Marijuana ads leave the scene

Marijuana ads leave the scene

Hanson Lee, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under News, The EverGreen Scene

Prior to July of this year, you may have seen your local marijuana retailer advertising their products and marijuana plants in forms such as sign waving and other means. If so, then you may have also noticed these retailers dramatically shift their advertising campaigns over the summer. Back in Jul...

CWU hits historic numbers in diversity

Kejuan Coleman, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under CWU, Local, News

Thirty-five percent of CWU students are people of color, as of a 2016 survey. The number is increasing alongside the growing amount of incoming students. CWU is on it’s way to changing for a better future for all students and faculty. The diversity of CWU has been a movement for change; a movement ...

Take a walk on the science side

Take a walk on the science side

Samuel Beaumonte, Senior News Reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under CWU, Local, News

The tour started with a safety lesson by Scott Carlson, the program coordinator who oversees the contracts for the Samuelson construction. His voice was clear, but overcast by construction as a machine pulled gravel away from a ditch beside what we used as our entrance. He warned us that there wou...

MEC expands resources for students

Samuel Beaumonte, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under CWU, News

Last Thursday, Oct. 12, the Multimodel Education Center (MEC) held an open house in Black Hall where they showcased some of the new equipment they received for the year, including new virtual reality and augmented reality kits. Last year the MEC got its first virtual reality (VR) set and began checking...

Brewing program continues to expand

Brewing program continues to expand

Miles King, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2017


Filed under CWU, News

Posted on the wall of the Craft Brewing lab at CWU is the brewing process. To most students, the process can be somewhat confusing, but according to student Robert Renneberg, “if you can make Kraft mac and cheese, you can make beer.” When the Craft Brewing certificate became available at CWU in 20...

On to the next song…

On to the next song…

Eric Rosane & Kejuan Coleman, News Editor and Staff Reporter

October 19, 2017


Filed under CWU, Local, News

The radio stations managers say they have some new things planned out for a very different future for the station. The ‘Burg has been mainstreaming its music—focusing on Top 40 and pop—to make it more educational for the students coming in who are interested in working for radio stations other than T...

Prepare for Plastic

Jason Morales, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2017


Filed under Local, News

Starting Jan. 1, stores will start charging five cents for every plastic and paper bag that you are going to use. On Sept. 10, 2015, the city received a letter from a local environmental group, who were pushing for either banning plastic bags or placing a fee. With further discussions about what...

Keep it down over there!

Keep it down over there!

Simone Corbett, For the Observer

October 19, 2017


Filed under CWU, Local, News

It’s 10:30 p.m. on a Friday night at the start of fall quarter. What better way to welcome in a new school year than with a house party, right? Wrong. If you’re not careful, you could easily find yourself being fined up to $2,000. Nearly 400 noise violations have been given out to CWU stud...

No vacancy: CWU hits housing capacity

No vacancy: CWU hits housing capacity

Samuel Beaumonte, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2017


Filed under CWU, News

CWU experienced a record amount of incoming students this fall, beating the previous record by roughly 250 students. This created a pattern, as the past two years have both beaten their previous first-year student enrollment records. This influx of students has led CWU Housing to seek out ...

Exonerees tell stories of life on death row

Exonerees tell stories of life on death row

Miles King, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2017


Filed under CWU, National/Worldwide, News

The SURC Theatre was at capacity on the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 3. Security turned away about 70 students, but media and late arrivals lined the back wall. The guest speakers arrived prepared; this was not their first time sharing their stories. Witness to Innocence (WTI) is a national organiz...

Sessions vs. the green states

Sessions vs. the green states

Eric Rosane, News Editor

October 12, 2017


Filed under News, The EverGreen Scene

Over the summer, Attorney General Jeff Sessions made several false accusations against the states of Washington and Colorado on the basis of the way the state is managing its marijuana distribution and operations. His statistics were later proved false by Washington State Governor Jay Inslee and Attorn...

Future of Lind’s observatory up in the air

Kejuan Coleman, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2017


Filed under CWU, News

Many people and students at CWU have been speculating about what the observatory atop Lind Hall could’ve been used for. Gaining knowledge of extraterrestrial beings or just knowing the unknown. We all can use our imagination on what it was used for, but after speaking with Dr. Andy Piacsek from the ...

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