The Observer


CWU’s student newspaper has been published for more than 100 years, since December 1916. Before its current iteration as “The Observer,” it was called the “Student Opinion” and the “Campus Crier.” Scroll down for links to archives and earliest editions.

Earliest copy on archive for the Student Opinion- March 12, 1917

Earliest copy on archive for the Campus Crier-  November 8, 1927

Earliest copy on archive for The Observer- April 5, 1984

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Archives from 1917-2000

Archives dating back to Fall 2009


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By the students, for the students of Central Washington University