NWCCU suggests improvements for CWU

NWCCU suggests improvements for CWU

Jack Belcher, News Editor

November 1, 2018


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The Northwest Commision on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) sent representatives to CWU on Oct. 22 to review the university and take comments from students. The NWCCU suggested three main areas of improvement which included a more coherent and successful system for academic advising, pinpointing academic ...

Brooks Library goes through renovations

Brooks Library goes through renovations

Kejuan Coleman, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2018


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As CWU students prepare to wrap up the last few weeks of fall quarter and they begin to utilize the James E. Brooks Library more and more, the library looks like the Seattle 5 p.m. traffic jam there is nowhere to sit and nowhere to stand. However, the library is currently under renovations throughout th...

First Latinx In Public Service Project

First Latinx In Public Service Project

Jessica Perez, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2018


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Professor and Chair of the Law and Justice Department Paul Knepper organized a discussion centered around a project in which students interviewed successful Latinx pioneers in public service. The term Latinx is used to refer to Latinos or Latinas, while remaining gender neutral. The discussion took pl...

Finding light in darkness: a community comes together

Finding light in darkness: a community comes together

Miles King, Editor in Chief

October 31, 2018


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Tears were shed, hugs were shared and the campus community came together Friday evening for one purpose: to celebrate and remember the lives of Michael Demchuck and Austin McKenzie, two ROTC students who passed in a tragic firearms accident just two weeks ago. About 150 community members, friends and fam...

Halloween safety in Ellensburg

Halloween safety in Ellensburg

Nick Jahnke, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2018


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For many, Halloween at CWU is a time to get out, blow off some steam and socialize with friends. Parties pop up throughout Ellensburg, and the downtown streets come alive with students and locals alike. Whether you choose to party, hit the bars or hang out with a few friends in your dorm, it is important t...

Music fills McIntyre during Central Cello Celebration

Music fills McIntyre during Central Cello Celebration

Kejuan Coleman, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018


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Over 100 cellists all over the state of Washington played together in the McIntyre Music Building during the Central Cello Celebration on Oct. 19 and 20. "They can expect to hear a sound like no other. The sound of a choir of cellos surrounds and compels you. The cello can hold down the bass line and a...

Parking problems arise with new changes

Parking problems arise with new changes

Jessica Perez, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018


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This school year, quite a few changes have occurred related to parking at CWU. These include the price of parking permits, a student lot being turned into a faculty lot, the way students can submit appeals and a  decrease in the number of available parking spots, due to more students choosing to ha...

Law and Justice professor Charles Reasons receives award

Law and Justice professor Charles Reasons receives award

Will Ortner, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018


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Every year, one professor from six of Washington’s State Universities gets nominated to receive the coveted Timm Ormsby award for Faculty Citizenship. This year, CWU Law and Justice professor Charles Reasons was one of the four recipients of this prestigious award. Reasons came from a working-class family in ...

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...

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