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Ibram X. Kendi speaks to CWU in Zoom webinar

Mariana Gonzalez, Staff Reporter
May 19, 2021

Renowned author, professor, and antiracism scholar Ibram X. Kendi spoke to CWU via Zoom on Wednesday May 12 from 4-5p.m. Around 500 attendees were present for the webinar.  Kendi is the founding director...

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DEI Commission First Meeting

DEI Commission First Meeting

Milenne Quinonez , Staff Reporter
May 19, 2021

The first meeting of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Commission was off to a positive start according to Nancy Goodloe, the council representative and chair for the commission.  Recently...

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Cultural Conversations: Learning about another culture through storytelling

Cultural Conversations: Learning about another culture through storytelling

Ondrea Machin, Staff Reporter
May 12, 2021

Learning about a different culture can be a fun and interesting experience, but it can also be difficult. On May 4, the Office of International Studies and Programs (OISP) and Brooks Library held its quarterly...

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Family game show plays at Family Fun Day

Family game show plays at Family Fun Day

Mariana Gonzalez, Staff Reporter
May 12, 2021

FUN is the first word in the family game show as students and their families played together in what was only a small part of Saturday’s Family Fun Day. The game show modeled after Family Feud and renamed...

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Bye CWU, hello University of Iowa!

Bye CWU, hello University of Iowa!

Lexi Wicks, Staff Reporter
May 12, 2021

A profile of Madeline Wilson, previous editor-in-chief of PULSE magazine Now that it is spring quarter, many students are gearing up for graduation. The finish line is in sight and their time at CWU is...

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WiseCrax: My Heart Pumps for the Golden Arches

Libby Williams, Staff Reporter
May 12, 2021

McDonald’s, bottom of the lunch rush in the dead of summer. It’s hot out here people, you can see it in the crew member’s glazed over eyes, but they’re still pushing for the corporate man upstairs....

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Lion Rock Visiting Writer Series: Victoria Chang Virtual Reading

Lion Rock Visiting Writer Series: Victoria Chang Virtual Reading

Milenne Quinonez , Staff Reporter
May 12, 2021

CWU Lion Rock Visiting Writer Series invited their second author of the quarter, novelist Victoria Chang featured in two virtual live readings.  “Victoria Chang is known for her sharp wit and her...

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Who you gonna call? Ghost Hunters!

Joshua Smith, Staff Reporter
May 12, 2021

If there’s something strange In your neighborhood Who you gonna call?   The Ghost Hunters of Kittitas County, a group of individuals brought together through a mutual passion for all...

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WiseCrax: Caffeine– Kicking the Habit

Libby Williams, Columnist
May 5, 2021

Another week of midterms has come and gone, leaving behind a wreckage of exhausted students. If you’re a part of the 85% of Americans who drink at least one caffeinated beverage a day, that’s probably...

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Too late for tulips? A taste of Washingtons tulip festival

Too late for tulips? A taste of Washington’s tulip festival

Joshua Smith , Staff Reporter
May 5, 2021

A kaleidoscope of colorful flowers could still be seen as the last days of Washington’s Tulip Festival came to a close. Hundreds of visitors from across the state flocked to Tulip Town, located in...

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Students and staff participate in Talking Gender series

Students and staff participate in Talking Gender series

Ondrea Machin, Staff Reporter
May 5, 2021

Going to class is a normal part of attending a university, but it is more than just taking classes for a degree. College allows people to find who they are and make connections to learn about themselves....

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Spring Festival celebrates various AAPI cultures

Lexi Wicks , Staff Reporter
May 5, 2021

The Spring Festival brought some members of the CWU community together on April 28 as staff and students celebrated Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander culture. Several students and staff attended...

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