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

Heather Stewart, Photo Editor

Photo Editor - Fall 2018

Photographer - Spring 2018

All content by Heather Stewart
Student safety is at risk when classes continue in snow

Student safety is at risk when classes continue in snow

February 14, 2019

As we receive a weather alert on all student accounts, I begin  to wonder how much snow Ellensburg will get before campus closes for classes. According to Craig Revels, who has lectured at CWU for 14...

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Shawnté Elbert is a welcomed addition to CWUs staff in the new position of Associate Dean of Health and Wellness. Elbert is located in Bouillon Hall room 204.

[Photo] Shawnté Elbert hired as Dean of Health and Wellness

January 10, 2019

Shawnté Elbert is a welcomed addition to CWU's staff in the new position of Associate Dean of Health and Wellness. Elbert is located in Bouillon Hall room 204.

Matt Poquette (freshman) practices after reaching double-digit points for CWU in their exhibition game against Gonzaga.

[Photo] Poquette and strong freshmen class powering new-look Wildcats

November 30, 2018

Matt Poquette (freshman) practices after reaching double-digit points for CWU in their exhibition game against Gonzaga.

Students from CWU often visit Leavenworth as a weekend getaway during Fall and Winter quarters. There is lots of fun shopping and eating opportunities that differ from those in Ellensburg.

[Photo] Winter Wonderland in the 'Burg

November 30, 2018

Students from CWU often visit Leavenworth as a weekend getaway during Fall and Winter quarters. There is lots of fun shopping and eating opportunities that differ from those in Ellensburg.

The CWU cross country team will be headed to the NCAA West Regional Championship meet on Nov. 17. At the GNAC Championships, the men and women both earned themselves fifth place team finished.

[Photo] Cross country gears up for regional meet

November 15, 2018

The CWU cross country team will be headed to the NCAA West Regional Championship meet on Nov. 17. At the GNAC Championships, the men and women both earned themselves fifth place team finished.

CWU Football chants Football as they warm up at practice. The team has been named GNAC co-champions.

[Photo] CWU football comes to a close at home

November 15, 2018

CWU Football chants "Football" as they warm up at practice. The team has been named GNAC co-champions.

Air Force ROTC Eddie Marx holds his position in silence as as he honors those MIA and the POW during the 24-hour vigil on Sunday night. A candle burns as the cadets hold a position of honor for the veterans before them.

[Photo] A service never forgotten

November 15, 2018

Air Force ROTC Eddie Marx holds his position in silence as as he honors those MIA and the POW during the 24-hour vigil on Sunday night. A candle burns as the cadets hold a position of honor for the veterans...

Air Force ROTC Eddie Marx holds his position in silence as as he honors those MIA and the POW during the 24-hour vigil on Sunday night. A candle burns as the cadets hold a position of honor for the veterans before them.

[Photo] A service never forgotten

November 15, 2018

Air Force ROTC Eddie Marx holds his position in silence as as he honors those MIA and the POW during the 24-hour vigil on Sunday night. A candle burns as the cadets hold a position of honor for the veterans...

(From left to right) Pablo Ruelas, Job Place and Claire Olney have fun with the world map in the SURC by marking places they have been. have lived, and would like to go.

[Photo] International Education Week comes to CWU

November 15, 2018

(From left to right) Pablo Ruelas, Job Place and Claire Olney have fun with the world map in the SURC by marking places they have been. have lived, and would like to go.

Nicole Soleim (Freshman) helps lead the pack of distance runners on CWUs athletic fields.

[Photo] Soleim hits her stride for cross country

November 10, 2018

Nicole Soleim (Freshman) helps lead the pack of distance runners on CWU's athletic fields.

Dugmore Hall is expected to open in fall 2019. Located on noth campus, the hall will provide approximately 400 beds for on-campus housing.

[Photo] CWU feeling the pressure of rising enrollment

November 8, 2018

Dugmore Hall is expected to open in fall 2019. Located on noth campus, the hall will provide approximately 400 beds for on-campus housing.

The men and women get strong workouts in ahead of the GNAC Championships on Nov. 3. The meet will be a test for the Wildcats as they will get to match up against the rest of the conference.

[Photo] XC spikes up for the GNAC Championships

November 1, 2018

The men and women get strong workouts in ahead of the GNAC Championships on Nov. 3. The meet will be a test for the Wildcats as they will get to match up against the rest of the conference.

(From left to right) Sisters Tiara, Suiluana, and Tiana Aau play together on CWUs Womens Rugby team.

[Photo] The A'au Trio: a rugby powerhouse

November 1, 2018

(From left to right) Sisters Tiara, Suiluana, and Tiana A'au play together on CWU's Women's Rugby team.

Suiluana Aau (Junior) prepares to practice a back pass where she will lay on the ground towards her team to put the ball back in play.

[Photo] The A’au Trio: a rugby powerhouse

November 1, 2018

Suiluana A'au (Junior) prepares to practice a back pass where she will lay on the ground towards her team to put the ball back in play.

Cooper (#) has already racked up 604 yards on the season. Cooper has been a versatile and prominent addition to the Wildcat offense this season.

[Photo] Senior back adds edge to Wildcat offense

October 25, 2018

Cooper (#) has already racked up 604 yards on the season. Cooper has been a versatile and prominent addition to the Wildcat offense this season.

Guard Brianna Phiakhamngon (freshman) drives past teammate Kaelie Flores (junior) at their pre-season practice.

[Photo] Women’s basketball sets the bar high

October 18, 2018

Guard Brianna Phiakhamngon (freshman) drives past teammate Kaelie Flores (junior) at their pre-season practice.

Turlan Morlan times his 400m pace at cross country practice.

[Photo] Freshman cross country runner turning heads

October 18, 2018

Turlan Morlan times his 400m pace at cross country practice.

Christian Cummings practicing his catch at the pre-Homecoming game practice.

[Photo] Cummings powers back for final season

October 17, 2018

Christian Cummings practicing his catch at the pre-Homecoming game practice.

Los Bailadores Del Sol of Central Washington performing Veracruz Jarocho.

[Photo] World Without Walls

October 17, 2018

Los Bailadores Del Sol of Central Washington performing Veracruz Jarocho.

Lauren Odette taking the ball down the pitch, defending herself along the way.

[Photo] Women’s rugby looks to bounce back after opening loss

October 17, 2018

Lauren Odette taking the ball down the pitch, defending herself along the way.

Suiluana Sooialo Aau running into the try zone to score five points for CWUs womens rugby team.

[Photo] Women’s rugby looks to bounce back after opening loss

October 17, 2018

Suiluana Sooialo A'au running into the try zone to score five points for CWU's women's rugby team.

There was no shortage of knee-slappers at Cristela Alonzos homecoming show.

[Photo] Homecoming queen

October 17, 2018

There was no shortage of knee-slappers at Cristela Alonzo's homecoming show.

Christian Cummings takes a minute to stretch before CWU footballs Friday rundown.

[Photo] Cummings powers back for final season

October 17, 2018

Christian Cummings takes a minute to stretch before CWU football's Friday rundown.

CWU Cross Country runners training.

[Photo] XC gets set to line up at the Lewis-Clark State Invite

October 10, 2018

CWU Cross Country runners training.

Guard Zellie Hudson post-practice.

[Photo] Hudson brings strength to men’s basketball

October 10, 2018

Guard Zellie Hudson post-practice.

Jacob Wachte being a mountain top for his goat in childs pose.

[Photo] Downward dog or downward goat? Campus Activities hosts CWU’s first “Goat Yoga”

October 3, 2018

Jacob Wachte being a mountain top for his goat in child's pose.

One of the many cute goats who participated in yoga.

[Photo] Downward dog or downward goat? Campus Activities hosts CWU’s first “Goat Yoga”

October 3, 2018

One of the many cute goats who participated in yoga.

Mammoth tusk sculpture frames the new Samuelson STEM building

[Photo] Samuelson opens in time for the start of classes

September 28, 2018

Samuelson is still undergoing some construction, but Project Manager Doug Ryder said that it is 95 percent complete, and should be finished in a month or two.

A hallway in the new Samuelson STEM building

[Photo] Samuelson opens in time for the start of classes

September 28, 2018

The northern wing of Samuelson contains the framework of the 1969 building, and got a complete renovation of systems.