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Spencer Brown, Vice President of the Cybersecurity and Ethical Hacking Club, asks a question to the university officials during the open student form on Feb. 14.

Students ask for more active shooter training, the university responds

February 20, 2019

CWU is working on creating an emergency situation training video in response to the Feb. 6 active shooter false alarm. Answering students’ questions during an open forum on Feb. 14, CWU Police Chief...

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CWU students in lockdown at the SURC Rec Center

University says student overheard conversation about possible threat, triggered ROTC protocol

February 8, 2019

An emergency response update regarding the active shooter threat on Feb. 6 places the responsibility on “a student” who “overheard” a conversation in the CWU Case Management Services Office in...

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Official university tweet about the importance of keeping normality.

Classes continued in attempt to restore sense of normality

February 8, 2019

CWU Ellensburg classes were held as usual on Thursday, Feb. 7 in what the university said was an attempt to help students cope with the stress caused by the active shooter false alarm that locked down...

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Love is always worth celebrating

Love is always worth celebrating

February 6, 2019

While Valentine’s Day is undoubtedly commercialized, that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t celebrate it. Valentine’s Day is a reminder that we should take time out of our busy lives and appreciate the...

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Interactive films are the future of entertainment

Interactive films are the future of entertainment

January 16, 2019

Disclaimer: This review contains minor spoilers of “Black Mirror’s” interactive episode “Bandersnatch.” The most recent installment of Netflix’s “Black Mirror” is drawing attention not...

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A mass shooting generation

A mass shooting generation

March 1, 2018

One week after the Parkland school massacre, news outlets released stories not about the shooting or the victims, but about the survivors. They have dubbed this group of teenagers part of the “mass...

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FCC Vote Threatens Internet Freedom

FCC Vote Threatens Internet Freedom

January 11, 2018

On Dec. 14, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) repealed net neutrality. The vote passed with a three-to-two majority.   Although the original net neutrality rules went into effect in...

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