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By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

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By the students, for the students of Central Washington University

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All content by Devanee Lopez
Randi Richardson-Thornley watches her team perform from the sidelines

The Story of Randi Richardson-Thornley

Devanee Lopez, Staff Reporter
February 29, 2024

For Randi Richardson-Thornley, head coach of CWU’s women’s basketball team, coaching wasn’t the path she initially thought to set out on. After high school, Richardson-Thornley attended the University...

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The CWU mens soccer team practicing before a matchup. Photo courtesy SHW Productions

No soccer team? No problem.

Devanee Lopez, Staff Reporter
February 22, 2024

While CWU's decorated athletic department may be known for its Division I rugby teams or the dozens of All-American athletes it produces each year; less familiar to the community is its men's club soccer...

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Pete Carroll deja Seattle: Su legado y el futuro

Devanee Lopez, Reportero
February 10, 2024

Era común en la infancia de muchos aficionados de los Seahawks ver a Pete Carroll en la lateral del estadio de los Seattle Seahawks. Cuando los aficionados pensaban en los Seahawks, pensaban en Carroll....

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CWU baseball breaks apart before the start of their first match. Courtesy Jacob Thompson/Thompson Sports Media

A swing and a miss for CWU baseball

Devanee Lopez, Staff Reporter
February 7, 2024

The CWU men’s baseball season is officially underway as they traveled to Bellingham, Washington where they had an unfortunate start to the season. On Saturday, Feb. 3 they competed in a double-header...

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Photo courtesy Nevaeh Capetillo

Samaad Hector reflects as his final season at CWU nears its end

Devanee Lopez, Staff Reporter
February 2, 2024

Last Thursday, CWU men’s basketball team crushed the Western Washington University (WWU) men’s basketball team; sending the Vikings home with a 97-75 score.  The leading scorer for the Wildcats...

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Pete Carroll celebrates a win over the Cleveland Browns on October 29, 2023. Photo courtesy Seahawks.com

Pete Carroll leaves Seattle: His legacy and the future

Devanee Lopez, Staff Reporter
January 25, 2024

It was a staple in many Seahawks fan childhoods to see Pete Carroll on the sidelines of the Seattle Seahawks stadium. Carroll had been with the team since being named head coach on Jan. 11, 2010, until...

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