World Without Walls

World Without Walls

Nick Jahnke, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under Scene, Showcase

The “World Without Walls” show was an explosion of color and joyous dancing. The production started at 1 p.m. Saturday in McConnell Auditorium. Los Bailadores de Bronce performed four regional dances: Concheros, Guerrero Costa Chica, Nayarit Mestizo, and Jalisco. CWU’s Los Bailadores Del Sol performe...

Homecoming queen

Homecoming queen

Jack Belcher, News Editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The last few Homecoming week- ends, CWU has booked a comedian to perfrom stand up. In 2017, the university brought Nick Offerman, known best for his portrayal of Ron Swanson in the TV show “Parks and Recreation.” The year before that, the university showed Brian Regan, a stand up com- ic known for ...

Harvest season

Harvest season

Cassandra Hays, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2018


Filed under Scene, Showcase

The leaves are changing colors, and there is a crispness in the air. Harvest season is finally upon us, and Ellensburg has plenty of events and activities this month to celebrate the autumn season. Huffman Farms Hilary Huffman is the owner of Huffman Farms, a family-owned and operated pumpkin pa...

Stadium renovations bring buzz to Tomlinson

Stadium renovations bring buzz to Tomlinson

Bryce Weedman, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Saturday Sept. 29, CWU unveiled the newly renovated Tomlinson Stadium, a project worth $4.5 million that had been in the works since June. The Wildcats lost to West Texas A&M 28 – 26 in a nail biter that went down to the last play. The loss was unfortunate, but the atmosphere around the newly...

Downward dog or downward goat? Campus Activities hosts CWU’s first “Goat Yoga”

Downward dog or downward goat? Campus Activities hosts CWU’s first “Goat Yoga”

Matt Escamilla, Scene Editor

October 3, 2018


Filed under Scene, Showcase

Replace green smoothies with grass and Zen music with bleats and you’ve got “Goat Yoga.” On Sept. 25, CWU Campus Activities switched up the typical yoga session by adding goats to the equation. A total of 50 students and three goats attended the event that was put on by Health Programming a...

Samuelson opens in time for the start of classes

Samuelson opens in time for the start of classes

Jack Belcher, News Editor

September 28, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

After a decade of planning and two years of construction, the new Samuelson STEM building is finally open. Many students have walked past Samuelson in the last couple of years due to its location between Black and Mitchell Hall, and just south of the Science II building. With the opening of the buildin...

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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


Filed under Scene, Showcase

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


Filed under Scene, Showcase

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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...

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