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“Aquaman”renews an old character

Ben Wheeler, Online Editor
January 10, 2019

With the exception of “Wonder Woman” (2017), the DC Extended Universe has been an utter and complete mess. Films such as “Suicide Squad” (2016) and “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” (2016)...

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Editorial: CWU’s storied athletic program

Editorial: CWU’s storied athletic program

Bryce Weedman, Staff Reporter
November 30, 2018

CWU’s athletic community is full of history and there are elements that most people aren’t aware of concerning the program’s background. CWU has nurtured some very talented and successful athletes,...

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Opinion: MLB payroll is unfair to baseball

Opinion: MLB payroll is unfair to baseball

Dez Rodriguez, Staff Reporter
November 30, 2018

Stats never lie. The New York Yankees have won 18 division titles, 40 American League pennants and 27 World Series Championships. The Seattle Mariners, on the other hand, have won three division titles,...

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Opinion: Christmas music is overdone

Opinion: Christmas music is overdone

Will Ortner, Staff Reporter
November 30, 2018

I may sound like the Grinch, but I don’t care: Christmas music sucks. It’s the same five songs by a bazillion different artists everyone listens to from the beginning of November until Dec. 26 if...

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Americans should push to be bilingual

Meghan Rochelle, Photographer
November 20, 2018

As of 2016, Spanish is the the second-most used language in the United States. According to an article by  CNN,  approximately 38 million Hispanic people in the country speak Spanish, as well as an additional...

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The false dichotomy of the two-party system

Rune Torgersen, Copy Desk
November 20, 2018

Railing against the two-party system is something I’m sure none of us are strangers to hearing at this point. The fact that two parties have risen to such dominance that they’ve become the only viable...

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“Overlord” showcases the brutal horror of war and the supernatural

Ben Wheeler, Copy Desk
November 20, 2018

“Overlord” drops us into the world of WWII on the day before the historic D-Day invasion of Normandy, France. We are introduced to the American protagonists, including Boyce (Jovan Adepo) and Ford...

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What about the arts? CAH facing tight budgets

What about the arts? CAH facing tight budgets

Eric Rosane, For the Observer
November 15, 2018

The year of 1926 was a particularly important and exciting year for both students and staff at what was then Washington State Normal School in Ellensburg. The institution saw record-breaking enrollment,...

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“Bohemian Rhapsody” flawed yet fun

“Bohemian Rhapsody” flawed yet fun

CeAnna Heit, Copy Desk Staff
November 9, 2018

“Bohemian Rhapsody,” a biopic about the band Queen and the life of lead singer Freddie Mercury, premiered the weekend of Nov. 2 in Ellensburg. The film, directed at first by Bryan Singer and later...

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Opinion: CWU Football: to stay or leave the GNAC?

Opinion: CWU Football: to stay or leave the GNAC?

Wyatt Simmons, Staff Reporter
November 4, 2018

The CWU football team has been making a name for itself in NCAA Division II football since head coach Ian Shoemaker started four years ago. He’s led the Wildcats to a 30-13 record in his first four seasons,...

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Opinion: Sonic Fans will have to wait to get a team

Opinion: Sonic Fans will have to wait to get a team

Bryce Weedman, Staff Reporter
November 1, 2018

The Seattle Supersonics, named after the Boeing Supersonic which never officially got off the ground, were first given the opportunity to be an official NBA franchise in 1967, which lasted till  2008....

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Opinion: Politics not actually the reason NFL is declining

Opinion: Politics not actually the reason NFL is declining

Austin Lane, For the Observer
November 1, 2018

The professional sporting landscape in the U.S. has changed substantially in the past three years. The five major sports leagues in the U.S., the National Football League (NFL), National Basketball Association...

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