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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...

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 »...