Spring is in the air at Barto Lawn

Spring is in the air at Barto Lawn

Damian Day

April 20, 2017


Filed under CWU, News

If you’re looking for a place to hang out with friends or join in on an activity, Barto Lawn is the place to go.   Barto Lawn is located in the center of campus in front of Barto Hall and the Wellington Event Center. Thousands of students walk by it every day on their way to class. It is...

Campus Activities rolling forward

Campus Activities rolling forward

Samuel Beaumonte

April 20, 2017


Filed under CWU, News

When Scott Drummond, the previous director of Campus Activities, retired this February after 25 plus years in the position, Yessica Marquez took over as interim director with Director of Student Involvement Andre Dickerson.   “With the transition between Scott being gone, both Yessica and...

Climate documentary comes to CWU

Climate documentary comes to CWU

Racquel Rollins, Senior News Reporter

April 20, 2017


Filed under CWU, News

The reality of climate change is easy to ignore because we equate it with small, gradual changes or a polar bear on the last patch of ice in an open, barren sea. But documentarian Michael Nash looks to put a human face on climate change with his film, “Climate Refugees.”   Next Thursday,...

Happy 4/20 to all: Ellensburg events roundup

Happy 4/20 to all: Ellensburg events roundup

Miles King

April 20, 2017


Filed under News, The EverGreen Scene

April 20, 2017 will be just like any other Thursday this year for many people. For those who use marijuana, it has become a day of celebration and relaxation. Many myths about the true origin of 420 exist. “It was the police code for cannabis consumption,” said Brittany Choyce, owner of The Green...

WSU student lands dream internship with The Tonight Show

WSU student lands dream internship with The Tonight Show

Jack Belcher

April 17, 2017


Filed under News

On March 22 Jimmy Fallon announced on The Tonight Show that Jake Sirianni, a junior at Washington State University (WSU), would be an official intern for the show. Sirianni caught the eye of the television show host via a video he posted three days prior. The video was taken from a clip from the show...

Auslander moves on to Michigan State

Auslander moves on to Michigan State

Bryce Jungquist

April 12, 2017


Filed under CWU, News

CWU is losing a faculty member when Mark Auslander, the director of the Museum of Culture and Environment, leaves for the Michigan State University [MSU] Museum on July 1.   Auslander, an associate professor of anthropology and museum studies, was contacted by a “headhunting firm” to become...

CWU participates in the Big Read

CWU participates in the Big Read

Natalie Baldwin

April 12, 2017


Filed under CWU, News

For the rest of spring quarter, CWU will be partnering with the community to host a variety of events as part of the Big Read.   The Big Read is supported by 75 community programs and is focused around one book. When the community receives an NEA Big Read grant they will also be provided resources...

The search continues: No general manager announcement for 88.1 the ‘Burg

The search continues: No general manager announcement for 88.1 the ‘Burg

Samuel Beaumonte

April 12, 2017


Filed under CWU, News

Two months after the ‘Burg interviewed four candidates for the general manager position, there still has been no decision due to the abrupt departure of former Dean of Student Success Sarah Swager, which was announced March 2.   Jeffrey MacMillan, a CWU alum who interviewed for the position,...

“New Voices” bill dies in House

“New Voices” bill dies in House

Racquel Rollins, Senior News Reporter

April 12, 2017


Filed under News

Students have been fighting for their First amendment rights for decades. In the fall of 1964, students at UC Berkeley protested because the university declared that there was to be no more political speech on campus.   Here we are in the spring of 2017, with students still fighting for First...

ASCWU election season has begun: Primary debate and election to take place next week

ASCWU election season has begun: Primary debate and election to take place next week

Eric Rosane

April 12, 2017


Filed under CWU, News

The Associated Students of Central Washington University (ASCWU) Election Commission has begun the spring election cycle for the 2017-2018 academic year. Last Tuesday, the commission wrapped up their campaign kick off.   This event allowed for all primary candidates to meet one another, reference...

Collision results in broken powerline

Collision results in broken powerline

Xander Fu, Staff Reporter

April 11, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

A multi-car collision resulted in three wrecked cars, the takedown of a power line on Alder Street and a bashed wall of Rodeo City Apartments occurred today at approximately 3:15 p.m. Reportedly, no one was seriously harmed or injured. According to nearby residents, a red Ford F-150 rear-ended a white...

Warm weather, new budget

Warm weather, new budget

Racquel Rollins, Senior News Reporter

April 6, 2017


Filed under CWU, News

Starting summer quarter, students will not be the only ones managing a tight budget.  A change in budget model means the dean of each individual college will be in charge of managing their department’s budget.   CWU will be switching to a Responsibility Centered Management (RCM) budgeting...

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