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Embracing the ‘L’ word

Embracing the ‘L’ word

Star Diavolikis, Staff Reporter
October 27, 2020

Grace Hendricks, a junior LGBTQ student double majoring in personal financial planning and in Japanese language, refuses to let anything stand in her way. Hendricks realized she identified as a lesbian...

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National Transfer Student Week is a way that CWU assists people that have transferred from other colleges feel at home in Ellensburg.

CWU welcomes transfer students with National Transfer Student Week events

Jayce Kadoun, Staff Reporter
October 20, 2020

National Transfer Student Week will be held Oct. 19-23 and will include a number of events aimed at assisting transfer students with their transition to CWU.  The transfer center responsible for the...

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Getting in the spirits of Halloween

Getting in the spirits of Halloween

Ryan Nakamura, Staff Reporter
October 20, 2020

For students 21 and older, the answer to quarantine boredom is simple: drink! Instead of meeting friends at a bar, some chose to mix up a nice drink or two and video-chat with them. Megan Anderson,...

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Students’ diets go downhill

Students’ diets go downhill

Ryan Nakamura, Staff Reporter
October 16, 2020

Four walls, a bed and a desk. These are the sights students on campus have grown accustomed to. Their dorm rooms, where the majority of their day is spent, serve as sleeping quarters, a dining room and...

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Students readjust to life after isolation

Jared Galanti, Staff Reporter
October 16, 2020

When spring break came around last year, very few people could have predicted that many around the country would be forced to be stuck in their homes for months with no one to hang out with except for...

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The Nodding Donkey Bar is a favorite for students and locals looking to get a bite to eat.

Bars and restaurants in Ellensburg

Jayce Kadoun, Staff Reporter
October 13, 2020

Breweries, taverns and pubs are all around the city, and students have narrowed down which bars they prefer to visit during their nights out on the town. Certain criteria determine which bars students...

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West coast fires impact students

West coast fires impact students

Ryan Nakamura, Staff Reporter
October 7, 2020

It is months into 2020, and far more than the pandemic is worrying the students of the westernmost states of the U.S. Having started in the summer, wildfires continue to rage in every state of the west...

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GET Mobile gets stalled

GET Mobile gets stalled

Ryan Nakamura, Staff Reporter
October 7, 2020

To help reduce the amount of people in the SURC at a time, CWU has been using “GET Mobile,” a phone application used to remotely order food. While this convenience is appreciated by students, some...

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Bass fishing during the fall transition

Bass fishing during the fall transition

Jayce Kadoun, Staff Reporter
October 7, 2020

With the fall season in full effect, any anglers looking to target largemouth bass will begin to notice fish habits changing as the temperature drops and will need to adjust their fishing styles accordingly. There...

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Ellensburg’s “The Patch” will be open this fall, complying with COVID-19 regulations

Fall activities in the ‘Burg

Jared Galanti, Staff Reporter
October 6, 2020

The sights and sounds of fall are once again upon the city of Ellensburg. Leaves are falling off the trees, pumpkins are being displayed and the overall feeling of school starting is here once again.  Hilary...

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What’s open on campus?

Jayce Kadoun, Staff Reporter
October 1, 2020

Despite the majority of classes being held remotely this quarter, many of the on-campus amenities remain accessible to students both in physical and online form.  The Recreation Center in the SURC,...

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A mixed media portrait done by Bianca Sanchez in an attempt to maintain her mental health.

Students rediscover old hobbies, find new ones during quarantine

Jared Galanti, Staff Reporter
October 1, 2020

Being alone in a house when going outside and seeing friends is not allowed can be rough for some people. However, just because students are stuck at home doesn’t mean they can’t get anything done. Nathan...

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