New general ed framework to connect learning

New general ed framework to connect learning

Jack Belcher, Senior News Reporter

May 23, 2018


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New framework that will drastically change general education (GE) requirements at CWU was passed by the CWU Faculty Senate in February. This will be the first change in general education at CWU in over 20 years. Associate Provost Dr. Bernadette Jungblut stated that the old GE requirements weren’t ...

Be a part of CWU history with SAA

Be a part of CWU history with SAA

Nicholas Tucker, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2018


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CWU history will be made Thursday, May 24 in the Barto Lawn when relics of the present are buried. The CWU Time Capsule, which has been three years in the making, will descend into the ground at 11 a.m. The project began in 2015 when Katie DeVore, the VP of the Alumni Association, developed an inte...

CWU names new hall after former psychology professor, receives largest donation in recent history

CWU names new hall after former psychology professor, receives largest donation in recent history

Eric Rosane, Co-Editor

May 23, 2018


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A new residence hall being built on the corner of Dean Nicholson Boulevard and Wildcat Way now has name following a $1.2 million donation made to the university from William “Owen” Dugmore, a former professor of psychology who passed in January. This donation is reportedly the largest donation received by the...

Young professionals celebrate success

Young professionals celebrate success

Mariah Valles, Online Editor

May 16, 2018


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Ellensburg Downtown Association (EDA) is hosting the first Young Professionals Week or “YoPro”  May 15-17. The three-day event has a purpose of helping the younger generation of Ellensburg gain connections and knowledge while also preparing for their future alongside others in the community. ...

CWU faculty oversees election in Lebanon

CWU faculty oversees election in Lebanon

Jack Belcher, Senior News Reporter

May 16, 2018


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Dr. Geraldine O’Mahony from the Office of the Associate Provosts at CWU was recently in Lebanon to observe their first democratic election in nearly a decade. While O’Mahony does work at CWU, she was asked to go on this trip by the National Democratic Institute (NDI), a non-profit, non-partisan and ...

Kevin Brett running into retirement

Nicholas Tucker, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2018


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When he started writing at 8 years old, Kevin Brett never imagined what would follow: a distinguished and accomplished career which put him in print news, California politics, the semiconductor industry and academia. Brett is from the small town of Glendale, California where he spent most of his earl...

Keeping the Peace

Keeping the Peace

Henry Crumblish, Scene Editor

May 16, 2018


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Every weekend hundreds of students descend on the downtown Ellensburg area like a plague of locusts. The rabid pack of wildcats hit the downtown bars like clockwork in search of cheap alcohol and much needed relief from the week’s stresses.  With more than 11,000 students enrolled in classes at CWU the ...

Dr. Hall mourned by friends and family

Dr. Hall mourned by friends and family

Mathilde Angeledei, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2018


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Former professor Dr. Raymond Anthony Hall died peacefully in his home of Ellensburg at the age of 69 on Saturday, April 7. Dr. Hall’s life was worthy of an adventure novel: it was the type of story that you will always remember, that will inspire you and give you strength and courage.    He wa...

C-Store stocks up for spring spending spree

C-Store stocks up for spring spending spree

Matt Escamilla, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2018


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Here’s a friendly reminder to students: spend all of your Connection Card balance before leaving campus to enjoy your summer break. Start shopping the C-Store soon so you don’t have to deal with long lines and wasteful spending. “If [students] started spending now, I think they would spend ...

Deans Reflect on a Year With New Budgeting Model

Deans Reflect on a Year With New Budgeting Model

Eric Rosane, Co-Editor

May 9, 2018


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Deans from CWU’s four colleges met last Monday, May 7 at the provost’s quarterly budget summit meeting to give presentations on implementing each college’s budget next year, review expected expenses and revenues, and present this year’s efficiency and cost projections. This meeting comes only a w...

Watkins welcomes all

Watkins welcomes all

Matt Escamilla, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2018


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Vice President for Equity and Community Affairs Elect Maurice Watkins has a mission to make everyone at CWU feel welcome. The sense of belonging is important for any incoming student, whether they are a transfer or a freshmen.   “How can you make the most of your college journey if you feel as though yo...

Rockin’ out at the Red Horse

Rockin’ out at the Red Horse

Jack Belcher, Senior News Reporter

May 9, 2018


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Rockin the Red Horse is a hodgepodge of events, live music and fundraisers that took place the weekend of May 5. Rockin the Red Horse (formally known as “Iron Horse Trail Motorcycle Show”), is an event that attracts many motorcycle enthusiasts from across the state, but the event is about much mor...

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