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By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

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By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

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A rendering of the proposed Multi-Cultural Center

The Multi-Cultural Center: The real fight is just now beginning

Layla Taha, Staff Reporter
February 23, 2024

CWU has advertised itself as the most diverse campus in Washington, yet we don’t have a Multi-Cultural Center (MCC) like all other public universities in Washington. After years of active mobilization...

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Q&A: Cash Brown

Q&A: Cash Brown

Megan Foster
January 21, 2024

Cash Brown is a junior at CWU pursuing his passion for sports broadcasting. He is seeking a degree in sports management with specializations in sports business and sports communication. Alongside his studies,...

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Vandalism in the Residence Halls: It’s Not Just The University’s Problem

Vandalism in the Residence Halls: It’s Not Just The University’s Problem

Astor Powell-Pedersen , Staff Reporter
January 20, 2024

If you’re a student living on campus, then you’ve almost certainly heard about the regular occurrences of vandalism within the residence halls, if you have not seen it yourself.  Vandalism and...

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Northwest Sports Management Summit: curiosity answered for CWU students

Lily Goold, Staff Reporter
November 30, 2023

Excitement and interest were generated as the fourth annual Northwest Sports Management Summit kicked off in the newly renovated Nicholson Pavilion on Thursday, Nov. 6. Hosted by the Northwest Center...

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Elvin Delgado goal is to help with student sucess photo courtesy of cwu.edu

Elvin Delgado appointed interim associate vice president of academic affairs

Megan Rogers, News Editor
November 8, 2023

Elvin Delgado, associate dean of faculty development, research and interdisciplinary initiative, was appointed interim associate vice president of academic affairs on Nov. 2. This was after Kurt Kirstein...

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CWU Library Presents on AI

Bots Replace the Writing Process

Maria Mann, Staff Reporter
November 8, 2023

Is it acceptable to copy written works if they were generated by a computer and not a real person? This is a topic of controversy within the realm of artificial intelligence (AI).  According to Turnitin.com,...

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Why do I have so many streaming services, but nothing to watch?

Morgana’s Complaint Corner: I’m mad at streaming services

Morgana Carroll, Columnist
October 12, 2023

In this last year I am more glad than ever that my mom has bought and hoarded DVDs and VHSs like a dragon on a pile of gold.  As of late I have  immediately gone to the boxes in our garage full of...

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Lidya Jewett (Left) and Olivia ONiell (Right) mid-exorcism Photo courtesy of Universal Pictures

Have faith in ‘The Exorcist: Believer’

Isaac Hinson, Columnist
October 12, 2023

50 years after the release of the original masterpiece, Pazuzu returned to terrorize new blood in “The Exorcist: Believer,” released on Oct. 6. “The Exorcist: Believer” marks the fourth consecutive...

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These are just some of of the books being banned nationwide.

Book Bans are Spreading Across America

Maria Mann, Staff Reporter
October 12, 2023

Representatives from CWU’s library gave a presentation on banned books over lunch at the SURC on Oct. 4. Perched atop a wooden bench were many childhood classics including “Diary of a Wimpy...

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McPherson (right) and Burson (left) on the summit of North Sister. Photo courtesy of Marc McPherson

CWU police lieutenant climbs 12 peaks this summer

Megan Rogers, News Editor
October 10, 2023

CWU’s police lieutenant Marc McPherson climbed 12 peaks from July 23 to Aug. 2. McPherson, accompanied by the Corporal for the Kittitas County Sheriff's Office Nick Burson, traveled through Oregon, California...

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Q&A

Morgana Carroll
October 9, 2023

Sydney Thompson is the new Dean of Libraries here at CWU, making her prior position of interim Dean of Libraries official. Sydney Thompson got her BA and MA in  Psychology, but found her love of librarianship...

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Fair Play Alden Ehrenreich and Phoebe Dynevor in Fair Play

New this weekend: ‘Saw X,’ ‘Dumb Money’ and ‘Fair Play’

Isaac Hinson, Columnist
October 9, 2023

Fall is one of my favorite times of the year. The weather starts to cool down, I’m able to get out my sweaters and studios begin to release my favorite kinds of movies: Oscar-fare and horror.  This...

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