildings on campus, Moore Hall’s heating system was found to be unresponsive due to a malfunction with the heat exchanger part of the system. As of Oct. 21, the part has been fixed and heat has been restored to Moore Hall. Exactly how long the syst...

CWU feeling the pressure of rising enrollment

CWU feeling the pressure of rising enrollment

Miles King, Editor in chief

November 8, 2018


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Rune's story On a cold Ellensburg evening in late 2016, junior broadcast journalism major Rune Torgersen was hanging out in his Getz Short apartment with some friends. He felt a drip on his bed and assumed a friend had spilled a drink. He then looked up and realized the ceiling was dripping. When he stoo...

Red Pickle food truck moves to a restaurant

Red Pickle food truck moves to a restaurant

Will Ortner, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2018


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The Red Pickle food truck has been selling Guatemalan-fusion dishes to Ellensburg since they opened three years ago. Mario Alfaro, the owner of the Red Pickle, has a true rags-to-riches story as he worked his way up to owning his food truck. Alfaro began his culinary career in Washington D.C. w...

NWCCU suggests improvements for CWU

NWCCU suggests improvements for CWU

Jack Belcher, News Editor

November 1, 2018


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The Northwest Commision on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) sent representatives to CWU on Oct. 22 to review the university and take comments from students. The NWCCU suggested three main areas of improvement which included a more coherent and successful system for academic advising, pinpointing academic ...

Brooks Library goes through renovations

Brooks Library goes through renovations

Kejuan Coleman, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2018


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As CWU students prepare to wrap up the last few weeks of fall quarter and they begin to utilize the James E. Brooks Library more and more, the library looks like the Seattle 5 p.m. traffic jam there is nowhere to sit and nowhere to stand. However, the library is currently under renovations throughout th...

First Latinx In Public Service Project

First Latinx In Public Service Project

Jessica Perez, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2018


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Professor and Chair of the Law and Justice Department Paul Knepper organized a discussion centered around a project in which students interviewed successful Latinx pioneers in public service. The term Latinx is used to refer to Latinos or Latinas, while remaining gender neutral. The discussion took pl...

Finding light in darkness: a community comes together

Finding light in darkness: a community comes together

Miles King, Editor in Chief

October 31, 2018


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Tears were shed, hugs were shared and the campus community came together Friday evening for one purpose: to celebrate and remember the lives of Michael Demchuck and Austin McKenzie, two ROTC students who passed in a tragic firearms accident just two weeks ago. About 150 community members, friends and fam...

Halloween safety in Ellensburg

Halloween safety in Ellensburg

Nick Jahnke, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2018


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For many, Halloween at CWU is a time to get out, blow off some steam and socialize with friends. Parties pop up throughout Ellensburg, and the downtown streets come alive with students and locals alike. Whether you choose to party, hit the bars or hang out with a few friends in your dorm, it is important t...

Music fills McIntyre during Central Cello Celebration

Music fills McIntyre during Central Cello Celebration

Kejuan Coleman, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018


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Over 100 cellists all over the state of Washington played together in the McIntyre Music Building during the Central Cello Celebration on Oct. 19 and 20. "They can expect to hear a sound like no other. The sound of a choir of cellos surrounds and compels you. The cello can hold down the bass line and a...

Parking problems arise with new changes

Parking problems arise with new changes

Jessica Perez, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018


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This school year, quite a few changes have occurred related to parking at CWU. These include the price of parking permits, a student lot being turned into a faculty lot, the way students can submit appeals and a  decrease in the number of available parking spots, due to more students choosing to ha...

Law and Justice professor Charles Reasons receives award

Law and Justice professor Charles Reasons receives award

Will Ortner, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018


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Every year, one professor from six of Washington’s State Universities gets nominated to receive the coveted Timm Ormsby award for Faculty Citizenship. This year, CWU Law and Justice professor Charles Reasons was one of the four recipients of this prestigious award. Reasons came from a working-class family in ...

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