The Miracles of CBD: Study shows increase of memory and learning in older mice

The Miracles of CBD: Study shows increase of memory and learning in older mice

Miles King, News Reporter
May 25, 2017
Filed under News, The EverGreen Scene

Recent studies done by researchers at Bonn University in Germany suggest that small amounts of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) can restore memory and learning functions in the brains of older subjects, similar to the levels of younger subjects. Previous studies have shown that THC exposure in younger and ...

Boffering Club in limbo without CWU approval

Boffering Club in limbo without CWU approval

Natalie Baldwin, News Reporter
May 11, 2017
Filed under CWU, News

Laughter filled the SURC lawn as people were seen swinging at each other with foam swords. After a few weeks of not meeting, Sacred Winds, the unofficial boffering club here on campus, is happy to be outside again after they were told they could not meet up due to safety issues.   “We would...

Petitioner and protesters clash at Fred Meyer

Petitioner and protesters clash at Fred Meyer

Racquel Rollins, Senior News Reporter
May 11, 2017
Filed under CWU, Local, News

Anyone who went to Fred Meyer early last week  likely saw petition signatures being gathered for Initiative 1522, as well as people peacefully protesting the petition gathering.   A man, Larry Bradshaw, according to the Daily Record, was gathering signatures for Initiative 1522, which would...

Lemur expert speaking on primate care

Lemur expert speaking on primate care

Eric Rosane, News Reporter
May 11, 2017
Filed under News

Good company and the ability to travel are all valued benefits that someone would consider when choosing a career. To Dr. Lisa Gould, these benefits seem miniscule when she considers the impact of her job. Even when her coworkers are swinging in the trees.   Lisa Gould, anthropology professor...

‘Elevating Yourself’: Colorado church houses unique group

‘Elevating Yourself’: Colorado church houses unique group

Miles King, News Reporter
May 11, 2017
Filed under News, The EverGreen Scene

The International Church of Cannabis opened its doors on perhaps the most appropriate date of the year April 20, 2017 (also known as “4/20”). Located in Denver, Colorado, the church is home to a group that call themselves Elevationists. “Through ritual, guided by spiritual practice, church...

Monica Reece-Bruya: Secretary Extraordinaire

Monica Reece-Bruya: Secretary Extraordinaire

Ryan Kinker, News Editor
May 4, 2017
Filed under CWU, Local, News

While professors are well-known on CWU’s campus, some of the most important staff members are not as visible, despite having a bigger impact on the success of students and faculty. By filing paperwork and helping keep students and staff aware of important events, secretaries allow students to focus...

Barto Hall Superman: Dale Hubbard

Barto Hall Superman: Dale Hubbard

Ryan Kinker, News Editor
May 4, 2017
Filed under CWU, Local, News

In the corner of the SURC along the front wall of 88.1 the ‘Burg’s office, trophies sit on a shelf and plaques fill the walls. These awards recognize the students and volunteers of years past and their commitment to college radio.   The longest plaque has a distinction at the top: DJ of...

Cannabis as a Schedule III drug

Cannabis as a Schedule III drug

Miles King, News Reporter
May 4, 2017
Filed under News, The EverGreen Scene

Florida House of Representatives members, Matt Gaetz and Darren Soto, proposed a bill in mid-April to move marijuana from a Schedule I substance to a Schedule III substance. In 1970, President Richard Nixon signed the Controlled Substances Act, that classified  marijuana as a schedule I substance....

RCM budget to affect CWU tuition waivers

RCM budget to affect CWU tuition waivers

Racquel Rollins, Senior News Reporter
May 1, 2017
Filed under CWU, News

Around 20 percent of CWU students have some sort of tuition waiver, but the new budget model might change this.   Starting this summer, CWU will be under a Responsibility-Centered Management (RCM) budget model.   One of the biggest changes under this model is that money goes directly...

Biking to benefit hu-Mann-kind

Biking to benefit hu-Mann-kind

Jack Belcher, News Reporter
May 1, 2017
Filed under CWU, News

CWU grad Ashtyn Mann and her older brother Justin Mann are raising money for  a bike ride across the country from California to South Carolina.   Justin Mann was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, also known as juvenile diabetes when he was 6 years old. He has been living with the metabolic disease...

Pills versus Marijuana: NFL players consider alternative pain relief

Pills versus Marijuana: NFL players consider alternative pain relief

Miles King, News Reporter
May 1, 2017
Filed under News, The EverGreen Scene

Current and former  NFL players have recently come out in support of marijuana use for pain relief. With pot becoming more socially accepted, in addition to becoming legalized in certain states, prescription pills may no longer be the safest remedy for the chronic pain some athletes suffer from.   One...

Off-leash dogs imperil service animals

Off-leash dogs imperil service animals

Natalie Baldwin
April 20, 2017
Filed under CWU, News

Walking your dog through  campus can be a fun activity. However, if you are not using a leash for your pet it can lead to dangerous situations.   Danielle Kuehn, a freshman who has a service dog named Yori has had a difficult time on the CWU campus so far.   Some problems that Kuehn...

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