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

All content by Henry Crumblish
An Ellensburg police officer performs a traffic stop at around 1 a.m. on a Thursday night.

Keeping the Peace

May 16, 2018

Every weekend hundreds of students descend on the downtown Ellensburg area like a plague of locusts. The rabid pack of wildcats hit the downtown bars like clockwork in search of cheap alcohol and much...

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Ellensburg’s hottest new artist

Ellensburg’s hottest new artist

April 25, 2018

Maybe you’ve seen him at the gym, caught a glimpse of him doing kickflips at the skate park or maybe he’s even in one of your classes. Gavin Maher is a junior majoring in English studies, but the...

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BSU plans more protests, students upset with EB Police

BSU plans more protests, students upset with EB Police

April 20, 2018

Black Student Union (BSU) held a protest April 13 against police brutality due to the murder of Stephon Clark, a young black male from Sacramento, who was shot more than 20 times by police officers in...

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In celebration of Cesar Chavezs birthday, Jalisco dancers performed in the SURC Pit.

CWU celebrates impact of César Chavez

April 4, 2018

Jalisco dancers twirled around the SURC Pit, mariachi music permeated throughout the building and the smell of fresh tacos and horchata filled the air. Mexican culture was alive and on display last...

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Two Easter related events were held on Good Friday, including a dog biscuit hunt.

Springing into a ‘Burg’ Easter

April 4, 2018

Egg hunts are commonplace during Easter weekend in Kittitas Valley for children but on Friday March 30, Rotary Park hosted a hunt with a focus on the furry, four-legged residents of Ellensburg. The...

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Black Panther lives up to the hype

March 3, 2018

The hype surrounding “Black Panther” is real.   For weeks, the internet has been ablaze with talk of the latest installment in the Marvel Comics’ Universe, gushing over the cast and the characters.  According...

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Party downtown for a good cause

February 23, 2018

Ellensburg residents will want to trade in their cowboy boots and belt buckles for bell-bottoms and peace signs. One Love is a multi-genre charity event which plans to bring together live music and...

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Students will be able to play along and try to solve who their murderer is.

Dinner, death and drinks

February 15, 2018

Mystery, deception and murder are coming to CWU this month and it will be up to students, not campus police, to unearth the truth and reveal the identity of the killer. Campus Activities will be hosting...

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The educational exhibit will teach visitors about important figures like Martin Luther King Jr., Freedom Rides and segregation.

Learn the past to change the future

January 25, 2018

Those who don’t learn about history are doomed to repeat it, which is why the Center for Diversity and Social Justice (CDSJ) will be holding the 11th annual Civil Rights Exhibit. The museum-style...

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