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

Deacon Tuttle, Staff Reporter

Staff Reporter - Winter 2023

All content by Deacon Tuttle

Brayde Hirai showing off the ball. Photo by Jacob Thompson / Thompson Sports

‘Burg to the Beach: CWU Baseball preps for California road trip

February 1, 2023

CWU baseball is going from training in the brisk of Ellensburg to the sun-soaked state of California, as they begin their season on Feb. 3. To start the roughly three-week road stretch, they will be playing...

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Man with a volleyball in hand. Photo courtesy of Pexels

Winter intramurals inbound

January 26, 2023

Intramural sports are underway. As the winter quarter progresses CWU Recreation provides several options in terms of activities for people of all skills and interests.  Dac Carey, a senior majoring...

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Winter 2023 – Episode 2

January 24, 2023

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Winter 2023 – Episode 1

January 24, 2023

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Fall 2022 – Issue 9

January 24, 2023

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Fall 2022 – Issue 8

January 24, 2023

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Fall 2022 – Episode 7

January 24, 2023

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Fall 2022 – Episode 6

January 24, 2023

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Fall 2022 – Episode 4

January 24, 2023

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Safety sign in front of Nicholson Pavilion.

Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams set to play in Nicholson Pavillion

January 18, 2023

The newly renovated Nicholson Pavilion is game-time ready for CWU and their upcoming opponents. On Jan. 21, CWU women’s basketball will be facing off against Northwest Nazarene University (NNU) at home....

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Fall 2022 – Episode 3

October 21, 2022

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Fall 2022 – Episode 2

October 14, 2022

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Fall 2022 – Episode 1

October 14, 2022

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Fitness program Group X adapts this spring quarter with new advancements and plans

March 10, 2021

At the Recreation Center, Group X offers several online instructor-led classes based on strength, cardio and types of yoga. Their goal is to cover every foundational fitness preference for workout veterans...

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CWU alumnus Jake Forrester gears up for more minor league baseball this spring

CWU alumnus Jake Forrester gears up for more minor league baseball this spring

March 2, 2021

Minor league baseball is kicking off once again. Jake Forrester is a pitcher who is working to land a spot on a Cleveland Indians farm team once more by continuing to excel in his craft. After his college...

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Washington transportation and law enforcement respond to recent Snoqualmie Pass conditions

February 23, 2021

Snoqualmie pass is critical to travelers across Washington and beyond. The Washington Department of Transportation (WSDOT) works to notify and prep drivers for the winter conditions. Additionally, state...

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CWU’s Volleyball staff has a positive mindset for preparations this year

February 17, 2021

CWU’s volleyball program is gearing up with the prospect of a season. The coaches and trainers across the board are stepping into this time with specific goals in mind.  Head Coach Mario Andaya’s...

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Communal events for winter sports this season

Communal events for winter sports this season

February 10, 2021

Wintertime is flourishing in Ellensburg. People are collectively experiencing the outdoors through skiing, snowboarding, and snowshoeing. There are several options and tips for those seeking these outlets...

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Hiking culture in Kittitas County

Hiking culture in Kittitas County

February 2, 2021

When people yearn to connect with their surroundings a common response tends to be through hiking. Kittitas County offers several sights and exercise opportunities for those seeking such an outlet. People...

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Limited gyms in Ellensburg

Limited gyms in Ellensburg

January 27, 2021

No one wants to fall behind on their well-being. COVID-19 has fought against society in terms of both mental and physical health. With gyms shut down far and wide for the majority of a year Ellensburg...

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How to conquer your freshman year at CWU

How to conquer your freshman year at CWU

January 26, 2021

When I first glared into the eyes of the Wildcat statue, a seismic shift had already occurred. I was actually in college. Stepping foot into the SURC, reality struck me in the face. I’m positive that...

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Freshman Forward Gaige Ainslie doing a lay up drill at practice.

Hope for CWU men’s basketball season rises

January 20, 2021

The men’s basketball team represents several attributes to people both on and off the court – teamwork, commitment, and dedication.The CWU men’s basketball program has been injected with new life...

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