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Go all out at Geek Out Game Out

Tapanga Krause, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2019

On Nov. 5 in the Wellington Event Center (WEC), Campus Activities will be having their annual Geek Out, Game Out event. From 8-10 p.m. you can play board games such as Jenga, Betrayal: House on the Hill and Monopoly, as well as video games like “Super Smash Bros.” and “Modern Warfare.”  ...

We’re on a level playing field’

We’re on a level playing field’

Mary Park, Scene Editor

October 31, 2019

More than 10 chairs and tables were pulled close together for the Deaf Coffee Chat held on Oct. 11 at Starbucks on East University Way. Everyone sat around the island of tables in a circle and chatted about school, family and friends and things happening in the community. When a new person joins in, the...

Casino Classic games to bridge the gap

Pilar Cuevas, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2019

On Oct. 25, the Center for Leadership and Community Engagement (CLCE) will be partnering with the Ellensburg Adult Activity Center (AAC) for the second annual Casino Classic. CWU students can strengthen their communicative skills and assist older adults with fun casino games. The event will be tak...

Zombie brains and more at CWU Psychology Club

Zombie brains and more at CWU Psychology Club

Mary Park, Scene Editor

October 23, 2019

If zombies were real, how would their brains work? As a Halloween special, the CWU Psychology Club will be hosting an event called Zombie Talk with Dr. Ralf Greenwald, neuroscientist and psychology professor. It will be held on Oct. 29 at 5 p.m. in Dean Hall 104. Larissa Escamilla-Ocanas, the p...

Need a Halloween costume?

Need a Halloween costume?

Tapanga Krause, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2019

Walking through the store, people can see isles lined with all kinds of costumes and accessories while themed music plays overhead. The costumes span all genres and categories, including adult and children’s costumes, as well as masks, fake boas and hats.  Central Party and Costume, located on Fourth...

Local art on Ellensburg bus shelters

Local art on Ellensburg bus shelters

Mary Park, Scene Editor

October 23, 2019

  Your wait for the bus will soon be embellished with a taste of local art. Artwork by 10 artists with connections to Kittitas County, CWU or both, will be installed on new bus shelters around Ellensburg by spring 2020.  Gregg Schlanger is the chair of art and design department at CWU wh...

Ghostlight Labs sheds light on Holocaust

Jackson McMurray, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2019

The Holocaust isn’t being taken seriously lately, thinks Grace Basta, director of the CWU theater department’s most recent Ghostlight Labs production, “And a Child Shall Lead.” The show, which opened on Oct. 18, ran three shows through that weekend. “And a Child Shall Lead,” is a play by M...

Star Party explores time travel

Star Party explores time travel

Mary Park, Scene Editor

October 16, 2019

The CWU 0.6-meter research telescope droned loudly as the slit in its domed roof opened up to reveal the night sky. It was met with ooh’s and ah’s from the attendees of the Star Party event that took place on Oct. 8.  The Star Party, hosted by the CWU Astronomy Club, is a bimonthly event whe...

Need something fixed? Bring it to the Repair Café

Need something fixed? Bring it to the Repair Café

Tapanga Krause, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2019

Don Shriner first found out about Repair Café when he read about it online. Repair Café is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating people that if something is broken, it can be repaired and that we can break the cycle of creating a large carbon footprint.  Shriner talked to the Independent Order of O...

Get the ‘b’jeebies’ scared out of you

Jackson McMurray, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2019

Have you carved a jack-o’-lantern yet? Huffman can hook you up.   Huffman Farms is a first generation family farm started by Hillary Huffman. The farm is home to a yearly pumpkin patch, corn maze and other Halloween attractions.  Huffman bought the farm six years ago after being laid off from a general manager p...

From “Shower Shoes” to Joel McHale’s “monkey habitat”

Mary Park, Scene Editor

October 16, 2019

Talent in the Tropics Can you recite the first 200 digits of pi? How about doing that while solving a Rubik’s Cube?  Tyler Simpson from Alford-Montgomery Hall can. Well, only 140 digits, he admitted after he finished de-scrambling the cube, but the crowd cheered loudly as he triumphantly spu...

CWU Police connects with students

CWU Police connects with students

Pilar Cuevas, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2019

On Oct. 7, CWU campus police partnered with CWU Dining Services to put together the annual police barbecue. Police who serve CWU students on the daily served hotdogs and hamburgers.  The police barbecue event took place outside the public safety building. The purpose of this event was to better th...