The Observer

Students readjust to life after isolation

Jared Galanti, Staff Reporter
October 16, 2020

When spring break came around last year, very few people could have predicted that many around the country would be forced to be stuck in their homes for months with no one to hang out with except for...

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The Nodding Donkey Bar is a favorite for students and locals looking to get a bite to eat.

Bars and restaurants in Ellensburg

Jayce Kadoun, Staff Reporter
October 13, 2020

Breweries, taverns and pubs are all around the city, and students have narrowed down which bars they prefer to visit during their nights out on the town. Certain criteria determine which bars students...

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West coast fires impact students

West coast fires impact students

Ryan Nakamura, Staff Reporter
October 7, 2020

It is months into 2020, and far more than the pandemic is worrying the students of the westernmost states of the U.S. Having started in the summer, wildfires continue to rage in every state of the west...

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GET Mobile gets stalled

GET Mobile gets stalled

Ryan Nakamura, Staff Reporter
October 7, 2020

To help reduce the amount of people in the SURC at a time, CWU has been using “GET Mobile,” a phone application used to remotely order food. While this convenience is appreciated by students, some...

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Bass fishing during the fall transition

Bass fishing during the fall transition

Jayce Kadoun, Staff Reporter
October 7, 2020

With the fall season in full effect, any anglers looking to target largemouth bass will begin to notice fish habits changing as the temperature drops and will need to adjust their fishing styles accordingly. There...

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Ellensburg’s “The Patch” will be open this fall, complying with COVID-19 regulations

Fall activities in the ‘Burg

Jared Galanti, Staff Reporter
October 6, 2020

The sights and sounds of fall are once again upon the city of Ellensburg. Leaves are falling off the trees, pumpkins are being displayed and the overall feeling of school starting is here once again.  Hilary...

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What’s open on campus?

Jayce Kadoun, Staff Reporter
October 1, 2020

Despite the majority of classes being held remotely this quarter, many of the on-campus amenities remain accessible to students both in physical and online form.  The Recreation Center in the SURC,...

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A mixed media portrait done by Bianca Sanchez in an attempt to maintain her mental health.

Students rediscover old hobbies, find new ones during quarantine

Jared Galanti, Staff Reporter
October 1, 2020

Being alone in a house when going outside and seeing friends is not allowed can be rough for some people. However, just because students are stuck at home doesn’t mean they can’t get anything done. Nathan...

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Christian Castilleja, treasurer (left) and Heidi Flores-Montiel, president (right) of the Environmental Club tabling at the club fair.

The club fair looked different this year

Abigail Duchow, Scene Editor
September 29, 2020

After checking in for contact tracing using their student IDs, masked students browsed the various clubs that were being tabled for on Chestnut Mall outside the SURC on Sept. 25. Students mingled with...

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Tips for succeeding in online courses

Jayce Kadoun, Staff Reporter
September 27, 2020

With the majority of classes being held online this quarter, it may be hard for some students to adjust to the learning curve that comes with them. Despite new challenges, students and professors alike...

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The air quality in Ellensburg has been unsafe at various times during the last several weeks causing the cancellation of events and classes.

CWU cancels events due to unhealthy air quality

Abigail Duchow, Scene Editor
September 24, 2020

Wildfires have been raging over the west coast for weeks now, and due to the poor air quality caused by them, several on-campus events have had to be canceled.  Assistant Director of Campus Activities...

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Students react to potential TikTok ban

Students react to potential TikTok ban

Jared Galanti, Staff Reporter
September 22, 2020

TikTok, the social media sensation that has over 800 million users throughout the entire world, may not be available in the United States for much longer. The popular app has given users some of the most...

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