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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

Donte Hamilton in high school football at KAMIAK HS

Donte Hamilton: Continuing the legacy of #44

Leah Shepherd, Staff Reporter
November 4, 2021

Being #44 is a tradition given to a defensive player who represents the football team well and carries the core values of the team.  Graduate student Donte Hamilton was chosen as #44 for many reasons,...

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CWU XC competes at GNAC Championship

CWU XC competes at GNAC Championship

Isaiah Salevao, Staff Reporter
October 28, 2021

The CWU cross country team competed this past weekend at the 2021 Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) Championship in Lacey, Washington. The men’s team took home sixth place overall while the...

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Wildcats deliver homecoming win, secure fourth straight GNAC championship

Wildcats deliver homecoming win, secure fourth straight GNAC championship

Andrew Prouse, Staff Reporter
October 25, 2021

The Wildcats closed out homecoming week with a 53-21 win over Western Oregon University (WOU) Wolves. With the win, CWU secured their fourth straight Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) football...

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Logo courtesy of WSU

WSU football head coach fired

Jared Galanti, Sports Editor
October 21, 2021

Washington State University (WSU) football coach Nick Rolovich along with four assistants were fired Tuesday after refusing to get the COVID-19 vaccine. This was Rolovich's second season as head coach.  WSU...

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CWU men’s and women’s basketball schedules released

CWU men’s and women’s basketball schedules released

Jamie Bass, Staff Reporter
October 21, 2021

Both the men’s and women’s basketball schedule is finally released signaling the approach to the newest season.  The season starts out with men’s basketball. The first game is a home game located...

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CWU Womens rugby fight hard, lose their first game

CWU Women’s rugby fight hard, lose their first game

Leah Shepherd, Staff Reporter
October 21, 2021

The CWU women’s rugby team played their first game of the year last Saturday, falling to BYU 20-17.  Going into the game against BYU senior Lauren Odette said the team enjoys playing against them...

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Eighth annual Wildcat Alumni Challenge begins raising funds for CWU athletics

Eighth annual Wildcat Alumni Challenge begins raising funds for CWU athletics

Andrew Prouse, Staff Reporter
October 19, 2021

The eighth annual Wildcat Alumni Challenge fundraiser has begun. This event provides funding for CWU athletics, and helps build philanthropic skills for student athletes. The Wildcat Alumni Challenge...

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Wildcats sweep the visiting Wolves

Wildcats sweep the visiting Wolves

Isaiah Salevao, Staff Reporter
October 16, 2021

CWU volleyball welcomed the visiting Western Oregon Wolves Thursday and quickly worked towards a 3-0 match victory. This improved their record to 7-0 at home this year and 9-5 overall for the season.  Freshmen...

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Womens Volleyball loses to two Alaska teams

Women’s Volleyball loses to two Alaska teams

Leah Shepherd, Staff Reporter
October 12, 2021

Over the weekend CWU women's volleyball went to Alaska and lost two games, one  against Alaska Fairbanks University three sets to one and one against Alaska Anchorage University three sets to two.   Head...

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Intramural sports regains in-person activities

Intramural sports regains in-person activities

Andrew Prouse, Staff Reporter
October 11, 2021

The Recreation Center has revived its in-person intramural sports component, but it might look a bit different than it did before 2020. Intramural sports are where members of the CWU community, such...

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Courtesy of @cwurecreation

Recreation Center making a comeback

Jamie Bass, Staff Reporter
October 11, 2021

COVID-19 restrictions are lifting and the need for limiting capacity and accommodations is becoming more lenient. Changes at the Recreation Center are following this trend. However, precautions are still...

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Courtesy of CWU Athletics | Bella Brown tunnels Wolves defensive player

Wildcats lose to the visiting Wolves

Isaiah Salevao, Staff Reporter
October 10, 2021

CWU women’s soccer team experienced their eighth loss in an 0-3 game against the visiting Western Oregon University (WOU) Wolves Thursday.  The Wolves were the first to put a score on the board in...

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