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Women’s ‘Herstory’ March

Women’s ‘Herstory’ March

Ondrea Machin, Staff Reporter
April 21, 2021

In honor of Women’s History Month, 30 students attended the Herstory March on April 14 to support and empower women, as well as bring awareness to the issues of equality.   The Diversity and Equity...

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The future is looking amber-colored for CWU students

The future is looking amber-colored for CWU students

Joshua Smith , Staff Reporter
April 21, 2021

The Craft Brewing program at CWU has opened its doors to all majors, regardless of scientific background, to enjoy hops in its multitude of flavors. According to the Director of Craft Brewing Dr. Eric...

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WiseCrax: Happy Earth Day!

April 21, 2021

Being environmentally cautious and trying to lead a more sustainable life has become more popular in recent years. Especially with all these new documentaries where they show footage of plastic waste islands...

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Writer De’Shawn Charles Winslow shares journey writing novel

Milenne Quinonez , Staff Reporter
April 21, 2021

Award Winning De’Shawn Charles Winslow read from his first novel “In West Mills” through a live virtual reading, where he was able to talk with CWU students about his process, held on April 13th.  “In...

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Primate Awareness Network club co-hosts fundraiser with Gallery One

Primate Awareness Network club co-hosts fundraiser with Gallery One

Jamie Wyatt, Staff Reporter
April 21, 2021

Opening on April 3 and running until May 1, CWU’s Primate Awareness Network (PAN) club, in conjunction with Gallery One, is hosting an exhibit of artwork created for a contest that helped raise money...

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#StopAsianHate: Campus conversation addresses safety and mental health

#StopAsianHate: Campus conversation addresses safety and mental health

Lexi Wicks , Staff Reporter
April 21, 2021

According to the Stop AAPI Hate news release, starting from March 19 of last year through the end of 2020, a total of 3,292 reports of violence and harassment against Asian American and Pacific Islanders...

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Solo art exhibit of Amy Babinec

Solo art exhibit of Amy Babinec

Ondrea Machin, Senior Reporter
April 14, 2021

Amy Babinec has a unique art style, which is inspired by lost memory, trauma and DIY archaeology. It offers quite a bit of variety and something for everyone, which can be seen at her ongoing art exhibit. Originally...

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Aerial from Craig Hill before July 4, 1889: This photograph depicts the young city of Ellensburg, taken before the fire from Craig’s Hill, between 3rd Avenue (to the left) and 4th Avenue (on right). The big white building slightly right of center is the Johnson House (it looks like a three-tiered cake). That building was located on the northwest corner of West 4th Avenue and North Pearl Street (today where Rotary Pavilion is), and was where patrons attending a dance first noticed the J. S. Anthony building on fire.

Fire Alarm saves the Clymer Museum

Joshua Smith, Staff Reporter
April 14, 2021

Fire has seared itself into the annals of Ellensburg. From the great fire on July 4, 1889, which destroyed nearly 200 homes, and the more recent fire at the Clymer Museum, which resulted in an estimated...

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Connecting the Community through Movement

Connecting the Community through Movement

Lexi Wicks, Staff Reporter
April 14, 2021

The Ellensburg Dance Ensemble is opening The Studio, a new dance studio, right on Main Street. On Monday, April 12, The Studio officially opened up, offering a variety of classes, with the options of hip...

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Ellensburg City Council scouts for Diversity, Inclusion and Equity commission members

Ellensburg City Council scouts for Diversity, Inclusion and Equity commission members

Milenne Quinonez , Staff Reporter
April 14, 2021

The Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Commission has recently accepted applications to be on the commission. The Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Commission has been in the works since July of 2020. The...

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The Irene Rinehart Riverfront Park is open from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days per week.

Irene Rinehart Riverfront Park reopens

Jamie Wyatt, Staff Reporter
April 14, 2021

On Friday, April 2, Irene Rinehart Riverfront Park reopened to the public after being closed for the last nine months. The original closure was done at the behest of  Kittitas County’s Public Health...

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Mickael Candelaria

Past ASCWU presidents gather to discuss their time serving students

Mariana Gonzalez, Staff Reporter
April 14, 2021

Past ASCWU presidents and current president Mickael Candelaria gathered on April 6 to discuss their time as ASCWU president. The event held over Zoom invited CWU students to come and listen as the panelists...

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