Washington’s Attorney General sues student loan service for deception

Sarah Taylor, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2017


Filed under National/Worldwide, News

The United States’ total student loan debt is $1.26 trillion and is rising at a pace of 6 percent annually. Students face an average monthly loan payment of $351. This translates to 5,040 of the most expensive houses in America, 25 million Nike SoCal Air Force 1 Supreme Max sneakers and about 126 mill...

CWU police educate minors on drinking

CWU police educate minors on drinking

Bryce Jungquist, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2017


Filed under CWU, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

CWU has many methods to combat underage drinking. “We try to catch people early,” said Doug Fulp, a health educator at CWU’s Wellness Center. The Wellness Center present at Orientation and Wildcat Welcome Weekend to educate students before the school year starts. Associate Dean of Student Li...

Solidarity in Seattle

Solidarity in Seattle

Kailan Manandic, News Editor

January 26, 2017


Filed under National/Worldwide, News, Showcase

Not long after the presidential inauguration, millions gathered across the world in support of women’s rights as well as in opposition of President Trump’s views and ideas. Crowds exceeded expectations in Seattle as an estimated 140,000 people marched in solidarity with the Women’s March on Was...

Students experience living under the poverty line

Students experience living under the poverty line

Sarah Taylor, Staff Reporter

January 26, 2017


Filed under CWU, News

When analyzing poverty statistics, there is a clear correlation between families living below the poverty line and their lack of education. Poverty affects almost 50 million people in the United States of America; that translates to 1 in 6 Americans. According to the University of Washington, 967,282, or 14.1 perc...

Wellness Center on pot

Wellness Center on pot

Jon Olsen-Koziol, Staff Reporter

January 26, 2017


Filed under CWU, News, The EverGreen Scene

The CWU Wellness Center is using Marijuana Awareness Month to help educate students on cannabis. Every Monday in SURC 140 at 7 p.m. during February, the Wellness Center will host a discussion  about a different subject pertaining to  marijuana to help deter myths about the plant. A former intern ...

Duffels make a difference

Duffels make a difference

April Porter, Staff Reporter

January 26, 2017


Filed under CWU, Local, News, Showcase

Thirty cases were filled with blankets, stuffed animals and hygiene products on Jan. 12 to be given to the local Kittitas County Social Services. When children are taken from their homes, the bags are given to them as soon as possible in order to avoid having to use trash bags, according to the CWU’s ...

CWU remembers deceased with new student award

Bailey Smith, Staff Reporter

January 26, 2017


Filed under CWU, News

CWU now offers a memorial award which honors someone who has recently passed away. Human Resources (HR) will work with potential sponsors to help personify the characteristics of the person being memorialized. Faculty and staff will also nominate a student employee who embody the same characterist...

CWU expands to Sammamish

Bryce Jungquist, Staff Reporter

January 26, 2017


Filed under CWU, News

CWU is looking at Mars Hill Church in Sammamish, Washington as an instructional site. If everything works out by spring, fall 2017 would be when they want it to open according to Provost And Vice President For Academic And Student Life at CWU, Katherine Frank. “At this point, we have signed an [Memoran...

CWU theatre community unites to shine a light on inauguration

CWU theatre community unites to shine a light on inauguration

McKenzie Lakey, Editor-in-Chief

January 20, 2017


Filed under Arts, Community, CWU, Events, Local, National/Worldwide, News, Photo, Scene, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Not long after darkness fell over campus on the eve of the inauguration, more than 50 Ellensburg community members and CWU theater students peacefully gathered on the front steps of McConnell Hall. With less than a day to prepare, students, faculty and Ellensburg community members set the stage for the "G...

Local shops grow better budtenders

Local shops grow better budtenders

Jon Olsen-Koziol, Evergreen Scene Reporter

January 20, 2017


Filed under Local, National/Worldwide, News, The EverGreen Scene, Uncategorized

In a study published in the Journal of Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research, researchers found many employees are recommending strains or products that exacerbate symptoms. There were 55 employees surveyed, only 30 received proper training.   Employees were surveyed at dispensaries in Colorado, California,...

CWU geology professor stars on PBS

CWU geology professor stars on PBS

Bryce Jungquist, Staff Reporter

January 20, 2017


Filed under CWU, Local, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

CWU geology Professor Nick Zentner stars in a new television program titled,  “Nick on The Rocks” that highlights geology in Washington State. According to Zentner, the show is being aired in the Yakima area on PBS and will reach a Seattle audience in April. “I’m pleased so far. We just fin...

TVW, CWU partnership broadcasts events across the state

Sarah Taylor, Staff Reporter

January 20, 2017


Filed under CWU, Local, News, Uncategorized

When attempting to understand current controversial topics or the politics of Washington State, TVW is your go-to news source. TVW encompasses a wide range of academic resources that can be reached everywhere in our state instantaneously. For instance, if someone was interested in an event that is occurring ...

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