Professor under investigation for sexual misconduct, again

Professor under investigation for sexual misconduct, again

Eric Rosane, News Editor

January 11, 2018


Filed under CWU, News, Showcase

Political science professor and state Rep. Matt Manweller was barred on Dec. 11 from teaching at CWU or contacting students, pending the results of a new investigation into sexual misconduct allegations. According to Chief of Staff Linda Schactler, this investigation, the third since 2012, invol...

Welcome Back Observation Deck

Welcome Back Observation Deck

Sarah Hoot, Editor in Chief

January 11, 2018


Filed under News, Observation Deck

Happy New Year Wildcats! As the saying goes “new year, new me” and I hope that you all take that to heart this quarter. Try out that club you are interested in, go to a concert that isn’t your “jam,” or maybe even check out a restaurant that you have never been to. New Year’s resolution...

New BoT member brings a Yakima native perspective to the table

New BoT member brings a Yakima native perspective to the table

Eric Rosane, News Editor

November 30, 2017


Filed under CWU, Local, News

The first thing that CWU Board of Trustees (BoT) Member Emily Washines does every morning is log into the social media accounts for the Yakama Nation Fisheries in order to interact with their tens of thousands of followers. She then helps her three children get ready for school. And, if she has time du...

Future VP position will oversee large changes

Future VP position will oversee large changes

Kejuan Coleman, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under CWU, Local, News

Associate Vice President of Campus Planning and Facilities Management will soon have someone to fill the seat. The associate vice president’s main task is to make sure there is a focus on the maintenance work that has been deferred due to the much larger focus on large-scale projects these last few years. ...

Eating vegan at CWU? Not so simple

Eating vegan at CWU? Not so simple

Jason Morales, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under CWU, News

Some students have specific dietary restrictions that are difficult to keep up with, especially for those who live on campus and eat primarily on campus. Dining Services tries to keep up with the needs of students following gluten-free or meat-free diets. While Dining Services has dealt with those n...

Cats prepare to take on the capitol

Cats prepare to take on the capitol

Xander Fu, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under CWU, News

CWU’s Lobby Day, headed by ASCWU VP of Legislative Affairs Michael Scott, has been rebranded as Cats at the Capitol and is officially scheduled for Jan. 26. More than namesake has been changed. A new format is aimed at increasing effectiveness, attendance and interest. “The legislators in Olympia see the same l...

The complex procedures behind license denials

The complex procedures behind license denials

Miles King, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under News, The EverGreen Scene

Are you thinking about opening your own tavern or dispensary? There may be more steps to obtaining a cannabis license than you think. Attaining the proper license is the first step in your business plan. Liquor and cannabis licenses are distributed by the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLC...

“Quite cumbersome and a lengthy process”

Samuel Beaumonte, Senior News Reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under CWU, News

With nearly 150 official clubs on campus, CWU has hit a record amount of student involvement within ASCWU. The process to maintain club standards set by ASCWU has caused some students to feel overwhelmed and confused. “Following Thanksgiving break, we’re going to meet up and discuss what we want ...

Richard DeShields leaves position as Dean of Student Success

Richard DeShields leaves position as Dean of Student Success

Eric Rosane, News Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under CWU, News

Former Dean of Student Success Richard DeShields confirmed Thursday, Nov. 16 he will no longer be working at CWU after having worked for CWU Housing for over 11 years and for the university for over 15.   When asked if DeShields had been terminated from his position of Dean of Student Success at C...

ROTC honor POWMIA with Sunday vigil

Samuel Beaumonte, Senior News Reporter

November 16, 2017


Filed under CWU, Local, News

While Ellensburg celebrated Veterans Day with a parade downtown, senior ROTC cadets held a 24-hour vigil outside McConnell Hall to pay tribute to prisoners of war (POW) and soldiers that have gone missing in action (MIA). Their 24-hour vigil started Saturday morning, the moment that Veterans Day s...

Ellensburg schools look to CWU for overcrowding solution

Ellensburg schools look to CWU for overcrowding solution

Daisy Perez, Scene Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under CWU, Local, News

A partnership between the Ellensburg School District and CWU to solve overcrowding within the school district could relieve taxpayers $20 million and also benefit student education majors. Valley View, Mount Stuart and Lincoln elementary schools have the combined capacity to house about 1,100 stu...

12-year-old Texas native sues Sessions

12-year-old Texas native sues Sessions

Eric Rosane, News Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under National/Worldwide, News, The EverGreen Scene

Most 12-year-olds spend their days in school, playing video games or hanging with their peers outside during extra-curricular activities. For Alexis Bortell, however, she’s spent the last few months fighting Attorney General of the United States Jeff Sessions for federal marijuana rights. Bortell gr...

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