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Scholarships offered for diverse reasons make it easier for students to find financial help

May 22, 2013

By ADAM WILSON, staff reporter Although the deadline for Central Washington University’s General Scholarship Application has passed, students still have many opportunities to obtain scholarships from...

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Conservative group targets Starbucks for supporting gay marriage

May 22, 2013

By ALYSSA MARTINEZ, staff reporter Coffee giant Starbucks brews up a whole “latte” of controversy, causing conservative group to “Dump Starbucks.” About 62, 993 people have given their...

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Trip Like Animals to play at Prosody events next Thursday

May 22, 2013

By MARGAUX MASSEY, staff reporter “People trip like animals do,” Mike Molner, lead singer and guitarist of band Trip Like Animals, said of the band’s name.  “It doesn’t have anything to do...

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Talk the talk, walk the SlutWalk

May 15, 2013

By ALYSSA FOLAND, staff reporter York University once invited a police officer to speak about crime prevention. The officer told women if they stopped dressing like sluts, they wouldn’t be victimized....

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On- and off-campus organizations work to combat the rising numbers of human trafficking

May 15, 2013

By JEANETTE GENSON, scene editor Central has been active in the fight against human trafficking for the past two years, with a student leading the cause. Krista LaComb, a senior anthropology major,...

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Songs for soles: Benefit concert at D&M for gently used shoes

May 15, 2013

By CHLOE RAMBERG, staff reporter One of the first things most kids learn when they are young is how to tie their shoes. For children in Cameroon, Africa, they simply want to be able to call a pair of...

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The illist artists meet at Prosody

May 15, 2013

By MARGAUX MASSEY, staff reporter The fourth stop on Illest Uminati’s Illumination tour is in Ellensburg on May 18.  The tour is to promote his first nationally distributed EP, and the first thing...

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Blue agate stone, only found locally, ranks as the third rarest gem

May 15, 2013

By SAMANTHA MONTERREY, staff reporter Upper Green Canyon and Reecer Creek may not look like the hidden gems that they are, but over 162 acres produce a sparse stone that, according to Forbes, is the...

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Upcoming comedian gets in ‘Yo’ business

May 15, 2013

By ADAM WILSON, staff reporter Michael Yo isn’t the kind of comedian who writes jokes.  Instead, he talks about his life stories—and hippos. “I tell real facts about hippos,” Yo said. ...

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Sexapalooza hits SURC tonight

May 9, 2013

By CONNIE MORGAN, staff reporter   The annual Sexapalooza symposium will take place tonight in the Student Union and Recreation Center, room 137 A and B at 6 P.M. The event is free and is aimed...

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Wildcats welcome parents for Family Weekend

May 8, 2013

By ALYSSA FOLAND, staff reporter Wildcats might be a little less wild this weekend due to some parental guidance. Campus Activities will host a variety of events over the weekend for their annual...

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‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ arrives at the McConnell

May 8, 2013

By MARGAUX MASSEY, staff reporter Starting Friday, the Central Washington University theater program will give seven performances of the musical “Jesus Christ Superstar.” It’s the first...

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