Committed Commuters

Committed Commuters

Anakaren Garcia, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


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School time means driving time for the commuters of CWU. As a commuter myself, I know the struggles one can face during the 40-minute drive, from fighting sleep to worrying if you’re going to have enough gas to get you to school and back home. I’ve been driving to CWU from Yakima CWU for a year now. In th...

Facebook to Facing Relationships

Facebook to Facing Relationships

Taylor Papadakis, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


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As of April 2018, Facebook announced it will now include a dating option for its millions of users. Using the likes and groups you are interested in, an algorithm will take these preferences and match you to whom is most compatible. This new feature is trying to stray away from the reputation lik...

A Debate Ahead of its Time

A Debate Ahead of its Time

Will Schorno, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


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The latest addition to CWU theatre ensemble’s GhostLight Lab Series “Bang Bang! You’re Dead” was performed last week in Hertz Hall auditorium and is a drama first performed in 1999 in response to school shootings that took place in the late 90s such as the Springfield, Oregon, massacre of 1998, which...

“Unrelenting” designers prepare for fashion show

“Unrelenting” designers prepare for fashion show

Bryce Jungquist, Staff Reporter

May 24, 2018


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The 22nd annual spring fashion show is supported by the Student Fashion Association. It’s put on by United States Institute for Theatre Technology, the fashion show production class and the apparel, textiles, and merchandising program. The name of the event this year is “unrelenting.” Show ...

Lounging around between the trees

Lounging around between the trees

Taylor Papadakis, Staff Reporter

May 24, 2018


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Hiking, biking, swimming and grilling are all activities that transform the last days of spring into the most favorable of seasons, summer. Summer is about taking it easy, enjoying the outdoors and not worrying about school for at least three months. But what if you want to take “taking it easy...

Bend and Snap

Bend and Snap

Bryce Jungquist, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2018


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The lights shine on actors and actresses with fitness attire on center stage. Music begins playing and the performers use jump ropes to dance as one woman sings. One of the characters marches across the stage and yells out, “I hate you Brooke. And I love you for it.” Aubrey Schultz is a junior...

Japanese culture comes to CWU

Japanese culture comes to CWU

Will Schorno, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2018


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Haru Matsuri, the Japanese Spring Festival, took place last Friday on the Science Building’s front lawn and was a full-blown display on the ins and outs of Japanese culture. Lanterns hung between trees blew in the Ellensburg wind while several pieces of Japanese culture, including Kendo sticks and Japa...

The Voice of Music is Love

The Voice of Music is Love

Anakaren Garcia, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2018


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Love has a way of changing our lives. When Torrance “Tor” Blaisdell met his wife Gayla in Boston, he never expected to be teaching classes with her 30 years later and thousands of miles away from where they first met. At first glance, you might not even know the couple was married, but Tor knew G...

Become a Pokemon Master at CWU

Become a Pokemon Master at CWU

Bryce Jungquist, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2018


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What started out with 151 soon turned into 251, which later snowballed into 386. Now we have over 800 different Pokémon, and only one club on campus is dedicated to catching them all. Central Pokémon League is a club for anyone who enjoys Pokémon. They meet in SURC 301 every Thursday at 8 p.m. Th...

War at Home

War at Home

Taylor Papadakis, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2018


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With her vibrant red hair and reserved persona, Easton Benson can be described as intelligent, determined, influential, and a doppelganger to the mermaid Ariel. Benson is an avid reader, an advocate for the Diversity and Equity Center, and an actress. Now, Benson can add “play writer” to her r...

The Best Avengers Movie

The Best Avengers Movie

Will Schorno, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2018


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The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is over a decade old now and is constantly evolving. The latest movie in the MCU, “Avengers: Infinity War” follows every single character in the MCU thus far and does just about as good as a job as I could ask for. The movie is overflowing with action and con...

Delta Force Veteran gives speech to students

Delta Force Veteran gives speech to students

Anakaren Garcia, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2018


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He went from holding a gun to his face on the verge of committing suicide to giving life lessons about failure and resilience. Retired Command Sergeant Major Tom Satterly of Delta Force spoke about his life experiences and how he likes to help others on April 19 in the SURC Theater. Talking brief...

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