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Noise violations for off-campus students increase at the start of fall

October 7, 2013

BY JARYD CLINE, Sports Editor It was a cool, cloudy Thursday night in early October, and for this particular house on Sampson Street, it was a traditional party night. Thursdays are drinking nights, according to resident John Lynch. The house was plastered with beer signs and posters. The ki...

Three tattoo artists of The Roost are giving Ellensburg a refreshing new style

Three tattoo artists of The Roost are giving Ellensburg a refreshing new style

October 2, 2013

BY ADAM WILSON, Assistant Scene Editor For longer than many students can remember, Third Eye Tattoo has been the only tattoo shop in Ellensburg.  However, three months ago, three local tattoo artists opened up their shop. The Roost: Ink Club, located downtown, is giving the Third Eye a run for i...

Street performers crowd downtown Ellensburg during annual Buskers in the Burg

Street performers crowd downtown Ellensburg during annual Buskers in the Burg

October 1, 2013

BY DEREK SHUCK, Editor-in-Chief A fire juggler from Bellingham, trapeze artists from Michigan and even a  magician from Scotland were some of the performers who participated in Ellensburg’s annual Buskers in the Burg street festival, put on by the Ellensburg Downtown Association last weekend....

Heat raises concern for safer practicing of kayaking along the Yakima River

July 17, 2013

BY Joseph Bauman Staff Reporter The Yakima River is a popular attraction to many Central Washington University students, as well as locals. During the heat of summer, students find the river a relaxing way to cool down. There are, at times, thousands of kayakers and rafters that float the river ...

Ellensburg’s newest tattoo studio opens today in downtown

Ellensburg’s newest tattoo studio opens today in downtown

July 1, 2013

By JOSEPH BAUMAN Staff Reporter A new tattoo parlor opened its doors to the public on July 1st. The Roost will be located at 315 N. Main St., former location of Bahama Bronze. Kittitas County residents and co-owners of The Roost, Clayton Merritt, Tony Ritter, and Jared Carter have been planning a...

Job prospects differ by major

May 29, 2013

 By ADAM WILSON, staff reporter The Department of Labor recently released unemployment rates for the month of April indicating that students graduating this spring are looking at 7 percent unemployment in Washington and 7.5 percent unemployment nationwide. Read More »...

Wildcats get fierce for annual fashion show

May 29, 2013

By ALYSSA FOLAND, staff reporter No felines were harmed in the making of this article, but the catwalk is back for Central Washington Universities’ annual fashion show on June 1. Hippie vibes will fly as the student designers send their fashions down the Wanderlust-themed stage. Read More »...

Students share thoughts on racked up college debt

May 29, 2013

By CHLOE RAMBERG, staff reporter  How far would you go to pay back your student loans? Graduating seniors at Central Washington University are about to enter the real world, with a whole lot of debt under their belt. Read More »...

Catch ya later custodians

May 29, 2013

By MARGAUX MASSEY, staff reporter A student custodian walks into an apartment and finds a mannequin sitting on the bed watching him.  This isn’t a joke, there isn’t a punch line, and it’s not even a scary story. It happened to Martin Sanchez, a public health major and one of the three graduating seniors who work for Central’s Business Auxiliary Custodial Services. Read More »...

Bye bye baristas

May 29, 2013

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 25, 2013

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

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 »...