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A long offseason gives the softball team an opportunity to build their culture

A long offseason gives the softball team an opportunity to build their culture

Dakaline White, Staff Reporter
February 16, 2021

The softball team’s season ended early last March due to COVID-19. Alison Mitchell was named head coach before the start of the season. The first season of her dream job was cut short just two months...

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Basketball game postponed due to positive COVID-19 test

Mitchell Roland, Editor-in-Chief
February 15, 2021

 While CWU’s men’s basketball team was slated to start their season late last week, the game was postponed after a positive COVID-19 test in the program. A member of the program’s tier one, which...

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Communal events for winter sports this season

Communal events for winter sports this season

Deacon Tuttle, Staff Reporter
February 10, 2021

Wintertime is flourishing in Ellensburg. People are collectively experiencing the outdoors through skiing, snowboarding, and snowshoeing. There are several options and tips for those seeking these outlets...

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Senior athletes recount some of their biggest moments at CWU

Gabriel Strasbaugh, Staff Reporter
February 10, 2021

The release of team schedules and recruiting classes the first week of February have the Wildcat teams’ reality of a season coming true. With the lack of live sports in the previous spring, fall and...

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Max Riseham and he hosts trivia and intramural sports other shows.

Intramural sports works to add new game night specials

Ondrea Machin, Staff Reporter
February 10, 2021

Trivia Night is held bi-weekly on Wednesday evenings on Twitch, and the intramural staff have been working on different ideas to add more interactive games to their Twitch channel. A few of the options...

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Left to right: Anna Peebles, Sydney Erwin, Sydney Copland, Kaylee Lucas

Veteran women’s lacrosse players look to spread love of the game

Dakaline White, Staff Reporter
February 10, 2021

Last year, the women’s club lacrosse team played all but two of their games before the season abruptly ended due to COVID-19. This season, the club is holding practices but have no scheduled games, and...

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How fans are watching Super Bowl 55

How fans are watching Super Bowl 55

Derek Harper, Staff Reporter
February 6, 2021

Despite COVID-19 playing a factor in how Super Bowl 55 plays out, some people aren’t letting it get in the way of watching the big game with others. According to 1080AM The Fan, ESPN Portland, 33% of...

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Football and men’s basketball announce upcoming opponents

Scene Editor , Scene Editor
February 5, 2021

The CWU Football team will play their first game in 511 days when they travel to Missoula, Montana for a matchup against the Montana Grizzlies on Apr. 10. The two teams were scheduled to face off at...

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October 8, 2019 vs NNU
(Ashley Kaufman, Gabrielle Aihara, Kyla Morgan, Bridgette Webb, Lexi Schamadan, Makala Swart)

Women’s volleyball goes back to basics

Jake Tilley, Staff Reporter
February 3, 2021

Women’s volleyball returns to practice with lots of excitement after a long break.  The team usually plays their season in the fall, but with COVID-19 they didn’t get the opportunity. If things...

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Tomlinson Stadium is electrifying on Saturday’s especially with the band and fans.

Tomlinson Stadium: A home for all

Gabriel Strasbaugh, Staff Reporter
February 2, 2021

Tomlinson Stadium’s profound impact on CWU and its students transcends nearly seven decades. Named in 1940 after star running back Jack Tomlinson, the name Tomlinson stuck and has been host to many events...

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Hiking culture in Kittitas County

Hiking culture in Kittitas County

Deacon Tuttle, Staff Reporter
February 2, 2021

When people yearn to connect with their surroundings a common response tends to be through hiking. Kittitas County offers several sights and exercise opportunities for those seeking such an outlet. People...

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Staying fit: what’s new in the ‘Burg

Staying fit: what’s new in the ‘Burg

Ondrea Machin, Staff Reporter
February 2, 2021

Whether you like to be competitive or just enjoy physical activity, the Recreation Center is offering three different self-guided fitness challenges this winter. During the month of February, students...

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