Bye bye baristas

May 29, 2013


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By CHLOE RAMBERG, staff reporter Imagine a college life, or any life for that matter, without coffee. Coffee gives that extra boost to survive throughout the day, and Central Washington University will be saying goodbye to some of its graduating Cat Trax baristas. Read More »...

Happy Day

May 24, 2013


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By CONNIE MORGAN, staff reporter A group of students in the Douglass Honors College course titled “What is Happiness” decided to spread what they had learned by starting “Happy Day” at CWU. Read More »...

Annual drag show to celebrate pride culture

May 22, 2013


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By ALYSSA FOLAND, staff reporter Makeup, hair and a lot of flare gets Central Washington University students riled up for one of the biggest events of the year: the annual drag show as part of Pride Week on May 30. Read More »...

Students offered internship opportunity in El Salvador, includes private house, in-house chef

Students offered internship opportunity in El Salvador, includes private house, in-house chef

May 22, 2013


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By ALYSSA MARTINEZ, staff reporter Instead of stuffing envelopes and doing grunt work for an internship, Central Washington University students can now spend up to three months in Caluco, El Salvador, as an intern for the non-profit, non-governmental organization, ESNA. Read More »...

Scholarships offered for diverse reasons make it easier for students to find financial help

May 22, 2013


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By ADAM WILSON, staff reporter Although the deadline for Central Washington University’s General Scholarship Application has passed, students still have many opportunities to obtain scholarships from other sources. Read More »...

Conservative group targets Starbucks for supporting gay marriage

May 22, 2013


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By ALYSSA MARTINEZ, staff reporter Coffee giant Starbucks brews up a whole “latte” of controversy, causing conservative group to “Dump Starbucks.” Read More »...

Trip Like Animals to play at Prosody events next Thursday

May 22, 2013


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By MARGAUX MASSEY, staff reporter “People trip like animals do,” Mike Molner, lead singer and guitarist of band Trip Like Animals, said of the band’s name.  “It doesn’t have anything to do with drugs, and it’s funny that people think it does.” Read More »...

Talk the talk, walk the SlutWalk

May 15, 2013


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By ALYSSA FOLAND, staff reporter York University once invited a police officer to speak about crime prevention. The officer told women if they stopped dressing like sluts, they wouldn’t be victimized. Thus the SlutWalk was born, blossoming into a countrywide movement to stop slut shaming and vict...

On- and off-campus organizations work to combat the rising numbers of human trafficking

May 15, 2013


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By JEANETTE GENSON, scene editor Central has been active in the fight against human trafficking for the past two years, with a student leading the cause. Krista LaComb, a senior anthropology major, doesn’t think it’s her calling, she knows it is. Read More »...

Songs for soles: Benefit concert at D&M for gently used shoes

May 15, 2013


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By CHLOE RAMBERG, staff reporter One of the first things most kids learn when they are young is how to tie their shoes. For children in Cameroon, Africa, they simply want to be able to call a pair of shoes their own. Read More »...

The illist artists meet at Prosody

May 15, 2013


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By MARGAUX MASSEY, staff reporter The fourth stop on Illest Uminati’s Illumination tour is in Ellensburg on May 18.  The tour is to promote his first nationally distributed EP, and the first thing he has released under this name, Higgs Boson. Read More »...

Blue agate stone, only found locally, ranks as the third rarest gem

May 15, 2013


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By SAMANTHA MONTERREY, staff reporter Upper Green Canyon and Reecer Creek may not look like the hidden gems that they are, but over 162 acres produce a sparse stone that, according to Forbes, is the third-rarest gem after alexandrite and alunite. For locals it’s a treasure, and rock enthusiasts...

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