Schrier and Rossi debate in McConnell Hall

Schrier and Rossi debate in McConnell Hall

Kejuan Coleman, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018


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With much anticipation from voters all over the state of Washington, Doctor Kim Schrier (Democrat) and former State Senator Dino Rossi (Republican) battled in the first and only congressional debate for an open seat in the 8th congressional district Wednesday night in McConnell Hall. The moderat...

CWU mourns the loss of ROTC students

CWU mourns the loss of ROTC students

Miles King and Jack Belcher

October 25, 2018


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** Correction:  The story originally said that the Oct. 25 vigil took place on the SURC East Patio. It was moved to the SURC West Patio due to weather conditions. On the evening of Thursday, Oct. 18, Ellensburg Police responded to reported gunshots in a neighborhood just north of the CWU campus. ...

Sexual assault reports rising at CWU

Cassandra Hays and Grey Caoili

October 18, 2018


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The number of reported sexual assaults at CWU has more than doubled between 2016 and 2017. According to campus police, there were 25 reported rape offenses in 2017.  There were 13 rape offenses in 2015, 12 offenses in 2016. University Police and Public Safety is required the government to release an annual...

National Depression Screening Day

National Depression Screening Day

Jack Belcher, News Editor

October 18, 2018


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Living with a mental illness such as depression or anxiety is extremely difficult, although common, especially around a college campus. Most college students are living on their own for the first time, and on top of taking care of themselves, they must keep up with the high expectations that they put...

Students run into problems with financial aid

Students run into problems with financial aid

Jessica Perez, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2018


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With a new school year beginning, the Financial Aid Office has had to fix several mix-ups that have occured with students’ financial aid because of things being overlooked on their part. Students have had to wait for hours to meet with counselors in order to get their situations fixed, which has not...

Homecoming queen

Homecoming queen

Jack Belcher, News Editor

October 17, 2018


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The last few Homecoming week- ends, CWU has booked a comedian to perfrom stand up. In 2017, the university brought Nick Offerman, known best for his portrayal of Ron Swanson in the TV show “Parks and Recreation.” The year before that, the university showed Brian Regan, a stand up com- ic known for ...

Fitness classes at CWU now free with membership

Fitness classes at CWU now free with membership

Nick Jahnke, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2018


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CWU’s Group X fitness classes are now included with a Recreation Center membership. Members of the Recreation Center may now participate in as many classes as they want with no added cost. Fitness classes, located on the second floor of the Recreation Center, previously cost $3 per session and $45...

1891 Bistro open 24/7 with new technology lab

1891 Bistro open 24/7 with new technology lab

Will Ortner, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2018


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The 1891 Bistro at CWU underwent some minor changes this summer, in the hopes of making life easier for the students. It was decided that 1891 Bistro would stay open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and that there would be a new tech bar so that students could do homework in a comfortable place. The...

Panel discussions hope to attract women to industry

Panel discussions hope to attract women to industry

Jessica Perez, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2018


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The first annual Women in Industry panel was held on Oct. 3 in the SURC Theater. It was hosted by the Department of Engineering Technologies, Safety, and Construction (ETSC) in efforts to attract more women to industry fields. The panel lasted almost four hours and discussed why industry fields are an opti...

Applying for a CWU parking pass takes a turn

Applying for a CWU parking pass takes a turn

Jessica Perez, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2018


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CWU has implemented a new process for obtaining an on-campus parking permit this school year. The change occurred because of the new system that most departments upgraded to over the summer. “The school is encouraging departments to go [online], in fact, the system is the same program, only a differ...

ASCWU supports Diversity and Equity Center move to Black Hall

ASCWU supports Diversity and Equity Center move to Black Hall

Jack Belcher, News Editor

October 4, 2018


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The Diversity and Equity Center (DEC) is moving to Black Hall in order for the program to expand. According to Jeff Rosenberry, Executive Director of Student Involvement, the new space in Black Hall is going to be three-to-five times larger than the current DEC in the SURC. With the larger area i...

CWU is unsure what to do with NY Teriyaki

CWU is unsure what to do with NY Teriyaki

Nick Jahnke, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2018


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CWU purchased the former New York Teriyaki and Burgers building in April 2018 for $850,000. According to CWU Vice President of Business and Financial Affairs Joel Klucking. For now, the building remains vacant except for leftover kitchen utilities from the previous business. The property, located on the corner of Unive...

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