The Observer

Senior farewell: you news, you lose

May 23, 2013

By LANDAN GARCIA, copy desk chief First of all, shout out to Big K. You set a precedent that will always be remembered. Whatever you’re doing, I’m sure it’s getting done in the most ethical way possible and you’re not checking any voice messages there. People are starting to get mad. Rea...

Woman’s best friend: Furry companions offer inspiration

Woman’s best friend: Furry companions offer inspiration

May 22, 2013

By JEANETTE GENSON, scene editor  As I near my last few weeks as an editor of this paper, I want to take this opportunity to talk about a few of my biggest inspirations: my dogs.  Read More »...

Do you, LuLu

Do you, LuLu

May 22, 2013

By EVAN THOMPSON, sports editor So I had a 6.8 out of 10 review when I first saw my Lulu profile after my friend showed me the app on her phone. Lulu is a free new app that allows women to rate guys after they meet or hook up with them, with a plethora of options and phrases that define our be...

Pissed off parkers

May 8, 2013

By CHANET STEVENSON, assistant scene editor There is always that one car in every parking lot that is either parked over the lines, parked illegally, or doesn’t have a pass for the lot. Read More »...

Gloomy economy scaring students

May 8, 2013

By ALEXIS THOMAS, copy editor As graduation approaches, many of us are more terrified than excited to zip up the long gown and walk across the stage to receive our degree.  Read More »...

‘Feeling annoyed’

May 2, 2013

By CHANET STEVENSON, assistant scene editor I used to wonder what it would be like to read my friends’ minds and know what they look like every day. But then I got a Facebook, and now I’m over it. Read More »...

One day this won’t be news

Courtesy of Creative Commons

May 2, 2013

When I heard about Jason Collins coming out of the closet, my initial reaction wasn’t a sense of advancement in our country: It wasn’t the well-deserved praise for such a brave athlete. My first thought was, “Who the hell is Jason Collins?” Read More »...

#WeNeedToSeeOtherPeople

#WeNeedToSeeOtherPeople

April 24, 2013

Back in 1985, Steve knew before he met Missy that he would marry her. Not because of her Facebook profile picture or funny tweets, but because he saw her face-to-face every day where they worked. Read More »...

Letter to the Editor

April 24, 2013

The State Auditor’s letter concerning the Administration “Fee” does not save the students any money. The statement that it will is either the result of wishful thinking or the most bold-faced lie I have heard all year. If S&A is no longer charged for services it uses (freeloading, mooching,...

NCAA gets failing grade

Mac Clark

April 10, 2013

By MAC CLARK, staff reporter Mark Emmert thought he had weathered the Hurricanes, got past the Buckeyes, and stayed strong through the Trojan horse. Well, I guess the NCAA wasn’t ready for a knight or a sleeping tiger. March Madness always captivates the nation and allows us to see the bes...

Earth isn’t free

Jeanette Genson

April 10, 2013

By JEANETTE GENSON, scene editor I love the environment. Really, though, you can’t beat clean air, clean water and a recycled bottle on a nice spring day. Which is why it’s easy and even fun to celebrate Environmental Awareness Week. Read More »...

Letter to the Editor

April 10, 2013

CHCI is a sanctuary. Tatu and Loulis deserve to live out the rest of their lives in the home that they have known for the last 20 years. I truly hope that the university embraces CHCI’s mission of sanctuary and does not force Friends of Washoe to move them out of their home. Read More »...

By the students, for the students of Central Washington University
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