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By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

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By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

The Observer

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Five reasons why you should watch the 2022 World Cup

Omar Benitez, Columnist
November 22, 2022

An Arab/Muslim country is hosting the World Cup Despite all the controversy surrounding the hosts Qatar and their treatment of migrant workers and claims of corruption in the world cup bidding proccess,...

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Katlyn White stands next to Wellington.

Senior Farewell – Katlyn White

Katlyn White, Copy Desk Lead
November 22, 2022

The last two years I have spent my time sitting on my computer editing numerous articles every week for The Observer. This was the most rewarding experience throughout my time in CWU.  I began as copy...

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John Barr Q&A

Brittany Cinderella, Columnist
November 19, 2022

John Barr is the founder of NHLToSeattle, an organization responsible for helping bring the NHL to the Washington area. Barr is also a co-host on the podcast “Sound of Hockey”, a board member of the...

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Mushrooms have been used by countless cultures to inspire visions.

LIFE, LIBERTY AND THE PURSUIT OF HIGHS

Jampa Dorje, Guest Columnist & Ellensburg Arts Treasure
November 18, 2022

The question of whether all drugs should be legal is a complex one, although it is has often been answered with a yes or no. There are drugs used to cure ailments of the body, insulin for diabetes, antibiotics...

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EPISODES IN THE HERE AND NOW

Jampa Dorje, Guest Columnist
November 16, 2022

Then she stood up, put her jacket back on with the same robotlike movements, and left.   —Albert Camus (The Stranger)  I was in line at Safeway in Ellensburg, and a woman ahead of me had four...

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Psychology Building melts into amorphous blob

Katherine Camarata, Satirist
November 16, 2022

The psychology building’s structure provides more ambiguity than an inkblot Rorschach test, featuring lines, levels and angles seemingly on a path to nowhere.  The perplexing hub of insight is verifiably...

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Top 10 Hip-Hop Albums of the 2010’s

Omar Benitez, Staff Reporter
November 16, 2022

I wanted to start off by saying I feel terrible about leaving out so many good albums.  Only 10 can make the list, so honorable mentions are listed after. Now on to the official Top 10 list: 1999...

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Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is a touching tribute to Chadwick Boseman… but a bad film

Beau Sansom, Staff Reporter
November 16, 2022

*Warning: the following article contains spoilers for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever* It’s been over two years since cinema fans have had to grieve the loss of beloved actor and “Black Panther”...

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The Trail Blazers celebrating Jerami Grants game-winner in Phoenix (Left to right_ Keon Johnson, Oliver Sarr, Damian Lillard, Jerami Grant, Nassir Little, Jusuf Nurkic. Photo by Barry Gossage

Don’t sleep on the Trail Blazers

Isaac Hinson, Columnist
November 16, 2022

The Pacific Northwest is becoming a hub of the sports world once again. The Seahawks find themselves at 6-3 and on top of the NFC West, thanks to the resurgence of Seattle legend Geno Smith. The Mariners...

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I don’t miss dining on campus

I don’t miss dining on campus

Brittany Cinderella, Staff Reporter
November 9, 2022

I’ve always found dining on campus to be extremely difficult and rather expensive. As someone who can’t have much dairy, is allergic to a lot of fruits and recently discovered she can’t have eggs,...

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Bert and Ernie in front of the SURC. Edits by Morgana Carroll, photo by Beau Sansonm

Bert and Ernie celebrate their 50th anniversary

Morgana Carroll, Columnist
November 9, 2022

Streamers lined the SURC as a banner with the words “Happy Anniversary Bert and Ernie!” scribbled on it was hung from the ceiling to celebrate CWU alumni Bert and husband Ernie’s 50 years of marriage...

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Q+A With CWU Alumni Alisa Muench

Kat Cardenas, Columnist
November 3, 2022

How did ‘Hot New Jam’ come about? Once upon a time, there was another improv team at Central. It was called Sharks with Legs! Long story short, a second improv team was created (the Hot New...

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