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Learn lifting and climbing at Ladies’ Night

Aeryn Kauffman, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2019

CWU Recreation is hosting an event specifically aimed at women who want to improve their fitness. Ladies’ Night will take place this quarter on Friday Nov. 15 from 6-8 p.m. in the Recreation Center. The SURC weight room and climbing wall will be open for the event. Recreation Center staff will be on du...

Swimming culture lives on at CWU

Austin Lane, Senior Sports Reporter

November 13, 2019

The CWU Swimming Club hosted the Wildcat Invite, its first swim meet of the school year last Saturday. Swimmers from both the CWU and Washington State University (WSU) swimming clubs met at the CWU Aquatic Center from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  WSU won the meet by a combined score of 722.5 to CWU’s 604.5...

Sports opportunity off the field

Sports opportunity off the field

Austin Lane, Senior Sports Reporter

November 13, 2019

According to CWU’s website, there are over 135 majors offered at CWU. For students that are interested in sports, there are multiple options for choosing a major that pertains to sports in some fashion.  One sports major that is offered at CWU is sport management. Sport management breaks down in...

Alumni challenge in full swing

Austin Lane, Senior Sports Reporter

November 7, 2019

The Wildcat Alumni Challenge is a fundraising event hosted by CWU Athletics once a year. The event gives former CWU athletes a chance to donate money that goes towards the different sporting teams at CWU. This year is the sixth annual Wildcat Alumni Challenge, and it is currently operating. The fundra...

Hawks facing biggest game of the season

Austin Lane, Senior Sports Reporter

November 7, 2019

After a big win last week against the Atlanta Falcons, to move to 7-2 on the season the Seattle Seahawks have their biggest test of the season this Monday night against the undefeated San Francisco 49ers (8-0). The Niners are the last remaining undefeated team in the NFL since the New England Patriots ...

Time is near for winter gear

Samantha Cabeza, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2019

Ski season is almost here which means students can experience the Pacific Northwest by skiing with a group of other students, friends and nonstudents.  OPR offers weekly shuttles to The Summit at Snoqualmie starting winter quarter 2020. The shuttle cost is $10 for students and $12 for nonstudents. Th...

Fit the fit lab into your schedule

Aeryn Kauffman, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2019

Students can sign up for comprehensive fitness assessments in Purser Hall, free of charge. Qualified exercise science students conduct the assessments, and all Fit Lab staff are trained in this area. CWU Master of Exercise Science Hillary Conner oversees Fit Lab. Conner said Fit Lab is of particular ...

Basketball opens season with a win

Basketball opens season with a win

Austin Lane, Senior Sports Reporter

November 1, 2019

The CWU Men’s Basketball team kicked off their 2019-2020 campaign with an exhibition win against the University of Idaho (UI) Vandals by a final score of 88-81. The game was a chance for the Wildcats to get on the court and face another team in a game setting without feeling the pressure of a regul...

Climbing club honors late CWU climber

Climbing club honors late CWU climber

Aeryn Kauffman, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

There is a scholarship available for students in the CWU Climbing Club, founded in memory of Matthew Trinkle, a CWU student who passed away during a climbing accident. According to the Daily Record, Trinkle passed away in 2012. After going on a trip alone to Dragontail Peak in Chelan County, Washi...

Playing smart soccer

Playing smart soccer

Samantha Cabeza, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

CWU’s Women’s Soccer has succeeded in winning another Team Academic Award for the 2018-2019 season. The qualifications for this award is to keep a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the team as a whole. The team averaged a 3.38 cumulative GPA, making this the 10th time they have won the award. Almost one thousand teams won the awar...

Football contends for top GNAC spot

Football contends for top GNAC spot

Austin Lane, Senior Sports Reporter

November 1, 2019

Wildcat football entered Saturday night looking to continue their winning streak and left Tomlinson Stadium with their biggest win of the season.  After a big 56-yard touchdown run by Michael Roots on the opening drive, the Wildcats never looked back, defeating Simon Fraser University (SFU) by a fi...

Celebration at the tailgate

Celebration at the tailgate

Samantha Cabeza, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2019

Tomlinson Stadium held its homecoming tailgate on Oct. 12. Students showed their Wildcat spirit through their apparel and enthusiasm to see CWU play Azusa Pacific University (APU). There were games, pizza and pumpkin smashing.   Tailgates are meant to bring students together and celebrate wi...