Burg residents learn the wonders of opera

Burg residents learn the wonders of opera

Anakaren Garcia, Staff Reporter

April 11, 2018


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“Opera is for Everyone One Acts: Something for Everyone” showcased four acts the weekend of April 6, two of which were children friendly stories: the story of Little Red Riding Hood and El Gato con Botas, a Spanish translation of Puss in Boots. Over the weekend, Co-Directors Dr. Gayla Blaisdell and Tor Blais...

PNW poets crawl toward creativity

PNW poets crawl toward creativity

Bryce Jungquist, Staff Reporter

April 11, 2018


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On Saturday April 7, groups of people sat at tables and listened to several poets perform at Gard Vintners. The atmosphere was quiet. Members of the audience looked down while listening to the words. Sounds of applause filled the small space after each poet finished their reading. Those who attended ...

CWU celebrates impact of César Chavez

CWU celebrates impact of César Chavez

Henry Crumblish, Scene Editor

April 4, 2018


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Jalisco dancers twirled around the SURC Pit, mariachi music permeated throughout the building and the smell of fresh tacos and horchata filled the air. Mexican culture was alive and on display last week. On Thursday March 29, the Center for Leadership and Community Engagement (CLCE) honored the life and wo...

Springing into a ‘Burg’ Easter

Springing into a ‘Burg’ Easter

Henry Crumblish, Scene Editor

April 4, 2018


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Egg hunts are commonplace during Easter weekend in Kittitas Valley for children but on Friday March 30, Rotary Park hosted a hunt with a focus on the furry, four-legged residents of Ellensburg. The dog biscuit hunt has been a local Easter event for over a decade, according to Jodi Hoctor, aquatic and ...

Ready player one: Real danger, virtual reality

Xander Fu, Photo Editor

April 4, 2018


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If you have the mental age of nine, as I do, then you’ve probably dreamt of basking in the spectacle of a fisticuff brawl between the Iron Giant and MechaGodzilla. Or maybe what you’ve always wanted is a ludicrous street race that pits Marty’s DeLorean against a 1966 Batmobile in a Robocop’s...

Black Panther lives up to the hype

Henry Crumblish, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2018


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The hype surrounding “Black Panther” is real.   For weeks, the internet has been ablaze with talk of the latest installment in the Marvel Comics’ Universe, gushing over the cast and the characters.  According to Forbes.com, “Black Panther” has topped $700 million worldwide within two weeks at th...

Music majors vocalists celebrate jazz

Music majors vocalists celebrate jazz

Susie Chavez, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2018


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CWU music major vocalists are preparing for a Vocal Jazz Celebration on March 4. The Vocal Jazz concert will feature Vocal Jazz II and Vocal Jazz I, who will be singing and swinging. Vocal Jazz I will also be previewing the set that will be performed the following week at the American Choral Director...

Solve the clue murder mystery

Solve the clue murder mystery

Tai Jackson, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2018


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The guests walked into Mr. Boddy’s beautiful mansion and assembled in the gathering hall. Mr. Boddy’s butler warmly welcomed guests into the mansion and began to explain the various rooms in the house.  As he spoke, the lights suddenly went out and a loud scream reverberated through the room; a sense of pa...

DACA recipients plea for action

Tai Jackson, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2018


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The DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) exhibit lights were dimmed, and peaceful sounds of the rainforest played in the background. A wall was filled with origami butterflies in shades of yellow, orange, and brown. A large drawing of an orange butterfly was placed in the middle of the wall with ...

Party downtown for a good cause

Henry Crumblish, Staff Reporter

February 23, 2018


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Ellensburg residents will want to trade in their cowboy boots and belt buckles for bell-bottoms and peace signs. One Love is a multi-genre charity event which plans to bring together live music and the power of positivity for Aspen Victim Advocacy Services, who provide housing and services for victims...

Spirit of the West Cowboy Gathering kicks off Friday

Tai Jackson, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2018


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Downtown Ellensburg will be filled with friends and families during the free 14th Annual Spirit of the West Cowboy Gathering during President’s Day weekend, Feb. 16-18. There will be live performances, events for children, dancing, cowboy church, fiddle contests, workshops, gatherings, demonstrations,...

Treat yo’self with kindness this week

Treat yo’self with kindness this week

Cassandra Hays, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2018


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Random Acts of Kindness is a four-day event put on by the Center for Leadership and Community Engagement (CLCE) and the Happiness Club. The Random Acts of Kindness events is part of Kindness Week, a worldwide celebration of kindness. Monday is “Sweets and Treats” day, in which CLCE will be giv...

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