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From Ethiopia to Ellensburg: How one woman turned tragedy into triumph

From Ethiopia to Ellensburg: How one woman turned tragedy into triumph

July 30, 2020

Heartbreak paired with a chance to seek out dreams and opportunities is often a conflicting scenario. For Paneal Holland, heartbreak led to a fresh start. Extraordinary circumstances brought her 8,336...

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Courtesy of Lily Newberry

1-on-1 with women’s soccer signee Lily Newberry

March 4, 2020

CWU Women’s Soccer head coach Michael Farrand recruits athletes to the women’s soccer team primarily through a two year period.  For the 2020 season, the team signed most of their sought-after...

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Courtesy of Lauren Orr

What it takes to be a DII Track and Field athlete

February 26, 2020

The track athletes at CWU train year round to compete successfully in their events. Athletes competing in a variety of different events all aspire to be both mentally and physically fit in order to succeed...

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Teagan Kimbro

Football inks evergreen talent

February 19, 2020

The recruiting process for CWU Football hit its peak on National Signing Day on Wednesday, Feb. 5.   The Process Head coach Chris Fisk discussed how he observes high school football players throughout...

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Courtesy of Ethan Olson

Men’s Lacrosse club seeks bigger audience

February 12, 2020

Peter Semler is a senior on the CWU Men’s Lacrosse Club.  Semler has been enjoying lacrosse since he was in fifth grade and said he still has a love for the game and the teammates he plays it with. Semler...

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CWU Athletic Communications

The daily routine of a CWU rugby athlete

February 6, 2020

There’s more to rugby athletes than meets the eye. Although being a student athlete can be seen as something very glamorous, it can also be much more difficult with a variety of elements. Both men’s...

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Teagan Kimbro

Opinion: Don’t be influenced by influencers

January 29, 2020

Public opinions are formed and then broadcasted across various social media platforms. The seed of public opinion starts with one person, typically someone who is higher up in the social hierarchy. These...

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Teagan Kimbr

Opinion: Join an intramural team

January 29, 2020

Editor’s Note: This opinion piece was intended to be a reported article about CWU sports clubs that spend time doing community service. When the reporter went to set up an interview, they were told...

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Paneal Holland

Wildcats take first loss to Sparling

January 22, 2020

The CWU men’s basketball team fought hard against the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) Saturday night. Ultimately, CWU fell to UAF by a final score of 78-60. The game was full of ups and downs which...

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