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Ondrea Machin, Staff Reporter

Staff Reporter - Winter 2021

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The history behind Nicholson Pavilion

The history behind Nicholson Pavilion

February 23, 2021

Nicholson Pavilion is known for its unique structure and hosting many events from sports to summer camps, but how it got its name is just as interesting as its design. It was built in 1959 and then...

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Gridiron flag football league in progress to keep youth active

February 17, 2021

It has been almost one year since the COVID-19 pandemic canceled all youth recreational sports, but the community of Ellensburg is hopeful that youth non-contact football will be offered this spring. Gridiron...

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Max Riseham and he hosts trivia and intramural sports other shows.

Intramural sports works to add new game night specials

February 10, 2021

Trivia Night is held bi-weekly on Wednesday evenings on Twitch, and the intramural staff have been working on different ideas to add more interactive games to their Twitch channel. A few of the options...

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Staying fit: what’s new in the ‘Burg

Staying fit: what’s new in the ‘Burg

February 2, 2021

Whether you like to be competitive or just enjoy physical activity, the Recreation Center is offering three different self-guided fitness challenges this winter. During the month of February, students...

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A new way to golf

A new way to golf

January 27, 2021

COVID-19 hasn’t made it easy for students to participate in recreational sports, but the new Opti2shot golf simulator at the Recreation Center has provided a new way for students to golf. This new...

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Fight off stress with pets

Fight off stress with pets

January 26, 2021

There are many benefits to owning a pet. People who own pets are less likely to suffer from depression, playing with a dog or cat can boost serotonin and dopamine levels and even lower blood pressure,...

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Student’s playing basketball inside the Recreation Center while being socially distant.

Intramural sports stays virtual this winter

January 20, 2021

Although COVID-19 has restricted on-campus activities, intramural sports are following COVID-19 protocols and offering virtual events this winter. There are several events planned for this quarter,...

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