Park Your Phone When Driving. It’s the Law.

Park Your Phone When Driving. It’s the Law.

Rachel Greve, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


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In the 10 months since the new texting and driving law went into effect, Washington State Patrol have ticketed more than 5,400 drivers and more than 200 in Kittitas County alone. Phone use behind the wheel is an issue that Washington State Patrol Trooper Brian Moore runs into every day.   “This i...

Where do student meal plan dollars go?

Where do student meal plan dollars go?

Bryce Jungquist, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


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In a previous version of this article, Joel Klucking’s name was misspelled as ‘Joseph Klucking. Small, medium, large and extra large. These are the different meal plan sizes available to students at CWU. Each one dictates the average weekly number of meals someone could eat at various dining halls on...

Committed Commuters

Committed Commuters

Anakaren Garcia, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


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School time means driving time for the commuters of CWU. As a commuter myself, I know the struggles one can face during the 40-minute drive, from fighting sleep to worrying if you’re going to have enough gas to get you to school and back home. I’ve been driving to CWU from Yakima CWU for a year now. In th...

A Debate Ahead of its Time

A Debate Ahead of its Time

Will Schorno, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


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The latest addition to CWU theatre ensemble’s GhostLight Lab Series “Bang Bang! You’re Dead” was performed last week in Hertz Hall auditorium and is a drama first performed in 1999 in response to school shootings that took place in the late 90s such as the Springfield, Oregon, massacre of 1998, which...

Expansion plans progress

Expansion plans progress

Matt Escamilla, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2018


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The SURC feasibility committee met Monday, May 21 regarding SURC expansion plans and the proposed multicultural center. The committee is planning a two-day trip to visit other student union buildings at universities around the state. Visits to Western Washington University, University of Washingt...

Be a part of CWU history with SAA

Be a part of CWU history with SAA

Nicholas Tucker, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2018


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CWU history will be made Thursday, May 24 in the Barto Lawn when relics of the present are buried. The CWU Time Capsule, which has been three years in the making, will descend into the ground at 11 a.m. The project began in 2015 when Katie DeVore, the VP of the Alumni Association, developed an inte...

Teeing off around Kittitas County

Teeing off around Kittitas County

Gunnar Hinds, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2018


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With the weather finally warming up, the season for golfing is here. Whether you’re experienced or a beginner, now is a great time to get into the swing of things at one of Ellensburg’s various golfing attractions. Chase Martin, a CWU student studying marketing, loves to golf and has a keen insight...

Disc golf on the rise in Ellensburg

Disc golf on the rise in Ellensburg

Rachel Greve, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2018


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There is a growing sport making its path through Ellensburg, that sport is disc golf. Disc golf is a sport where the goal is to get your frisbee (disc) into the basket in as few as shots as possible, just like regular golf. Over the past couple of years, many have probably walked around campus in the sprin...

CWU Mariners Night Is a Homerun

CWU Mariners Night Is a Homerun

Micah Chen, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2018


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CWU students and alumni took over Safeco Field on Friday, May 18 for the annual CWU Mariners Night. There were many things that CWU students could do at the game, including joining in on the CWU pre-game festival, getting a beer at “The Pen,” or scoring a new Mariners and Wildcat mashup baseball cap...

Riding the water with 3000 horsepower

Riding the water with 3000 horsepower

Micah Chen, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2018


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The Albert Lee Appliance Cup, a hydroplane boat racing competition, is one of the featured attractions at Seattle’s Seafair Weekend Festival. CWU freshman Emily Raney is a familiar face at the annual adrenaline-pumping event.   Family business Raney’s family owns a boat racing team, known as ...

Bend and Snap

Bend and Snap

Bryce Jungquist, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2018


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The lights shine on actors and actresses with fitness attire on center stage. Music begins playing and the performers use jump ropes to dance as one woman sings. One of the characters marches across the stage and yells out, “I hate you Brooke. And I love you for it.” Aubrey Schultz is a junior...

Japanese culture comes to CWU

Japanese culture comes to CWU

Will Schorno, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2018


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Haru Matsuri, the Japanese Spring Festival, took place last Friday on the Science Building’s front lawn and was a full-blown display on the ins and outs of Japanese culture. Lanterns hung between trees blew in the Ellensburg wind while several pieces of Japanese culture, including Kendo sticks and Japa...

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