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What is Open Minded-Community Club?

What is Open Minded-Community Club?

Justin Zabel
March 2, 2021

Open Minded-Community Club (OMC) is not an official club on campus yet, however, the club board is in the process of finding an advisor to make the club possible.  OMC wants to promote positive individual...

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80 CAH staff and faculty sign a petition objecting to an ‘arguably unethical’ fundraiser

80 CAH staff and faculty sign a petition objecting to an ‘arguably unethical’ fundraiser

Mitchell Roland, Editor-in-Chief
February 27, 2021

Some staff and faculty members in the College of Arts and Humanities (CAH) say they have felt pressured to donate to a fundraising campaign that will award funding towards department projects based on...

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Faculty Senate calls for earlier vaccine access for university personnel

Faculty Senate calls for earlier vaccine access for university personnel

Mitchell Roland, Editor-in-Chief
February 25, 2021

Members of CWU’s Faculty Senate sent a letter to Gov. Jay Inslee earlier this week asking for higher education personnel to be included in the state’s 1B tier 2 category of COVID-19 vaccine distribution. The...

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Washington transportation and law enforcement respond to recent Snoqualmie Pass conditions

Deacon Tuttle, Staff Reporter
February 23, 2021

Snoqualmie pass is critical to travelers across Washington and beyond. The Washington Department of Transportation (WSDOT) works to notify and prep drivers for the winter conditions. Additionally, state...

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ASCWU primary elections set for March

Max Hughes, Staff Reporter
February 23, 2021

Primary elections for ASCWU start March 5. The primary election narrows down the number of candidates in each category to just two.  This quarter, only one position is on the primary election ballot....

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Salam Awad hosted the virtual event as part of The Art of Global Protest series.

CWU’s Art of Global Protest series connects outspoken voices worldwide

Madalyn Banouvong, Staff Reporter
February 23, 2021

Salam Awad is a political science professor and lecturer at CWU, who hosted a virtual panel as part of The Art of Global Protest series. The event took the audience through the Black Lives Matter movement...

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Daniel Herman: A closer look at the history professor and author

Milenne Quinonez , Staff Reporter
February 23, 2021

History Professor Daniel Justin Herman has been teaching here for over 22 years. "The Feudist: A Novel Of The Pleasant Valley War” is his most recently published book.  “It took me eight years,”...

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Daudi Abe is a Seattle-based professor. He’s been teaching and writing for over 20 years

Daudi Abe to present on racial disparity in classrooms

Levi Shields, Staff Reporter
February 23, 2021

HumanitiesWA Speaker Daudi Abe is scheduled to present on Feb. 24 for Black History Month. Abe's presentation “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Principal’s Office?” touches on the...

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Flood in Barge Hall

Flood in Barge Hall

Star Diavolikis, Senior Reporter
February 22, 2021

Barge Hall flooded on Feb. 13 in the east end of the building due to a failure in the fire suppression system, according to a CWU notice. Since the flood, the Facilities Management Department (FMD) has...

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A profile of social media addiction

A profile of social media addiction

Levi Shields, Staff Reporter
February 16, 2021

According to the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, internet addiction was first a concept of discussion in 1996. Because students do most, if not all of their work over...

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Changes are being considered as to how how North Village Cafe operates.

North Village Café to reopen with changes

Milenne Quinonez , Staff Reporter
February 16, 2021

For students living on the North side of campus, North Village Café was a place where many found comfort. The small building filled with colorful booths and art gave the café an urban feel. In the evenings,...

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Museum Selfie Day: Hilarious Museum Selfie Day that Black did not know even existed which portrays all four of the museum staff members.

The Museum of Culture and Environment: through Carson Black’s eyes

Justin Zabel , Staff Reporter
February 16, 2021

Second year grad assistant Carson Black, who majored in the primate and ecology program, spoke on what CWU’s Museum of Culture and Environment is all about, including information on the museum being...

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