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Prep for the farming season

Prep for the farming season

Justin Zabel , Staff Reporter
April 28, 2021

Spring has arrived, which means it’s that time of year again for locally grown fresh fruit and vegetables. Farmers plan out their season starting at the beginning of the year. Most of the farmers...

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Farmers’ market returns on Fourth Street

Libby Williams, Staff Reporter
April 28, 2021

The Ellensburg Farmers Market has been a top event for locals from May to October since it started in 1993. On May 1, the market will begin its 28th run on Fourth Street, with vendors ranging from local...

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CWU campus tours are back

CWU campus tours are back

Samuel Harris , Staff Reporter
April 28, 2021

The end of the academic year usually means one thing for universities: a sudden demand for on-campus tours with families, and this year is no different. “The biggest difference [this year] regarding...

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ASCWU election results announced; final round of debates held

Jackie Tran, Staff Reporter
April 28, 2021

Several student leaders gathered on Zoom for the second ASCWU virtual de- bate on April 21, all putting their best foot forward as they presented their promises to improve the school. Voting opened April...

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Vaccine requirement for students under discussion

Vaccine requirement for students under discussion

Mitchell Roland, News Editor
April 27, 2021

While Washington’s public universities are currently set to decide, Gov. Jay Inslee said a state vaccination requirement for students to attend classes on college campuses in the fall is “under consideration.” Inslee...

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CWU offers on-campus vaccination clinics

CWU offers on-campus vaccination clinics

Libby Williams, Staff Reporter
April 21, 2021

Two hundred and sixty-five doses of the Moderna vaccine were administered to eligible students, faculty and staff on April 13. This was the first vaccine clinic offered on campus, and more dates have already...

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CWU offers updates on spring graduation ceremony

CWU offers updates on spring graduation ceremony

Jackie Tran, Staff Reporter
April 21, 2021

While many restrictions have been lifted over the past year, CWU has once again decided to hold the graduation online in pursuit of keeping the CWU students, their families, and the faculty safe. Lauren...

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Career Services to hold annual school fair virtually for second year in a row

Justin Zabel , Staff Reporter
April 21, 2021

With commencement around the corner, graduates are beginning to look ahead to their life after college. On April 22, Career Services will be holding the annual Spring Career, Internship, & Grad...

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Local boba delivery service gets an upgrade

Local boba delivery service gets an upgrade

Jackson Sorensen, Staff Reporter
April 21, 2021

  Young T&Tea, which used to deliver boba teas and other drinks to Ellensburg residents, will soon open a physical location on Fourth Ave. Young T&Tea is operated by Emmie Nguyen...

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Applications for the Student Board of Trustees have opened for fall quarter

Samuel Harris , Staff Reporter
April 21, 2021

Applications for the Student Board of Trustees have opened for the 2021-2022 academic year. The Student Trustee is a position hand-selected by Gov. Jay Inslee and is responsible for many important decisions...

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ASCWU virtual debates kick off general election

Sean Bessette, Assistant News Editor
April 20, 2021

The first of two ASCWU virtual debates took place last Wednesday night over a Zoom webinar. The positions of president, executive vice president, director of Governmental Affairs and senate speaker...

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Though it’s faced turbulence, CWU’s Aviation department has accepted new applicants fall.

CWU Aviation Program is looking to lift off again in fall 2021

Justin Zabel, Staff Reporter
April 14, 2021

While some wondered if CWU’s aviation program was going to close for good, the Aviation Department has accepted 70-75 new applicants for the fall 2021 program.  In an announcement made on June 16,...

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