War at Home

War at Home

Taylor Papadakis, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2018


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With her vibrant red hair and reserved persona, Easton Benson can be described as intelligent, determined, influential, and a doppelganger to the mermaid Ariel. Benson is an avid reader, an advocate for the Diversity and Equity Center, and an actress. Now, Benson can add “play writer” to her r...

The Best Avengers Movie

The Best Avengers Movie

Will Schorno, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2018


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The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is over a decade old now and is constantly evolving. The latest movie in the MCU, “Avengers: Infinity War” follows every single character in the MCU thus far and does just about as good as a job as I could ask for. The movie is overflowing with action and con...

Delta Force Veteran gives speech to students

Delta Force Veteran gives speech to students

Anakaren Garcia, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2018


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He went from holding a gun to his face on the verge of committing suicide to giving life lessons about failure and resilience. Retired Command Sergeant Major Tom Satterly of Delta Force spoke about his life experiences and how he likes to help others on April 19 in the SURC Theater. Talking brief...

Ellensburg’s hottest new artist

Ellensburg’s hottest new artist

Henry Crumblish, Scene Editor

April 25, 2018


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Maybe you’ve seen him at the gym, caught a glimpse of him doing kickflips at the skate park or maybe he’s even in one of your classes. Gavin Maher is a junior majoring in English studies, but the Wildcat has been building his reputation on campus and around town as Ellensburg’s hottest new art...

Reggae the Night Away

Reggae the Night Away

Will Schorno, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2018


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April 20, or 4/20, fell on a Friday this year, and stoners and marijuana advocates rejoiced in celebration of a free schedule for a holiday that requires copious amounts of lounging. However, everyone celebrates the holiday differently. Some people prefer Netflix, snacks and bong rips while others like...

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...

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