Enter a world of adventure

Enter a world of adventure

Beau Kelderhouse, Staff Writer
February 2, 2017
Filed under Community, Scene, Showcase

Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) club is an up-and-coming group at CWU. Only having a few meetings within the last few months, the club has experienced a large turn-out. Meeting in Black Hall, attendees are welcomed by several of the club officers and are then given some necessities for playing D&D,...

Ask Dr. H

Dr. H, Column Writer
February 2, 2017
Filed under Dr H, Scene, Showcase

I’m a girl who has sex with other girls. I never thought much about STIs, but am I at risk? Dear Student, If you’re a human who has sex with other humans, you’re at risk for an STI. That said, the sexual health world-- specifically in STI prevention-- does a major disservice to women who h...

Vocal performers go over the top

Vocal performers go over the top

Tim Mitchell, Staff Writer
February 2, 2017
Filed under Arts, Events, Scene, Showcase

Over-the-TOPera will take viewers through a night of operatic arias and absolute silliness at the McIntyre Music Building on Saturday, Feb. 4. Aria comes from the Italian word “air,” meaning an operatic solo that moves the drama forward. According to Torrance Blaisdell, CWU voice instructor and...

Red Sand Project decorates campus

Red Sand Project decorates campus

Lindsey Powers, Scene Senior Reporter
February 2, 2017
Filed under Arts, Events, Scene, Showcase

Students roaming the CWU campus may have seen bright red sand lining cracks in cement and dying the snow drifts. Molly Gochman’s Red Sand Project made its debut at CWU earlier this year, and has since had students all asking the same question: what the heck is with all this sand? The official description,...

How to survive winter in the ‘Burg

How to survive winter in the ‘Burg

Beau Kelderhouse, Staff Writer
January 26, 2017
Filed under Community, Scene, Showcase

Winter isn’t coming, it’s here. Getting up for class can be a struggle, since the walk to class will probably be cold and possibly slippery. Although winter will be around for several more weeks, there are a few things students can do to survive this winter and make their lives a little easier. Staying He...

Ask Dr. H

Dr. H, Column Writer
January 26, 2017
Filed under Dr H, Scene

Dear Dr. H, "I've never been able to gain weight. I'm afraid I'm underweight and unhealthy. How can I solve this?" First, I want to start by saying that I am not a nutritionist and, while I have some thoughts and tips about your situation, I do encourage you to see one, as they have much greater ...

The video games of the future

The video games of the future

Sarah Hoot, Scene Editor
January 26, 2017
Filed under Lifestyle, Scene, Showcase

Playing video games is a pastime that is shared by adults and kids alike. Soon the parents and grandparents of the new generation of gamers won’t even recognize the video games of the future. While I am sure there will always be video games that can be played on a console (XBOX, Playstation, etc.)...

Central Gaming Initiative takes gaming to a whole new level

Daisy Perez, Staff Writer
January 26, 2017
Filed under Community, Scene, Showcase

Boxes of donuts, scattered bags of chips and soda cans cover the tables as other gamers order pizza to prepare for the long night at the Local Area Network (LAN) party. Dozens of people bring in their own consoles or PCs, and their games to connect with other players. The events are fairly free-range,...

An evening with the pros

Tim Mitchell, Staff Writer
January 26, 2017
Filed under Arts, Events, Scene, Showcase

CWU’s music department often hosts concerts for professional musicians so that music students can experience what it is like to perform professionally and other concert-goers can experience different forms of music. Feb. 1 is the date of the next concert and it will showcase the stylings of Seattle...

In a galaxy far far away

In a galaxy far far away

January 25, 2017
Filed under Community, Events, Scene, Showcase

Culture, privilege, love and honor are all topics that will be discussed during the Rogues and Heroes seminar this week. Hosted by the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, the panel will consist of  Physics Professor Bruce Palmquist, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Phi...

Ask Dr. H

Ask Dr. H

Dr. H, Column Writer
January 23, 2017
Filed under Dr H, Scene, Showcase

Dear Dr. H,   I recently experienced my first one night stand. This is something that I’m not used to and I had a problem with not being able to orgasm. How often do you think this is a problem and do you have any ways to fix it?   Unfortunately, not everyone has an orgasm each...

Meditation and Relaxation

January 23, 2017
Filed under Community, Events, Scene, Showcase

Doctoral Intern at the Student Medical and Counseling Center (SMACC), Sarah Eckstein sits in a tall green and brown flower-patterned chair, soothingly reciting the words to a body scan exercise.  Her long, straight, red hair lays on her dark green sweater as her chest slowly rises and falls. “I’m...

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