College of Arts and Humanities recognizes students and faculty

College of Arts and Humanities recognizes students and faculty

Natalie Hyland, Co-Editor

May 9, 2018


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On Tuesday, May 8, students, staff and faculty of the College of Arts and Humanities (CAH) gathered in the SURC to recognize their peers for their exceptional work this year. In total, eight undergraduate students, one graduate student, four faculty members and two staff members were recognized. ...

CWUPD continues restructuring

CWUPD continues restructuring

Miles King, News Editor

May 2, 2018


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Starting May 1, two CWU Police Department employees will begin new positions. Corporal AndyBayne and Officer Jeff St. John will both become sergeants. Bayne, a CWU graduate with a law and justice degree and played baseball for the university, has been with the department since 2006. Baynes has been in...

VP elect ready for office

VP elect ready for office

Mathilde Angeledei, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2018


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Claire-Anne Grepo was elected Vice President for Academic Affairs on April 18. She is a sophomore pursuing a Russian and political science double major. Grepo will take office in Fall 2018 and replace Edith Rojas, who will become the ASCWU president. The polling results show that Grepo was elected w...

Mold prompts move from Shaw Smyser

Mold prompts move from Shaw Smyser

Sarah Hoot, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2018


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The Information Technology and Administrative Management (ITAM) department is now being housed in Hebeler Hall after mold was discovered within the ITAM office suite. Professors and staff within the department allegedly have been aware of the issues and sending complaints to the facilities department fo...

Families enjoy books and snacks at literacy night

Families enjoy books and snacks at literacy night

Jack Belcher, Senior News Reporter

May 2, 2018


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The first Family Literacy Night of Spring Quarter was on May 1 with roughly 20 children and parents in attendance. This event has been a part of CWU for close to 11 years and has given away around 1,300 books to children, according to Associate Professor Dr. Sharryn Walker from the education, development...

VP focused on transparency

VP focused on transparency

Nick Tucker, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2018


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Signs and posters have been posted throughout campus over the past two months for students running in the 2018 ASCWU elections. The results were called on April 18 and one new incoming member of the CWU student government is Executive Vice President-Elect Kane Lemasters. The Executive Vice President’s main job is...

Local reporters discuss investigative storytelling

Local reporters discuss investigative storytelling

Jack Belcher, Senior News Reporter

April 25, 2018


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Journalists from the Yakima Herald, the Tacoma News Tribune and the Ellensburg Daily Record talked to students for over a half hour Monday, April 23. The discussion took place in the SURC theater, right after the showing of the movie “The Post.” The discussion detailed the importance of media watchdo...

ASCWU Elect looks to students for expansions

ASCWU Elect looks to students for expansions

Matt Escamilla, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2018


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Newly elected student president Edith Rojas understands that not being heard on important issues is frustrating for students.  Rojas is determined to make sure student voices are heard while still staying the course that her predecessor ASCWU President Giovanni Severino has set. Rojas’ tenure as presid...

CWU to host Cannabis Caucus

CWU to host Cannabis Caucus

Miles King, News Editor

April 25, 2018


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The CWU College of Business is hosting a Cannabis Caucus on Friday, April 27. The conference will be the first in Washington devoted the growing industry. The caucus will take place in Sue Lombard Hall from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and will consists of four presentations and two discussion panels. ...

Bowers Field Runway 7-25 closed

Bowers Field Runway 7-25 closed

Mathilde Angeledei, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2018


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In the fall of 2017, runway 7-25 at Bowers Field Airport in Ellensburg was closed indefinitely. Last month, Kittitas County decided to close the runway permanently. Bowers Field Airport is used by CWU Aviation. The Aviation Department has 265 students, 165 of which are flight majors and 100 management ma...

New robotics minor offered in the fall

New robotics minor offered in the fall

Matt Escamilla, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018


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Higher education must keep up with the needs of not only their students, but industry demands to justify curriculum. The Electrical Engineering Technology Department (EET) at CWU is offering a new robotics automation minor that will be available beginning fall 2018. EET is a subdivision of a three-branch depar...

CWU hosts First Amendment Fest

Nicholas Tucker, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018


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The First Amendment is a big part of everyday American life.. Slander and obscenity laws aside, the First Amendment is what allows the American people to speak their minds without fear of retaliation by those in power. However, confidence in the First Amendment and support for it is dropping. In a...

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