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By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

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By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

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Kevin Spaceys hit TV show House of Cards took a hit after Spacey faced sexual harassment claims. Photo illustration by Jack Lambert.

Spacey’s “House of Cards” comes tumbling down

Natalie Hyland, Sports Editor
November 9, 2017

Since Kevin Spacey was first accused of sexual misconduct a little over a week ago, more and more people have come forward saying they were abused by the actor, including former colleagues at the Old Vic...

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Blade Runner 2049 Review

Blade Runner 2049 Review

Xander Fu, Staff Writer
October 12, 2017

I’m not a film critic. Whenever I watch a movie, I always go in with high hopes and usually come out with good feelings. Unlike many film analyzers (emphasis on the former syllable), I genuinely...

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Pitcher Felix Hernandez has played for Seattle for over a decade, but some fans are questioning if his career is nearing its end.

Time to hang it up Hernandez?

Clayton Huber, Staff Reporter
October 5, 2017

Seattle Mariners fans are clenching their fists as the Mariners were eliminated from playing in the postseason for 16 years in a row. It seems like every year is going to be “our year”. The year...

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Walk dont drive to save green

Walk don’t drive to save green

Racquel Rollins, Copy Desk Chief
September 28, 2017

All year, every year I hear one major topic of complaint: parking. This topic always brings a few thoughts to my mind. According to the Quick Facts page on the CWU website, we have over 11,000 students....

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What I learned from working in college

Susie Chavez, Staff Reporter
August 4, 2017

It’s common for college students to work while in being in school, but it’s also common for  students to have their first job while in college. Throughout my time here at Central, I have always been...

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Trump’s missile attack was a valid response in Syria

Ray Payne
April 16, 2017

Over the past week, I’ve sat back rather quietly and watched as everyone and their mom voiced an opinion on the recent U.S. military military action in Syria. For those of you who don’t know, or...

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Did privilege win Adele a Grammy?

Ryan Kinker, Senior Sports Reporter
February 16, 2017

The 59th annual Grammys took place Sunday night and the ceremony left me thinking about the way we all appreciate music. I’m an average, white male who has a hard time seeing every day privilege and...

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‘Grab a Kleenex…because everything will be okay’

Ray Payne, Senior News Reporter
November 10, 2016

Take a deep breath. Grab a Kleenex a dry your tears because everything will be okay. As I watched one of the most stunning political upsets that have ever happened. First off, to all you Hilary supporters,...

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‘Love will not trump hate in Donald Trump’s America’

Ryan Kinker, Senior Sports Reporter
November 10, 2016

I am the personification of everything that’s wrong with this country. I am an overweight, heterosexual, cis-gendered, white male with blonde hair and blue eyes. I could be the poster child for Donald...

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The life of a Yakima commuter

April Porter, Staff Writer
November 10, 2016

An 8 a.m. class means a 6 a.m. alarm. I leave my apartment an hour ahead of time to leave for CWU. “Why?” You ask. Because I live in Yakima and drive 45 minutes to school and 45 minutes back five...

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Friends and memories at North Village Café

Ryan Kinker, Senior Sports Reporter
November 10, 2016

I don’t think there’s a single building on Central Washington University’s campus that has had as much of an effect on my life as North Village Café (“North”). I lived in Alford-Montgomery...

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Predator in 2005, President in 2016?

Ray Payne, Senior News Reporter
October 13, 2016

I don’t even know where to start, what even is this election anymore? I’ve been busy lately, so I haven’t been following politics as closely as I should. So, when my newsfeed began to fill up with...

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