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By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

The Observer

By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

The Observer

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Where’s the “Diverse” in “Most Diverse Campus”? Part two

Star Diavolikis, Columnist
May 25, 2022

A previous opinion piece I wrote expanded on one example regarding the lack of diversity in a simple setting such as a school event, but this piece wasn’t enough. There are still banners outside of Brooks...

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The Lord of the Rings is the king of film trilogies

Evan Couch, Columnist
May 25, 2022

The era of Director Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings trilogy catapulted cinema goers into author J.R.R Tolkien's world of Middle-Earth. With the release of “The Fellowship of the Ring,” in 2001, Jackson...

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Morning lark or night owl gets the worm

Mary Miller, Columnist
May 25, 2022

Morning larks should not judge night owls so harshly. An ongoing argument extends down through time: Are morning people more productive than night people? In other words, who gets the proverbial worm? American...

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Back alley behind Jerrol’s.

Graffiti should be viewed as an acceptable form of art

Morgana Carroll, Columnist
May 25, 2022

I love seeing graffiti. I drive through Portland on my way from home to CWU, and my favorite part of being stuck in traffic jams is seeing the cool graffiti art on the walls and bridges. Sure there is...

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HBO Max is far better than Netflix

Isaac Hinson, Columnist
May 23, 2022

Netflix is no longer the top dog of streaming services. For the first time in over a decade, the streaming juggernaut reported a decrease in subscribers. This could be for a variety of reasons; some point...

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Condemn the war, but not the warrior

Wayne Gray, Columnist
May 18, 2022

We should better empathize with those who serve in our military while still holding our government responsible for committing to overseas conflicts. By supporting measures that reduce defense spending...

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QR + sports = future

QR + sports = future

Chase Beyer, Columnist
May 18, 2022

What is the future of technology in sports? Is it driverless cars, NFTs or wireless technology? No, it’s not any of those, it’s actually QR Codes. QR codes are already taking over, in places some may...

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Music is more than just sound waves

Ty Mcphee, Columnist
May 11, 2022

It’s been around since the first century A.D. according to History.com. From simple melodies and Hymns to rap, rock, and everything in between, music has been a central part of a lot of societies and...

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Sunset over Point Mackenzie, Alaska from the cockpit of a Piper PA-30

Everyone should learn how to fly a plane

Jacqueline Hixssen, Columnist
May 11, 2022

Everyone should learn how to fly a plane. The outside knowledge it provides will live with you throughout your lifetime. Nothing gives more self-satisfaction than landing a plane by yourself for the...

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4-H is an extremely beneficial program for children to join

Megan Rogers, Columnist
May 11, 2022

4-H is one of the most beneficial programs that a child can join. 4-H works with youth 5-18 years old and strives to bring out the potential in them and make them strong leaders.  According to uwyo.com,...

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Elon Musk’s recent Twitter buy-out is the demise of free speech for minorities on Twitter

Elliott Watkins, Columnist
May 4, 2022

Elon Musk is the world’s wealthiest man, the owner of Tesla and most recently the owner of Twitter. The ownership of Twitter was a pursuit in the name of “free speech” for Musk, but it seems to be...

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Star Wars Mini-Opinions

Star Wars Mini-Opinions

May 4, 2022

Star Diavolikis: I think Grogu is overrated and probably stinky. Granted he is cute, his cuteness has been milked dry and is now irritating to see everywhere on all merchandise.  Morgana Carroll: Luke...

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