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Letter to the Editor: Jesse Nelson

Jesse Nelson , Associate Dean of Student Achievement
March 13, 2015

I have long thought the theme song for the Autism community ought to be Five for Fighting’s first hit, Superman. I'm more than a bird, I'm more than a plane, I'm more than some pretty face beside...

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Goodbye opinion: “This isn’t giving up. No, this is letting go”

Goodbye opinion: “This isn’t giving up. No, this is letting go”

Adam Wilson, Editor-In-Chief
March 12, 2015

At the time of this publishing, I will have finished my second full year being a part of The Observer. I’ve dedicated half of my college career to writing, designing and publishing over 50 editions of...

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Goodbye opinion: My heart…it hurts

Goodbye opinion: My heart…it hurts

Chance Weeks-Williams, Sports Editor
March 12, 2015

When I took this job as the sports editor, I was scared beyond all belief. I was excited to hear that I was going be the editor, but I had no idea what to do once I sat down at my computer. Thanks,...

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Goodbye opinion: OUT OUT OUT OUT OUT OUT OUT OUT!

Goodbye opinion: OUT OUT OUT OUT OUT OUT OUT OUT!

Rachel Charlton, Assistant News Editor
March 12, 2015

Normally, these columns are reserved for seniors as they prepare to graduate. I am neither. However, my time at The Observer is coming to an end, so here is my goodbye. I’ve had the pleasure of working...

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OPINION: For the Pasco cops, will the punishment fit the crime?

OPINION: For the Pasco cops, will the punishment fit the crime?

Zach Harris , Copy Editor
March 5, 2015

Pasco, Wash. has recently been surrounded by controversy. On Feb. 10, the Pasco community suffered the death of Antonio Zambrano-Montes, when three Pasco police officers opened fire on the unarmed...

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Leonard Nimoy

Cigarettes will kill you, like they killed Leonard Nimoy

Anna Kessner, Copy Editor
March 3, 2015

On February 27, 2015, Trekkies all over the world shed a collective tear. Leonard Nimoy, who played Spock on the original television version of Star Trek, had died at the age of 83. The beloved Vulcan...

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The terror of Islamaphobia

Shaima Shamdeen, Staff Reporter
February 27, 2015

Craig Stephen Hicks shot three Muslim college students in their home, execution style in Chapel Hill, N.C. instilling fear amongst Muslim-Americans across this country. So do I get to call Hicks a terrorist? The...

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My newfound life on handi-campus

My newfound life on handi-campus

Jessi Hammond, Copy Editor
February 27, 2015

I had a little too much fun on Super Bowl Sunday and broke my foot. I thought nothing of it at first; “I have crutches for a few weeks, this can’t be too terrible.” I was so wrong.   As...

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Be nice: A plea from a  CWU Call Center employee

Be nice: A plea from a CWU Call Center employee

Meredith Carlsen, Copy Editor
February 26, 2015

Asking for money might be one the hardest things to do. It takes courage and thick skin to call Central alumni, parents and friends to ask them to donate financially to the university. Up until...

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Fifty Shades of Sexual Abuse

Fifty Shades of Sexual Abuse

Grace Lindsley, Copy Editor
February 10, 2015

Valentine's Day is right around the corner and how better to show that special someone you care than stalking, insulting and emotional manipulating them all the while blatantly ignoring rules of consent! Oh,...

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Lets play? Or lets get sued?

Let’s play? Or let’s get sued?

Maria Harr, Scene Editor
January 29, 2015

Recently there’s been a lot of questions surrounding the legality of “Let’s Play” videos and gaming streams online. Let’s Plays are recorded playthroughs of video games made by gamers. They...

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Letter to the Editor

Lynn Thompson
November 13, 2014

When November 7 Feminism issue of The Observer (Vol. 98) came out, I was ecstatic. I read it immediately upon receiving it. However, as the paper continued, I found myself steadily growing more and more...

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