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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

Some things you might miss from “the westside” and where to find them

Wayne Gray, Columnist
June 7, 2022

Many students at CWU are transplants from western Washington. The low cost tuition and high acceptance rates of CWU attract students to this side of the Cascades, but a common sentiment expressed by many...

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If we collectively believed that tents were “beautiful”, anti-homeless architecture wouldn’t exist.

Elliott Watkins, Columnist
June 1, 2022

We find cars, skyscrapers and bridges to be appealing, so why not tents? Anti-homeless architecture, also known as “hostile” architecture, is implemented in many cities to create an unwelcome environment...

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Senior Goodbyes: Thanks for the memories, but please do better CWU

Senior Goodbyes: Thanks for the memories, but please do better CWU

Addie Adkins, Orientation Editor
June 1, 2022

As my time as an undergrad at CWU comes to a close, I would like to take a bit of everyone’s time for thanks and a final hot take.  First, I want to thank everyone who has helped me succeed and get...

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Senior Goodbyes: I have had fun while here, but I believe I am ready to move on

Senior Goodbyes: I have had fun while here, but I believe I am ready to move on

Star Diavolikis, Editor-in-Chief
June 1, 2022

I have only spent two years here at CWU, and my experience has been extremely confusing. While I have been acknowledged for the work I have done and how hard I have fought to be here, I have also witnessed...

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Senior Goodbyes: It’s been a great four years. Thank you, CWU!

Senior Goodbyes: It’s been a great four years. Thank you, CWU!

Crystal Clausen, Online Editor
June 1, 2022

As a business major who doesn’t like writing, you may ask yourself “What is she doing in The Observer?” Well, to tell you the truth, I asked myself that question a lot my first quarter on staff....

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Senior Goodbyes: It’s been tough, but totally worth it

Senior Goodbyes: It’s been tough, but totally worth it

Sarah Stewart, Graphic Designer
June 1, 2022

I joined the Observer the quarter after I joined PULSE (mainly looking to further fill out my resume) and the two quarters that followed were the busiest and most stressful of my life. It put me through...

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Senior Goodbyes: Catch you later!

Senior Goodbyes: Catch you later!

Libby Williams, News Editor
June 1, 2022

Coming to Central four years ago as an 18-year-old with hardly any hobbies or solid life goals, I decided to say yes to everything. A job at campus activities? Sounds great. Joining a college improv team?...

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Senior Goodbyes: What team? Wildcats!!!!!!!

Senior Goodbyes: What team? Wildcats!!!!!!!

Jared Galanti
June 1, 2022

Well I guess this is it. As a senior who is graduating in just a couple weeks, I want to take some time to reflect on my college experience. Looking back at myself going into my freshman year I thought...

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Cryptocurrency: the currency of the future

Mary Miller, Columnist
June 1, 2022

When you buy cryptocurrency, what are you actually buying? Is it an actual currency, a stock or is it a commodity? Or… is it just thin air? I believe crypto is the currency of the future. Crypto is...

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Dogs are better than cats

Dogs are better than cats

Milenne Quinonez , Columnist
June 1, 2022

Dogs come in all shapes and sizes. You have small dogs that you can carry in your purse, you have big dogs like Huskies who are super fun to go sledding with, and then you have pitbulls who are literally...

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We fear A.I. because we fear ourselves

Wayne Gray, Columnist
June 1, 2022

We fear being replaced by the faster, stronger and smarter thing because we were once the shiny new thing. Like with the millionth model of the new iPhone, nature lined up outside the human store and bought...

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How Tom Brady became the greatest of all time

Jacqueline Hixssen, Columnist
May 25, 2022

Tom Brady was released from the New England Patriots in March of 2020; Brady had played for the Patriots for 20 seasons. He built himself a legacy that not only Patriots fans knew of. ‘Brady’ became...

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