Eating vegan at CWU? Not so simple

Eating vegan at CWU? Not so simple

Jason Morales, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2017


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Some students have specific dietary restrictions that are difficult to keep up with, especially for those who live on campus and eat primarily on campus. Dining Services tries to keep up with the needs of students following gluten-free or meat-free diets. While Dining Services has dealt with those n...

Cats prepare to take on the capitol

Cats prepare to take on the capitol

Xander Fu, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2017


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CWU’s Lobby Day, headed by ASCWU VP of Legislative Affairs Michael Scott, has been rebranded as Cats at the Capitol and is officially scheduled for Jan. 26. More than namesake has been changed. A new format is aimed at increasing effectiveness, attendance and interest. “The legislators in Olympia see the same l...

The complex procedures behind license denials

The complex procedures behind license denials

Miles King, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2017


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Are you thinking about opening your own tavern or dispensary? There may be more steps to obtaining a cannabis license than you think. Attaining the proper license is the first step in your business plan. Liquor and cannabis licenses are distributed by the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLC...

“Quite cumbersome and a lengthy process”

Samuel Beaumonte, Senior News Reporter

November 30, 2017


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With nearly 150 official clubs on campus, CWU has hit a record amount of student involvement within ASCWU. The process to maintain club standards set by ASCWU has caused some students to feel overwhelmed and confused. “Following Thanksgiving break, we’re going to meet up and discuss what we want ...

Richard DeShields leaves position as Dean of Student Success

Richard DeShields leaves position as Dean of Student Success

Eric Rosane, News Editor

November 16, 2017


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Former Dean of Student Success Richard DeShields confirmed Thursday, Nov. 16 he will no longer be working at CWU after having worked for CWU Housing for over 11 years and for the university for over 15.   When asked if DeShields had been terminated from his position of Dean of Student Success at C...

ROTC honor POWMIA with Sunday vigil

Samuel Beaumonte, Senior News Reporter

November 16, 2017


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While Ellensburg celebrated Veterans Day with a parade downtown, senior ROTC cadets held a 24-hour vigil outside McConnell Hall to pay tribute to prisoners of war (POW) and soldiers that have gone missing in action (MIA). Their 24-hour vigil started Saturday morning, the moment that Veterans Day s...

Ellensburg schools look to CWU for overcrowding solution

Ellensburg schools look to CWU for overcrowding solution

Daisy Perez, Scene Editor

November 16, 2017


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A partnership between the Ellensburg School District and CWU to solve overcrowding within the school district could relieve taxpayers $20 million and also benefit student education majors. Valley View, Mount Stuart and Lincoln elementary schools have the combined capacity to house about 1,100 stu...

12-year-old Texas native sues Sessions

12-year-old Texas native sues Sessions

Eric Rosane, News Editor

November 16, 2017


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Most 12-year-olds spend their days in school, playing video games or hanging with their peers outside during extra-curricular activities. For Alexis Bortell, however, she’s spent the last few months fighting Attorney General of the United States Jeff Sessions for federal marijuana rights. Bortell gr...

Ellensburg votes to pass affordable housing

Ellensburg votes to pass affordable housing

Racquel Muncy and Eric Rosane

November 16, 2017


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Votes of the 8,699 voters that turned out this election period in Kittitas County—out of a possible 24,552—have officially been tallied and the results are up. This comes up to a little over 35 percent turnout for Kittitas County. Proposition 1 was passed by 1,668 Kittitas voters, a total of 61.3 percent of ...

NIOKC marches for inclusive community

NIOKC marches for inclusive community

Miles King, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2017


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“Build bridges, not walls” and “love conquers hate, don’t discriminate” could be heard shouted in the streets of downtown Ellensburg Monday afternoon during the second annual Not in Our Kitt Co. (NIOKC) peace march. A mix of roughly 150 CWU students and Ellensburg community members march...

Germany and EU events present new opportunities for students at CWU

Miles King, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2017


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If you have ever had the desire to live or work abroad in Europe, the series of events occurring over the next week will give you all the information you need.   From November 6 to Nov. 17, several events, including film screenings, information fairs and lectures will take place on campus. Such are a r...

FISH Food Bank puts the “unity” back in community

FISH Food Bank puts the “unity” back in community

Eric Rosane, News Editor

November 9, 2017


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As the holidays approach and the days get shorter, many students and faculty find themselves traveling or going home for many consecutive weekends. During these weekends there is usually plenty of food, family and great discussion for some, but not for all. “It all started in 1971, when a group of c...

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