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Study abroad projected to continue after spring 2021

Study abroad projected to continue after spring 2021

November 10, 2020

Students seeking study abroad opportunities may be happy to hear that the program is looking forward to opening after spring 2021.  Due to travel restrictions that have been in place since the start...

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You should try owning a pet at some point in your lifetime

You should try owning a pet at some point in your lifetime

November 3, 2020

Yes, I know pets aren’t for everyone but please just hear me out. Spring 2020, home alone with no one but my family cat for company. I would spend my lunch time with him to actually chat and relax...

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Flu shots and the people behind them

Flu shots and the people behind them

October 27, 2020

Flu season is upon us, and medical staff at Kittitas Valley Healthcare (KVH) and volunteers from around the county are working to ensure that things run how they’re supposed to.  Kathryn Brunner...

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While the plan isn’t finalized, ASCWU is working to build a new multicultural center.

Old Heat may be new Center for Cultural Innovation

October 20, 2020

ASCWU has been in talks for three to four months about a possible plan to convert the Old Heat building into the new multicultural center starting fall 2021. The planned phases for the remodeling of...

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Horror games are fun because they aren’t fun

Horror games are fun because they aren’t fun

October 13, 2020

Silent Hill, Slender: The Eight Pages, Five Nights at Freddy’s, Phasmophobia, Amnesia, Resident Evil, Outlast. These are horror games that a good majority of people would say they don’t enjoy playing...

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Ensuring your vote is counted this election year

Ensuring your vote is counted this election year

October 6, 2020

ASCWU will be providing a safe and clean environment to ensure that student votes are collected and counted towards this year's 2020 presidential election. ASCWU Director of Governmental Affairs Edgar...

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

CWU and APOYO still in talks to move distribution center

October 1, 2020

Allied People Offering Year-Round Outreach (APOYO) is still waiting to hear from CWU on its potential relocation to the New York Teriyaki building after their lease with CWU was not renewed. APOYO is...

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CWU offering students Emotional Intelligence Badges for display on their social media platforms

September 24, 2020

CWU is offering the first ever Emotional Intelligence Badges for students to display on their social media profiles through its new course, Emotional Intelligence for Professionals (BUS411). The course...

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Students will be able to return to collect their belongings before the end of the quarter

Students will be able to return to collect their belongings before the end of the quarter

May 22, 2020

CWU Housing has announced through updates posted to their webpage and emails sent out to the student body there is a plan on how students may get any belongings left in dorms back. Starting May 18 at...

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Ellensburg offering free Wi-Fi to the community

Ellensburg offering free Wi-Fi to the community

May 6, 2020

The City of Ellensburg announced on their Facebook page free Wi-Fi will now be available in certain locations for community use. The post said the city was working together with CWU, Kittitas County...

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Student Board of Trustees member position filled

Student Board of Trustees member position filled

April 30, 2020

The CWU Board of Trustees (BOT) student representative position is set to be filled following the end of current student member Alex Harrington’s 2019-20 term. Applications for the position ended...

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ASCWU elections approaching

ASCWU elections approaching

April 29, 2020

The ASCWU elections for this year are going to be held in an entirely online format due to the current COVID-19 restrictions. Applications for the election began April 16 and will be ending at 4 p.m....

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Health Science building construction will continue

Health Science building construction will continue

April 22, 2020

Construction for the new Health Sciences building will be continuing despite Gov. Jay Inslee’s statewide COVID-19 restrictions.  The CWU Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting on March 31 was held online...

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