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Why are graphics cards so hard to get a hold of right now?

Javier Medrano, Columnist
April 21, 2021

Graphics cards can serve a great purpose to us in this pandemic. During these times, we are either stuck with nothing to do or we are forced to adopt a new work environment. That means most of us either...

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Transphobia is the new homophobia

Farron Knechtel, Columnist
April 21, 2021

Fears about transgender people using the restroom, seeking gender confirmation surgery and competing in sports appear to be on the rise from a small and vocal minority. If you are trans or otherwise LGBTQ,...

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The best celebrity boxer

Simon Lafita, Columnist
April 21, 2021

With a new boxing record of three wins and zero losses, Jake Paul solidified himself as the best celebrity boxer. Saturday, April 17, Paul, the social media celebrity who’s most known for his YouTube...

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6 reasons why I hate dress codes

Katlyn White , Columnist
April 21, 2021

Spaghetti straps, short skirts and excessive cleavage are some of the top banned items in a school dress code. In my own high school, wearing short skirts and cleavage was considered “skimpy.”...

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Why I won’t be watching Fast and Furious 9

Kenia Reynosa, Columnist
April 21, 2021

The Fast and Furious saga could’ve been something great. The moment they switched lanes from street racing is when it got ruined for me.  There is a lot of debate as to which film should’ve been...

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CWU should bring in Greek life

Britnie Monaghan, Columnist
April 14, 2021

College life is all about creating connections and lifelong friendships that you will carry with you throughout the rest of your life. For some students this can be difficult. It’s hard to put yourself...

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Top Three Video Games I Played During Quarantine

Top Three Video Games I Played During Quarantine

Samantha Cabeza, Columnist
April 14, 2021

During this time where we have been cooped up at home, I have decided to try and explore different hobbies to get into. I was looking on Amazon one day in April of 2020 and saw that the PS4 was on sale....

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Running is the best way to stay healthy

Running is the best way to stay healthy

Jackson Sorensen, Columnist
April 14, 2021

Being a competitive runner for over five years has shown me that no other workout satisfies my health needs and goals. I have also seen that I am at my peak health when I run three to four times a week.  I...

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My experience with LGBTQ discrimination in campus housing

Jamie Wyatt, Columnist
April 14, 2021

I wasn’t sure I wanted to write this piece. I wasn’t sure that I would resonate with traditional students as I’m a very non-traditional student. I’m 35, queer, and in fall 2018, I was just moving...

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Professors shouldn’t profit from students’ textbooks

Professors shouldn’t profit from students’ textbooks

Joshua Smith, Columnist
April 14, 2021

How far can you trust the salesman who earns a commission from his wares? It depends, I suppose, on the salesman. Still, when we hear his claims of 'best on the market' or 'top-of-the-line,' it warrants...

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Why this is the season the mariners will make the playoffs

Why this is the season the mariners will make the playoffs

Jared Galanti, Columnist
April 7, 2021

Once opening day comes around every year, the same words come out of every Mariners fan's mouth: this will be the year that they make the playoffs. The Seattle Mariners have the longest active streak...

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Review: “Neon Genesis Evangelion” and “The End of Evangelion”

Abigail Duchow, Columnist
April 7, 2021

In light of “Evangelion: 3.0+1.0,” the fourth and final movie in the “Rebuild of Evangelion” series, being released in Japan, I decided to rewatch the original Japanese mecha anime series “Neon...

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