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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

Beyond Our Coverage

Every week, The Observer features news beyond our coverage.

Nov 16, 2022

Compiled by Staff

Local 

A walkout against gun violence was held Nov. 14 due to the fatal shooting at Ingrahm High School in Seattle. The protest started at the school with students marching to City Hall according to King 5.  

A new Marriott hotel has made its debut in Ellensburg.  The new TownePlace Suites by Marriott is located just off of I-90 and close to campus according to Hotel News

CWU’s high school Fall Choral Classic Festival will take place on Nov. 15 and 16. Choir faculty and instructors listened to and judged the performance of over 900 high schoolers, according to the Daily Record.

National

Officials from the US and Cuba will meet in Havana to discuss immigration policies amid highest emigration in history according to AP. Authorities stopped over 220,000 Cubans, a 471% increase. 

Suspected gunman killed three University of Virginia football players and injured two other students. According to CNN, the alleged gunman was on the bus returning from a class field trip from Washington DC, it is still unknown what caused the shooting. 

Students from the University of Idaho were found stabbed on Nov. 13, prompting an exodus of students before the holiday weekend according to AP. According to the MPD the killer is still at large.

Global

The US Navy seized 70 tons of missile fuel being transported from Iran to Yemen according to AP. The missile fuel was hidden among bags of fertilizer. 

The Haititan driver of the US embassy convoy was attacked by armed individuals firing shots in Haiti on Monday, according to a US official and State Department representative. The driver had slight injuries but no embassy staff were harmed, according to CNN.

Residents clashed with police after escaping a mandatory lockdown in Guangzhou in Southern China, according to BBC. Footage showed crowds flipping a police vehicle and riot teams patrolling the area during a new COVID-19 outbreak.