From outer space to CWU

From outer space to CWU

Bryce Jungquist, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2018


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Soft jazz music played as people sat in the SURC Ballroom. Banquet servers handed out several types of food on small trays to the guests.Exchanges of hugs, smiles and laughs were a common sight. Yet, an appearance from a spaceman really made the audience glow.     CWU’s fourth annual Diversity Awards took ...

Privatizing Your Digital Life

Privatizing Your Digital Life

Eric Rosane, Co-Editor

April 25, 2018


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It was one year ago that Kahveh Robinett decided that he had had enough. He was getting addicted. Not to trivial things, like a Netflix series or an expensive coffee addiction, but to social media. According to Robinett, a junior Information Technology and Administrative Management (ITAM) major, the...

Late Night Eats for a Monster Appetite

Will Schorno, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018


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The newest late-night restaurant on Third Avenue, Monster Melts, is located on the same street as Pita Pit and Hot Diggity Dog. However, Monster Melts separates itself from the other restaurants because it’s open until 2 a.m. Monster Melts has an upstairs complete with a lounge, board games and a TV to ...

Dr. H

Dr. H

April 20, 2018


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Dear Dr. H., Why is there so much pressure to have sex? Dear student, Feeling pressure to have sex appears to be the ultimate coming-of-age tradition. College students have a tendency to overestimate how much sex their peers are having, which may add to the pressure; however, according to the 2015 ...

CWU Ladies Night Success

CWU Ladies Night Success

Taylor Papadakis, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018


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Body positivity, as defined by Psychology Today, “means accepting the body you have as well as the changes in shape, size, and ability it may undergo due to nature, age, or your own personal choices throughout your lifetime.” It's the understanding that your worth and what's going on with you physic...

Building a Subculture

Will Schorno, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018


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On July 25, 2017 the gaming world was changed with a new game whose success was something few predicted. Fortnite took the world by storm, no pun intended. As of February, Fortnite had 3.4 million regular players and the game continues to grow, finding cultural significance from celebrity players such as ...

Rubbers and Runways

Rubbers and Runways

April 19, 2018


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When people think of condoms, they think of them as a form of protection during sex. They usually don’t associate them with fashion, but that all changed during the annual Condom Fashion Show. The Wellness Center put on the 2018 Condom Fashion Show as the highlight of Sexual Health Week last W...

Burg residents learn the wonders of opera

Burg residents learn the wonders of opera

Anakaren Garcia, Staff Reporter

April 11, 2018


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“Opera is for Everyone One Acts: Something for Everyone” showcased four acts the weekend of April 6, two of which were children friendly stories: the story of Little Red Riding Hood and El Gato con Botas, a Spanish translation of Puss in Boots. Over the weekend, Co-Directors Dr. Gayla Blaisdell and Tor Blais...

PNW poets crawl toward creativity

PNW poets crawl toward creativity

Bryce Jungquist, Staff Reporter

April 11, 2018


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On Saturday April 7, groups of people sat at tables and listened to several poets perform at Gard Vintners. The atmosphere was quiet. Members of the audience looked down while listening to the words. Sounds of applause filled the small space after each poet finished their reading. Those who attended ...

CWU celebrates impact of César Chavez

CWU celebrates impact of César Chavez

Henry Crumblish, Scene Editor

April 4, 2018


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Jalisco dancers twirled around the SURC Pit, mariachi music permeated throughout the building and the smell of fresh tacos and horchata filled the air. Mexican culture was alive and on display last week. On Thursday March 29, the Center for Leadership and Community Engagement (CLCE) honored the life and wo...

Springing into a ‘Burg’ Easter

Springing into a ‘Burg’ Easter

Henry Crumblish, Scene Editor

April 4, 2018


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Egg hunts are commonplace during Easter weekend in Kittitas Valley for children but on Friday March 30, Rotary Park hosted a hunt with a focus on the furry, four-legged residents of Ellensburg. The dog biscuit hunt has been a local Easter event for over a decade, according to Jodi Hoctor, aquatic and ...

Ready player one: Real danger, virtual reality

Xander Fu, Photo Editor

April 4, 2018


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If you have the mental age of nine, as I do, then you’ve probably dreamt of basking in the spectacle of a fisticuff brawl between the Iron Giant and MechaGodzilla. Or maybe what you’ve always wanted is a ludicrous street race that pits Marty’s DeLorean against a 1966 Batmobile in a Robocop’s...

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