Riding the water with 3000 horsepower

Riding the water with 3000 horsepower

Micah Chen, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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


Filed under Scene, Showcase

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


Filed under Scene, Showcase

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...

CWU faculty oversees election in Lebanon

CWU faculty oversees election in Lebanon

Jack Belcher, Senior News Reporter

May 16, 2018


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Dr. Geraldine O’Mahony from the Office of the Associate Provosts at CWU was recently in Lebanon to observe their first democratic election in nearly a decade. While O’Mahony does work at CWU, she was asked to go on this trip by the National Democratic Institute (NDI), a non-profit, non-partisan and ...

Keeping the Peace

Keeping the Peace

Henry Crumblish, Scene Editor

May 16, 2018


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Every weekend hundreds of students descend on the downtown Ellensburg area like a plague of locusts. The rabid pack of wildcats hit the downtown bars like clockwork in search of cheap alcohol and much needed relief from the week’s stresses.  With more than 11,000 students enrolled in classes at CWU the ...

C-Store stocks up for spring spending spree

C-Store stocks up for spring spending spree

Matt Escamilla, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2018


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Here’s a friendly reminder to students: spend all of your Connection Card balance before leaving campus to enjoy your summer break. Start shopping the C-Store soon so you don’t have to deal with long lines and wasteful spending. “If [students] started spending now, I think they would spend ...

Intramural softball in full swing at CWU

Intramural softball in full swing at CWU

Gunnar Hinds, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Softball is in full swing here at CWU. For athletes that don’t make it to varsity level in college, intramurals are a way to continue to play the game they enjoy after high school. Intramural softball, offered through the Recreation Center, is a favorite in the springtime and this year includes five dif...

The Voice of Music is Love

The Voice of Music is Love

Anakaren Garcia, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2018


Filed under Scene, Showcase

Love has a way of changing our lives. When Torrance “Tor” Blaisdell met his wife Gayla in Boston, he never expected to be teaching classes with her 30 years later and thousands of miles away from where they first met. At first glance, you might not even know the couple was married, but Tor knew G...

Film makers return to SOURCE

Film makers return to SOURCE

Jack Belcher, Senior News Reporter

May 9, 2018


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Symposium of University Research and Creative Expression, or SOURCE for short, is a chance for students, faculty and staff to show research and creative projects they have been working on to their peers and the community.. According to Program Coordinator Jamie Gilbert, there are over 500 presentations...

Softball gears up for GNAC tournament

Softball gears up for GNAC tournament

Rachel Greve, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The CWU Women’s softball team is headed to the GNAC tournament this weekend sitting in the second seed position. The Wildcats will head to Concordia University in Portland, Oregon this weekend where they will play for a chance at a super-regional berth.   With a four-game sweep over Saint Martin Uni...

Bowers Field Runway 7-25 closed

Bowers Field Runway 7-25 closed

Mathilde Angeledei, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2018


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In the fall of 2017, runway 7-25 at Bowers Field Airport in Ellensburg was closed indefinitely. Last month, Kittitas County decided to close the runway permanently. Bowers Field Airport is used by CWU Aviation. The Aviation Department has 265 students, 165 of which are flight majors and 100 management ma...

OPR puts on new Umptanum Ridge hike

OPR puts on new Umptanum Ridge hike

Micah Chen, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

The Umptanum Ridge used to be an off-limit area for Outdoor Pursuits and Rentals (OPR) to hike, due to governing land laws. This is not the case anymore. “We recently got a new permit from the Governing Land Management for that area,” said OPR staff member Nick Poprawski. “This is going to be ...

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