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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

Nick Villa Practicing his boxing form.

Boxing class offered in recreational center

Kimberly LaRiviere, Staff Reporter
November 9, 2022

Punching bags, padded gloves and training tape are not unusual sights for the boxing class  known as Group X; located inside the Recreation Center. The class runs every Tuesday and Thursday from 6-7 p.m.  Junior...

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Kuzma finishes through the contact. Photo by: Jacqueline Hixssen

Wizards fall to Pacers at home

Isaac Hinson and Jacqueline Hixssen
November 2, 2022

The Washington Wizards (sixth in the Eastern Conference) of the NBA lost at home 127-117 to the Indianapolis Pacers (12th in the Eastern Conference) Friday, Oct. 28. The Pacers took control over the...

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CWU mens lacrosse team photo. Photo by CWU Mens. Photo courtesy of CWU mens lacrosse team

Men’s lacrosse team welcomes new players

Kimberly LaRiviere, Staff Reporter
November 2, 2022

The men’s lacrosse team looks to expand their team and hope to become more than just a club on campus. The team practices Monday through Thursday, 4-6 p.m. at Alder Field. The team is looking to grow...

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Young Kiera Bush in Halloween spirit with her witch costume. Photo courtesy of Kiera Bush

Wildcats reveal halloween traditions

Jahleel Breland, Staff Reporter
November 2, 2022

Halloween, also known as ‘spooky season,’ is celebrated among many across the country. CWU athletes have indulged in some of their favorite traditions including movies and activities. “My favorite...

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Photo courtesy of CWU

3rd annual Northwest Sports Summit next month

Jahleel Breland, Staff Reporter
October 27, 2022

The annual Northwest Sports Summit will be held on Nov. 17. This year's theme is strategy and storytelling in sports.  The summit will be hosted by CWU Northwest Center for Sport and will create an...

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Sports Scores

Sports Scores

Jacqueline Hixssen and Isaac Hinson
October 26, 2022

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Samaad Hector at media day. Photo courtesy of Jacob Thompson / Thompson Sports

CWU men’s basketball prepare for upcoming season

Isaac Hinson, Sports Editor
October 26, 2022

The men’s basketball team plays their first exhibition game on Nov. 1 against Whitworth University in Spokane.  Coming off a 17-9 season, which included a heart-breaking loss in the Great Northwest...

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Cheer team leading to football team onto the field Photo courtesy of Jacob Thompson / Thompson Sports Photos

Cheer team looking to expand

Jacqueline Hixssen, Sports Editor
October 26, 2022

The cheer team secured new members last May, while still utilizing their returning squad members, according to junior cheer captain, Asael Aburto.  The cheer team was previously covered by The Observer,...

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Dennis Francois. Photo courtesy of CWU Athletics

Wildcat Club Rebrands to Wildcat Association

Devin Guerra-Burnett, Staff Reporter
October 26, 2022

In 2021 The Wildcat Club became The Wildcat Association, rebranding itself to further serve as the main booster club for athletics. The association’s focus is on impacting student athletes' experiences...

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2022 Cross Country Meet at Apple Ridge photo by Jacob Thompson Thompson Sports Photos

Women’s cross country team highlights discipline

Kimberly LaRiviere, Staff Reporter
October 26, 2022

Racing up hills, through woods and over long distances in changing weather conditions requires both physical and mental training. The women’s cross-country team is half way through its season and has...

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Sports Scores

Sports Scores

Jacqueline Hixssen and Isaac Hinson
October 19, 2022

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Womens soccer team running on field. Photo by Jacob Thompson _ Thompson Sports Photos

Women’s Soccer team persevering through loss

Devin Guerra-Burnett, Staff Reporter
October 19, 2022

The women's soccer team faced a loss to Northwest Nazarene University on Oct 8. After losing the game to the Nighthawks, the team has since regrouped and put work toward improvement. “It was eye opening...

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