Professor proves there are no rules in art, only freedom

Sarah Hoot, Staff Reporter

June 3, 2016

Filed under Community, Scene

From humble beginnings in the town of Monroe, North Carolina, Julie Brooks made her way here to Ellensburg to become an interim professor of metalsmithing while Professor Keith Lewis, the resident jewelry and metals professor, i...

Professor by day, nerd by night

Kory Hollingsworth, Staff Reporter

June 3, 2016

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By day, Dr. Denise Shaw teaches at Central Washington University as a professor of educational foundations and curriculum, but by night, she co-owns and operates a store with her husband, Jason Shaw. The Shaw’s store, N...

Art around campus

Kory Hollingsworth, Staff Reporter

May 26, 2016

Filed under Arts, Community, Scene

Across Central Washington University’s campus, a number of sculptures decorate the grass and pathways leading to academic buildings, but where do these sculptures come from? What is the story behind the sculptures and other...

‘We Observed You’: an apology for our ignorance

Jonathan Glover, Editor-in-Chief

April 21, 2016

Filed under Community, Scene

Last week, the Observer ran a column titled “We Observed You,” which received a large amount of negative feedback. The original intent of the column was to “observe” random, funny or interesting people on campus or in the comm...

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