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The Observer

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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Why Americans shouldn’t celebrate Cinco De Mayo

Milenne Quinonez, Columnist
May 4, 2022

Cinco de Mayo is a day many Americans confuse with Mexico’s Independence Day, which is September 16. Although this is not really an issue that needs to be addressed, here are some of the reasons why...

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Police Misconduct Harms Everyone

Joshua Kornfeld, Columnist
April 27, 2022

Policing in America is a topic that is often of a polarizing nature, particularly when discussing misconduct and holding officers accountable. Some believe that police can self-monitor in terms of holding...

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NCAA Football 14 has the best and most immersive real life football experience in video games

Chase Beyer, Columnist
April 27, 2022

All football fans who have interest in gaming are seeking the same thing: the best experience of real life simulation football. NCAA Football 14, a game released in July 2013, takes the cake for the best...

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Satire: Put this in your pipe and smoke it

Katherine Camarata, Columnist
April 20, 2022

We’re all smokin’ the devil’s lettuce, whether we admit to it or not. Ever since legalization, I feel like I can’t walk two blocks without catching a whiff of somebody throwing their life away.  That...

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Marijuana should not be allowed on campus

Libby Williams, Columnist
April 20, 2022

While I believe people have the right to use marijuana recreationally on their own property, I do agree with the school’s policy to keep it off campus.  While recreational use of marijuana is legal...

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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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