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Scene: Mollie Edson to bridge student-community gap

Scene: Mollie Edson to bridge student-community gap

February 4, 2014

BY JUSTIN MERRELL, Staff Reporter The divide between campus and downtown is obvious. Many students unwind at the bars on weekends, but otherwise there is little student presence. Mollie Edson, owner of the 420 Loft on the corner of fifth avenue and Pearl street, wants to get Central students ...

Scene: CWU celebrates Chinese Lunar New Year

Scene: CWU celebrates Chinese Lunar New Year

February 1, 2014

BY CHERILYN PURSEL, Online Reporter The SURC Ballroom was packed wall-to-wall to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year on Thursday night. The event was filled with people of all ages, and from all different backgrounds, who learned about Chinese culture while enjoying some authentic Chinese cuisi...

Scene: Planning the perfect game day party

Scene: Planning the perfect game day party

January 31, 2014

BY KASEY PETERSON, Assistant Online Editor Another season has come and gone in NFL history, and as we celebrate our 2014 NFC champion Seahawks, one very important thing still remains: the Super Bowl party. Coming from an event planner’s perspective, this is a time worth celebrating. There are fou...

Scene: Comedy Night at CWU featured a hilarious pair

Scene: Comedy Night at CWU featured a hilarious pair

January 27, 2014

BY CHERILYN PURSEL, Online Reporter Two comedians, Andrew Rivers and Tyler Boeh, got together Friday night to put on a special show for Central Washington University students and the Ellensburg community. Comedy Night, held in the Student Union Recreation Center Theatre, began with Rivers. His s...

Scene: Sports Trivia Night tests sports lovers knowledge in SURC Pit

Scene: Sports Trivia Night tests sports lovers knowledge in SURC Pit

January 24, 2014

RANDI GIBBONS, Online Reporter Students and community members gathered on Jan. 22 in the SURC pit for an evening of sports trivia. The event was hosted by University Recreation, Winegar's, and 88.1 the 'Burg. Sports Trivia Night started last winter when Central’s Kayla Horning, a Special Event ...

Scene: Black Out Tour hosted by Craze Entertainment kicks off in Ellensburg

Scene: Black Out Tour hosted by Craze Entertainment kicks off in Ellensburg

January 24, 2014

BY EVAN THOMPSON, Online Editor Jan. 17 was a colder night than most, but inclement weather wasn’t about to stop the rave from going down. Craze Entertainment rolled through Central Washington University last Friday for its first stop on their “Black Out Tour,” an electronic music dance...

Scene: Lambert performs through mixture of songs and poetry in SURC Theater

Scene: Lambert performs through mixture of songs and poetry in SURC Theater

January 20, 2014

BY RANDI GIBBONS, Online Reporter Spoken word poet and Grammy nominated singer, Mary Lambert, performed an intense and heart-filled show in the SURC Theater on Jan 17. The venue was moved from the ballroom to the theater which made the crowds experience all the more intimate. Lambert is well-known for her sup...

Scene: Tips for drinking safely in Winter

Scene: Tips for drinking safely in Winter

January 20, 2014

BY CAMILLE BORODEY, Assistant Scene Editor The line of 50 people waiting outside of Club 301 on Friday proved that the cold weather hasn’t stopped Central students from hitting the bars over the weekend. But when it’s 2 a.m. and the cab wait is 45 minutes, the hassle of walking home in 25 deg...

Scene: The fifth annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration and Tribute week ends on a high note

Scene: The fifth annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration and Tribute week ends on a high note

January 18, 2014

BY CHERILYN PURSEL, Staff Reporter With Martin Luther King Jr. Day just around the corner, Ellensburg community members and CWU students joined together Thursday night to pay tribute to the hero who had a dream. The celebration occurred in the Student Union Recreation Center Theatre and began wit...

Scene: CWU student Sharee Samuels loses 121 pounds and gains national acclaim

Scene: CWU student Sharee Samuels loses 121 pounds and gains national acclaim

January 16, 2014

BY CAMILLE BORODEY, Assistant Scene Editor One could say that 2013 was the best year ever for Central student Sharee Samuels. If getting married in August wasn’t exciting enough, Samuels is featured on the cover of People magazine, and she also appeared on Good Morning America. “I was just...

Scene: “Bluesy adventure metal” band Thunderhound starts back up after summer-long break

Scene: “Bluesy adventure metal” band Thunderhound starts back up after summer-long break

December 19, 2013

BY COLLIN JOHNSON, Staff Reporter Describing themselves as a “bluesy adventure metal” band, Thunderhound is gearing up to begin recording in their new space after a summer-long hiatus and to resume playing shows all over Washington with the same drive and passion as before. The name “ca...

Scene: Seasonal Affective Disorder remains a medical mystery to scientists

Scene: Seasonal Affective Disorder remains a medical mystery to scientists

December 14, 2013

BY JULIAN DOUMIT, Staff Reporter The leaves fall, the ground is covered in a thin layer of frost and the temperature drops. As the days grow shorter, people spend more and more of their lives in darkness. What little sky that is actually seen during the day is gray, a grim reflection of the mindset...