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

Jacqueline Hixssen

Jacqueline Hixssen, Staff Reporter

Staff Reporter - Spring 2022

All content by Jacqueline Hixssen
A relay block start by Makenna Hansen.

Los deportistas reflexionan sobre sus experiencias universitarias únicas

May 18, 2022

La "experiencia universitaria" parece diferente para todos los estudiantes. Los estudiantes-atletas tienen horarios deportivos y escolares ocupados que hacen que su experiencia universitaria se vea diferente...

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A relay block start by Makenna Hansen.

Athletes reflect on their unique college experiences

May 18, 2022

The ‘college experience’ looks different for all students. Student-athletes have busy sport and school schedules that make their college experience look different from non-athletes.  Makenna Hansen,...

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Courtesy of Caleb Dunlop

CWU softball falls short in GNAC tournament

May 11, 2022

The Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) softball tournament started last Thursday, May 5.  After many changes to the schedule due to weather, the tournament officially took place at Gary and...

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Sunset over Point Mackenzie, Alaska from the cockpit of a Piper PA-30

Everyone should learn how to fly a plane

May 11, 2022

Everyone should learn how to fly a plane. The outside knowledge it provides will live with you throughout your lifetime. Nothing gives more self-satisfaction than landing a plane by yourself for the...

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CWU Cheer team lined up on the football sidelines.

Cheer team rebrands to become co-ed

May 4, 2022

New head coach Brooke Wales rebrands the cheer team to make room for new members.   According to freshman flyer Sabreena Kemp, the team will be co-ed this season.  “People will be surprised...

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Grace Godfrey warming up her throwing arm. Jacob Thompson

The many paths of CWU Recruitment

April 27, 2022

Whether it be the academics, the sports program or the quaint college town, CWU provides a commodity that is the selling point for student-athletes, many from all over the world. Over 500 student-athletes...

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Marijuana in CWU athletics

Marijuana in CWU athletics

April 20, 2022

Marijuana has long been banned for collegiate athletes. Marijuana is a legal drug in Washington, but the punishments a student-athlete would face makes the drug virtually untouchable for athletes.  Logistics...

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Senior left-handed pitcher Brayde Harai sending a ball to the strike zone.

CWU baseball plans for second half success

April 13, 2022

The CWU baseball team has had a slow start to the season, with a current record of 5-11 in conference play and an 11-22 record overall placing them third in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC). After...

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