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USC speaker to hold virtual chimpanzee talk for students hosted by College of Science

Jamie Wyatt, Staff Reporter
June 2, 2021

A virtual science talk will be held on June 1 for the Science on Tap series, with guest speaker from University of Southern California (USC) Maureen McCarthy, doctor of integrative and evolutionary biology...

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Ellensburg daycares power through the pandemic

Ellensburg daycares power through the pandemic

Tony Smith, Staff Reporter
May 26, 2021

Throughout the past year, Michelle Hill, director of Early Childhood Learning Center on Brook Lane and Brittany Tyler, assistant director of Early Childhood Learning Rainbow Center in Michaelson Hall,...

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Senior Kenna Alston reveals art exhibit inspired by quarantine

Mariana Gonzalez, Staff Reporter
May 26, 2021

While quarantine kept  people confined to their homes, most people picked up new hobbies or skills. Kenna Alston picked up inspiration for her Bachelor of Fine Arts senior exhibition. The exhibition,...

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Students react to new Covid-19 Guidelines as all Washington counties move to Phase 3

Jamie Wyatt, Staff Reporter
May 26, 2021

Recently, Jay Inslee released new COVID-19 Phase 3 guidelines and with summer coming and Wildcats ready for break, The Observer conducted a survey regarding new guidelines for student feedback. With...

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Students’ mental health gets a fresh check

Students’ mental health gets a fresh check

Lexi Wicks , Staff Reporter
May 26, 2021

The SURC was filled with music, chatter and students as the Wellness Center hosted Fresh Check Day Wednesday, May 19. Booths lined the room representing different mental health resources and activities...

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Spring is in the air: Queen of Spades annual plant sale

Spring is in the air: Queen of Spades annual plant sale

Ondrea Machin, Staff Reporter
May 26, 2021

Spring will soon turn to summer, which means harvest time is just around the corner, but it’s not too late to plant a garden or some springtime flowers. On May 15, the Queen of Spades Garden Club hosted...

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Sandra Galta on The Intersection of Gender, Sexuality and Immigration

Milenne Quinonez , Staff Reporter
May 26, 2021

Sandra Galta, a part-time Sociology professor, unravels the vulnerability of women to rape, family separation and deportation of partners/spouses of the “UndocuQueer” population in the U.S and the...

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Local author visits CWU for Racism & Criminal Justice series to discuss racism within police culture

Jamie Wyatt, Staff Reporter
May 19, 2021

Brooks Library is hosting a virtual series in partnership with Law and Justice professor Roger Schaefer to discuss the current controversial topic of racism through the lens of criminal justice.  The...

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Asian Studies program invited guest speaker to discuss Women and Buddhism

Asian Studies program invited guest speaker to discuss ‘Women and Buddhism’

Lexi Wicks , Staff Reporter
May 19, 2021

How do women engage with Buddhism? It is one question among many that Jin Park addressed May 13 in a women and Buddhism webinar. By taking a look into the life of Kim Iryǒp (1896-1971) Park hopes to find...

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WiseCrax: Well, Excuse Me!

Libby Williams, Columnist
May 19, 2021

Congratulations on reaching week seven of spring quarter. Or is it week eight? Or, wait, what month is it? … Where am I? Regardless of it all, you deserve a break.  Maybe you’ve made it this far...

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Michael Hurt discussed Korean LGBTQ history

Michael Hurt discussed Korean LGBTQ history

Ondrea Machin, Staff Reporter
May 19, 2021

The fight for LGBTQ rights has been a highly discussed topic across the globe for the past few years and continues to gain traction with each passing year. But even with all the progress, there is a continued...

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Panelists invited by Douglas Honors College speak about the flaws with artificial intelligence

Joshua Smith and Addie Adkins
May 19, 2021

What is Artificial Intelligence? This was the first question given to panelists at “Artificial Intelligence: The Future is Now.” On this point, the panelists seemed to agree that none could offer a...

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