News: Fire destroys students’ apartment

News: Fire  destroys  students’  apartment

February 20, 2014


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BY JOHN JORDAN, Staff Reporter and PATIENCE COLLIER, News Editor Last Wednesday, a fire broke out in two Central students’ off-campus apartment at about 5 p.m. The start of the fire is still a question that authorities are asking themselves. There is a possibility that one of the residents m...

News: Construction underway on campus

News: Construction underway on campus

February 18, 2014


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BY JACK JOHANNESSEN, Staff Reporter The J8 parking lot south of the Japanese Garden is permanently closed for the construction of Science Phase II, benefitting the Physics and Geology departments. Andy Piacsek, associate professor and physics department chair, said his departments gave a lot of...

News: Central design professor wins award

News: Central design professor wins award

February 15, 2014


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BY MIKAILA WILKERSON, Staff Reporter Andrea Eklund, program coordinator and associate professor of apparel, textiles and merchandising, won the ‘Educators for Socially Responsible Apparel Business award for Sustainable Design’. Eklund won this award in a design competition in Hawaii that she took p...

News: E-burg works on marijuana legalization

News: E-burg works on marijuana legalization

Colt Sweetland, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2014


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The city of Ellensburg is on its way to allowing marijuana businesses within the next few months. Recently, the city council placed a moratorium on marijuana  in Ellensburg to give the council more time to prepare. Lance Bailey, the planning supervisor for the city of Ellensburg, said since Intiative-502...

News: Aviation program will work with new flight-training contractor

News: Aviation program will work with new flight-training contractor

February 13, 2014


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BY AARON KUNKLER, Staff Reporter The aviation program at Central will be undergoing some changes with the acceptance of a new flight-training contractor. Last summer, the aviation department announced that it would no longer work with Midstate Aviation, once the current contract expired in Augus...

News: Biology Department receives grant for flow cytometer

News: Biology Department receives grant for flow cytometer

February 11, 2014


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BY MIKAILA WILKERSON, Staff Reporter Biology students are in for a treat as they will soon receive a flow cytometer that is coming to the university. Blaise Dondji, Assistant Professor within the Biological Sciences Department, said the cytometer is a piece of equipment that is used to examine c...

News: International Center helps acclimate students

News: International Center helps acclimate students

February 11, 2014


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BY JACK JOHANNESSEN, Staff Reporter It is nearly inevitable that foreign exchange students will feel homesick, culture shock or alienation, but the International Center exists to be supportive and welcoming. Central advertises to potential foreign exchange students from many different countries....

News: Central Police working to keep students safe

News: Central Police working to keep students safe

February 6, 2014


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BY AARON KUNKLER, Staff Reporter Last summer, a 23-year-old man was stabbed to death on campus at Central. Police were tight lipped on the situation then, and continue to refrain from commenting much on the investigation now. Chief Mike Luvera, of Central  police says that the case is still on...

ROTC may inherit CHCI facilities

ROTC may inherit CHCI facilities

Colt Sweetland, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2014


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  Central Washington University is requesting funds to renovate the Chimpanzee and Human Communication Institute (CHCI) to prepare for the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) to move in. Former CHCI director, Mary Lee Jensvold, has been trying to find a new building. In the new building,...

News: Wellness Center promotes drug awareness

News: Wellness Center promotes drug awareness

February 2, 2014


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BY AARON KUNKLER, Staff Reporter The Wellness Center on campus is trying to raise awareness about prescription drug abuse and potential assistance programs for students at Central. Doug Fulp, a Health Educator at the Wellness Center, is trying to change that. Students may have noticed posters ...

News: Museum making big changes

News: Museum making big changes

January 30, 2014


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BY MIKAILA WILKERSON, Staff Reporter Some new and exciting additions are going to be coming to the Museum of Culture and Environment, which is located in Dean Hall. Mark Auslander, Director of the Museum, said that the first exhibition to be added will be Wolves in Washington State, which will replace...

News: MyCWU replaces Wildcat Connection

News: MyCWU replaces Wildcat Connection

January 30, 2014


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BY JACK JOHANNESSEN, Staff Reporter MyCWU replaced Wildcat Connection on Jan. 27, but the launch has resulted in technical difficulties and mixed feedback. The website interface and services that had been located under Wildcat Connection exist in MyCWU, but the system still faces technical dif...

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