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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

The Observer

All content by Hunter Rhea
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The annual Barrio Fiesta creates a “Home away from home”

Hunter Rhea, Staff Reporter
May 17, 2023

Filipino culture was celebrated through food and dance at the Barrio Fiesta at Barto Hall. Barrio, also known as Barangay, means “village” in the Philippines.   The Filipino American Student Association...

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Cat Tank Team photo and ad provided by Cat Tank

Real experience, real judges, Cat Tank

Hunter Rhea, Staff Reporter
May 10, 2023

Students prepared to pitch their new business ideas to a tank of business professionals in their very own version of Shark Tank called Cat Tank which will take place on May 19. Instead of the show’s...

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David Hartless. Photo courtesy of CWU

Dave Hartless’ mission: Striving for change one student at a time

Hunter Rhea, Staff Reporter
May 3, 2023

While some may know him as ‘Big Dave’ on 88.1 The ‘Burg or as a bouncer at Club 301, fourth-year political science major Dave Hartless has also become known for his work as the student board member...

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Daoud-Herbert with her teammates. Photo by Jacob Thompson / Thompson Sports Media

From the court to recovery: meet All-American volleyball player Emma Herbert

Hunter Rhea, Staff Reporter
April 19, 2023

Emma Daoud-Herbert, the junior middle blocker from Woodinville High School, is a multi-award winning player, most recognizable title being named an All-American volleyball player. As a role model and a...

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Hunter and Quincy eating tacos!

We found the best taco trucks so you wouldn’t have to, let’s taco-bout it!

Hunter Rhea and Quincy Taylor
April 12, 2023

There are many opportunities to grab a quick bite to eat in Ellensburg, and taco trucks can be found around the corner of most major streets in town. Observer columnists Hunter Rhea and Quincy Taylor decided...

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