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 [...]

Bringing the words of MLK into modern-day America through “Beyond Vietnam” Panel Discussion

Bringing the words of MLK into modern-day America through “Beyond Vietnam” Panel Discussion

Can these words (and others) that were spoken 50 years ago resonate with today's events across the nation? Join us as we explore the words of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "Beyond Vietnam" speech on April 4 from noon - 1:30 p.m. in the SURC Pit in commemoration of the speech's 50th anniversary. Interactive conversation boards, [...]

A Conversation with Norm Stamper, Former Seattle Police Chief

Who polices the police? According to Norm Stamper, former Seattle police chief, the community. On April 5, at 7 p.m. in the SURC Ballroom, Stamper will give a talk titled “Community Policing in the Age of Police Militarization” about the importance of community involvement in policing on local, national and global levels. Stamper was a [...]

Dr. Corey Hebert – A Passion for Healing, A Knack for Inspiring

“When you have someone that has an open mind, which is the college student, that’s the best group to get to make change in the world.” Renowned pediatrician, speaker and television health correspondent, Dr. Corey Hebert, will speak at CWU on March 9 in the Student Union Ballroom at 7 p.m. The talk is free [...]

When clocks are scarier than glocks

If you've been following the news today, then you've no doubt seen a story about a 14-year-old student at MacArthur High School in Irving, Texas named Ahmed Mohamed who was arrested for bringing a home-made clock to school. Teachers misidentified the clock for a bomb and promptly called the police who arrested and detained Ahmed. [...]