The Observer

New study shows students are skipping meals to take part in the new trend called “Drunkorexia”

April 18, 2013

By ALYSSA FOLAND, staff reporter A recent study has revealed many college students will refrain from eating so they can drink alcohol and avoid gaining weight. Known as Drunkorexia, this behavior has...

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Many events planned for Women’s History Month

April 10, 2013

By CHLOE RAMBERG, staff reporter It may not be as simple as checking a box for male or female anymore, as there are many people who don’t identify with these specific genders. April is Women’s...

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Campus rolls out the red carpet for incoming class

April 10, 2013

By ALYSSA MARTINEZ, staff reporter This Saturday will bring close to 2,000 students to Central’s campus for the annual Wildcat Day. Wildcat Day is Phase 1 of 4 of the orientation program that...

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Zumbathon raising money for young, talented students

April 10, 2013

By ALYSSA FOLAND, staff reporter Zumbathon is coming to Ellensburg to raise money for the oldest and largest scholarship program for female high school students in the nation. This year, Fabiola...

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Jacqueline Korn awarded Student Employee of the Year

Jacqueline Korn awarded Student Employee of the Year

April 10, 2013

By ADAM WILSON, staff reporter When Jacqueline Korn discovered she won the Central Washington University Student Employee of the Year award, she was shocked: Not because she had won, but because...

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Concert and auction to raise money for Starlight bartender’s girlfriend and children

Concert and auction to raise money for Starlight bartender’s girlfriend and children

April 4, 2013

By CHLOE RAMBERG, staff reporter Mark Joseph (“Joey”) Smith was the type of man that lived every day to the fullest. Joey’s life was cut short when he unexpectedly passed away at the age of...

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Former student turns love for EDM into party-packing gig

Former student turns love for EDM into party-packing gig

April 4, 2013

By Jeanette Genson, staff reporter Aleks Kimball-Moreno is a monumental part of the changing party and music scene in Ellensburg; home to one of the biggest party schools in the state. “He’s...

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Certification, licensing key to safe tats

April 4, 2013

By Margaux Massey, staff reporter On the surface, body modifications can be a terrifying concept.  Getting stabbed with a needle by a stranger does not sound appealing, but if the right artist or...

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Shooters 2.0 mixes up drinks, entertainment, video and board games for guests

Shooters 2.0 mixes up drinks, entertainment, video and board games for guests

April 4, 2013

By LANDAN GARCIA, copy desk chief It’s 11 p.m. in Ellensburg, and AC/DC’s “Highway to Hell” blasts from the door of Shooters 2.0. Shooters 2.0 is the newest bar in the Ellensburg bar...

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A customer has Ben touch up his tattoo.

Ellensburg’s only tattoo artist talks tats

April 3, 2013

By MARGAUX MASSEY, staff reporter The soft buzzing of a tattoo needle and the sharp smell of disinfectant welcome those who walk into Third Eye Tattoo and Piercing on Third Avenue in Ellensburg. On...

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