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Animal Crossing: New Horizons game review

Animal Crossing: New Horizons game review

Abigail Duchow, Columnist

April 27, 2020

I’ve been putting major work into Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH). More work than school? Maybe...but that’s not the point. This game has been super entertaining while being locked away in my dorm, and I’d definitely recommend it to anyone who wants to play something that makes them feel ...

I can’t wait for baseball to return

I can’t wait for baseball to return

Mitchell Roland, Columnist

April 22, 2020

I miss baseball. A lot. On the west side of the mountains, winter days are the same monotony of gray skies and dreariness. There’s a yearly glimmer of hope in early February. The day Mariners pitchers and catchers report to spring training is an annual reminder that spring and summer are just around ...

Remote work? For the rest of my career? Sign me up

Remote work? For the rest of my career? Sign me up

Aeryn Kauffman, Columnist

April 22, 2020

Another day, another 24 hours of bare face and comfy clothes. I could get used to this. There’s nothing to do outside of the house, but inside, I couldn’t be busier. There’s more homework than both my previous quarters by far, but I’m happy with remote school and work. There are things I m...

Five players the Seahawks could pick in this week’s NFL Draft and why

Five players the Seahawks could pick in this week’s NFL Draft and why

Austin Lane, Columnist

April 22, 2020

The Seattle Seahawks had a 2019 season similar to what they saw in 2012. In both seasons, a good rookie draft class combined with some veterans and team leaders led the team to an 11-5 record but a loss in the Divisional round of the playoffs. In 2013, the Seahawks built off their successful 2012 seaso...

What to do with your stimulus check

What to do with your stimulus check

Aeryn Kauffman, Columnist

April 15, 2020

As tempting as it may be to spend your stimulus check on things you don’t need, refrain. For those of us lucky enough to get one in the next week or two, here’s what we should use it for. Hopefully, your parents aren’t claiming you as a dependent on their taxes. Otherwise, you’re ineligible for ...

Feeling bad? That’s ok

Feeling bad? That’s ok

Bailey Tomlinson, Columnist

April 15, 2020

It’s okay to let yourself grieve the experiences that a pandemic has taken away from you.  Many, if not all of us, plan our lives ahead to some degree. From flexible daydreamers to detail trackers, every one of us has some level of expectation from our futures. There are certain moments, experience...

Save some baking supplies for the rest of us!

Save some baking supplies for the rest of us!

Mariah Valles, Columnist

April 15, 2020

Look, I know we’re in the middle of a pandemic, but please, for the love of God, stop hoarding the baking supplies. A few days ago I entered my kitchen (like I usually do), and realized I had three overripe bananas. What does this mean? Well, usually it means you go to Fred Meyer and buy a package...

With no other options, WrestleMania was a light in the dark

With no other options, WrestleMania was a light in the dark

Austin Lane, Columnist

April 9, 2020

Yes, ESPN is constantly airing classic games. Yes, the NFL draft is still going to happen and is right around the corner. But there’s something different about live sports. There’s something special about knowing you’re reacting to a major event at the same time as millions of other people. Su...

Say ‘no’ to N-95s: donate your masks

Say ‘no’ to N-95s: donate your masks

Aeryn Kauffman, Columnist

April 9, 2020

The best way to protect yourself from coronavirus is to stay at home. If you aren’t in a position to do that, though, the next best way is to wear a face mask. On April 3, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a new recommendation for people to wear face masks in public. B...

CWU: Postpone commencement

CWU: Postpone commencement

Mariah Valles, Columnist

April 9, 2020

During freshman convocation, students were told the university would be there for them when they needed it. No matter if it took four years, five years or more, the university would be so proud to announce your name at commencement.  It’s clear a commencement ceremony cannot happen under the cur...

Forget Facebook

Teagan Kimbro

Aeryn Kauffman, Columnist

March 11, 2020

I’m a little surprised it isn't a more widespread practice to delete Facebook. They’ve been pushing the limits for years, seeing just how much data they can take from us before we stop living in comfortable complacency. Not only do they not care about privacy, but they’re just not original any...

Getting your money’s worth: why we should have less general education classes

Teagan Kimbro

Abigail Duchow, Columnist

March 11, 2020

General education classes (gen eds) seem like a waste of money. The classes could be removed, or at least reduced. According to the US Department of Education, the average cost of attending CWU is $14,382 per year after the average amount of financial aid. Say a student is taking 15 credits per quarte...

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