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Jayce Kadoun, Staff Copy Editor

Staff Copy Editor - Spring 2020

All content by Jayce Kadoun
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.

Target shooting in the ‘Burg

November 10, 2020

Whether it’s out in the sticks or at the local range, Ellensburg provides a number of opportunities and safe locations for local marksmen to sharpen their shooting skills.  The sites nearby where...

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One in-person event was the Halloween Candy Grab Bag. Trick-or-treaters drove through different locations and picked up candy for their kids.

Trick-or-treat COVID-19 style, haunted homes tour and more for this year’s Ellensburg Halloweek

November 3, 2020

Ellensburg Halloweek took place Oct. 26-31 and included a number of Halloween related activities and events put on by the Ellensburg Downtown Association both online and in-person.  The in-person events...

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Torrey Johnson displays his success in hunting ducks in the east side of Washington.

Hunters’ tips for success in the field

October 27, 2020

Duck hunting season opened Oct. 17 and hunters will now be out in the woods looking to shoot their limit.  With varying weather conditions, traffic in the wilderness and other factors at play, experienced...

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A home on wheels: New college graduates should live in a van

A home on wheels: New college graduates should live in a van

October 27, 2020

For many students, the time period that follows graduation is the first opportunity they’re given to be free as an adult.  Between school, work and the obligations of everyday life, free time gets...

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National Transfer Student Week is a way that CWU assists people that have transferred from other colleges feel at home in Ellensburg.

CWU welcomes transfer students with National Transfer Student Week events

October 20, 2020

National Transfer Student Week will be held Oct. 19-23 and will include a number of events aimed at assisting transfer students with their transition to CWU.  The transfer center responsible for the...

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The Nodding Donkey Bar is a favorite for students and locals looking to get a bite to eat.

Bars and restaurants in Ellensburg

October 13, 2020

Breweries, taverns and pubs are all around the city, and students have narrowed down which bars they prefer to visit during their nights out on the town. Certain criteria determine which bars students...

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Bass fishing during the fall transition

Bass fishing during the fall transition

October 7, 2020

With the fall season in full effect, any anglers looking to target largemouth bass will begin to notice fish habits changing as the temperature drops and will need to adjust their fishing styles accordingly. There...

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What’s open on campus?

October 1, 2020

Despite the majority of classes being held remotely this quarter, many of the on-campus amenities remain accessible to students both in physical and online form.  The Recreation Center in the SURC,...

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Tips for succeeding in online courses

September 27, 2020

With the majority of classes being held online this quarter, it may be hard for some students to adjust to the learning curve that comes with them. Despite new challenges, students and professors alike...

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Lethal removal of wolves is necessary

Lethal removal of wolves is necessary

June 3, 2020

Lethal means of removing wolves from areas in Washington where they are a problem are justified because they save livestock and wolf population numbers increase regardless of the amount killed. Some conservation...

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Student media credits should be worth taking

Student media credits should be worth taking

May 12, 2020

 Either student media courses at CWU need to be worth more, or less of them should be necessary to graduate. Working for student media is an extremely valuable way to gain real world experience in the...

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Hunting and fishing is the definition of social distancing

Hunting and fishing is the definition of social distancing

April 27, 2020

A solo trek into the woods or a day out on the water by yourself has the power to keep your body healthy and your mind clear during the uncertain times brought on by COVID-19. You might even consider hunting...

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Jayce Kadoun