The Mule set to open in early 2019

The Mule set to open in early 2019

Cassandra Hays, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


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Ellensburg’s newest bar and eatery, The Mule, is set to open after the new year. If residents go on 4th Avenue they ’ll see the space where the bar will be located. The windows have been painted with big lettering that says “The Mule” and “Where Friends Gather,” which has caught the interest o...

ROTC finishes fall quarter with training in Yakima

ROTC finishes fall quarter with training in Yakima

Jack Belcher, News Editor

November 30, 2018


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CWU ROTC travels to the Yakima Training Center so that cadets can practice combat skills twice a year, with one trip in the fall and the other in the spring. The purpose of this training is for new cadets to learn the basics of infantry-style combat, while senior cadets practice leadership and off...

Winter Wonderland in the ‘Burg

Winter Wonderland in the ‘Burg

Wyatt Simmons, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


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As Ellensburg continues to get colder and the air continues to become more crisp, there is a new set of activities for students and the people of Kittitas County to take part in. With snowboarding and skiing being popular within the student population, the Summit at Snoqualmie is a frequent place o...

Giving Tree provides for those in need

Giving Tree provides for those in need

Grey Caoili, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


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Throughout the month of November, students, staff and community members alike have been encouraged to participate in the 21st annual “Giving Tree” event put on by CWU’s Center for Leadership and Community Engagement (CLCE). The Giving Tree event ran the entire month of November out of the SURC. Co...

“Picnic” brings the 50s to McConnell Hall

“Picnic” brings the 50s to McConnell Hall

Wyatt Simmons, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2018


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The CWU Theatre department started the performance of “Picnic” on Nov. 9 in McConnell Hall. Written by William Inge in 1953, the play is a coming-of-age story that deals with topics of sexism and gender roles.   Although the play is set in a different era, the importance of the message left a l...

Annual Friendsgiving at the Bistro

Annual Friendsgiving at the Bistro

Grey Caoili, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2018


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Campus Activities is starting off the time to be thankful with its second annual Friendsgiving. The event is open to all students and will include a game of trivia based off the TV sitcom “Friends” and free Thanksgiving food. Friendsgiving will take place on Nov. 16 at 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the 1891 Bistro. ...

A service never forgotten

A service never forgotten

Cassandra Hays, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2018


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The night is cold and silent as the clock strikes midnight on Veteran’s Day. A lone soldier stands motionless in front of Lind Hall. Behind him is a table bearing objects such as an overturned wine glass and red rose in a vase. The seat at the table remains empty to represent the soldiers that wil...

Podcasts provide engaging alternative to music for listeners

Podcasts provide engaging alternative to music for listeners

Grey Caoili, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2018


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Listening to the same songs on the radio can get old after awhile and pod- casts are an alternative to a music and can be found on many different plat- forms, and about a wide range of topics. Created and run by CWU students, “The Real News Podcast” is a safe space to have open dialogue about the c...

Gutierrez steps into leadership role

Gutierrez steps into leadership role

Cassandra Hays, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2018


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Senior and first-generation college student Samuel Gutierrez is the president of Brother 2 Brother, a club at CWU that focuses on leadership and community engagement committed to success for men of color. Gutierrez stepped into the role after holding the position of vice president last year. He jo...

“Bohemian Rhapsody” flawed yet fun

“Bohemian Rhapsody” flawed yet fun

CeAnna Heit, Copy Desk Staff

November 9, 2018


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“Bohemian Rhapsody,” a biopic about the band Queen and the life of lead singer Freddie Mercury, premiered the weekend of Nov. 2 in Ellensburg. The film, directed at first by Bryan Singer and later on by Dexter Fletcher, was an engaging glimpse into Mercury’s (Rami Malek) complicated personal lif...

Students shadowcast “Rocky Horror”

Students shadowcast “Rocky Horror”

Grey Caoili, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2018


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Students took the stage and performed the comedic science-fiction horror musical “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” in it’s third annual performance. The event took place Last Friday, Oct. 26 in the SURC Ballroom. “[Shadow casts are] what we do… The movie plays and then we reenact the movie i...

The heart of WA is Black Grenade

The heart of WA is Black Grenade

Wyatt Simmons, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2018


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The party is here. That’s what Lemuel Cannonier, founder of Black Grenade Entertainment wants Ellensburg to know. Black Grenade Entertainment has been hosting Reggae and Underground hip-hop in Ellensburg since 2015, and the inspiration of starting the company came from a nickname given to C...

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