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Music albums are watered down

Music albums are watered down

Cassandra Hays, Staff Reporter
November 1, 2018

If you have been keeping up with the music scene, you may have noticed that some artists are releasing albums that are over 20 tracks, and as long as a movie. Drake’s “Scorpion” (2018) was 25 songs...

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Another Rant on Why You Should Vote

Another Rant on Why You Should Vote

Rune Torgersen, Copy Desk Staff
October 31, 2018

You’ve seen more internet sermons on the subject than anyone in the right mind could stomach. Your Facebook feed lights up with banner ads begging you to vote every two years around this time. Everyone...

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Opinion: What is a sack in today’s NFL?

Will Ortner, Staff Reporter
October 4, 2018

As we enter the fourth week of the NFL season, one thing is clear: the league has gone soft. It seems that every time a quarterback gets tackled, a flag gets thrown. Players and fans alike have voiced...

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Seahawks review after getting healthy against the Cowboys

Matt Escamilla, Scene Editor
September 28, 2018

After the first three games two of which were on the road-- and an upcoming game against the awful Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, it’s a good time to evaluate and continue to have a high standard for the...

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Sophomore Ryan Zetty shares his coming out story.

No longer denying it: coming out in the eighth grade

Ryan Zetty, For the Observer
May 23, 2018

My coming out experience was not incredibly shocking for anybody but myself. I was labeled “the gay kid” early on, even before I came out to myself. The more I was teased and called countless slurs...

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Freshman Luca Cruz shares their coming out story.

Luca Cruz: my coming out story

Luca Cruz, For The Observer
May 23, 2018

I am non-binary. My coming out wasn’t something I prepared for, honestly. It wasn’t some profound and dramatic scene. I’m not even sure if you could consider it a “coming out.” All...

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Freshman Aiden Ochoa shares what it's like being transgender at CWU.

Being a transgender student at CWU

Aiden Ochoa, For The Observer
May 23, 2018

When I arrived at college, I decided no one was going to know about me. At all. I wasn’t going to tell anyone that I was trans, that I wasn’t born a boy, and that it took some self-discovering...

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Seattle Mariners have big opening month

Austin Lane, Staff Reporter
May 2, 2018

The Seattle Mariners ended April with a 16-11 overall record which was good enough to finish a half game above the Los Angeles Angels for second place in the AL West. What seems to be the case though...

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Seahawks’ draft picks show signs of team’s true identity

Matt Escamilla, Staff Reporter
May 2, 2018

Last year’s Seattle Seahawks identity did not match Coach Pete Carroll and General Manager John Schneider’s beliefs of what the team should’ve been. What caused this? Ever since the infamous play...

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Opinion: LeBron James is the G.O.A.T

Opinion: LeBron James is the G.O.A.T

Austin Lane, Staff Reporter
May 2, 2018

It’s no question anymore; LeBron James is the greatest basketball player of all time. The thing that pushes LeBron over Michael Jordan as the best NBA player in history is the talent surrounding each...

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Self-driving cars: it’s only a matter of time until they take over

Nicholas Tucker, Staff Reporter
April 11, 2018

You may have seen a headline or heard a friend talking about self-driving cars and perhaps thought about it as a cool future technology or a neat gimmick. However, self-driving cars aren’t some faraway...

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Advice to Students: trust yourself, and your voice

Mariah Valles, Online Editor
April 4, 2018

It’s hard to believe that it’s all over. After advocating for students’ freedom of the press rights in Washington state for three years, I am happy to say that the New Voices bill became law on March...

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