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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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How to conquer your freshman year at CWU

How to conquer your freshman year at CWU

Deacon Tuttle, Columnist
January 26, 2021

When I first glared into the eyes of the Wildcat statue, a seismic shift had already occurred. I was actually in college. Stepping foot into the SURC, reality struck me in the face. I’m positive that...

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Hades - Played it - Beat it - Great game

Hades – Played it – Beat it – Great game

Max Hughes, Columnist
January 26, 2021

The first game on my list of 15 to beat by the end of the year, a new year’s resolution of sorts, was Hades. Hades combines the elements of so many types of games that I love making it easy to throw...

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Believe it! “Naruto” has a valuable lesson to teach

Believe it! “Naruto” has a valuable lesson to teach

Bailey Tomlinson, Columnist
January 20, 2021

I recently watched both “Naruto” and its sequel, “Naruto: Shippuden” with my boyfriend at his request. It was an endeavor that took us six months of watching intricately plotted, at times convoluted...

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CWU’s Wi-Fi is Loading… Please Wait

CWU’s Wi-Fi is Loading… Please Wait

Hollis Zepp, Columnist
January 20, 2021

Nothing in college is more frustrating than having a laggy Zoom call, or even worse, being kicked out of a class because your Wi-Fi suddenly disappeared. In my short time as a student here at CWU, one...

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Please stop thinking Facebook memes are truthful

Please stop thinking Facebook memes are truthful

Star Diavolikis, Columnist
January 20, 2021

Facebook memes are never a reliable source, no matter if that right-wing or left-wing Facebook page claims to only tell the truth. Chances are these memes contain cherry-picked quotes, misleading statistics...

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Stick with your iPhone until it stops working

Stick with your iPhone until it stops working

Clara Wetzel, Columnist
January 20, 2021

Annual iPhone upgrades are a waste of money. Every year Apple Inc. comes out with its newest iPhone model along with the newest iOS updates. The newest models illustrate Apple’s latest designs such as...

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Trump’s temper tantrum leads a mob to Capitol Hill

Trump’s temper tantrum leads a mob to Capitol Hill

Addie Adkins, Columnist
January 12, 2021

We were told to “remember the 5th of November” and to “beware the Ides of March.” Now there will be a tale so cautionary about the 6 of January. Only it won’t be a fictional one. Jan. 6...

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