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Casey Rothgeb, Photo Editor

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Photo Editor - Fall 2020

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Changes are being considered as to how how North Village Cafe operates.

[Photo] North Village Café to reopen with changes

February 16, 2021

Changes are being considered as to how how North Village Cafe operates.

Under phase two of Gov. Jay Inslee’s Roadmap to Recovery, indoor dining is allowed at 25% capacity.

[Photo] The Porch navigates open-air seating rules under Inslee’s Recovery plan

February 16, 2021

Under phase two of Gov. Jay Inslee’s Roadmap to Recovery, indoor dining is allowed at 25% capacity.

Students can now mobile order food from dining services to help comply with health and safety guidelines.

[Photo] Dining services named “Innovator of the Month”

January 20, 2021

Students can now mobile order food from dining services to help comply with health and safety guidelines.

Several retailers now carry hemp-based CBD products as interest in them grows.

[Photo] Local businesses invest in CBD products

January 20, 2021

Several retailers now carry hemp-based CBD products as interest in them grows.

Jolt Java serves customers on Vantage Highway just east of Ellensburg.

[Photo] Coffee shops fuel community through pandemic

January 20, 2021

Jolt Java serves customers on Vantage Highway just east of Ellensburg.

The identity of the candidate the BOT will negotiate with is not yet known.

[Photo] Board of Trustees to begin negotiations with unidentified presidential candidate

November 13, 2020

The identity of the candidate the BOT will negotiate with is not yet known.

Ian Salvisberg is bringing history back to life with his Mosin Nagant out on Durr Road. Durr Road is about 15 to 20 minutes away from Ellensburg proper.

[Photo] Target shooting in the ‘Burg

November 10, 2020

Ian Salvisberg is bringing history back to life with his Mosin Nagant out on Durr Road. Durr Road is about 15 to 20 minutes away from Ellensburg proper.

Then next president of the university will be introduced on Jan. 14, though it is unknown when the will takeover for outgoing President James L. Gaudino

[Photo] Presidential search enters next phase

November 10, 2020

Then next president of the university will be introduced on Jan. 14, though it is unknown when the will takeover for outgoing President James L. Gaudino

Students are encouraged for health and safety to not travel home and back on the weekends.

[Photo] CWU encourages students to stay on campus

November 10, 2020

Students are encouraged for health and safety to not travel home and back on the weekends.

Virtual events took place during Homecoming along with other socailly distant experiences at the Student Union and Recreation Center.

[Photo] Homecoming 2020: virtual and socially distant edition

October 20, 2020

Virtual events took place during Homecoming along with other socailly distant experiences at the Student Union and Recreation Center.

Inside of Nicholson Pavilion where alumni’s donations help fund the athletic programs, staff and events ran around the community.

[Photo] The seventh annual Wildcat alumni challenge is underway

October 20, 2020

Inside of Nicholson Pavilion where alumni’s donations help fund the athletic programs, staff and events ran around the community.

Blue light telephones scattered around campus are one of the safety measures to protect students.

[Photo] CWU police ensures student safety at night

October 20, 2020

Blue light telephones scattered around campus are one of the safety measures to protect students.

Students take opportunities on campus to exercise and demonstrate their political power.

[Photo] As election nears, students get involved

October 15, 2020

Students take opportunities on campus to exercise and demonstrate their political power.

Students in certain fields may be affected by Boeing’s decision to move production of the 787.

[Photo] Boeing moves production of 787 to South Carolina

October 15, 2020

Students in certain fields may be affected by Boeing’s decision to move production of the 787.

In the heart of Ellensburg, Club 301 provides a modern atmosphere for dancing and drinking.

[Photo] Bars and restaurants in Ellensburg

October 13, 2020

In the heart of Ellensburg, Club 301 provides a modern atmosphere for dancing and drinking.

Head football coach Chris Fisk is confident that CWU’s football team will be able to build up their workouts to avoid injuries similar to the NFL.

[Photo] A modified buildup to competition raises the possibility for more injuries in the upcoming season for CWU athletics

October 7, 2020

Head football coach Chris Fisk is confident that CWU’s football team will be able to build up their workouts to avoid injuries similar to the NFL.

The rec center is looking for new ways to get students involved, including skill competitions.

[Photo] Are you up to the challenge?

October 7, 2020

The rec center is looking for new ways to get students involved, including skill competitions.

Women’s Soccer team looking to kick off a potential spring season. The team has been working on staying in shape and forming team chemistry. The team looks forward to facing rival WWU.

[Photo] Soccer gears up ahead of potential spring season

October 7, 2020

Women’s Soccer team looking to kick off a potential spring season. The team has been working on staying in shape and forming team chemistry. The team looks forward to facing rival WWU.

Ellensburg’s “The Patch” will be open this fall, complying with COVID-19 regulations

[Photo] Fall activities in the ‘Burg

October 6, 2020

Ellensburg’s “The Patch” will be open this fall, complying with COVID-19 regulations

The Nintendo Switch is among the many consoles students use to play electronic sports.

[Photo] The rise of esports

October 1, 2020

The Nintendo Switch is among the many consoles students use to play electronic sports.

The APOYO food bank is still looking for a new permanent location on campus.

[Photo] CWU and APOYO still in talks to move distribution center

October 1, 2020

The APOYO food bank is still looking for a new permanent location on campus.

The CWU football team has had to learn how to adapt to non contact activities to prepare for a sport that’s full of human contact.

[Photo] Football team gets creative with its sights on potential return

September 24, 2020

The CWU football team has had to learn how to adapt to non contact activities to prepare for a sport that’s full of human contact.

The air quality in Ellensburg has been unsafe at various times during the last several weeks causing the cancellation of events and classes.

[Photo] CWU cancels events due to unhealthy air quality

September 24, 2020

The air quality in Ellensburg has been unsafe at various times during the last several weeks causing the cancellation of events and classes.

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Casey Rothgeb