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People flock to CUB reopening

With the countdown clock at zero, Barry Johnston, assisant vice president for business and finance, and Kathleen Hatch, executive director of student union and university recreation, noted that WSU’s Compton Union Building opened right on schedule .
Photos by Shelly Hanks, WSU Photo Services
The newly renovated Compton Union Building opened its doors to the WSU community Monday, Aug.11.
Guided tours by the CUB administration will be available throughout the day.
The Student Book Corporation (Bookie) will be open for business providing an expansive café brewing Starbucks coffee and Carlita’s Mexican Grill & Espresso will be up and running serving authentic Mexican food including fresh burritos, tacos, a signature Rock Shrimp Taco as well as coffee and espresso drinks.
Other services available Monday include US Bank, WSECU, the CougarCard Center, CougarCopies, & Cougar Express Mail.
Complete hours of operation are:
Monday, 8/11: 7:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Tuesday, 8/12 – Friday, 8/15: 6 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday, 8/16 – Sunday, 8/17: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Monday, 8/18 – Saturday, 8/23: 6 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.
For more information including updates on the opening of additional dining establishments please visit
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