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By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

The Observer

By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

The Observer

The building of Farrell Hall. 
(Courtesy of CWU archives)

So Long Farrell Hall

Astor Powell-Pedersen, News Editor
May 23, 2024

If you have been on campus any time in the last several months, you’ve certainly noticed all of the construction, blocked pathways and, of course, the lack of L&L. While we’ve had this time to...

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ASCWU voting results are in: Cantu re-elected for Presidency

Isaac Hinson, Editor-in-chief
May 23, 2024

After a long campaign trail, the final voting results from the Associated Students of Central Washington University (ASCWU) student government election has been revealed, as per and verified by the ASCWU...

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New choices

Nic Palaia, Staff Reporter
May 23, 2024

CWU has always prided itself on the expansive programs available and its ability to cultivate new opportunities for students. The most recent opportunity for students is a new degree in the Cultural and...

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Statement regarding AI content in last week’s issue of The Observer

May 23, 2024

On the morning of Friday, May 17, it came to our attention that one of the pieces that we ran in issue seven of The Observer published the day prior was likely generated by artificial intelligence (AI),...

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Updates on the Vice President for Equity and Belonging and Senior Diversity Officer

Astor Powell-Pedersen, News Editor
May 16, 2024

On May 8, CWU President Jim Wohlpart sent out an email with an update on the search for a Vice President for Equity and Belonging and Senior Diversity Officer. After the failed search, the president, along...

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UW encampment.
(Photo courtesy of Common Dreams)

What are your student dollars funding? CWU’s financial ties with Israel

Layla Taha, Staff Reporter
May 16, 2024

As the war between Israel and Palestine rages on with more than 30,000 Palestinians killed and over 100 Israeli hostages still being held in Gaza according to Al Jazeera, college campuses, including CWU,...

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Ringing the alarm bells on staff exploitation

Astor Powell-Pedersen, News Editor
May 16, 2024

Between three and seven CWU staff employees out of 10 feel overworked, undervalued and exploited, according to a survey by the Public School Employees of Washington (PSE) that Raymond Wells, the president...

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Charles Johnson.
(Photo courtesy of Lola Gallagher)

Charles Johnson: From Senate to President

Gunner Stuns, Staff Reporter
May 13, 2024

The path to leadership can come in many forms, whether honed through multiple experiences or just out of a call to serve the community. For Charles Johnson, a junior in the business administration major...

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Everything you need to know about the upcoming ASCWU election: Senator edition

Astor Powell-Pedersen, News Editor
May 9, 2024

We’ve got five candidates this year in the running for ASCWU senatorial positions, each hoping to find their place as representatives for their prospective student groups. The positions in the running...

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Malik Cantu.
(Photo courtesy of Lola Gallagher)

Malik Cantu Goes For Round Two

Gunner Stuns, Staff Reporter
May 9, 2024

For a year now, Malik Cantu has served as the ASCWU President here on the CWU campus. Now that elections are coming back around, Cantu chose to run for their position once again, but for what reasons?...

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Everything you need to know about the upcoming ASCWU election

Astor Powell-Pedersen, News Editor
April 30, 2024

ASCWU Elections are quickly approaching, with online voting for the General Elections opening Monday, May 13 at 8 a.m. and closing Friday, May 17 at 5 p.m. There are eight students running for executive...

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Search for Vice President of Equity and Belonging halts as tensions rise against administration

The months-long search for a Vice President of Equity and Belonging and Senior Diversity Officer has been deemed a failure by President Jim Wohlpart and is set to be re-launched in the fall, according...

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