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Star Party explores time travel

Star Party explores time travel

Mary Park, Scene Editor

October 16, 2019

The CWU 0.6-meter research telescope droned loudly as the slit in its domed roof opened up to reveal the night sky. It was met with ooh’s and ah’s from the attendees of the Star Party event that took place on Oct. 8.  The Star Party, hosted by the CWU Astronomy Club, is a bimonthly event whe...

Need something fixed? Bring it to the Repair Café

Need something fixed? Bring it to the Repair Café

Tapanga Krause, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2019

Don Shriner first found out about Repair Café when he read about it online. Repair Café is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating people that if something is broken, it can be repaired and that we can break the cycle of creating a large carbon footprint.  Shriner talked to the Independent Order of O...

CWU Police connects with students

CWU Police connects with students

Pilar Cuevas, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2019

On Oct. 7, CWU campus police partnered with CWU Dining Services to put together the annual police barbecue. Police who serve CWU students on the daily served hotdogs and hamburgers.  The police barbecue event took place outside the public safety building. The purpose of this event was to better th...

‘Burg runs for the brave

‘Burg runs for the brave

AJ St. John, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2019

Run For the Brave (R4B) has been dedicated to first responders that have died or been injured in the line of fire. R4B started as a fundraiser for those who served during 9/11. Over 100 participants either ran or walked during the eighth annual R4B on Oct. 6. Kittitas Valley Hospital staff, first re...

Is graduate school right for you?

Is graduate school right for you?

Matt Escamilla, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2019

Leina Diamond attended the “Applying for Grad School” workshop put on by Career Services last week. “I wanted to have more information on how to apply because I’m starting to fill out applications now so I can get in for [next] fall,” Diamond said.  Life after completing a bachelor’...

Rep. Schrier talks healthcare, impeachment

Rep. Schrier talks healthcare, impeachment

Nick Tucker, News Editor

October 16, 2019

At her 20th town hall, Congresswoman Kim Schrier answered questions asked by her constituents on topics ranging from healthcare and immigration to the presidential impeachment inquiry.  Schrier was elected to her position as representative for Washington state’s 8th congressional district last November, bea...

Club Senate discusses budget

Club Senate discusses budget

Will Ortner, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2019

CWU’s Club Council held their first meeting of fall quarter on Oct. 9 to discuss the addition of a Funds Council. The hot topic of the night for the club representatives was the change in how clubs could get money. The plan was to discuss a Funds Council that would control the decisions when it ca...

Larabee leaps up a division

Larabee leaps up a division

Austin Lane, Senior Sports Reporter

October 16, 2019

Editor's Note: The Observer staff attempted to interview current CWU Softball players about head coach Mike Larabee resigning from CWU. The CWU Athletics Department requested student journalists send in questions prior to the interviews. When The Observer declined sending interview questions, Caleb Dunlop (...

Preparing to battle the national champions

Pilar Cuevas, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2019

Wildcat soccer will hit the road to take on national champion team Concordia University (CU) on Oct. 12.  The team has to compete against three national championship teams. According to Head coach Micheal Farrand, among them are Seattle Pacific University (SPU), Western Washington University (WWU) ...

Play for kicks or play to win

Samantha Cabeza, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2019

Registration has officially begun for intramural flag football, indoor soccer and archery tag for the fall quarter. The deadline is approaching for indoor soccer and basketball on Oct. 15. For team sports, there is a team fee of $20 to be paid by one representative at the time of registration. Each quarter has A season and B season with a...

Graphic designers made you look

Graphic designers made you look

Mary Park, Scene Editor

October 9, 2019

On Oct. 3, Sarah Spurgeon Gallery in Randall Hall opened an exhibit. The Poster Show features the works of 15 nationally and internationally known graphic designers and design educators. Curated by David Bieloh, an associate professor of graphic design, the posters are works done by Bieloh’s former men...

Ano Delivery makes food delivery easy

Ano Delivery makes food delivery easy

Jackson McMurray, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2019

Ano Delivery is a local business started by two CWU students, Dante Palmisano and Juan Zamorano, whose last names both end with “ano.” Through their website, anodelivery.com, customers can order food from any restaurant in Ellensburg and have it delivered to their door for a fee which can be as ...

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