The Observer

Logo art show featured at Sarah Spurgeon Gallery

Logo art show featured at Sarah Spurgeon Gallery

Nicole Huson, Staff Reporter
October 9, 2014

Dozens of tiny logos by famous artists have taken over the walls of the Sarah Spurgeon Gallery. Until the end of October, the gallery, located on Central’s campus, will be hosting The Logo Show. The...

Continue Reading
WHERES THE SMOKE? - Cloud 509 is located on W 4th Ave. right across from The Palace. The vape lounge offers a variety of products and a comfortable atmosphere

New business offers tobacco-free alternative

Camille Borodey, Scene Editor
October 4, 2014

Having been a smoker for 25 years, Jamie Newell knows first hand the effects cigarettes have on one’s health. Newell has not had a cigarette since March of this year, and two months ago she opened the...

Continue Reading

Founder of “To Write Love on Her Arms” urges students to reach out about depression, addiction, self-harm

Spencer Baker, Special to The Observer
October 3, 2014

The founder of the non-profit group To Write Love On Her Arms reminded an intimate crowd in the SURC Thursday night that everyone has a story worth sharing. “Your story matters,” Tworkowski said,...

Continue Reading
Camille Borodey

Fall Movie Preview

Camille Borodey, Scene Editor
October 3, 2014

Gone Girl (Oct. 3) David Fincher’s adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s best selling thriller tells the story of Nick Dune (Ben Affleck), who becomes the prime suspect when his wife Amy (Rosamund Pike)...

Continue Reading

Ellensburg to host tenth annual film festival

Maria Harr, Assistant Scene Editor
October 3, 2014

The cameras have been put away and the projectors brought out in preparation for the Ellensburg Film Festival this weekend. The festival, in its tenth year, will run from Oct. 3-5 with showings of a...

Continue Reading

The ‘Burg celebrates College Radio Day

Maria Harr, Assistant Scene Editor
October 2, 2014

It’s easy to take 88.1 The ‘Burg for granted. Even students who do not tune in are treated to The ‘Burg’s music, talk shows and myriad of events when passing the SURC. Not every college is so lucky,...

Continue Reading
Ebberts poses as Merida from Disney Pixar movie Brave. This costume is made mostly of wool to accurately portray the time period within the film.

Theatre junior starts princess party performance business

Camille Borodey, Scene Editor
October 2, 2014

President of the Cosplay Club, junior theatre major Hayley Ebberts has made over 100 costumes since she started sewing in 2007. In the past year, Ebberts has extended her talents to start the company Eli’s...

Continue Reading
Central alumna opens cake shop in Ellensburg

Central alumna opens cake shop in Ellensburg

June 4, 2014

BY Megan Schmitt Staff Reporter   Last Friday, Central alumna Molly Allen opened a bakery in downtown Ellensburg. Cake FYI features cupcakes, cakes, cookies, bagels, coffee and  Allen’s...

Continue Reading

“Songs of Singh” pays tribute to Central music professor

June 4, 2014

BY Adam Wilson Scene Editor And Houston Carr Staff Reporter   Central music professor Vijay Singh didn’t begin singing until his senior year of high school, and never received composition...

Continue Reading
PolyFest brings culture to Central

PolyFest brings culture to Central

June 3, 2014

BY Emily Bontrager Staff Reporter   Students were invited to enjoy an evening of Polynesian culture last Thursday at Central’s ninth annual PolyFest. The Center for Diversity and...

Continue Reading
CWU student Kailonna Crawfords woodcarving contributes to campus community

CWU student Kailonna Crawford’s woodcarving contributes to campus community

June 2, 2014

BY Maria Harr Staff Reporter   Almost every week, senior anthropology major Kailonna Crawford sits at a round table in the SURC and carves.  Passersby slow down to watch or check out...

Continue Reading
Central alumna claims her dream of owning a clothing store

Central alumna claims her dream of owning a clothing store

June 2, 2014

BY Megan Schmitt Staff Reporter   Central alumna Megan West has made her dream come true by opening up her very own clothing store. Claim Clothing, which opened on May 3, is located...

Continue Reading
Activate Search
By the students, for the students of Central Washington University
SCENE