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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

88.1 the ‘Burg nominated for 10 awards

Brittany Allen, Staff Reporter
February 27, 2015

With one award from College Broadcasters Inc. for Best Podcast in hand, 88.1 the ’Burg is now in the running for 10 separate awards at the national level from the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System...

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Review: The Grand Budapest Hotel

Review: The Grand Budapest Hotel

Maria Harr, Scene Editor
February 18, 2015

Wes Anderson’s films are not for everyone. This was true for “The Royal Tenenbaums,” and “The Life Aquatic.” And it’s certainly true for “The Grand Budapest Hotel.” Like his other...

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Review: The Theory of Everything

Review: The Theory of Everything

Tayler Shaindlin, Staff Photographer
February 18, 2015

Eddie Redmayne stars in “The Theory of Everything,” a biopic about Stephen Hawking based off of then-wife Jane Wilde’s book, “Traveling to Infinity: My Life With Stephen.” The film chronicles...

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Movie review: Selma

Movie review: Selma

Adam Wilson, Editor-In-Chief
February 18, 2015

While every half-educated American knows the story behind Martin Luther King Jr., “Selma” offers audiences a refresher in how significant his movement was. “Selma” is based on the true story...

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Sexhibition art show to be displayed in SURC Pit on Feb. 24

Sexhibition art show to be displayed in SURC Pit on Feb. 24

Mikaila Wilkerson, Staff Reporter
February 18, 2015

The Sexhibition art show, featuring student artwork made of condoms, will be on display in the SURC Pit on Feb. 24 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sexhibition is a part of Central’s annual “Sex Central.” It...

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Peruvian lecturer Fabiola Serra teaches Zumba alongside Biology 101

Peruvian lecturer Fabiola Serra teaches Zumba alongside Biology 101

Shanai Bemis, Staff Reporter
February 18, 2015

Before she was a biology lecturer and Zumba instructor, Dr. Fabiola Serra had a variety of jobs in her home country of Peru. Described as “enthusiastic” and “energetic” by students in her Zumba...

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Central hosts (Un)Valentines Day; dating doctor offers advice

Central hosts (Un)Valentine’s Day; dating doctor offers advice

Shanai Bemis, Staff Reporter
February 15, 2015

For those who are not a fan of the Valentine’s Day glitz and glamor, or would rather refer to it as “Singles Awareness Day,” Central put on a (Un)Valentine’s Day Event in the SURC ballroom the...

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The Tinder experiment continued

The Tinder experiment continued

Rachel Charlton, Staff Reporter
February 15, 2015

Cast a wide net and you’ll catch a lot of fish. Cast a semi-attractive Tinder profile net and you’ll catch a lot of dick. As someone who’s been in a serious relationship for years, the thought...

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The Tinder experiment

The Tinder experiment

Jonathan Glover, Assistant Scene Editor
February 15, 2015

Tinder is trying really hard to be more than just a dating app that categorizes people based solely on looks. But using it feels like playing God, swiping through photo after photo, making split-second...

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Noisy sexy time in dorms: RAs deal with loud sex

Noisy sexy time in dorms: RAs deal with loud sex

Deanna Bangs, Staff Reporter
February 12, 2015

Dorm life has plenty of perks for incoming freshmen: involvement in campus activities, making new friends and perhaps even meeting your first college significant other. Living in such close proximity...

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Valentines Day: Romantic ideas and hangout spots

Valentine’s Day: Romantic ideas and hangout spots

Nicolas Oliver, Staff Reporter
February 11, 2015

Love is in the air as men and women rush to the nearest store to spend their paychecks on flowers, chocolate and even those cheesy boxers or “man-thongs,” with hearts and lips on them. However,...

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Review: Whiplash

Review: Whiplash

Adam Wilson, Editor-In-Chief
February 11, 2015

“Whiplash” doesn’t lend itself well to a synopsis. Saying that it’s a story about a college student whose mentor pushes him to drumming excellence makes it appear clichéd and overdone. Going any...

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