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Chase what you love, don't chase money

Chase what you love, don’t chase money

David Hartless, Columnist
September 29, 2020

With the beginning of the school year in full swing and a new crop of Wildcats on campus, the majority of them are stuck with the decision, "what am I going to college for?" As an older and truly nontraditional...

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From ‘Sandstorm’ to ‘Turn Down for What’: give EDM a chance

From ‘Sandstorm’ to ‘Turn Down for What’: give EDM a chance

Aeryn Kauffman, Columnist
September 29, 2020

Saying you don’t like electronic dance music (EDM) is like saying you don’t like rock, pop, rap or any other large, diverse genre of music. Whether you want to dance, work out, party or drive fast,...

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It’s time we stand up for ourselves

Star Diavolikis, Columnist
September 29, 2020

It is time for Native Americans and all people of color to unify and combat oppression. KIMA Action News, a news station reporting for the Yakima Valley, covered a story regarding a Native American...

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Find all the little things in life

Find all the little things in life

Mitchell Roland, Columnist
September 27, 2020

On a broad level I believe that in 2020, with a pandemic that makes it impossible to hang out in large groups, wildfires that made the air unsafe and a recession that strikes fear in the hearts of college...

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Marriage equality for all! Well, except you…

Marriage equality for all! Well, except you…

Addie Adkins, Columnist
September 27, 2020

I won’t deny that June 26, 2015 was a huge win for marriage equality. However, the war for marriage equality is far from over. In fact, for the last five years, there has been a battle cry from one of...

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The media: a vital part of democracy

The media: a vital part of democracy

Abigail Duchow, Scene Editor
September 24, 2020

For a while now I’ve seen memes floating around Facebook and Twitter saying we should “abolish the media” or “defund the media.” I would just like to say that is exactly the opposite of what...

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Letter from the editor

Letter from the editor

Mitchell Roland, Editor-in-Chief
September 15, 2020

  My name is Mitchell Roland, and I am the current Editor-in-Chief of The Observer. This is my first quarter in this role, and it will be my third quarter at CWU. While I’m new to CWU, I’m...

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ASCWU President, Mickael Candelaria

A welcome from ASCWU

September 15, 2020

Dear Wildcat Family: I know these times have been incredibly challenging and uncertain. Nevertheless, it is extremely heartwarming to still welcome over 2,000 of our newest Wildcats to the CWU main...

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Letter from the editor

Letter from the editor

Amy Morris, Managing/Online Editor
September 15, 2020

Going into my senior (and last) year on The Observer, I am excited to make this quarter one worth remembering. There is so much going on in the world right now with COVID-19, the Black Lives Matter protests,...

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CWU President, James Guadino

Presidential greeting

September 15, 2020

CWU Community, On behalf of the Wildcat family, I would like to welcome you to the start of the new school year. We begin this year facing unprecedented challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic....

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MLB’s return is a recipe for disaster

MLB’s return is a recipe for disaster

Mitchell Roland, Senior Reporter
July 6, 2020

While I was originally ecstatic for Major League Baseball’s return, it has become clear that baseball’s return will be below typical MLB play standards and come with severe risks that outweigh the...

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America was built on looting and riots

Abigail Duchow, Columnist
June 9, 2020

Recently protests have sparked from the death of an unarmed black man named George Floyd, who was killed by a police officer in Minnesota. Stemming from these protests, there have been instances of rioting...

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