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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

The Observer

OPINION: Slow doesnt mean stupid

OPINION: Slow doesn’t mean stupid

Ishanti Sanders, Copy Desk
May 12, 2016

I have a question: Why are students, particularly students in college, afraid to ask questions? After going to Central for almost four years, I’ve noticed that some students simply don’t ask questions...

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OPINION: The Democratic Party is really good at making you envious of Republicans

OPINION: The Democratic Party is really good at making you envious of Republicans

Jonathan Glover, Editor-In-Chief
May 4, 2016

On Sunday, a friend and I attended the Kittitas County Democratic Convention in Thorp (of all places) at its high school. Did you know Thorp was big enough to have a high school? I thought it was just...

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OPINION: Whats your major? IDGAF

OPINION: What’s your major? IDGAF

Zac Hereth, Sports Editor
May 4, 2016

This past weekend, just like any other, I was at the bar with a couple of my friends, blowing off some steam after another long week of jumping through hoops as I prepare to graduate. I was enjoying...

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OPINION: Graduation? A job? This adult thing is hard

OPINION: Graduation? A job? This adult thing is hard

Shanai Bemis, Staff Reporter
May 4, 2016

I’m about to graduate, and I’m terrified. For the first time in my life, I’m not going to have ‘the next step’ waiting for me. After elementary school comes middle school, and then high school...

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OPINION: Internships are a gross, money-making scam

OPINION: Internships are a gross, money-making scam

Jonathan Glover, Editor-in-Chief
April 28, 2016

I’m just going to come out and say this: Required internships as part of a college curriculum are a scam. Phew. That felt good to get off my chest. Some of you might have already suspected this,...

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OPINION: Stuck in the middle (without you)

OPINION: Stuck in the middle (without you)

McKenzie Lakey, Orientation Editor
April 28, 2016

Being a transplant from one small town to another, I’ve noticed that one thing tends to carry over from town to town: A conservative mindset. Now this might seem kind of odd, considering that Central...

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OPINION: The down-low on gen eds

Kailan Manandic, Senior Reporter
April 21, 2016

There’s been a lot of recent stuff going down regarding the faculty senate and the general education program here at Central. It’s all very confusing and boils down to education departments that can’t...

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OPINION: A little perspective on last week’s debacle

Mikaila Wilkerson, Senior Reporter
April 21, 2016

You may have heard about our infamous section entitled ‘We Observed You’ by now. People have been talking about it, people have been speaking against it (some more harshly than others), but the...

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OPINION: Youre #WithHer, but why?

OPINION: You’re #WithHer, but why?

Jonathan Glover, Editor-In-Chief
April 14, 2016

Note: I voted for Bernie Sanders during Washington’s Democratic Caucus. I was chosen as a delegate to represent Sanders. This opinion is purely my own. I don’t know if it’s ignorance, stubbornness...

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OPINION: Who has time to study with tuition like this?

Cody Nilsen, Social Media Manager
April 14, 2016

When it comes to the cost of higher education I don’t understand why anyone would be against it being less expensive or paid for. I have seen posts on Facebook of articles and from individuals I knew...

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EDITORIAL: Panama Papers are proof of tax loopholes--but does anyone care?

EDITORIAL: Panama Papers are proof of tax loopholes–but does anyone care?

Observer Editorial Board
April 7, 2016

Perhaps the most important data leak in world history happened just four days ago–and we’re willing to bet most of you haven’t heard much about it. An unprecedented 2.6 terabytes of data were...

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OPINION: Get off your ass and vote

Victoria Shamrell, Scene Editor
April 7, 2016

With the presidential election this year and the Washington State Republican primary right around the corner, there are two chances to use your constitutional right guaranteed by the 15th Amendment and...

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