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Seniors say goodbye: Its been real, CWU

Seniors say goodbye: It’s been real, CWU

Bekah Blum, Design Director
June 2, 2021

Before getting into this opinion I’d like to first warn you I'll be using references from a popular show and movie.  Have you ever seen the end of “The Breakfast Club,” the movie directed by...

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Welcome to the NFL Rookie

Gabriel Strasbaugh, Staff Reporter
May 26, 2021

The 2021 NFL draft saw the hierarchy of quarterbacks come first once again. From teams swinging for the fences in the first round with a franchise savior, to one of the greatest talents to ever command...

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Everyone should have a ‘Hot Girl Summer’

Mariana Gonzalez, Columnist
May 26, 2021

Rapper Megan Thee Stallion gave the world a gift on August 9, 2019, the gift of her new song “Hot Girl Summer.” Since it was released towards the end of summer, the chance to have a Hot Girl Summer...

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Saitama vs Goku: And the winner is...

Saitama vs Goku: And the winner is…

Simon Lafita, Columnist
May 26, 2021

Bam! Just one punch is all it’ll take for Saitama to beat Goku. In the anime community, people often debate which character is the strongest. Most of the time, the two contenders who are up for debate...

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Editorial: There are reasons for optimism, but the pandemic is not over yet

May 26, 2021

The past year has been extremely difficult for most Americans. People have been isolated in their homes. Millions lost their jobs as COVID-19 restrictions brought most of society to a halt. Fourteen months...

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Why everyone should take the time to stretch their muscles

Noah Wright , Staff Reporter
May 26, 2021

Creaky knees, stiff necks, worn shoulders and tight backs are all things that we go through on a daily basis. With age comes wear and tear on our bodies, but like everything in life we can prevent some...

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How I changed my negative mindset

How I changed my negative mindset

Ondrea Machin, Columnist
May 19, 2021

For a long time, I always doubted myself and kept thinking I was never good enough or that I would never be good enough for myself or others. I didn’t know that my negative mindset was hindering me from...

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Editorial: Standardized tests were an unfair admissions advantage for the wealthy

May 19, 2021

CWU has joined the other public universities in the state in announcing that standardized admissions tests will now be optional for incoming students. In the announcement, Provost and Vice President...

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Why Asian food beats all the rest

Why Asian food beats all the rest

Jackie Tran, Staff Reporter
May 19, 2021

Asian cuisine is one of, if not the best, types of food out there.   Food appeals to people in all kinds of ways. Assaggio Boston, a highly rated Italian restaurant on OpenTable, says, “Food presentation...

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Mini-Opinions: Pop Culture

May 12, 2021

Pop culture is everywhere because, well, it's popular. It gives people a chance to relate to others on some level, giving even the most socially anxious something to break the ice with. Small talk anyone?...

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Why ‘Big Hero 6’ is an underrated movie

Star Diavolikis, Columnist
May 12, 2021

“Big Hero 6” has been tossed aside due to “Frozen’s” signature songs, when it deserved more respect. This movie touched on many subjects in ways children can understand, such as depression and...

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Editorial: There is a mental health crisis in America

Mitchell Roland, News Editor
May 12, 2021

Over the past year, there has been a drastic and concerning rise in people reporting mental health issues in America. According to a study published by Boston University, half of all college students...

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