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Lexi Wicks, Staff Reporter

Staff Reporter - Spring 2021

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Student Appreciation Week

Student Appreciation Week

June 2, 2021

There’s only one week left in the quarter and what better way to celebrate than with student appreciation week. Monday Movie Madness, Student Club Fest, Headphone Disco and many other events took place...

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Students’ mental health gets a fresh check

Students’ mental health gets a fresh check

May 26, 2021

The SURC was filled with music, chatter and students as the Wellness Center hosted Fresh Check Day Wednesday, May 19. Booths lined the room representing different mental health resources and activities...

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Asian Studies program invited guest speaker to discuss Women and Buddhism

Asian Studies program invited guest speaker to discuss ‘Women and Buddhism’

May 19, 2021

How do women engage with Buddhism? It is one question among many that Jin Park addressed May 13 in a women and Buddhism webinar. By taking a look into the life of Kim Iryǒp (1896-1971) Park hopes to find...

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Bye CWU, hello University of Iowa!

Bye CWU, hello University of Iowa!

May 12, 2021

A profile of Madeline Wilson, previous editor-in-chief of PULSE magazine Now that it is spring quarter, many students are gearing up for graduation. The finish line is in sight and their time at CWU is...

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Spring Festival celebrates various AAPI cultures

May 5, 2021

The Spring Festival brought some members of the CWU community together on April 28 as staff and students celebrated Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander culture. Several students and staff attended...

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Lexi Wicks (Junior) and Bailey Feinauer (Senior)

Everyone should hike this spring

April 28, 2021

Going from winter quarter to spring quarter is a breath of fresh air. If you are anything like me, the constant dark days and cold weather can take a toll, especially while juggling the stress of online...

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Students fill the SURC to create a creature

Students fill the SURC to “create a creature”

April 28, 2021

Online classes can burn out students quickly, but Campus Activities plans events in order to help students hit the reset button.  On April 22, Campus Activities hosted the Create a Creature event that...

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#StopAsianHate: Campus conversation addresses safety and mental health

#StopAsianHate: Campus conversation addresses safety and mental health

April 21, 2021

According to the Stop AAPI Hate news release, starting from March 19 of last year through the end of 2020, a total of 3,292 reports of violence and harassment against Asian American and Pacific Islanders...

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Connecting the Community through Movement

Connecting the Community through Movement

April 14, 2021

The Ellensburg Dance Ensemble is opening The Studio, a new dance studio, right on Main Street. On Monday, April 12, The Studio officially opened up, offering a variety of classes, with the options of hip...

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Lexi Wicks