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By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

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By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

The Observer

Bruce Tabb

Ellensburg City Council is in the works of combating local racism and discrimination

Star Diavolikis, Senior Reporter
January 26, 2021

The Ellensburg City Council is currently working on creating a commission dedicated to inclusion, diversity and equity, but it may not be established until late spring. Beginning in July 2020, a subcommittee...

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Joey Packer (left) and Roberto Chavez (right). Diversity and Equity Center (DEC) staff provided games, pan de muerto and candy for students celebrating Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead.

Día de los Muertos brings color to the community

The Diversity and Equity Center (DEC) held a Día de los Muertos celebration, complete with pan de muerto, art, games and music on the SURC Patio East on Friday, Oct. 30 from 4-7 p.m. Día de los Muertos,...

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My culture is not your Halloween costume

My culture is not your Halloween costume

Star Diavolikis, Columnist
October 27, 2020

Every year, I see white people and non-Native Americans post their Halloween costumes that are usually described as an “Indian Princess,” and this costume trend needs to die out already. You’re...

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City council passes proclamation about Hispanic Heritage Month

Jessica Perez, Staff Reporter
October 7, 2020

On Sept. 21, the Ellensburg City Council (ECC) passed a proclamation intended to recognize the achievements of Hispanic Americans in Ellensburg. This proclamation also declared Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 Hispanic...

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Culture on stage at PolyFest

Culture on stage at PolyFest

Austin Lane, Staff Reporter
May 10, 2019

There's a variety of clubs that focus on culture at CWU. One of those clubs is PolyCentral. Every year, PolyCentral hosts PolyFest, a celebration of Polynesian culture with food, dance and other activities....

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