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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

Opinion: Pageantry is an extreme sport

Opinion: Pageantry is an extreme sport

February 5, 2014

BY COLLIN DYSART, Copy Editor Pageant season is upon us. It’s time for the gowns, Colgate-approved smiles, absurd and demanding questions and tears. So many tears! I love beauty pageants, but...

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Opinion: You mad bro? You should tHUG it out!

Opinion: You mad bro? You should tHUG it out!

February 4, 2014

BY MIA PATTERSON/COPY DESK CHIEF Anyone who is anyone in Ellensburg can easily say that football season has provided weekend shrines for people to worship. Shoot, the Super Bowl to some is probably...

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Senior farewell: BANG BANG

May 29, 2013

By DANNY SCHMIDT, editor-in-chief Nobody ever thought I would make it. My basketball coach cut me from the team during my sophomore year of high school, sending me to junior varsity and keeping...

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Senior farewell: HASTA LA VISTA, BABY

May 29, 2013

By SANTOS HERRERA, news editor And by baby, I mean this newspaper. I have watched it grow and develop. I have invested time and effort into it. I have celebrated its victories, and I have corrected...

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Senior farewell: Hi, my name is…

May 29, 2013

By JAYNA SMITH, assistant news editor Before I leave Central I thought I should tell the world my name is Jayna Smith, pronounced Juh-nay, although if you let the Observer editors tell it, I have a...

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Senior farewell: Time to boot scoot

May 23, 2013

By JEANETTE GENSON, scene editor Here we are! At the end of my five-year college career, people are finally telling me I can graduate. This is a pretty big deal to me because, as a home schooler, I...

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Senior farewell: Not goodbye, see you soon

May 23, 2013

Caution: This article contains multiple bad words, such as “goodbye,” “farewell,” “I’m going to miss you” and so on. Reader discretion is advised. OK, so maybe that is just me being dramatic....

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Senior farewell: you news, you lose

May 23, 2013

By LANDAN GARCIA, copy desk chief First of all, shout out to Big K. You set a precedent that will always be remembered. Whatever you’re doing, I’m sure it’s getting done in the most ethical way...

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Woman’s best friend: Furry companions offer inspiration

Woman’s best friend: Furry companions offer inspiration

May 22, 2013

By JEANETTE GENSON, scene editor  As I near my last few weeks as an editor of this paper, I want to take this opportunity to talk about a few of my biggest inspirations: my dogs.  Just about everyone...

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Do you, LuLu

Do you, LuLu

May 22, 2013

By EVAN THOMPSON, sports editor So I had a 6.8 out of 10 review when I first saw my Lulu profile after my friend showed me the app on her phone. Lulu is a free new app that allows women to rate...

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Holocaust survivor shares story and offers insight

May 16, 2013

BY JULIA MARTINEZ, staff reporter   Wednesday night in the Jerilyn S. McIntyre Music building, Edith Eger was met with a standing ovation following her powerful story about how she survived...

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Political columnist opens eyes up

Political columnist opens eyes up

May 9, 2013

By JULIA MARTINEZ, staff reporter Glenn Greenwald, civil rights litigator turned political columnist, said Monday that nearly all human progress is “driven by people who have stood up and said, ‘I...

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