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Proposed bill would bar employers from requesting social media passwords

April 19, 2013

By PATIENCE COLLIER, Staff Reporter A bill was introduced into the Washington State Legislature this year that would impact anyone with a Facebook, Twitter or Tumblr account. Read More »...

Ellensburg just wants to have fun

April 19, 2013

Connie Morgan, staff reporter The Ellensburg Downtown Association put on another successful Girls Night Out last night. This special event happens multiple nights every year as a way to showcase the local businesses in downtown Ellensburg.  Over 25 businesses participated in this quarter’s event. ...

Boston Marathon marred by explosions

Boston Marathon marred by explosions

April 15, 2013

By DANNY SCHMIDT, editor-in-chief The Boston Marathon was rocked Monday afternoon when two bombs exploded about 50 to 100 yards apart, injuring 144 people and killing three, according to multiple news outlets. The marathon had about 23,000 runners from all over the world participating. The explosions, ...

Intoxicated minors may pay more

Intoxicated minors may pay more

April 11, 2013

EMILY BOUDREAU, staff reporter The legality of underage drinking hasn’t changed, but an additional $250  fee may be enacted for  minors who are under the influence but refuse to be taken to a hospital after calling for an ambulance. Read More »...

Recreation Center looks to re-enforce dress code policy

April 11, 2013

SAMANTHA MONTERREY, Staff Reporter The University Recreation Center is currently working on polishing its rules and policy book and more strictly re-enforcing the dress code. Read More »...

New middle school is center of attention

April 11, 2013

PATIENCE COLLIER, Staff Reporter Students may have seen the posters and signs around town, advocating for the upcoming bond for the district to construct a new middle school. Read More »...

Central is set to credit $507,438 to the S&A fund

April 11, 2013

MATT THOMPSON, Staff Reporter After receiving a letter from the Washington state auditor’s office and recalculating the administrative fee, Central Washington University is set to credit $507,438 to the student Services and Activities fee fund. Read More »...

BOD sets sights on renovations, help with tuition hikes

April 11, 2013

JULIA MARTINEZ, staff reporter Recreation center renovations, the price of tuition, and a letter supporting the CHCI were all topics discussed in the weekly Tuesday meeting of the Associated Students of CWU Board of Directors. Read More »...

Jason Brown speaks in SURC

April 11, 2013

JASMINE SINGH, staff reporter & SANTOS HERRERA, news editor Jason Brown, a short fiction author and professor at the University of Oregon, read his collection of short stories on Tuesday for the spring edition of the Lion Rock Visiting Writers Series. Read More »...

Kittitas County dubbed healthiest

April 11, 2013

EVAN PAPPAS, Staff Reporter Kittitas County has been named the healthiest county in Washington State by County Health Rankings & Roadmaps. Read More »...

State auditor releases findings of admin fee review

State auditor releases findings of admin fee review

April 4, 2013

MATT THOMPSON, staff reporter A top Central Washington University business administrator told the Services and Activities Fee committee that the school plans to credit at least $800,000 to the S&A fund in light of the March 18 letter from the Washington State Auditor’s Office. Read More &raqu...

CHCI to receive or relocate chimp population

CHCI to receive or relocate chimp population

April 4, 2013

LANDAN GARCIA, copy desk chief With the death of Dar last November, the chimps at Central have been a little lonelier than usual. Read More »...