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Q&A: Cash Brown

Q&A: Cash Brown

Megan Foster
January 21, 2024

Cash Brown is a junior at CWU pursuing his passion for sports broadcasting. He is seeking a degree in sports management with specializations in sports business and sports communication. Alongside his studies,...

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What to watch over the break

Isaac Hinson, Columnist
December 1, 2023

We’ve finally reached the end of fall quarter, or at least we are real close. Personally, I am more than ready to finish up the work I have left to do and then book it back home and...

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Thanksgiving opened to $10.3 million at the domestic box office (Photo courtesy Sony Pictures)

‘Thanksgiving’ carves its spot in the holiday horror pantheon

Isaac Hinson, Columnist
November 23, 2023

A movie based on a fake trailer that was made for a movie released in 2007? You must be kidding, right? Surely that can’t be good… Right? Released on this past friday, “Thanksgiving” is director...

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Must try Christmas cookies

The best Christmas cookie recipes

Megan Rogers, Columnist
November 23, 2023

It's almost Christmas time! Snow, holiday movies, hot chocolate and cozy blankets—it is the best time of the year. And do you know what the best way to kick off the Christmas season is? Cookies! Here...

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Transgender pride flag drawin with chalk. Photo courtesy of Pexels

I wish we didn’t need Transgender Day of Remembrance

Morgana Carroll, Columnist
November 21, 2023

Nov. 20 crept up on me this year. I opened up my phone this morning to social media posts about Transgender Day of Remembrance and the lives that were lost this year. This brought about a grim reminder...

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The best Thanksgiving side dishes

Megan Foster, Columnist
November 17, 2023

With the holiday season upon us, I thought it was the perfect time to share a few of my favorite Thanksgiving side dishes. These are sure to secure you an invitation to any and all seasonal gatherings.  Caution:...

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MSGs false repuation negatively impacted Chinese restaurants across the United States. Photo credit pexels

MSG is not unhealthy

Maria Mann, Columnist
November 17, 2023

My whole life, I have grown up hearing from my parents and the general public that monosodium glutamate (MSG) is very unhealthy and should be avoided.  I am not alone in that. According to the...

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My top albums of 2023 (and why you should listen)

Isaac Dobmeier, Columnist
November 17, 2023

  100 gecs - “10,000 gecs” My number-one album of the year. Hyperpop pioneers 100 gecs reinvent themselves with their second album, taking the sound to new places with...

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‘The Killer,’ and the top four David Fincher movies

Isaac Hinson, Scene Editor
November 13, 2023

Harkening back to his thriller roots, legendary director David Fincher returns this Friday with his new film “The Killer,” starring Michael Fassbender. Based upon the French graphic novel of the...

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 Landis Hanson, an alumni of CWU, planned the Palestinian demonstration outside Black Hall

Why apprehension is dangerous to journalistic integrity

Yohanes Goodell, Columnist
November 2, 2023

On Oct. 11, a group of CWU students were involved in an on-campus demonstration in support of Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip. As a member of The Observer staff, I was assigned to photograph...

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My five favorite films for the fall

Isaac Hinson, Columnist
October 28, 2023

Fall is my favorite time of the year. It’s the cooldown after these increasingly hot summers. Cool mornings, even cooler nights. And those chilly evenings make for perfect cozy stay-at-home...

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Top five songs to add to your fall playlist

Top five songs to add to your fall playlist

Megan Rogers, Columnist
October 28, 2023

It's fall! The leaves are changing, the mornings are becoming crisper and the cozy vibes are stronger than ever. It's time to put on your headphones and walk down the streets, pretending you are in a movie....

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