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CWU lazy, premature with online graduation

Derek Harper , Columnist
February 16, 2021

The decision by Central Washington University to put graduation fully online again this year was premature, taking the easy way out and simply lazy. The school called it way too early. It’s an excuse...

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I don’t care about your social media posts, get involved if you care

I don’t care about your social media posts, get involved if you care

Rey Green, Columnist
February 16, 2021

If you are truly for us, you’ll stand with us, you’ll help us and you’ll be a part of the change. If black lives matter to you you’ll do more than just post about it on social media. Posting a...

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Broadway stays closed but football has curtains up

Broadway stays closed but football has curtains up

Madalyn Banouvong, Columnist
February 16, 2021

On Feb. 7 Super Bowl 55 was kicked off between the Buccaneers and the Chiefs. During a pandemic it is hard to imagine being anywhere surrounded by 25,000 people. For football, fans gathered with masks...

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Korean Dramas: the next level for rom-com lovers

Korean Dramas: the next level for rom-com lovers

Milenne Quinonez , Columnist
February 16, 2021

Look, I won't argue, and I agree that romantic comedies in the 1980s were truly a masterpiece. I mean who doesn’t like “Sixteen Candles” starring the classic Molly Ringwald? I think we can almost...

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Value your true identity, defy all other norms

Value your true identity, defy all other norms

Justin Zabel, Columnist
February 9, 2021

Imagine growing up with family members that were against any form of marriage except between a man and a woman, many times hearing comments and sexual slurs towards anyone who was different then what they...

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Everyone needs to experience urban living at least once

Everyone needs to experience urban living at least once

Addie Adkins, Columnist
February 9, 2021

I was born and mostly raised in rural central Washington, but I had the pleasure of spending three of my most formative years living in Seattle. I was in second grade when my mom moved us to Seattle,...

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Weekly horoscopes like you’ve never seen

Weekly horoscopes like you’ve never seen

Libby Williams, Columnist
February 9, 2021

We’ve all been there. You’re out to coffee with a new friend, when they suddenly hit you with that big money question: what’s your astrological sign? “Uh… I think I’m a Virgo…” you guess.  “Oh...

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If showing school spirit is so important, why not make it more affordable?

If showing school spirit is so important, why not make it more affordable?

Hollis Zepp, Columnist
February 2, 2021

When I first found out that I get a discount on campus when using my meal plan, I thought that it applied to everything on campus I could possibly purchase. What I later found out was that not only was...

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The Great British Baking Show revived my palette

The Great British Baking Show revived my palette

Jackson Sorensen, Columnist
February 2, 2021

Over the course of my adult life, I’ve had to learn and step up my game when it comes to certain skills. Cooking is one of those skills.  Over the summer, I was browsing Netflix for something to...

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“Drivers License” causes a three song pile up

Katlyn White, Columnist
February 2, 2021

With the release of “Drivers License,” a song by Olivia Rodrigo, the new wave of celebrity drama has piqued my interest. It has been over almost a month since its release date, Jan. 8, and I am still...

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Skyward Sword is actually a good game

Star Diavolikis, Columnist
February 2, 2021

Legend of Zelda fans will know that Skyward Sword is one of the most unpopular games in the series. However, it is genuinely a good game considering the new features and characters it included. With...

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Student athletes shouldn’t be paid

Student athletes shouldn’t be paid

Rey Green, Columnist
January 26, 2021

I am a student first, athlete second. As a young kid with dreams and aspirations to become a professional athlete, my first thought of whether college level athletes deserve to be paid or not would have...

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