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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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Will Smith Should Not Be Getting Blacklisted From Hollywood

Isaac Hinson, Columnist
April 20, 2022

As I am sure we are all aware by now, Will Smith slapped Chris Rock at the 2022 Oscars, overshadowing a ceremony otherwise worthy of the name the Oscars. With Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor,...

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Casting celebrities in major voice roles ruins the animation industry

Morgana Carroll, Columnist
April 13, 2022

I don’t like the amount of celebrity voice roles we’ve seen recently. I love movies. I consider movies to be both a form of art and entertainment, and as long as the filmmakers made their movie out...

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You Should Learn a Second Language

Milenne Quinonez , Columnist
April 13, 2022

Everyone should learn an extra language. Learning a language cannot only open doors for your future career, but it can also open a world of different music, entertainment and communities.  According...

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Will Smith should not be the only one punished for the Oscars Controversy

Katlyn White, Columnist
April 6, 2022

Will Smith has become the latest meme during the Oscars on March 27. After a poorly made “G.I. Jane” joke by Chris Rock, a comedian and actor, made about Smith’s wife Jada Pinkett Smith, Will Smith...

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Reading is fun

Reading is fun

Katlyn White, Columnist
April 6, 2022

Reading is the most underrated pleasure of life. You can gain so much from reading books in your free time. You can travel, fight, cry and learn to love all from the comfort of your bedroom.  Pro:...

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Character arcs are better in the books than they are in the movies

Character arcs are better in the books than they are in the movies

Tapanga Krause, Columnist
April 6, 2022

Why is the character development in books always better than their movie counterparts? Is it the difference in storytelling styles? Or just the fact that the movies don’t have four hours to explore every...

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We need to stop glamorizing space

Ty Mcphee, Columnist
March 9, 2022

Space and its portrayal in the media is something that I’ve looked up to for the longest time. Fantasy, horror, romance and even comedy movies have been on my back burner with science fiction shining...

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U.S. foreign involvement is a crime against humanity

Katherine Camarata, Columnist
March 9, 2022

This "great" nation was founded on crime, as British soldiers invaded once prosperous Native American tribal land throughout the 1400s to the 1800s, signed treaties that were later ignored and murdered...

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The Sounders are Seattle’s most exciting pro sports team

Jake Hassebrock, Columnist
March 2, 2022

Whether you attend games in the stadium, tune in to live broadcasts or just watch post-match highlight videos on YouTube, professional sports collectively are a very fun part of our culture to engage with. Seattle...

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Pregnancy is the best and most terrifying thing in the world

Tapanga Krause, Columnist
March 2, 2022

From the shock of an unplanned pregnancy followed by the overwhelming joy to the morning sickness, pregnancy is the best, but it’s also the most terrifying thing in the world. When that cheap drugstore...

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The MLB lockout needs to end

Jared Galanti, Columnist
February 23, 2022

The Major League Baseball (MLB) owners locked out the players as the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) between the two sides expired, on Dec. 2, 2021. This is the ninth work stoppage in MLB history...

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Five things I hate about Ellensburg

Five things I hate about Ellensburg

Katlyn White, Columnist
February 23, 2022

Ellensburg is a beautiful place to live. We have beautiful rolling hills, picturesque downtown and CWU’s campus full of historic brick buildings.  However, these positives do not hide the underbelly...

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