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

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CWU clubs promote themselves at the Spring Involvement Fair

Morgana Carroll, Staff Reporter
April 13, 2022

The SURC Ballroom was alive with students connecting to clubs promoting themselves on April 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. during the Spring Involvement Fair.  The Involvement Fair is an event hosted by...

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PUSH connects CWU students with resources

PUSH connects CWU students with resources

Joshua Kornfeld, Staff Reporter
April 13, 2022

Twenty-nine percent of college students attending a four year institution reported food insecurity within the previous 30 days according to the Hope Survey. The president of President’s United to Solve...

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Q&A with Katie Parks

Crystal Clausen and Emily LaFave
April 13, 2022

Meet Katie Parks, the Health Promotion Coordinator for Violence Prevention and Response at the Wellness Center. She received her B.S. in Psychology and Women & Gender Studies from Central Michigan...

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Q&A: Volha Isakava speaks on the Russia/Ukraine war

Q&A: Volha Isakava speaks on the Russia/Ukraine war

Addie Adkins, Assistant Copy Editor
April 6, 2022

Meet Volha Isakava, an associate professor of Russian and coordinator of the Russian Studies program. She teaches courses on Russian language and culture as well as courses on popular culture and globalization,...

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DEC honors Transgender Day of Visibility

DEC honors Transgender Day of Visibility

Katherine Camarata, Scene Editor
April 6, 2022

The LGBTQ pride flag was draped over a table with a wheel sitting on top eager to be spun last Thursday, March 31 as representatives of Q*Fam shared resources, played games and gave out prizes to honor...

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COVID-19 takes its toll on wellness

COVID-19 takes its toll on wellness

Katherine Camarata, Senior Reporter
March 9, 2022

Students and community members have felt the long-term effects of the pandemic over the past two years and it is more important now than ever to take care of our mental health, according to representatives...

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EthicsLab hosts discussion series called The Good Life

EthicsLab hosts discussion series called The Good Life

Katherine Camarata, Senior Reporter
March 9, 2022

The CWU EthicsLab has been hosting a monthly discussion open to the public in the Hal Holmes Center where community members can weigh in on relevant philosophical inquiries. The most recent event took...

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CWU Environmental Club begins conversation on climate change

CWU Environmental Club begins conversation on climate change

Joshua Kornfeld, Staff Reporter
March 9, 2022

The CWU Environmental Club aims to bring students together around environmental issues. The club has biweekly meetings on Thursday in Science Hall 201 at 5 p.m. Club members have diverse majors ranging...

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Breaking the Stigma: Borderline Personality Disorder

Breaking the Stigma: Borderline Personality Disorder

Katherine Camarata, Senior Reporter
March 9, 2022

Charlotte Casler, a senior in vocal performance, has been deeply impacted by her diagnosis with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), and she shared her experience in the hopes of destigmatizing this...

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Vision and Mission Open Forums seek community input

Katherine Camarata, Senior Reporter
March 3, 2022

CWU is hosting the Vision and Mission Open Forums throughout the next week in the SURC Ballroom in order to gather feedback from university constituents, according to an email sent by President Wohlpart.  The...

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Q&A with Dr. Kaspari

Q&A with Dr. Kaspari

Addie Adkins, Assistant Copy Editor
March 2, 2022

Meet Dr. Susan Kaspari, a CWU professor in the Geological Sciences department since 2009. With a background in Environmental, Climate and Earth Sciences, her research centers around climate change, including...

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Ellensburg’s once thriving Rodeo Bowl remains abandoned

Ellensburg’s once thriving Rodeo Bowl remains abandoned

Joshua Kornfeld, Staff Reporter
March 2, 2022

Students coming to Ellensburg have a wide range of outdoor activities they can participate in; from hiking to water rafting, the opportunities are endless. One activity that students feel may be missing...

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