By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

The Observer

By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

The Observer

By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

The Observer

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Satire: Wellington Wildcat spends three-night stint in animal shelter after lively night out

Katherine Camarata, Columnist
January 12, 2022

According to an anonymous student source, CWU’s own Wellington Wildcat was spotted behind bars in the back of the Ellensburg Animal Shelter’s truck last Saturday at approximately 3 a.m., with bloodshot...

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Ditch the New Year’s resolutions

Ditch the New Year’s resolutions

Addie Adkins, Columnist
January 12, 2022

Every year, millions of people around the world participate in an ancient tradition that has since been transformed and mangled into something completely different: New Year’s resolutions. This practice,...

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People should be nicer to service industry workers

Jamie Bass, Columnist
November 24, 2021

We’ve all heard people say that everyone should work a job in the service industry, whether it be retail or food service. My mother told me that I needed to because it would teach me how to work and...

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Battle of the Pies

Battle of the Pies

Jared Galanti and Addie Adkins
November 24, 2021

It’s a debate as old as time: which pie is better, apple or pumpkin? As we head into the holiday dinner season, it’s time to settle this debate. It’s time for the battle of the pies.   Apple...

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‘Dune’ 2021: Villeneuve succeeds where Lynch failed

Stephen Martin, Columnist
November 18, 2021

Over quarantine I finally got around to reading my weathered copy of Frank Herbert’s sci-fi classic “Dune.” While the novel is long with very slow pacing at times, I was nonetheless captivated by...

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Recipes for National Vegan Month

Katlyn White, Columnist
November 11, 2021

To all my vegans out there, it is your month; November is National Vegan Month. I am not vegan, I am vegetarian, but a lot of the recipes I have saved over the years are vegan recipes. I thought I would...

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Cooking is Good for the Soul

Milenne Quinonez , Columnist
November 11, 2021

Cooking is good for the soul. I grew up in a family where cooking was a way for all my family to come together after a long day and enjoy a meal together. My mom would work long shifts on her feet and...

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We need to communicate more, even if it’s uncomfortable

Chuck Dickson, Columnist
November 11, 2021

How many times have you tried to get a hold of your group members, only to be met with silence? How often have you tried to check in with your friends only to have them ignore you? How many times have...

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In space, no one can hear your opinion: How ‘Alien’ is still the perfect blueprint for horror

Andrew Prouse, Columnist
November 11, 2021

In 1979 the original Alien film was released. Director Ridley Scott and actress Sigourney Weaver created the perfect horror film. Alien shows filmmakers how to perfect the horror genre. The film is...

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“Squid Game” has become what it criticizes

“Squid Game” has become what it criticizes

Joseph Stanger, Columnist
November 4, 2021

*Light spoilers for the show* If you haven’t already seen it, you’re probably sick of hearing about it. “Squid Game” is a Korean drama series and the latest pop-culture craze to come out of...

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Disney helped shape our childhoods

Kate Caviezel, Columnist
November 4, 2021

Disney movies teach some of the most important life lessons. I grew up watching almost every Disney movie and never realized all the hidden concepts until I was a little older. From the classics to newer...

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How the ‘Netflix and chill’ generation has ruined dating

Laynie Erickson, Columnist
October 28, 2021

It has been said that modern day dating is like trying to find the least damaged piece of clothing at a thrift shop - that doesn’t smell. Putting it simply, dating is tough.  Nearly half of the adults...

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