By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

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

Science Building Phase II

August 5, 2014

By Austin Bennett “I see only good things for students and staff for the new science building,” Fernando Galven said. Fernando is a 26 year old Administrative counselor and science recruiter...

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Some roads have been closed to all traffic except for those people who live there.

Chestnut Construction Continues

July 29, 2014

By Forrest Hollingsworth Construction is heavy on Chestnut Street right now and it appears it will be staying that way for a little while longer. The Ellensburg Public Works department, alongside hired...

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Cracks in the asphalt have led to some ROTC members to roll an ankle during drills.

CWU’s ROTC Program Struggles with Outdated Building

July 26, 2014

By Kyle Fenton Peterson Hall, or the ROTC building, has been out dated and on the brink of being condemned since Lieutenant Colonel Scott Carpenter has been here at CWU. It is ironic the lack of...

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Businesses Change Focus to Survive the Slow Summer

July 26, 2014

By Forrest Hollingsworth According to Central Washington University’s Organizational Effectiveness Office, as of October 2013, eleven thousand students attended CWU. That’s not a small number, and...

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Ellensburg Police Department Plans on Lowering the Crime Rate for Consecutive Years in 2014

July 22, 2014

By: Kyle Kuhn Though the year is barely half over, Ellensburg Police Department Capt. Dan Hansberry sees no reason why the crime rate would be on the rise for 2014. The Department’s annual report...

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Iron Horse Brewery Starts Using Aluminum Cans With Popular Brew

July 18, 2014

By: Kyle Kuhn Many companies are looking to cut costs wherever they can. By using aluminum cans instead of glass bottles Iron Horse Brewery will be able to accomplish lowering the cost of production....

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Mid-Air Collision Claims One Life, Other Survives

July 18, 2014

By Kyle Fenton CWU aviation professor Amy Hoover survived a mid air collision, between two small planes, 70 miles north of Boise near Landmark Airstrip. Both planes had no passengers aside from the...

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Central Washington University Federal Credit Union Merges with Washington State Employee Credit Union

July 13, 2014

By Kyle Kuhn Central Washington University Federal Credit Union (CWUFCU) has been falling behind on the times and has been lacking the ability to provide their members with all of the banking services....

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Recreational Marijuana Sales: Union Gap is on the Map

July 10, 2014

Union Gap has made the list of one of the first cities in the first batch of 24 recreational pot shops in the state of Washington. Instead of the July 8 statewide first day of marijuana sales, Adam...

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Ellensburg’s New Airwaves

July 8, 2014

By Justin Nunez Ellensburg is getting a new radio station very soon. It’s called Ellensburg Community Radio and it is a non-profit radio station located in the 420 Building and is dedicated to education. ECR...

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Un-approved fees cause CWU to be audited

July 8, 2014

By Kyle Fenton A whistleblower investigation by the State Auditor’s Office showed Central Washington University took improper action in a student quarterly fee increase, later to be corrected. State...

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Jerrol’s art wall gets caught in dispute

Jerrol’s art wall gets caught in dispute

June 5, 2014

BY Patience Collier News Editor BY Sarah Ruiz Online Editor   A mural depicting Pacific Northwest culture on the wall behind Jerrol’s Bookstore was recently defaced with racist...

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