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OPINION: Seahawks last game a microcosm of seasons shortcomings

OPINION: Seahawks last game a microcosm of season’s shortcomings

Austin Bennett, Assistant Sports Editor
January 28, 2016

The Seattle Seahawks found themselves in a 14-0 hole early in the first quarter against the North Carolina Panthers in what would be their final game of the 2015-16 season. Sound familiar? Looking...

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EDITORIAL: Trump: Making America racist again

EDITORIAL: Trump: Making America racist again

Observer Editorial Board
January 28, 2016

There’s a new sheriff in town and his name is Donald Trump. Except he isn’t the sheriff, he’s the jealous village idiot who thinks spouting off whatever hate mongering things he can think of is going...

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OPINION: Black Lives Matter extremism is not the right answer

OPINION: Black Lives Matter extremism is not the right answer

Jonathan Glover, Editor-In-Chief
January 28, 2016

It’s happening again. We’re all losing our collective minds. I don’t know why, but the last time I wrote about our love affair with extremist viewpoints, I thought it would be my last. Boy...

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OPINION: Has anti-political correctness gone too far?

Julia Moreno and Grace Lindsley
January 26, 2016

Yes - By Julia Moreno These days, it seems like everyone has to be politically correct about everything he or she says. We’re reminded to watch how we say things all over social media—on our Tumblr...

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EDITORIAL: Americans take note: Non-religious shooters can be terrorists too

Observer Editorial Board
January 23, 2016

Mass shootings and terrorism are constantly in the headlines. constant in many recent headlines and “jihadist” seemingly becoming the buzzword of the millennium, terrorism has been at the forefront...

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EDITORIAL: Obamas gun control sounds good, but is it good enough?

EDITORIAL: Obama’s gun control sounds good, but is it good enough?

Observer Editorial Board
January 14, 2016

When Columbine happened, America mourned. We were shocked. It wasn’t just one of the worst mass shootings, but also the worst school shooting in history. But then we picked ourselves up by our bootstraps,...

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OPINION: Lucky wild card finish proves Seahawks are team of destiny

OPINION: Lucky wild card finish proves Seahawks are team of destiny

Zac Hereth, Sports Editor
January 10, 2016

Coming off of one of the luckiest finishes in playoff history, it’s hard not to think that this year’s Seahawks squad is a team of destiny. The Seahawks offense sputtered, and Russell Wilson was...

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OPINION: The Seahawks are just fine

OPINION: The Seahawks are just fine

Matt Escamilla, Staff Reporter
December 6, 2015

When a sports franchise finds itself in the position of being back-to-back NFC champs, it takes a physical and mental toll on everyone involved to stay in shape and meet expectations. That’s the situation...

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OPINION: Are you sure you’re pro life?

Julia Moreno, Assistant News Editor
December 6, 2015

Recently, the attack on the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic has taken Twitter by storm. Tweets were sent out celebrating the deranged man for killing innocent people. Several people stated that...

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OPINION: White students: Get a clue, its not always about you

OPINION: White students: Get a clue, it’s not always about you

Andrew Evans, Copy Desk
November 21, 2015

On Nov. 12, a demonstration was held in Central’s SURC in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. During the course of this demonstration, I talked to several people—scratch that—I talked...

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OPINION: Black Friday means open stores and too-empty tables

Brittany Allen, Photo editor
November 21, 2015

Remember the days when Black Friday sales actually started on Friday? In recent years, stores just keeping pushing the start times earlier and earlier, basically “blacking” out Thursday through...

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OPINION: Extremism in 140 characters or less

Jonathan Glover, News Editor
November 16, 2015

Did you see that ludicrous display the other night? The way that one attacked the other, wow, it was viscous. And the blonde guy, did you hear those racist remarks and his ridiculous stance on women’s...

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