What is K-pop?

By Kiersten Kimminau Korean popular music, known as K-pop, has risen to striking prominence and shows no sign of slowing down. The rapid rise of this field has led to it being utilized by the South Korean government, adored by Asian-American youth, marketed by businesses, and employed by the entertainment industry. Led by Dr. Suk-Young…

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Fuego 2019 Fashion Show

By Kiersten Kimminau Photos by CWU ATM Daring, Inspiring, and Risqué These are just three words that designer, Carissa Hills used to describe the 2019 Annual Fashion Show, Fuego. On June 1st, step into the flame of fashion as Fuego takes fashion forward trends to the next level. This year’s, show features 16 original student designers who…

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PolyFest 2019

By Kiersten Kimminau On May 2nd, Poly Central and the Diversity and Equity Center are inviting the CWU and Ellensburg Community to the cultural celebration of PolyFest!  If you have never attended PolyFest in years past, you’re in for a real treat this time around. Kick off the evening at 4:30 with some delicious barbeque…

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Get Ready to ‘Rock Against Rape’ on April 23, 2019

By Emily Masseth Prevention, awareness, and music are the elements that make up CWU’s annual groundbreaking event, Rock Against Rape. It has become a Central signature event in the CWU Wellness Center’s effort to spread awareness about sexual assault, prevention methods, and consent. Now in its 11th year, Rock Against Rape encourages attendees to have…

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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…

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