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The Observer

By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

The Observer

By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

The Observer

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WSU football head coach fired

Jared Galanti, Sports Editor
October 21, 2021

Washington State University (WSU) football coach Nick Rolovich along with four assistants were fired Tuesday after refusing to get the COVID-19 vaccine. This was Rolovich's second season as head coach.  WSU...

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Vaccine Deadline Passes

Vaccine Deadline Passes

Stephen Martin, Staff Reporter
October 21, 2021

The deadline for students to submit their COVID-19 vaccination records passed on Oct. 18. As of publication, 8,561 out of approximately 10,200 total students have submitted their records. Of those who...

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5 Covid-19 safety tips: A pocketbook guide on how to be safe on campus

5 Covid-19 safety tips: A pocketbook guide on how to be safe on campus

Danny Dang, Staff Reporter
October 8, 2021

With school in session and on-campus classes, students have both COVID-19 and  classes to worry about this school year. COVID-19 and the delta variant are spreading, so if there are concerns for public...

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CWU shouldn’t continue in-person instruction

CWU shouldn’t continue in-person instruction

Addie Adkins, Columnist
September 30, 2021

CWU isn’t prepared enough to continue in-person instruction. There are too many unanswered questions and concerns, or worse, a possible lack of transparency with the student body about the answers to...

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How is the Yakama Nation doing with COVID-19?

How is the Yakama Nation doing with COVID-19?

Star Diavolikis, News Editor
September 30, 2021

With the delta variant of COVID-19 making its rounds in the United States, there is concern for how communities such as the Yakama Nation are doing. For an amount of time, the Yakama Nation reverted to...

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COVID-19 affects how students prepare for finals week

COVID-19 affects how students prepare for finals week

Justin Zabel , Staff Reporter
May 26, 2021

Ryan Arboleda, a student research assistant majoring in biology, had to adapt his study habits during the pandemic. “I think the biggest change that has happened for finals week is I used to be a...

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CWU adjusts summer orientation for COVID-19

CWU adjusts summer orientation for COVID-19

Jackie Tran, Staff Reporter
May 19, 2021

While the COVID-19 vaccine will be required for students attending on campus in the fall, the vaccine will not be required for the summer orientation event. Still, organizers strongly encourage getting...

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Students respond to fall vaccine requirement

Students respond to fall vaccine requirement

Sean Bessette, Assistant News Editor
May 12, 2021

Following CWU’s announcement mandating COVID-19 vaccinations for fall 2021 quarter, students took to social media to share their feedback. On CWU’s Instagram post regarding the mandate, over 750...

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CWU will require COVID-19 vaccine in fall

CWU will require COVID-19 vaccine in fall

Mitchell Roland, News Editor
May 6, 2021

CWU will require all students, staff and faculty to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before coming to campus in the fall. President James L. Gaudino made the announcement on May 6. In the announcement,...

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COVID-19 affects number of courses offered summer quarter

COVID-19 affects number of courses offered summer quarter

Justin Zabel , Staff Reporter
May 5, 2021

The STEM program is offering more courses this summer quarter than previous years, in contrast to the Communication Department, which is offering fewer. Due to COVID-19, the demands for these classes...

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Vaccine requirement for students under discussion

Vaccine requirement for students under discussion

Mitchell Roland, News Editor
April 27, 2021

While Washington’s public universities are currently set to decide, Gov. Jay Inslee said a state vaccination requirement for students to attend classes on college campuses in the fall is “under consideration.” Inslee...

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CWU offers on-campus vaccination clinics

CWU offers on-campus vaccination clinics

Libby Williams, Staff Reporter
April 21, 2021

Two hundred and sixty-five doses of the Moderna vaccine were administered to eligible students, faculty and staff on April 13. This was the first vaccine clinic offered on campus, and more dates have already...

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