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

News: Aviation program will work with new flight-training contractor

News: Aviation program will work with new flight-training contractor

February 14, 2014

BY AARON KUNKLER, Staff Reporter The aviation program at Central will be undergoing some changes with the acceptance of a new flight-training contractor. Last summer, the aviation department announced...

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News: Biology Department receives grant for flow cytometer

News: Biology Department receives grant for flow cytometer

February 11, 2014

BY MIKAILA WILKERSON, Staff Reporter Biology students are in for a treat as they will soon receive a flow cytometer that is coming to the university. Blaise Dondji, Assistant Professor within the...

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News: International Center helps acclimate students

News: International Center helps acclimate students

February 11, 2014

BY JACK JOHANNESSEN, Staff Reporter It is nearly inevitable that foreign exchange students will feel homesick, culture shock or alienation, but the International Center exists to be supportive and...

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News: Central Police working to keep students safe

News: Central Police working to keep students safe

February 7, 2014

BY AARON KUNKLER, Staff Reporter Last summer, a 23-year-old man was stabbed to death on campus at Central. Police were tight lipped on the situation then, and continue to refrain from commenting much...

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ROTC may inherit CHCI facilities

ROTC may inherit CHCI facilities

Colt Sweetland, Staff Reporter
February 7, 2014

  Central Washington University is requesting funds to renovate the Chimpanzee and Human Communication Institute (CHCI) to prepare for the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) to move in. Former...

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News: Wellness Center promotes drug awareness

News: Wellness Center promotes drug awareness

February 2, 2014

BY AARON KUNKLER, Staff Reporter The Wellness Center on campus is trying to raise awareness about prescription drug abuse and potential assistance programs for students at Central. Doug Fulp, a...

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News: Museum making big changes

News: Museum making big changes

January 31, 2014

BY MIKAILA WILKERSON, Staff Reporter Some new and exciting additions are going to be coming to the Museum of Culture and Environment, which is located in Dean Hall. Mark Auslander, Director of the...

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News: MyCWU replaces Wildcat Connection

News: MyCWU replaces Wildcat Connection

January 31, 2014

BY JACK JOHANNESSEN, Staff Reporter MyCWU replaced Wildcat Connection on Jan. 27, but the launch has resulted in technical difficulties and mixed feedback. The website interface and services that...

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News: Sports Business minor is coming soon to CWU

News: Sports Business minor is coming soon to CWU

January 26, 2014

BY AARON KUNKLER, Staff Reporter Central’s Faculty Senate recently approved the College of Business for a Sports Business minor. While the College of Business has had a Sports Business Certificate...

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News: Designated smoking spots on campus in jeopardy

News: Designated smoking spots on campus in jeopardy

January 24, 2014

BY BARBARA LEWIS, Staff Reporter Central could be implementing a policy that would effect smoking areas on campus. The Associated Students of Central Washington University Board of Directors (BOD)...

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News: Geography department to offer Bachelor of Science degree in 2015

News: Geography department to offer Bachelor of Science degree in 2015

January 21, 2014

BY PATIENCE COLLIER, News Editor The geography department will be offering a Bachelor of Science degree starting in fall quarter of 2015. The new degree will be offered alongside the Bachelor of Arts. The...

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News: Kittitas Valley Fire and Rescue dampens construction plans

News: Kittitas Valley Fire and Rescue dampens construction plans

January 20, 2014

BY EVAN PAPAS, Assistant News Editor Kittitas Valley Fire and Rescue has reduced the bond amount they are asking for from the community. The bond was originally at $12.6 million, KVFR has reduced...

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