Music albums are watered down

Music albums are watered down

Cassandra Hays, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Scene

If you have been keeping up with the music scene, you may have noticed that some artists are releasing albums that are over 20 tracks, and as long as a movie. Drake’s “Scorpion” (2018) was 25 songs long and clocked in at a lengthy hour and 30 minutes, while Migos’ “Culture II” was 24 tracks ...

Red Pickle food truck moves to a restaurant

Red Pickle food truck moves to a restaurant

Will Ortner, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under News, Scene

The Red Pickle food truck has been selling Guatemalan-fusion dishes to Ellensburg since they opened three years ago. Mario Alfaro, the owner of the Red Pickle, has a true rags-to-riches story as he worked his way up to owning his food truck. Alfaro began his culinary career in Washington D.C. w...

CW Barbershop: A place for the community

CW Barbershop: A place for the community

Wyatt Simmons, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Scene

The sound of scissors cutting hair mixed in with chatter between a client and a barber has been a part of every community around the world  for some time, and Ellensburg is no different. CW Barber Shop, located on East University Way across the street from CWU, has been in the Ellensburg area for two ...

Dr. Lewis to retire after decades of math and travel

Dr. Lewis to retire after decades of math and travel

Cassandra Hays, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Scene

CWU math professor Dr. Scott Lewis is retiring as a full time professor  at the end of the school year. Dr. Lewis will be transitioning into phased retirement. According to Dr. Lewis  he will be teaching part time at CWU for the next two academic years after this. Once phased retirement is completed ...

Vinman’s Bakery expands location

Vinman’s Bakery expands location

Grey Caoili, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Scene

It’s the start of the work week after a long weekend your craving sweets before class, have no fear Vinman’s has you covered. Located just south of campus on the corner of East University Way and North Walnut Street, Vinman’s Bakery has been serving freshly baked goods to the Ellensburg communi...

World Without Walls

World Without Walls

Nick Jahnke, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under Scene, Showcase

The “World Without Walls” show was an explosion of color and joyous dancing. The production started at 1 p.m. Saturday in McConnell Auditorium. Los Bailadores de Bronce performed four regional dances: Concheros, Guerrero Costa Chica, Nayarit Mestizo, and Jalisco. CWU’s Los Bailadores Del Sol performe...

bRUNch 5K

bRUNch 5K

Wyatt Simmons, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under Scene

This past week, there were plenty of Homecoming events to keep students entertained, from Cristela Alonzo to the football game against Western Oregon University. The Recreation Center  also held the first ever CWU Homecoming bRUNch 5K race.  Jordan Bishop, intramural sports and special events ...

Community garden now located off Alder Street

Kejuan Coleman, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2018


Filed under Scene

Originally devised to start in the in February 2013, CWU’s community garden was located in the Wahle Complex, directly across the street from the North end of Tomlinson stadium. The garden has now been relocated to the east side of campus near Alder street. Public Health Associate Professor Dr. Rebecc...

Harvest season

Harvest season

Cassandra Hays, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2018


Filed under Scene, Showcase

The leaves are changing colors, and there is a crispness in the air. Harvest season is finally upon us, and Ellensburg has plenty of events and activities this month to celebrate the autumn season. Huffman Farms Hilary Huffman is the owner of Huffman Farms, a family-owned and operated pumpkin pa...

Pick-up basketball is a mix of community and friendly trash talk in the SURC

Pick-up basketball is a mix of community and friendly trash talk in the SURC

Wyatt Simmons, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2018


Filed under Scene

Playing pick-up basketball brings back nostalgia for many people, especially college students. Pickup basketball can be found in almost any neighborhood regardless of social class. CWU provides that early childhood feeling with basketball games held in the Recreation Center during the week. Students u...

Wellington’s Wildfire Preview

Wellington’s Wildfire Preview

Matt Escamilla, Scene Editor

October 4, 2018


Filed under Scene

The Wellington Wildfire event on Wednesday, Oct. 10 at the CWU Community Fields and Challenge course is a place for students to take a break from classes and work and spend time outside. It’s free to attend, and there will be different activity options and music playing from 88.1 The ‘Burg.  There ...

BRIX Restaurant under new management

BRIX Restaurant under new management

Cassandra Hays, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2018


Filed under Scene

The sounds of clinking wine glasses and conversation fills the room. Friendly faces greet you as the smell of homemade food hits your nose. Located on 3rd Street, BRIX Wine Bar & Restaurant has been serving wine, beer and fresh food to the Ellensburg community since 2010. When the business was put...

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