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By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

The Observer

By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

The Observer

Central students recall what they did when they saw the dress

Morgan Green, Staff Reporter
March 12, 2015

Friendships have been threatened. Bonds have been tested. And it all comes down to one question: Is the dress blue and black or white and gold? The day began as it normally would for a trio of friends...

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Central psychology and sociology professors explain #thedress

Central psychology and sociology professors explain #thedress

Shanai Bemis, Staff Reporter
March 12, 2015

It's not an experiment or magic On Feb. 25, tumblr user “swiked” posted a picture of what some saw as a blue and black dress. Others saw it as white and gold. The picture of the dress blew up...

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Game Review: Five Nights at Freddy’s

Game Review: Five Nights at Freddy’s

Kala Tye, Contributing Writer
March 10, 2015

Scott Cawthon “You've officially become part of the attraction. You’ll be starring as… a security guard!” The mysterious guy on the phone says cheerily. Great, I can’t help but think. Not...

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Munch Madness event works with food bank to feed the hungry

Munch Madness event works with food bank to feed the hungry

Mikaila Wilkerson, Staff Reporter
March 5, 2015

Dakota Johnson Munch Madness, a competitive food drive contributing towards the FISH food bank, was started by Morning Rotary. Although Central has not been involved with Munch Madness up until this...

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Anime club offers fun group viewings

Anime club offers fun group viewings

Shanai Bemis, Staff Reporter
March 5, 2015

Kaylee Bialazor Tuesday nights for the Namakemono Anime Club mean catching up on the latest industry news, spending time with their fellow club members, and of course, watching anime. According the...

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Dr. Michael Dorff presents the impact of math in movies

Dr. Michael Dorff presents the impact of math in movies

Mikaila Wilkerson , Staff Reporter
March 5, 2015

Dakota Johnson Dr. Michael Dorff’s presentation, “Movies and Math: the Past, Present and the Future,” discussed last Friday how math has made an impact on recent animated films. “Michael...

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Feminists at Central fight negative connotation

Feminists at Central fight negative connotation

Brittany Allen, Staff Reporter
March 5, 2015

Lexie Proctor The “‘F’ word,” which, contrary to popular belief means feminism, is not a new issue for the team at the Center for Diversity and Social Justice (CDSJ), but their SURC 253-originated...

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Impact of ‘The Hunger Games:’ Popularity of books and films helps other dystopian YA novels get noticed

Shanai Bemis, Staff Reporter
March 5, 2015

Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) is not your typical young adult fiction heroine. Instead of worrying about what to say to her crush, she just tries not to say anything to get herself killed. Instead...

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Movie Review: ‘Focus’

Movie Review: ‘Focus’

Morgan Green, Staff Reporter
March 5, 2015

Warner Bros Entertainment New to theaters this past weekend was Will Smith’s newest movie, “Focus.” The crime comedy follows conman Nicky (Will Smith) as he teaches a new apprentice, Jess...

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Be nice: A plea from a CWU Call Center employee

Meredith Carlsen, Staff Reporter
February 27, 2015

Asking for money might be one the hardest things to do. It takes courage and thick skin to call Central alumni, parents and friends to ask them to donate financially to the university. Up until a month...

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Indie Rock band Fort Vine members perform in SURC pit

Nick Oliver, Staff Reporter
February 27, 2015

Alumna Nyna Nelson returns to Central to perform with band member Trevor Tunison from their indie-rock band Fort Vine. Nelson and Tunison will perform without two members of the band, Luke Markham and...

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Be U-nique conference hosts painting-performer

February 27, 2015

David Garibaldi’s performances resemble a rock concert more than a painting session. The Center for Leadership and Community Engagement (CLCE) booked Garibaldi as the keynote speaker for the “Be-U-nique”...

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