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

Birds of a feather flock together

Local family of ducks start GoFundMe to pay for migration

Katherine Camarata, Columnist
October 28, 2021

Beloved residents of the irrigation canal that runs through the CWU campus, the Webber family, floated many ideas around before deciding that a GoFundMe would be the perfect way to finance their migration...

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We are incapable of being bored

We are incapable of being bored

Stephanie Davison, Columnist
October 21, 2021

Social media has altered our attention spans and has made it more difficult to focus for long periods of time, which in turn has made it more difficult to be without some kind of stimuli. Though a lot...

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CWU making the right decision for all students

Isaiah Salevao, Columnist
October 21, 2021

On Oct. 18, the deadline passed for all students to provide evidence that they are fully vaccinated. But when everyone came to CWU for the start of fall quarter, not everyone was vaccinated. CWU not only...

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None of us know what we’re doing

Jamie Bass, Columnist
October 21, 2021

College is a time full of big decisions and life changes, but do any of us actually know what we want to do with our lives? Be happy? Financial stability? Something that we enjoy but don’t get paid a...

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Abolish the Electoral College

Stephen Martin, Columnist
October 21, 2021

In 1968, republican Richard Nixon defeated democrat Hubert Humphrey to become president of the United States. In the Electoral College, Nixon defeated Humphrey 301 to 191, with American Independent George...

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The Perfect Season: Autumn

The Perfect Season: Autumn

Katlyn White, Columnist
October 21, 2021

Autumn is undoubtedly the best season. The leaves have fallen to the ground, giving the world a satisfying crunch sound. The temperatures drop, but not so much that snow falls. People become closer in...

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The many sounds of studying

The many sounds of studying

Danny Dang, Columnist
October 20, 2021

“Studying is so fun!” Said no one ever.  The idea of studying being fun is so foreign because of how stressful it can be and the context it is typically done in. Being that life can be stressful...

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Celebrate Day of the Dead this year to honor your loved ones

Milenne Quinonez , Columnist
October 19, 2021

As the weather gets colder, and the trees turn a brighter red and orange, we grow more and more excited about fall, those yummy seasonal Starbuck drinks and our favorite flannels we’ve shoved in the...

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A view from the Rialto Bridge in Venice, Italy of a gondola(a long boat) with several passengers taking a ride.

No weary travelers here

Kate Caviezel, Columnist
October 8, 2021

Traveling brings happiness and peace of mind. The journey, the destination and the memories in new places all add up to the ultimate experiences that a person can have in their lifetime. It may tend...

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I need to graduate. Where are my classes, CWU?

I need to graduate. Where are my classes, CWU?

Star Diavolikis, Columnist
October 7, 2021

Getting classes that meet your requirements to graduate should not be something to fight tooth and nail for. It should not be an issue whatsoever. I attempted to apply for as many classes as possible...

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I’m thirty, I’m not dead

Addie Adkins, Columnist
October 7, 2021

There was a recent TikTok video I saw that cut me to my core. In a video posted by @jzez21, the creator reacts to a sound clip of someone saying, “To the older generation on TikTok, meaning, like, people...

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CWU shouldn’t continue in-person instruction

CWU shouldn’t continue in-person instruction

Addie Adkins, Columnist
September 30, 2021

CWU isn’t prepared enough to continue in-person instruction. There are too many unanswered questions and concerns, or worse, a possible lack of transparency with the student body about the answers to...

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