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The Rise of Phoenix: Why the Suns deserve to be in the Playoffs

Kenia Reynosa, Staff Reporter
June 2, 2021

The Phoenix Suns make a postseason appearance in the playoffs after 11 years. The last time they made it to the playoffs was in 2010 only to lose to the Los Angeles Lakers in game 6. Since then, the team...

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Sign language should be taught throughout all high schools across the nation

Sign language should be taught throughout all high schools across the nation

Isaiah Salevao, Staff Reporter
June 2, 2021

It is very common for almost every student to learn a different language in high school. Languages like Spanish, Japanese and French; languages that we are often not going to remember or use when we are...

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Seniors say goodbye: Enjoy your time at CWU, its over in a flash

Seniors say goodbye: Enjoy your time at CWU, it’s over in a flash

Kassidy Malcolm, Photo Editor
June 2, 2021

As my senior year at Central comes to an end, I can’t help but feel overwhelmingly grateful for all this school has provided for me. From meeting two of my best friends freshman year in the dorms, to...

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Seniors say goodbye: My advice to incoming students

Seniors say goodbye: My advice to incoming students

Derek Harper, Staff Reporter
June 2, 2021

My senior year here has been full of ups and downs thanks to the pandemic, but it’s opened my eyes to various aspects both in and out of the academic setting. While I think classes should’ve been in-person...

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Seniors say goodbye: Making the difficult decisions

Seniors say goodbye: Making the difficult decisions

Mitchell Roland, News Editor
June 2, 2021

On Sept. 13, 2019, my doctor told me a CT scan revealed a benign cyst on my brain, that I would need to consult with a neurosurgeon. This came after a summer of the worst head pain I’ve ever experienced,...

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Editorial: After so much talk, it is now time for action

June 2, 2021

A new chapter in CWU’s history will officially begin on Monday as new president A. James Wohlpart takes over for outgoing President James L. Gaudino. For the first time in 12 years, someone other than...

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Seniors say goodbye: So long CWU, and thanks for the piece of paper

Seniors say goodbye: So long CWU, and thanks for the piece of paper

Abigail Duchow, Editor-in-Chief
June 2, 2021

My time at CWU was short and sweet. Any longer and I probably would have completely lost my mind along the way.  I did running start at Wenatchee Valley College and was able to get two years of college...

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Seniors say goodbye: Its been real, CWU

Seniors say goodbye: It’s been real, CWU

Bekah Blum, Design Director
June 2, 2021

Before getting into this opinion I’d like to first warn you I'll be using references from a popular show and movie.  Have you ever seen the end of “The Breakfast Club,” the movie directed by...

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Welcome to the NFL Rookie

Gabriel Strasbaugh, Staff Reporter
May 26, 2021

The 2021 NFL draft saw the hierarchy of quarterbacks come first once again. From teams swinging for the fences in the first round with a franchise savior, to one of the greatest talents to ever command...

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Everyone should have a ‘Hot Girl Summer’

Mariana Gonzalez, Columnist
May 26, 2021

Rapper Megan Thee Stallion gave the world a gift on August 9, 2019, the gift of her new song “Hot Girl Summer.” Since it was released towards the end of summer, the chance to have a Hot Girl Summer...

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Saitama vs Goku: And the winner is...

Saitama vs Goku: And the winner is…

Simon Lafita, Columnist
May 26, 2021

Bam! Just one punch is all it’ll take for Saitama to beat Goku. In the anime community, people often debate which character is the strongest. Most of the time, the two contenders who are up for debate...

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Editorial: There are reasons for optimism, but the pandemic is not over yet

May 26, 2021

The past year has been extremely difficult for most Americans. People have been isolated in their homes. Millions lost their jobs as COVID-19 restrictions brought most of society to a halt. Fourteen months...

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