The Observer

Afternoon classes leaves no time for fun

Bryce Jungquist, Staff Reporter
March 3, 2018

My dorm room is silent and dark. The smell of freshly brewed coffee engulfs the small space. It’s coming from a black mug on the nearby brown window sill. Grey and white sheets are pushed halfway on...

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Censored news is fake news

Censored news is fake news

Mariah Valles, Social Media and Website Manager
March 3, 2018

As of right now, high school student journalists can be forced to follow a “prior review” policy where school administrators have the right to request to see any student-bound media before it is sent...

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A mass shooting generation

A mass shooting generation

Alexa Murdock, Copy Desk Chief
March 1, 2018

One week after the Parkland school massacre, news outlets released stories not about the shooting or the victims, but about the survivors. They have dubbed this group of teenagers part of the “mass...

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How to grab that last parking spot

Cassandra Hays, Staff Reporter
February 15, 2018

This is a story nearly every student at CWU has told. Class starts in ten minutes and you’re still circling the parking lot looking for a spot, you think you see one up ahead, but alas, someone drives...

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Beware of the slow walkers

Beware of the slow walkers

Tai Jackson, Staff Reporter
February 8, 2018

My frustration with this issue started my freshman year. Imagine being late and your class is all the way on the other side of campus. You look at the time and it says you have 4 minutes to get to class....

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RIP to the print newspaper industry

RIP to the print newspaper industry

Kaelen Sauriol, Staff Reporter
February 8, 2018

If you are reading this, congratulations—you are not the majority. Maybe you are my friend, my mom or someone who saw this paper on the bench you were about to sit on so you picked it up. However, it...

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How NOT to control your life

Meghan LaLiberte, Copy Desk
February 1, 2018

Admit it, we're all guilty of waking up in the morning and having a routine: we brush our teeth, eat breakfast and go to class. Then along the way experience waves of panic when the routine changes. The...

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Letter to the Editor

January 25, 2018

To the Editor of The Observer: I am writing this letter to send a simple message to the four young men who decided to stand outside the SURC today and protest a woman’s right to choose: shame on you...

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You are not alone

You are not alone

Mariah Valles, Social Media Manager
January 25, 2018

As someone who personally struggles with anxiety, I am here to share my experiences with the intention of inspiring at least one person to reach out and get the help they need. Mental illnesses are extremely...

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FCC Vote Threatens Internet Freedom

FCC Vote Threatens Internet Freedom

Alexa Murdock, Copy Desk Chief
January 11, 2018

On Dec. 14, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) repealed net neutrality. The vote passed with a three-to-two majority.   Although the original net neutrality rules went into effect in...

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Kevin Spacey's hit TV show

Spacey’s “House of Cards” comes tumbling down

Natalie Hyland, Sports Editor
November 9, 2017

Since Kevin Spacey was first accused of sexual misconduct a little over a week ago, more and more people have come forward saying they were abused by the actor, including former colleagues at the Old Vic...

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Blade Runner 2049 Review

Blade Runner 2049 Review

Xander Fu, Staff Writer
October 12, 2017

I’m not a film critic. Whenever I watch a movie, I always go in with high hopes and usually come out with good feelings. Unlike many film analyzers (emphasis on the former syllable), I genuinely...

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