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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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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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…

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“Beyond Vietnam”: Sparking Modern-Day Discussion with the Words of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Guest Speaker Megan Ming Francis April 10 | 4 – 5:30 p.m. | SURC Ballroom Megan Ming Francis will be introducing and leading discussion on PBS Documentary “MLK: A Call to Conscience”. This event, on the heels of the 50th Anniversary of MLK’s “Beyond Vietnam” speech, will spark conversation regarding political activism during a time of…

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