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The Weekly Hype

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Mon, 10/26/2020 to Sun, 11/01/2020
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Hype is a weekly event listing published by the CWU Publicity Center. For event details, visit This event listing will be updated regularly.

All Week

Pumpkin Carving Contest
All week • Virtual • Open to CWU students only
CWU students, enter to win a goody bag including a limited edition sticker from CWU Hype and 88.1 The 'Burg! Carve a pumpkin, post a picture of your pumpkin as an Instagram post, tag @cwuhype and @881theburg in your photo (must be a public account). Post by end of day Saturday, October 31, 2020. Ten winners will be randomly drawn and announced for the goody bag prize.

Central Theatre Ensemble Presents: The Tell-Tale Gaze
7:30 p.m. Oct. 29-31 and Nov. 5-7 • McConnell Hall Exterior • Tickets $5 students, $12 GA
Tickets must be purchased online at See production details below

Volunteer With The CLCE
Check out all of the volunteer opportunities the Center for Leadership and Community Engagement has to offer. Visit to learn about how you can give back to your campus and local community.

23rd Annual Giving Tree
Oct. 15-Nov. 15 • Open to all
Suport children in our county this holiday season. Register to help fulfill a child's wish list, and help make this a magical season. Purchase a present for a child in our community here

Try A Group X Class
All week • CWU students
It's not too late to take a Group X fitness class from Recreation. Choose from classes that offer strength and high intensity, mind and body focus, dance or cycling. Check out the schedule at


Monday, October 26

Mindful Monday-Yin Yoga Series
3 p.m. • Recreation Center • Free, CWU students 
Join the Wellness Center’s Sabeth Jackson (RYT 200) and the Recreation Center for a meditative form of movement called Yin Yoga. Yin Yoga incorporates mostly seated postures that are held for longer periods of time, leading to deep stretching, greater awareness of where we are holding tension, and greater awareness of our thoughts. Modifications available. Bring a yoga mat or towel, and a pillow (not required, but helpful in some poses). This class will be limited to the first 15 students.

Voter Registration Phone Bank
5 p.m. • Virtual, via Zoom • Free, CWU students
Join ASCWU Governmental Affairs, the Washington Student Association, CWU clubs and ESC orgs for a virtual voter registration phone bank. The top 3 clubs or organizations with the most new registered people will win prizes. Individuals can participate too. Join via this link. Zoom meeting ID: 884 2244 0611.

Monday Movie Madness: CLCE Presents Despicable Me
8 p.m. • Virtual • Free, CWU students 
Join Campus Activities and the Center for Leadership and Community Engagement for this fun comedy in a virtual watch party via Netflix Party. Campus Activities will post the Netflix Party link on their Instagram page one hour before the event. Follow @cwucampusactivities on Instagram.


Tuesday, October 27

Present Moments With The DEC
3:30 p.m. • Virtual, via Zoom • Free, CWU students
During election season we may often feel like we are holding our breath, trying to find time to check facts, critically analyze rhetoric and then make informed and educated decisions on what is best for our future and the future of our country. As we engage this season, it is just as important to balance our self-care, our need for rest, reflect and recharge. Join us for mindful sessions and give yourself time to put yourself first as you navigate the political landscape and season. Join via Zoom. Meeting ID: 826 7690 7291.


Wednesday, October 28

Blood Drive
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. • Kittitas Valley Event Center, Teanaway Hall • Free, by appointment only
Lend a hand (or a vein) to help the American Red Cross meet its blood donation needs for Central Washington. Donate from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 28 in Teanaway Hall at the Kittitas Valley Event Center, located at 901 E. 7th Ave. Appointments are required via Presence. If you are sick, please stay home. Masks required. 

Protecting Yourself and Connected Devices
12 p.m. • Virtual • Free, CWU students, faculty and staff
Kellon Benson began IT work at CWU's Help Desk as a student and shortly after became an intern in the Information Security Services department. Soon, Kellon was a full-time security analyst where responsibilities included: digital forensics, network security monitoring, risk assessment and security reviews. Currently, Kellon works on behalf of Atos as a threat hunter for major organizations. This event will be held virtually and to attend the event, please RSVP here. All attendees will have a chance to win a $25 gift card to the CWU Wildcat Shop!

Wellness Wednesday
5 p.m. • Virtual, via Zoom • Free, CWU students
Join Dr Emily Rollie for the Wellness Wednesday program Yoga for Artists. Participants can join the class via Zoom. The link to the Zoom meeting is available at For the passcode, please email or

Wildcat Leadership Academ
5 p.m. • Virtual • Free, CWU students 
Join the CLCE for the Wildcat Leadership Academy featuring a unique speaker teaching one aspect of leadership. For the Presence registration link, visit

OPR Fireside Chat
6 p.m. • OPR • Free, CWU students
Join OPR for a fireside chat. Physical distancing and masks are required. 

Geek Out, Game Out
7 p.m. • Virtual and SURC 137 • Free, CWU students
Bring some friends to play video games, board games and card games! Free food! There will be a virtual component for those not wanting to attend in person. Follow @cwucampusactivities on Instagram for more info. 

Trivia Wednesday
7 p.m. • Virtual, via Twitch • Free, CWU students
Join Campus Activities and Recreation for a round of trivia. The theme is 2000s pop culture. Join via Twitch at

Managing Your Brand
7 p.m. • Virtual • Free, CWU students
Join Career Services for a virtual workshop that will help you answer the following questions: What is a brand? How can I create one? Where and how do I use it? Link will be available at on the day of the workshop.


Thursday, October 29

International Cafe
12 p.m. • Virtual, via Zoom • Free, CWU students
The International Cafe promotes beneficial interaction between CWU's international and domestic students. It then guides them to work together in leadership and community engagement roles. This promotes cross-cultural friendships, understanding, and learning opportunities. Visit to register! Join via

SLAC Meeting
4 p.m. • Virtual • Free, CWU students
Student Legislative Advocacy Committee was created by ASCWU Governmental Affairs for students to get involved with Gov Affairs' upcoming events as well as contribute to our legislative agenda. Members can get involved with state politics and issues pertaining to higher education in the state of Washington. Join via Zoom or by Meeting ID: 861 9192 3851.

Building Connections Through Informational Interviewing
7 p.m. • Virtual • Free, CWU students
Join this presentation to learn how to gain greater awareness of career opportunities, and expand your network of professional contacts. Link will be available at on the day of the workshop.


Thursday, Oct. 29 - Saturday, Oct. 31

The Tell-Tale Gaze
7:30 p.m. • McConnell Hall Exterior • Tickets $5 students, $12 GA
Join the Central Theatre Ensemble for a unique Poe-themed experience. Watch paintings of Edgar Allen Poe texts come to life through live scenes performed within the frames of McConnell Hall. Tickets must be purchased online at Face coverings are required. This is an outdoor event, so please dress accordingly. 


Saturday, October 31

Volunteer At Halloweek
4-7 p.m. • Parking Lot C-9, across from Kamola Hall  • Free CWU Students
Dress up for Hallowee and volunteer to hand out Halloweek goody bags to kids in this replacement event for Boo Central. Sign up to volunteer via Presence with the CLCE. RSVP at

Haunting At Central
7 p.m. - 12 a.m. • Virtual and in-person • Free, CWU students
From 7-9 p.m. play hide and seek outside on the SURC E. Patio. Masks and physical distancing are required for in-person events. From 9 p.m. to midnight complete a virtual escape room or get a virtual caricature done. For more information follow @cwucampusactivities on Instagram. 
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