Ellensburg votes to pass affordable housing

Ellensburg votes to pass affordable housing

Racquel Muncy and Eric Rosane

November 16, 2017


Filed under Local, News

Votes of the 8,699 voters that turned out this election period in Kittitas County—out of a possible 24,552—have officially been tallied and the results are up. This comes up to a little over 35 percent turnout for Kittitas County. Proposition 1 was passed by 1,668 Kittitas voters, a total of 61.3 percent of ...

NIOKC marches for inclusive community

NIOKC marches for inclusive community

Miles King, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2017


Filed under CWU, Local, News

“Build bridges, not walls” and “love conquers hate, don’t discriminate” could be heard shouted in the streets of downtown Ellensburg Monday afternoon during the second annual Not in Our Kitt Co. (NIOKC) peace march. A mix of roughly 150 CWU students and Ellensburg community members march...

Germany and EU events present new opportunities for students at CWU

Miles King, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2017


Filed under CWU, News

If you have ever had the desire to live or work abroad in Europe, the series of events occurring over the next week will give you all the information you need.   From November 6 to Nov. 17, several events, including film screenings, information fairs and lectures will take place on campus. Such are a r...

FISH Food Bank puts the “unity” back in community

FISH Food Bank puts the “unity” back in community

Eric Rosane, News Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under CWU, Local, News

As the holidays approach and the days get shorter, many students and faculty find themselves traveling or going home for many consecutive weekends. During these weekends there is usually plenty of food, family and great discussion for some, but not for all. “It all started in 1971, when a group of c...

Gaudino’s speech addresses budget and housing concerns

Eric Rosane, News Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under CWU, News

President James Gaudino went before the university Monday, Nov. 6, to give his annual state of the university address to the faculty and staff of CWU at 10 a.m. in McConnell Hall. Gaudino’s guest speaker, Washington Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu, spoke directly following Gaudino’s address to the univ...

From the mountains to the sea

From the mountains to the sea

Samuel Beaumonte, Senior News Reporter

November 9, 2017


Filed under Local, National/Worldwide, News

President Trump’s  proposed federal budget for 2018 cuts $1.5 billion from the Department of the Interior, which oversees the country’s National Park Service (NPS). This led to a plan to increase peak-season admission fees. “The infrastructure of our national parks is aging and in need of renovatio...

Griff Tester accepts new director position

Griff Tester accepts new director position

Kejuan Coleman, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2017


Filed under CWU, News

The duties of being the interim director of undergraduate research is to encourage undergraduate students to do more research. Griff Tester recently stepped in to fill the shoes as the interim director of undergraduate research. He is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology. Tester al...

Temporary housing shows population burst at CWU

Temporary housing shows population burst at CWU

Eric Rosane, News Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under CWU, News

Can you imagine sleeping in plain view of all of your peers, even when you’re guaranteed your own room and board? For the first three weeks of class freshmen Lj Lovejoy, Jules Mendiola and two other individuals lived on the second-floor lounge of Kamola Hall. Within the room, four beds sat in each corner w...

CDSJ adds Barge as sight for non-traditional students

Miles King, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under CWU, News

  The Center for Diversity and Social Justice (CDSJ) is planning an expansion into the fourth floor of Barge Hall this December. Currently, it is located on the second floor of the SURC. The CDSJ is expanding to accommodate the growing number of non-traditional students on campus, according to...

Environment issues fuel climate talks

Environment issues fuel climate talks

Jason Morales, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under Local, News

On Nov. 5 in Ellensburg’s Public Library from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., Our Environment has organized a climate change talk for the community of Ellensburg. This local group is bringing light to the issue of climate change to show that there is a problem in Kittitas county. She wants people to be aware of the problem ...

Ellensburg to vote on affordable housing

Ellensburg to vote on affordable housing

Samuel Beaumonte and Contributions by: Nicole Trejo-Valli

November 2, 2017


Filed under Local, News

In a town with a population of less than 25,000 people,  and a student body making up nearly half that number,  the need for affordable housing is crucial. Alejandro Reyez-Gonzalez, senior at CWU, said it’s hard for him to afford living on his own because of the price, which is why he has to ...

Giovanni Severino looks to pave paths

Giovanni Severino looks to pave paths

Jason Morales, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under CWU, News

ASCWU President Giovanni Severino is looking forward to his first full year as president. Severino is heading into his senior year after transferring from Yakima Valley Community College (YVCC). From his time at YVCC he met his best friend of two years, Taylor Tahkeal, who also transferred to CWU....

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