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Mother’s Day: Local specials in Ellensburg

Jamie Wyatt, Staff Reporter
May 5, 2021

Mother’s Day is around the corner, and it’s time to begin planning. If family and friends are planning on visiting from out of town, there are a few events in Ellensburg locals can participate in. One...

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Family Fun Day: Family Weekend gets a virtual rebrand for 2021

Milenne Quinonez , Staff Reporter
May 5, 2021

Campus Activities has found a new way for families and students to interact amid the pandemic. This will be the first time in campus history that family weekend will be held virtually.  Campus Activities...

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Women gather to discuss what the future holds

Mariana Gonzalez, Staff Reporter
May 5, 2021

With commencement creeping around the corner, most graduating students are thinking about the next step in their life after college. The Women in Business Club wants to help with that.  The club held...

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First Indigenous State Laureate appointed in April

Joshua Smith , Staff Reporter
May 5, 2021

“Oh, poetry! Poetry is bright stars In the branches, moonlight on the grass, And silent wings to take me wherever I go.” Excerpt from Daniel Finds a Poem by Micha Archer   Every...

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Pints for Primates: Drink beer and support local chimpanzee sanctuary

Jamie Wyatt, Staff Reporter
April 28, 2021

Don’t miss the opportunity to drink beer for a cause at “Pints for Primates” at Dru Bru. You can kick back, support the local community, drink beer, buy a pint glass, bid on auction items and feel...

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Humaira Abid speaks to CWU students in Artist Talk Webinar series

Humaira Abid speaks to CWU students in Artist Talk Webinar series

Mariana Gonzalez, Staff Reporter
April 28, 2021

Pakistan-born artist Humaira Abid always has the same goal when she creates a new piece of art: to start a conversation with viewers. Abid explained this to students during an Artist Talk webinar on April...

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Continuing to create sustainability on campus

Continuing to create sustainability on campus

Ondrea Machin, Staff Reporter
April 28, 2021

Recycling bins around campus, Bike to Campus Day, Student Food Access Coalition and many other sustainability projects were put into effect at CWU, after previous Sustainability Cafes were held in order...

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At Home with Poetry: A Live Reading Celebrating National Poetry Month

Joshua Smith, Staff Reporter
April 28, 2021

Powerful.  This was how viewers described the presenters’ readings on the At Home with Poetry: A Live Reading Celebrating National Poetry Month that occurred on April 21. A mix of individuals participated...

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Students fill the SURC to create a creature

Students fill the SURC to “create a creature”

Lexi Wicks, Student Reporter
April 28, 2021

Online classes can burn out students quickly, but Campus Activities plans events in order to help students hit the reset button.  On April 22, Campus Activities hosted the Create a Creature event that...

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WiseCrax: Summer Lovin’

Libby Williams, Columnist
April 28, 2021

The afternoon hits the mid 70s and dips down to 30 degrees by 8:30. You snooze in the grass through another Zoom class because you simply cannot be bothered anymore. A wind gusts through those white fluffy...

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CWU holds sixth annual Diversity Award ceremony

Milenne Quinonez , Staff Reporter
April 28, 2021

This year's sixth annual Diversity Award ceremony event felt different. Pre-COVID-19, the event would have been held at the SURC ballroom where family and friends could attend and cheer on their loved...

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Women’s ‘Herstory’ March

Women’s ‘Herstory’ March

Ondrea Machin, Staff Reporter
April 21, 2021

In honor of Women’s History Month, 30 students attended the Herstory March on April 14 to support and empower women, as well as bring awareness to the issues of equality.   The Diversity and Equity...

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