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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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Condemn the war, but not the warrior

Wayne Gray, Columnist
May 18, 2022

We should better empathize with those who serve in our military while still holding our government responsible for committing to overseas conflicts. By supporting measures that reduce defense spending...

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QR + sports = future

QR + sports = future

Chase Beyer, Columnist
May 18, 2022

What is the future of technology in sports? Is it driverless cars, NFTs or wireless technology? No, it’s not any of those, it’s actually QR Codes. QR codes are already taking over, in places some may...

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Music is more than just sound waves

Ty Mcphee, Columnist
May 11, 2022

It’s been around since the first century A.D. according to History.com. From simple melodies and Hymns to rap, rock, and everything in between, music has been a central part of a lot of societies and...

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Sunset over Point Mackenzie, Alaska from the cockpit of a Piper PA-30

Everyone should learn how to fly a plane

Jacqueline Hixssen, Columnist
May 11, 2022

Everyone should learn how to fly a plane. The outside knowledge it provides will live with you throughout your lifetime. Nothing gives more self-satisfaction than landing a plane by yourself for the...

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4-H is an extremely beneficial program for children to join

Megan Rogers, Columnist
May 11, 2022

4-H is one of the most beneficial programs that a child can join. 4-H works with youth 5-18 years old and strives to bring out the potential in them and make them strong leaders.  According to uwyo.com,...

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Elon Musk’s recent Twitter buy-out is the demise of free speech for minorities on Twitter

Elliott Watkins, Columnist
May 4, 2022

Elon Musk is the world’s wealthiest man, the owner of Tesla and most recently the owner of Twitter. The ownership of Twitter was a pursuit in the name of “free speech” for Musk, but it seems to be...

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Star Wars Mini-Opinions

Star Wars Mini-Opinions

May 4, 2022

Star Diavolikis: I think Grogu is overrated and probably stinky. Granted he is cute, his cuteness has been milked dry and is now irritating to see everywhere on all merchandise.  Morgana Carroll: Luke...

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Why Americans shouldn’t celebrate Cinco De Mayo

Milenne Quinonez, Columnist
May 4, 2022

Cinco de Mayo is a day many Americans confuse with Mexico’s Independence Day, which is September 16. Although this is not really an issue that needs to be addressed, here are some of the reasons why...

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Police Misconduct Harms Everyone

Joshua Kornfeld, Columnist
April 27, 2022

Policing in America is a topic that is often of a polarizing nature, particularly when discussing misconduct and holding officers accountable. Some believe that police can self-monitor in terms of holding...

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NCAA Football 14 has the best and most immersive real life football experience in video games

Chase Beyer, Columnist
April 27, 2022

All football fans who have interest in gaming are seeking the same thing: the best experience of real life simulation football. NCAA Football 14, a game released in July 2013, takes the cake for the best...

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Satire: Put this in your pipe and smoke it

Katherine Camarata, Columnist
April 20, 2022

We’re all smokin’ the devil’s lettuce, whether we admit to it or not. Ever since legalization, I feel like I can’t walk two blocks without catching a whiff of somebody throwing their life away.  That...

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Marijuana should not be allowed on campus

Libby Williams, Columnist
April 20, 2022

While I believe people have the right to use marijuana recreationally on their own property, I do agree with the school’s policy to keep it off campus.  While recreational use of marijuana is legal...

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