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Safe sex is always in fashion

Safe sex is always in fashion

Tamara Sevao, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2020

Imagine sitting in the SURC ballroom while watching models strut down the runway. As models start walking closer, the view of condoms on clothing became more clear.  Well, CWU students utilized a fashion show to promote the use of condoms for safe sex.  The annual CWU Condom Fashion Show was held ...

‘Birds of Prey’: A unique story made by unique voices

‘Birds of Prey’:  A unique story made by unique voices

Jackson McMurray, Staff Contributor

February 12, 2020

Used to be that asking someone if they were “Marvel or DC” was a pretty benign question. In a culture where comic book superheroes were only just a part of the mainstream, it mostly meant “do you like Batman and Superman or Spider-man and the X-Men?” However now, with both companies seeing enor...

The rise of Disney Plus

The rise of Disney Plus

Amy Morris & Nikolai Kostka, Scene Editor & Staff Reporter

February 12, 2020

Disney Plus has amassed a total of 28.6 million subscribers in the months since it was released on Nov. 12, 2019.  This growth has been achieved partly because of a bundle with the streaming service Hulu and ESPN+. Verizon is also giving its unlimited data users Disney Plus free for a year. T...

Going green one salon at a time

Going green one salon at a time

Tamara Sevao, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2020

If a customer goes up the stairs into Mangos Salon to get a haircut, they may wonder where the hair goes. If it were a year ago then the hair would have just been thrown into the garbage without a thought. Well, not today.  As of January, Mangos Salon is officially Green Circle Certified. Green C...

Celebrating the day of Love

Celebrating the day of Love

Harleen Kaur, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2020

It’s that time of the year when love is in the air. The shelves are stocked with heart shaped chocolates to human sized teddy bears and flowers are put together in bouquets. Couples celebrate and express their love for one another through dinner, dates and gifts.  Not everyone is in a relationship. There are...

Living in America: A different perspective

Living in America: A different perspective

Amy Morris, Scene Editor

February 6, 2020

For CWU student Mami Fujino, getting to study abroad in America was an experience that was life-changing. The Asia University American Program (AUAP) gives students from Asia University in Japan the opportunity to study abroad at CWU. “AUAP is not only about studying abroad for improving English,...

CWU student uses poetry to tell his story

CWU student uses poetry to tell his story

Tamara Sevao, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2020

It is Open Mic Night and students are waiting for the first performer. A male with brown curly hair and glasses walks up to the microphone. After reciting an emotion-filled poem, the audience can see his aspirations to be a poet.  The performer, Champagne Ryder Jr., tries his best to be at every Open Mic...

Are you having a hard time choosing a major?

Are you having a hard time choosing a major?

Harleen Kaur, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2020

Finding the right major can be a challenge. With over 130 majors offered at CWU, some choose to double major. There are many options for majors to choose from such as liberal studies, public relations, computer science, business administration and more.  CWU has 9,250 students enrolled in Ellensbur...

Uniting together: The beginning of the Muslim Student Association

Uniting together:  The beginning of the Muslim Student  Association

Harleen Kaur, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2020

It was the second club meeting in a small conference room at 2 p.m on a Tuesday, and only eight students were in the room. Within the next ten minutes, the room was packed with over 30 students. Students were leaning against the walls and sitting on the floor just to be part of this new club.  CWU...

Pilot Flying J brings new Arby’s and Cinnabon

Pilot Flying J brings new  Arby’s and Cinnabon

Tamara Sevao, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2020

If you are a fan of cinnamon rolls, then this new development will be the place for you. Pilot Flying J, a travel center company, just opened up on North Dolarway Road near the west I-90 roundabout.  The truck stop includes a Cinnabon, Arby’s and typical convenience store. Truck drivers are ab...

Brooklane will no longer be hopping with bunnies

Brooklane will no longer be hopping with bunnies

Nikolai Kostka, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2020

Between the challenge course and the Brooklane student apartment complex there are three metal shipping containers. In and around the containers there was, until very recently, a family of bunnies living there.  “Four years ago one of my tenants let a rabbit go,” said Jim Skibeness, a mainte...

The impactful work of Peggy Morache

The impactful work of Peggy Morache

Amy Morris, Scene Editor

January 23, 2020

Going into nonprofit work is not what Peggy Morache planned to do, it found her. She is, however, glad she ended up in a nonprofit because she likes knowing her work is helping people instead of a business. Morache is the executive director of Friends and Services for Humanity (FISH) in Ellensburg. ...