By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

The Observer

By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

The Observer

By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

The Observer

Outdoor Recreation Sports Complex is open, but with limited availability

Outdoor Recreation Sports Complex is open, but with limited availability

Ty Mcphee, Staff Reporter
February 9, 2022

Students were turned away from the Recreation Sports Complex (RSC) after wanting to use the turf field Jan. 27 at around 7 p.m.  The students were unaware of any sort of change to the hours and were...

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CWU football welcomes new Wildcats

CWU football welcomes new Wildcats

Jared Galanti, Sports Editor
February 2, 2022

The National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) football national signing day has come and passed. CWU had a total of 23 new recruits put pen to paper to commit on Wednesday Feb. 2.   According...

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Courtesy of CWU Athletics

Men’s basketball doubles down on Simon Fraser

Jake Hassebrock, Staff Reporter
February 2, 2022

Last week, the CWU men’s basketball team won two consecutive games against Simon Fraser University (SFU). CWU (11-3) began the pair of games with an 84-61 home victory over SFU (8-6) on Tuesday, Jan....

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Juliette Williams ties school 60-meter dash record in first meet as a Wildcat

Evan Couch, Staff Reporter
February 2, 2022

In her first track and field meet as a Wildcat, transfer sophomore Juliette Williams tied the school’s 60-meter dash record. Williams tied the previous record holder and her teammate, senior Makenna...

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CWU ironman challenges student athletes

CWU ironman challenges student athletes

Ty Mcphee, Staff Reporter
February 2, 2022

The Recreation Center is once again running its month-long Indoor Ironman event that will span the month of February and allow participants to record their progress. The intramural sports page describes...

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Courtesy of Caleb Dunlop/CWU Athletics,

CWU men’s rugby holds on in season opener

Jared Galanti, Sports Editor
February 2, 2022

CWU men’s rugby team held off the Seattle Rugby Club 26-24 on Friday Jan. 28 to capture their first win of the season, thanks to a missed penalty kick in the final seconds of play. After being down...

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CWU Recreation Center hosting its own Squid Game for CWUp Late week

Ty Mcphee, Staff Reporter
January 26, 2022

The Netflix show Squid Game is coming to the Recreation center as part of CWUp Late week. The game will span two days, Tuesday Feb 1. and Thursday Feb 3.  The first night of games will feature Red...

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Courtesy of Alex Lee

January Recreation Center attendance rises as students set New Year’s resolutions

Evan Couch, Staff Reporter
January 26, 2022

The winter quarter brought new students to the Recreation Center who are looking to better their fitness, as well as regulars, who are seeking to achieve their New Year's resolutions.  Senior Krystal...

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Wildcats’ triple win after return to Nicholson Pavilion

Jared Galanti, Sports Editor
January 26, 2022

The CWU men’s and women’s basketball teams returned to Nicholson Pavilion and won three straight games combined this past weekend, after having to postpone home games earlier in the month due to COVID-19...

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CWU thrower continues to impress

Jake Hassebrock, Staff Reporter
January 26, 2022

Senior CWU track athlete Meagan Smallbeck was recently recognized as female track athlete of the week by the Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC), marking the second time this season she has received...

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First CWU esports event of winter quarter leaves students ready for more

First CWU esports event of winter quarter leaves students ready for more

Ty Mcphee, Staff Reporter
January 19, 2022

CWU intramural sports hosted the first esports event of the quarter on Friday, Jan. 14.  Twelve students showed up to compete in the SURC theater by scoring goals in the popular car soccer game, Rocket...

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CWU women’s basketball finds new recruits

CWU women’s basketball finds new recruits

Jared Galanti, Sports Editor
January 19, 2022

With COVID-19 still being a concern throughout the world, colleges have had to get creative with their recruiting. For some colleges this could be a concern, but it seems that CWU hasn’t been hindered...

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