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New Changes to the SURC Dining Facilities

New Changes to the SURC Dining Facilities

Amy Morris, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2019

Dean Masuccio, the director of dining facilities, has introduced some new changes. New food choices have been introduced, food stations have changed the way they operate and the seating arrangements have changed as well. While some changes are welcomed by students, others are not.  Masuccio started ...

‘Burg runs for the brave

‘Burg runs for the brave

AJ St. John, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2019

Run For the Brave (R4B) has been dedicated to first responders that have died or been injured in the line of fire. R4B started as a fundraiser for those who served during 9/11. Over 100 participants either ran or walked during the eighth annual R4B on Oct. 6. Kittitas Valley Hospital staff, first re...

Is graduate school right for you?

Is graduate school right for you?

Matt Escamilla, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2019

Leina Diamond attended the “Applying for Grad School” workshop put on by Career Services last week. “I wanted to have more information on how to apply because I’m starting to fill out applications now so I can get in for [next] fall,” Diamond said.  Life after completing a bachelor’...

Rep. Schrier talks healthcare, impeachment

Rep. Schrier talks healthcare, impeachment

Nick Tucker, News Editor

October 16, 2019

At her 20th town hall, Congresswoman Kim Schrier answered questions asked by her constituents on topics ranging from healthcare and immigration to the presidential impeachment inquiry.  Schrier was elected to her position as representative for Washington state’s 8th congressional district last November, bea...

Club Senate discusses budget

Club Senate discusses budget

Will Ortner, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2019

CWU’s Club Council held their first meeting of fall quarter on Oct. 9 to discuss the addition of a Funds Council. The hot topic of the night for the club representatives was the change in how clubs could get money. The plan was to discuss a Funds Council that would control the decisions when it ca...

Washington state health board bans flavored vaping products

Nicholas Tucker, News Editor

October 9, 2019

An emergency ban on the sale of flavored vaping products has been approved by the Washington State Board of Health. This follows an executive order by Governor Jay Inslee, calling for a ban lasting 120 days before it will be up for renewal.  The state’s actions are in response to multiple cases of sever...

Vape ban affects local businesses

Vape ban affects local businesses

Nicholas Tucker, News Editor

October 9, 2019

“Hello, [Ruze] 509, we’re going out of business,” the cashier of Ellensburg’s specialty vape shop said answering the phone. On Sept. 27, Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee announced an executive order banning the sale of flavored vaping products. This is in response to multiple investigati...

CWU welcomes new northside dining facilities

CWU welcomes new northside dining facilities

AJ St. John, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2019

At the beginning of fall quarter, an expansion of available dining services has accompanied the new hall, Dugmore. The Northside Commons joins Holmes Dining Room, and North Village Cafe as a dining facility located on CWU campus. The commons houses Panda Express, the newest addition to CWU Dining. It is a...

New cybersecurity center trains and protects

New cybersecurity center trains and protects

Matt Escamilla, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2019

CI Security (CIS), a cybersecurity company, has made Ellensburg the home for its second operations center. According to Garrett Silver, CEO of CIS, the company chose Ellensburg over Denver, Colorado Phoenix, Arizona and Boise, Idaho and many other locations across the country. CIS had an open house ...

ASCWU: Who and what you need to know

ASCWU: Who and what you need to know

Will Ortner, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2019

On Oct. 2, students filed into the SURC Pit for their second chance to meet their ASCWU representatives for this academic year. Students who attended the meeting or watched the live stream of the meeting on 88.1 the ‘Burg’s Facebook page were informed of valuable information that pertained to each represen...

Nikon ambassador visits CWU

Tapanaga Krause, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2019

Friday evening in Randall Hall 117, photojournalist and filmmaker Robin Layton gave a presentation to 30 CWU students. The presentation consisted of a showing of Layton’s work and her speech on following your passion, finding your inner voice and listening to it. Layton began the presentation by talking abo...

The President’s own Marine Band at CWU

Reese Burke, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2019

The President’s Own Marine band has been a beloved American tradition for 221 years, making it the nation’s oldest military band. Congress passed an act in 1798 in hopes to provide music for the president and the Marine Corps. Members of The President’s Own Marine Band have no combat duties, the...