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Scene: CWU students create Cosplay and Costuming Club

Scene: CWU students create Cosplay and Costuming Club

December 3, 2013

BY SARAH RUIZ, Staff Reporter In the next few weeks, Central may become the home of the official Cosplay and Costuming Club, if the group is approved. “Our idea is to have a friendly environment for cosplay and costumers to learn and grow,” Hayley Ebberts, the group’s president, said. All o...

Scene: Micro no more: Iron Horse Brewery expands

Scene: Micro no more: Iron Horse Brewery expands

November 23, 2013

BY COLLIN JOHNSON, Staff Reporter The locally founded Iron Horse Brewery recently closed its tasting room on Prospect Street and its micro pub on Main Street, and consolidated into one location next door to the old micro pub. “One was in the middle of nowhere, and the other one was too small,...

Scene: Yes, he cannabis: the tale of The Lounge owner, TJ McDonald, and a budding new industry

Scene: Yes, he cannabis: the tale of The Lounge owner, TJ McDonald, and a budding new industry

November 21, 2013

BY CAMILLE BORODEY, Staff Reporter The interior of The Lounge looks like a college student’s dream living room, except at The Lounge, there isn’t a landlord trying to evict pot smokers for lighting up indoors. With the passing of Initiative 502, big changes have come to Ellensburg’s hookah ...

Scene: “Sex, Death, and Geometry: A Thirty-Year Retrospective” exhibits the collection of work by artist David Brody

Scene: “Sex, Death, and Geometry: A Thirty-Year Retrospective” exhibits the collection of work by artist David Brody

November 10, 2013

BY SARAH RUIZ, Staff Reporter Walking into the Sarah Spurgeon Gallery and seeing the walls plastered with sexual subjects, death and geometric figures may confuse anyone who is unclear of what they are looking at. “Sex, Death, and Geometry: A Thirty-Year Retrospective” will be gracing the walls...

Scene: CWU student and former Marine, William Reichlen, opens up his own brewery in Kittitas

Scene: CWU student and former Marine, William Reichlen, opens up his own brewery in Kittitas

November 8, 2013

BY COLLIN JOHNSON, Staff Reporter Housed in a hundred-year-old Kittitas building is Central student William Reichlen’s self-owned and operated brewery, Colockum Craft Brewing. The brewery itself did not open for business until August of this year, but Reichlen had already built a reputation around...

Scene: Central’s theatre department performance of culturally-relevant “Nanawatai” is nearing perfection

Scene: Central’s theatre department performance of culturally-relevant “Nanawatai” is nearing perfection

November 7, 2013

BY CAMILLE BORODEY The Central theatre department is putting the finishing touches on its performance of the culturally-relevant drama “Nanawatai,” by William Mastrosimone. “Nanawatai” tells the engaging story of a Soviet tank crew that gets separated from its unit during the 1980’s. ...

Scene: Museum of Culture and Environment brings the heat at latest exhibit

Scene: Museum of Culture and Environment brings the heat at latest exhibit

November 6, 2013

BY LAUREN NOLTON, Staff Reporter It’s getting hotter in the lobby of Dean Hall, where there is a new exhibit in the Museum of Culture and Environment called, “Where There’s Smoke... Living with Fire.” This exhibit features collective research done by both students and staff on the human hist...

Scene: D&M Coffee owners expand to pizzeria on Third Avenue

Scene: D&M Coffee owners expand to pizzeria on Third Avenue

November 4, 2013

BY COLLIN JOHNSON, Staff Reporter Four weeks ago, D&M Coffee Co. opened a pizza restaurant across the street from Safeway.  Owners Donna Malek and Mark Holloway established Cornerstone Pie with the full intention of giving Ellensburg the contemporary, artistic and eco-friendly touch that it needed. ...

Scene: Brandon Brooks, dedicated Boogie Man Music employee of 12 years, developed a passion for fixing guitars

Scene: Brandon Brooks, dedicated Boogie Man Music employee of 12 years, developed a passion for fixing guitars

October 23, 2013

BY JULIAN DOUMIT, Staff Reporter In 2012, over 66 percent of high school graduates were enrolled in colleges or universities- a pretty staggering majority, which implies that the “normal” step to take after graduating high school is to go to college. One of the high school graduates who went...

Scene: The FBI’s Cyber Task Force is hosting a presentation in Hertz Hall to spread cyber safety awareness

Scene: The FBI’s Cyber Task Force is hosting a presentation in Hertz Hall to spread cyber safety awareness

October 17, 2013

BY CAMILLE BORODEY, Staff Reporter No matter what the major or hobby is, college students connect to the internet daily, whether it’s through Instagram, Groupwise or Tumblr. In the era of constant internet use, it’s important to keep cyber security in mind. The FBI’s Cyber Task Force is hosti...

Scene: Wayne Brady’s stand-up improv act wows students Friday night in the SURC

Scene: Wayne Brady’s stand-up improv act wows students Friday night in the SURC

October 14, 2013

BY ADAM WILSON, Assistant Scene Editor Wayne Brady wowed the crowd Friday night with several skits that included a story about a psychologist smoking a caterpillar, a scientist who steals a ground-breaking experiment, and an on-the-spot Dungeons and Dragons adventure not even the performers expec...

Scene: Music duo Schuettke and Hibbard, singer Guss crowned Mr. and Ms. Central during Tuesday night’s talent competition

Scene: Music duo Schuettke and Hibbard, singer Guss crowned Mr. and Ms. Central during Tuesday night’s talent competition

October 11, 2013

BY ADAM WILSON, Assistant Scene Editor Twenty-seven acts competed Tuesday night at the annual Mr. and Ms. Central talent competition.  The two winning acts were the musical duo of Roger Schuettke and Jake Hibbard from Stephens-Whitney hall, and singer Kenlee Guss from Quigley hall. How does it feel...