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By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

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OPINION: We should all drink a little red wine

OPINION: We should all drink a little red wine

Kelly Kneer, Staff Reporter
July 9, 2015

As a college student, “drinking” often times involves exorbitant amounts of alcohol, a nauseating hangover, and a vow to never partake in such activities again. Weight gain and unhealthy lifestyle...

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OPINION: Russell Wilson isn’t going anywhere

Matt Escamilla, Staff Reporter
July 6, 2015

Since Pete Carroll and John Schneider arrived in the Pacific Northwest the Seahawks have debunked plenty of team building strategies. They have provided the twelves a lot of joy by winning the ultimate...

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OPINION: ESPNs Colin Cowherd shows his age and lack of expertise in his rant against professional gaming

OPINION: ESPN’s Colin Cowherd shows his age and lack of expertise in his rant against professional gaming

Jonathan Glover, Sports Editor
May 28, 2015

ook out, America. There’s a new sport on the horizon and it doesn’t involve balls, pads or large crowds of people getting drunk in a parking lot before games. Well, it might actually involve the latter. I’m...

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OPINION: Animal shelters need more help to continue operations

OPINION: Animal shelters need more help to continue operations

Sarah Hoot, Copy Editor
May 27, 2015

Visiting a shelter for the first time can seem like an overwhelming experience; there are barking dogs and mewing cats. There are animals that look like they would rather bite you than become your pet. But...

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OPINION: The stages of beard growth from a girlfriends perspective

OPINION: The stages of beard growth from a girlfriend’s perspective

Grace Lindsley, Copy Desk Chief
May 27, 2015

When I first met my boyfriend, he had long messy hair and a bushy black beard to match. If I’m being honest, he really wasn’t my type. I prefer my men a bit more put together, but after going out for...

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OPINION: Five lessons I learned about beards from my bearded boyfriend

OPINION: Five lessons I learned about beards from my bearded boyfriend

Maria Harr, Editor-in-Chief
May 27, 2015

When I arrived at Central, I was disappointed in the lack of variety of men at this school. Everyone had beards. Almost every guy I met had a beard, and I feared that the beard trend would keep me single...

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OPINION: The stark difference between police action in Waco shooting and Baltimore riots

Kala Tye, Copy Editor
May 20, 2015

Waco, Texas just had a massive biker gang shootout. Nine dead and 18 critically injured with an estimated 170 gang members being taken into custody. So many, in fact, that they had to take them to a nearby...

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Warner Bros. Entertainment

OPINION: Hollywood take note, I’m going to see “Mad Max: Fury Road” because of Furiosa

Maria Harr, Editor-in-Chief
May 20, 2015

Maybe you, like me, haven’t seen “Mad Max: Fury Road” yet. But for the last three days you’ve been bombarded with people telling you to go see it. Friends, co-workers and half of my Facebook feed...

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OPINION: Black Widow is still a feminist character in Avengers: Age of Ultron

OPINION: Black Widow is still a feminist character in Avengers: Age of Ultron

Kala Tye, Copy Editor
May 13, 2015

  “Avengers: Age of Ultron” has garnered criticism due to the love affair between Bruce Banner (The Hulk played by Mark Ruffalo) and Natasha Romanoff (Black Widow played by Scarlett Johansson)...

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OPINION: Nerd movies like Avengers arent made for the nerds anymore

OPINION: Nerd movies like Avengers aren’t made for the nerds anymore

April Radke, Copy Editor
May 13, 2015

Avengers: Age of Ultron just came out, and if you’ve been reading the paper like a good pupil, you know that even more Marvel and DC movies are on the way, to present interesting hurdles and varied...

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Seattle hip-hop artists come to Central

Seattle hip-hop artists come to Central

Kyle Fenton, Assistant Scene Editor
May 13, 2015
The CWU Spring Concert is finally here and, with it, Central is preparing for the biggest hip-hop concert since Macklemore and Ryan Lewis made their way to campus back in 2011.
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Opinion: On-campus dining changes cant come soon enough

Opinion: On-campus dining changes can’t come soon enough

Simone Corbett, Assistant News Editor
May 6, 2015
After living on-campus for two years, I couldn’t be more ready for change in the food department. When I walk into the SURC during the overwhelming 12 p.m. lunch hour, I often find myself pacing back and forth between the pizza and wrap stations at least twice before I force myself to settle on an option that I most likely had for dinner the night before.
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