CWU partners up with Real Madrid and Microsoft to create a STEM pipeline into higher education

CWU partners up with Real Madrid and Microsoft to create a STEM pipeline into higher education

Jewels McClure, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2018


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Creating an environment where the worlds of soccer and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) come together to help low income, middle and high school students reach their goals is what Game On! is all about. Game On! combines soccer and coding in such a way that the students become ...

Capital budget to pay for new Health and Science building

Capital budget to pay for new Health and Science building

Jack Belcher, Senior News Reporter

February 10, 2018


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CWU was approved for $33 million in the new state capital budget in January. Although this is about a third of what the state awarded the university in its 2015-2017 budget, according to CFO and Vice President of Business and Financial Affairs Joel Klucking, CWU is very grateful to have gotten this am...

CWU continues with demolition of CHCI and Peterson, little comment at public meeting

Eric Rosane, News Editor

February 10, 2018


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Comments were few and far between at a public comment session last Thursday, Feb. 1 as CWU Facilities and Management began the next phase of demolition on the Chimpanzee and Human Communication Institute (CHCI) building and Peterson Hall. According to Architect of Capital Planning and Projects Joanne H...

Former EPA director visits CWU, urges students to take action

Former EPA director visits CWU, urges students to take action

Jack Belcher, Senior News Reporter

February 10, 2018


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There were very few empty seats in the SURC Ballroom when former Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Gina McCarthy began to speak. McCarthy immediately let the audience know she believed that these are uncertain times in Washington D.C. She said that regardless of the preface, at t...

Second climate discussion focuses on ecosystems

Second climate discussion focuses on ecosystems

Nicholas Tucker, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2018


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Around 60 community members and students gathered in the Dean Hall lobby for Fire and Ice II, a lecture and discussion on climate change in the Pacific Northwest last Thursday, Feb. 1. The lecture was hosted by the Museum of Culture and Environment. Taking the podium first was Clay Arango, assistant professor in ...

CWU partners up with Real Madrid and Microsoft to create a STEM pipeline into higher education

CWU partners up with Real Madrid and Microsoft to create a STEM pipeline into higher education

Jewels McClure, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2018


Filed under News

Creating an environment where the worlds of soccer and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) come together to help low income, middle and high school students reach their goals is what Game On! is all about. Game On! combines soccer and coding in such a way that the students become ...

Aviation department soars into a new generation of education

Aviation department soars into a new generation of education

Eric Rosane, News Editor

February 3, 2018


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On Jan. 25, CWU Aviation hosted an open house at Bowers Field for the public to come view its five new single-engine planes that were commissioned and shipped from Vero Beach, Florida. This celebration, to many, marked a new era for CWU Aviation. Last June, CWU Board of Trustees approved a plan tha...

The waiting game

Isabelle Hautefeuille, Staff Reporter

February 3, 2018


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The beginning of a new quarter means that new and current students alike will be visiting the financial aid office. The unfortunate part of this is that lines become congested and the small waiting room that seats 10 becomes filled very quickly. Unfortunately for many, a trip to the financial aid office is a ...

Proposal to consolidate dean positions met with criticism from faculty, former deans

Jack Belcher, Senior News Reporter

February 3, 2018


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Editor’s Note: In an email sent to President James Gaudino on Feb. 1, Provost Katherine Frank rescinded her proposal to consolidate the dean of library and graduate studies based on feedback from stakeholders and the faculty senate. Frank, in the same email, also expressed her gratitude towards th...

Students march for Dream Act post-government shutdown

Students march for Dream Act post-government shutdown

Xander Fu, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2018


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A vocal group of about 20 students organized by Movimiento Estudiantil Chicanx de Aztlán (MEChA) marched in support of the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients at 3 p.m. on Feb. 1,. The protest, in near entirety, was documente...

“Crypto Crazy”- digital mining catches wind in the ‘Burg

“Crypto Crazy”- digital mining catches wind in the ‘Burg

Jack Belcher, Senior News Reporter

January 25, 2018


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The amount of people mining for cryptocurrency has drastically risen within the last year, and with the most expensive part of crypto-mining being the electric bill, some think it is likely that people are taking advantage of the free electricity CWU offers. Cryptocurrency, or encrypted digital currenc...

CWU alumna nationally recognized for progress with STEAM classes

CWU alumna nationally recognized for progress with STEAM classes

Isabelle Hautefeuille, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2018


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CWU Alumna Camille Jones was awarded Washington state’s Teacher of the Year in early September. Jones is the fifth CWU alumni to receive this honor since 2005, according to a press release from the Department of Education. Born in Quincy, Washington to a family of onion farmers, Jones didn’t ori...

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