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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

SURC evacuated as precautionary measure”

SURC evacuated as “precautionary measure”

Morgana Carroll, Staff Reporter
January 22, 2022

The SURC was evacuated Saturday evening as a “precautionary measure,” according to CWU’s emergency notification system. The full message said: “The SURC and Rec Center have been evacuated as...

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ASCWU Holds Open Forum to Discuss Center for Cultural Innovation

ASCWU Holds Open Forum to Discuss Center for Cultural Innovation

Morgana Carroll, Staff Reporter
January 19, 2022

A Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI) Open Forum was held so ASCWU can inform students there is a push for getting the project funded, what the previous issues have been and answer any questions students...

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University police keep their footing after winter snowstorm

University police keep their footing after winter snowstorm

Gavin Johnson, Staff Reporter
January 19, 2022

Last week, Washington experienced a severe winter storm that walloped the state and the Ellensburg campus was no exception. Students and faculty alike have altered daily routines due to the heavy snowfall,...

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Editorial: How I got the story… And ended up with more questions

Editorial: How I got the story… And ended up with more questions

Laynie Erickson, Staff Reporter
January 19, 2022

This editorial is in reference to this story: Dining services supervisor investigated for ‘inappropriate boundaries’ I get it, I’m no Bob Woodward. Middle school was when people started...

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Dining services supervisor investigated for ‘inappropriate boundaries’

Laynie Erickson, Staff Reporter
January 19, 2022

Among the many complaints about management and an "unhealthy" work environment at Dining Services (see The Observer’s Oct. 28 article, Understaffing at dining services causes problems), one situation...

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CWU announces free COVID testing

Star Diavolikis, News Editor
January 12, 2022

In an email sent to all students, Student Health Services (SHS) announced three free COVID-19 testing clinics scheduled for this week in SURC room 140. No appointment is necessary, however tests are only...

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Reasons with former CWU president Gaudino

Stop in the name of the law

Chuck Dickson, Staff Reporter
November 24, 2021

Members and guests of the League of Women Voters of Kittitas County (LWVKC) gathered on Nov. 17 to listen to Charles Reasons, a professor of Law and Justice at CWU, who discussed matters related to police...

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Vaccinations up among students since CWU vaccine deadline

Vaccinations up among students since CWU vaccine deadline

Sean Bessette, Editor-in-Chief
November 24, 2021

As of publication, 10,136 students out of roughly 10,200 students are in compliance with CWU’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. 91.6% of those in compliance have been vaccinated. This means roughly 850...

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From Willamette to CWU

From Willamette to CWU

Danny Dang, Staff Reporter
November 24, 2021

CWU held an open forum for candidates applying for the position of Director for Student Leadership Involvement & Community Engagement (SLICE), where they could answer questions and present their motivation...

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Kelsey Sells (left) Lily Klevjer (right)

Breaking the Stigma: PTSD

Katherine Camarata, Staff Reporter
November 24, 2021

When discussing PTSD, there are misconceptions and misunderstandings that arise from stereotypes presented in daily life about this topic. “Trauma can come from anywhere,” junior in psychology and...

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(Left to Right) Cynthia Coe, Michael Hundley, Samuel Stanmour, Barton Hasz

Philosophy club hosts Existence of the Divine panel

Stephen Martin, Staff Reporter
November 24, 2021

“The question of God's existence has both longstanding argumentation and prevalence throughout history,” Philosophy and Religious Studies Club President Samuel Stanmour said opening the Existence of...

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Remembering those who passed

Remembering those who passed

Star Diavolikis, News Editor
November 24, 2021

In 2021, a total of eight CWU students and staff passed away, including two professors and six students. Of the six students, two were athletes. The Observer staff wants to commemorate those who have passed...

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