CWU Women’s Poetry Slam

Blog Written By: Miraclejoy "MJ" Curtis Look forward to powerful, enticing and provocative words spoken at Central Washington University’s 2nd Annual Women’s Poetry Slam. This is an event that you’d typically pay for, trust me! But it’s free and open for everyone to attend. It’s not your typical slam, the atmosphere will be set with a [...]

Welcoming Celebrated Author and Vietnam Veteran Tim O’Brien to CWU: NEA Big Read Event

April 25 • 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. McConnell Auditorium • Free As part of the National Endowment for the Arts Big Read event, CWU will host the award-winning author of “The Things They Carried,” Tim O’Brien. CWU is the only university in the Pacific Northwest to receive the Big Read Grant. O’Brien, a Purple Heart [...]

Students of Color Summit: Agents of Change

Excitement, friendships and the drive to create change and positive influences are just a few things that the Students of Color Summit generated at CWU earlier this month. On the first weekend of April, CWU partnered with the Washington Student Association to host over 224 students from 13 universities and schools to celebrate diversity and inclusivity [...]

CWU Students Rise on Stage in “The Mountaintop”

The stage is set; one bed in the center, one desk off to the side with one chair loosely pulled away from it. One waste bin sits next to the desk with just enough paper crumpled inside adjacent to the nightstand with one telephone (the real kind, cord and all) perfectly placed to look casual and [...]

Curtain Call: CWU’s Broadway Red Curtain Revue

It's not every day that the best of Broadway is brought to your campus and performed to a level that mirrors the pros–but that's exactly what happened in the McConnell Theatre this past weekend. From the opening number of "Live in Living Color" to the energetic ending of "Footloose," the show never wavered in entertainment [...]