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...

Ellensburg Swing Out

Ellensburg Swing Out

Cassandra Hays, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2018


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The Events Hall in downtown Ellensburg  is packed to the brim with people of all ages. A full jazz big band sits on the stage, filling the room with upbeat jazz music as couples swing around the dance floor. People line the walls, enjoying refreshments as they look for their next dance partner. A...

Learn the past to change the future

Learn the past to change the future

Henry Crumblish, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2018


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Those who don’t learn about history are doomed to repeat it, which is why the Center for Diversity and Social Justice (CDSJ) will be holding the 11th annual Civil Rights Exhibit. The museum-style educational exhibit centered on Black History Month, will focus on the work of Dr. Martin Luther Ki...

Award-winning artist set to speak

Award-winning artist set to speak

Bryce Jungquist, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2018


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A woman stands in front of a small crowd in the SURC Pit and her presence commands the crowd’s attention: and then she speaks. Mwende “FreeQuency” Katwiwa is a writer, storyteller and youth worker. She is well recognized for unashamedly adding a social justice narration to her poetry and is...

Director Patrick Dizney fulfills his theatre calling

Adam Robertson, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2017


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The theater is Patrick Dizney’s natural habitat. His bright silver hair may at times be hidden by a baseball cap, but his humor and affection for those around him cannot be concealed. It was a chance decision that led him to the theater. When he was 25 and searching for direction in his life, D...

CWU’s fall play “Good Kids” explores themes of assault, humiliation and high school drama

CWU’s fall play “Good Kids” explores themes of assault, humiliation and high school drama

Tai Jackson, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2017


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Imagine having to deal with gossip, scandal, sexual assault and public embarrassment on top of the everyday struggles of being a teenage girl. That is the exact scenario portrayed during “Good Kids,” a play about a young girl's life, based on an actual event that occurred in Steubenville, Ohio. A vi...

Town will recognize vets in Veteran’s Day parade

Adam Robertson, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2017


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The cold November air will render each breath visible as families line Pearl and Pine streets in downtown Ellensburg, waiting for the parade to pass by. Children will wave little flags in their hands. Eyes will well with tears as hands are held over hearts, showing respect and pride. Parade attendees ...

Ancient traditions will come back to life

Ancient traditions will come back to life

Adam Robertson, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2017


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The event will start as it does every year, with a traditional Aztec ritual: the blowing of the conch and the asking of permission from the four winds and Mother Earth to begin the celebration. A procession of colorfully painted skeletons then visit altars to remember and honor the dead, carrying...

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