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

Senior John DuPree

Why everyone should take the time to stretch their muscles

Noah Wright , Columnist
May 26, 2021

Creaky knees, stiff necks, worn shoulders and tight backs are all things that we go through on a daily basis. With age comes wear and tear on our bodies, but like everything in life we can prevent some...

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How I changed my negative mindset

How I changed my negative mindset

Ondrea Machin, Columnist
May 19, 2021

For a long time, I always doubted myself and kept thinking I was never good enough or that I would never be good enough for myself or others. I didn’t know that my negative mindset was hindering me from...

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Editorial: Standardized tests were an unfair admissions advantage for the wealthy

May 19, 2021

CWU has joined the other public universities in the state in announcing that standardized admissions tests will now be optional for incoming students. In the announcement, Provost and Vice President...

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Why Asian food beats all the rest

Jackie Tran, Columnist
May 19, 2021

Asian cuisine is one of, if not the best, types of food out there.   Food appeals to people in all kinds of ways. Assaggio Boston, a highly rated Italian restaurant on OpenTable, says, “Food presentation...

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Playing sports at a young age can be very beneficial for kids

Playing sports at a young age can be very beneficial for kids

Isaiah Salevao, Staff Reporter
May 12, 2021

At a young age, kids have a lot of free time outside of school, and they usually use it to watch tv, play video games or play outside.  Any type of sport that allows kids to build a friendship with...

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Mini-Opinions: Pop Culture

May 12, 2021

Pop culture is everywhere because, well, it's popular. It gives people a chance to relate to others on some level, giving even the most socially anxious something to break the ice with. Small talk anyone?...

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Why ‘Big Hero 6’ is an underrated movie

Star Diavolikis, Columnist
May 12, 2021

“Big Hero 6” has been tossed aside due to “Frozen’s” signature songs, when it deserved more respect. This movie touched on many subjects in ways children can understand, such as depression and...

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Editorial: There is a mental health crisis in America

Mitchell Roland, News Editor
May 12, 2021

Over the past year, there has been a drastic and concerning rise in people reporting mental health issues in America. According to a study published by Boston University, half of all college students...

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You should eat an orange in the shower

Bekah Blum, Columnist
May 12, 2021

There’s nothing better than eating oranges in the shower. Yes, you read that right, the good old giver of vitamin C. It’s a worry-free activity and having the freedom to do so is incredibly enlightening.   Imagine...

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Why do people still throw fits about wearing a mask?

Star Diavolikis, Columnist
May 5, 2021

It has been just around a year of us all being in this pandemic. Masks have been here for at least 365 days, if not more. Why are people still throwing fits in regards to being told to wear a mask? I...

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Editorial: Violence and discrimination against the AAPI community have drastically increased over the past year , which must be addressed.

Mitchell Roland, News Editor
May 5, 2021

While May is AAPI heritage month, there has been a troubling increase in violent crimes, racism and prejudice against their community.  Racism against Asian Americans is not new, though for far too...

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The golden age of football was 2006-2011

Gabriel Strasbaugh
May 5, 2021

From a period of 2006 to 2011, the NFL reached a status that those who lived through it will never forget. From one of the greatest upsets in sports history, to the first teams in history to ever have...

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