DACA recipients plea for action

Tai Jackson, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2018


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The DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) exhibit lights were dimmed, and peaceful sounds of the rainforest played in the background. A wall was filled with origami butterflies in shades of yellow, orange, and brown. A large drawing of an orange butterfly was placed in the middle of the wall with ...

Party downtown for a good cause

Henry Crumblish, Staff Reporter

February 23, 2018


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Ellensburg residents will want to trade in their cowboy boots and belt buckles for bell-bottoms and peace signs. One Love is a multi-genre charity event which plans to bring together live music and the power of positivity for Aspen Victim Advocacy Services, who provide housing and services for victims...

Spirit of the West Cowboy Gathering kicks off Friday

Tai Jackson, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2018


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Downtown Ellensburg will be filled with friends and families during the free 14th Annual Spirit of the West Cowboy Gathering during President’s Day weekend, Feb. 16-18. There will be live performances, events for children, dancing, cowboy church, fiddle contests, workshops, gatherings, demonstrations,...

Treat yo’self with kindness this week

Treat yo’self with kindness this week

Cassandra Hays, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2018


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Random Acts of Kindness is a four-day event put on by the Center for Leadership and Community Engagement (CLCE) and the Happiness Club. The Random Acts of Kindness events is part of Kindness Week, a worldwide celebration of kindness. Monday is “Sweets and Treats” day, in which CLCE will be giv...

Dinner, death and drinks

Dinner, death and drinks

Henry Crumblish, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2018


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Mystery, deception and murder are coming to CWU this month and it will be up to students, not campus police, to unearth the truth and reveal the identity of the killer. Campus Activities will be hosting a murder mystery event. The event is based on the board game “Clue,” but there will be ele...

RV couple travels to play original music

RV couple travels to play original music

Bryce Jungquist, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2018


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Yellow lines, asphalt and passing cars. Highways are full of people who are en route to some destination. Many commute to work every day but few people live year round in a RV and perform at different locations. Campus Activities has invited folk, pop and acoustic duo Shane and Emily to perform on c...

Brazilian composer to perform with jazz band

Brazilian composer to perform with jazz band

Suzie Chavez, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2018


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The CWU Jazz Band will present a concert of arrangements by Brazilian jazz composer and arranger Rui Carvalho. According to Chris Bruya, the Director of Jazz Studies at CWU, Carvalho is from northern Brazil, and currently resides in Manaus, the capital of the state of Amazonas, Brazil. Carvalho wo...

Stickers feature sex, politics and war

Daisy Perez, Scene Editor

February 8, 2018


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Stickers encased in glass frames: A naked woman sitting wearing  a gorilla mask is captioned “Pussy Power.” A bold black and white sticker reads “IMPEACH NIXON” and another depicts former president George W. Bush with a large Pinocchio-like nose with the caption “LIAR!” The Paper Bullet...

A couple head over heels

A couple head over heels

Bryce Jungquist, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2018


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CWU students Ashley Reynolds and Meghan Hoeye have been dating for several months. Reynolds is studying event management and Hoeye is majoring in family studies. Hoeye said the LGBTQ reception is where they met. She said she was there alone and encountered one person before meeting Reynolds in the ...

Events and love on Valentine’s Day

Events and love on Valentine’s Day

Bryce Jungquist, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2018


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Flowers, heart-shaped candy, large balloons and teddy bears. Valentine’s Day is a holiday that focuses on love. Restaurants can expect to have a few patrons celebrating the occasion by going out for a fancy meal,but what if someone wants to stay inside? CWU Campus Activities is hosting a Valentine...

Stroll downtown for local art and community

Xander Fu, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2018


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As this week comes to a close, Downtown Ellensburg will see the monthly First Friday Art Walk, a first for the year of 2018. This is an event which, excluding January, occurs the first Friday of every month, as suggested by its namesake. Patrons will be offered a map in each of the locations of...

Pre-game before the real game

Pre-game before the real game

Bryce Jungquist, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2018


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In a lead up to the ultimate football event of the year, CWU’s Recreation Center is hosting the 2018 Madden tournament. James Segura-Mitchell, an intramural and special events graduate assistant at CWU’s Rec Center, said they’ve hosted a Madden tournament annually for the last three years. Madd...

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