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

Jake Hassebrock, Staff Reporter

Staff Reporter - Winter 2022

All content by Jake Hassebrock
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Baseball loses in GNAC opening series

March 9, 2022

In their first weekend of GNAC conference play, the CWU baseball team came away with just one win from a four game home series against Northwest Nazarene University (NNU). CWU (7-12) started the weekend...

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The Sounders are Seattle’s most exciting pro sports team

March 2, 2022

Whether you attend games in the stadium, tune in to live broadcasts or just watch post-match highlight videos on YouTube, professional sports collectively are a very fun part of our culture to engage with. Seattle...

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Men’s rugby loses at home to Number 6 BYU

February 23, 2022

On Saturday, Feb. 19, the Number 7 ranked CWU men’s rugby team (4-1) lost a tightly contested home match against Number 6 BYU (7-1). Despite windy conditions and playing down a man, BYU was able to pull...

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Women’s basketball players reach milestones

February 16, 2022

Two of CWU women’s basketball players recently passed major landmarks in their career statistics. Redshirt senior forward Kassidy Malcolm has accumulated 1000 points and 500 rebounds as a Wildcat and...

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Women’s basketball sweeps Alaska Fairbanks in double-header

February 9, 2022

CWU women’s basketball added two more wins to their record last week against the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) Nanooks. CWU (15-5) started their Alaska road trip on Wednesday, Feb. 2 with a...

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Men’s basketball doubles down on Simon Fraser

February 2, 2022

Last week, the CWU men’s basketball team won two consecutive games against Simon Fraser University (SFU). CWU (11-3) began the pair of games with an 84-61 home victory over SFU (8-6) on Tuesday, Jan....

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CWU thrower continues to impress

January 26, 2022

Senior CWU track athlete Meagan Smallbeck was recently recognized as female track athlete of the week by the Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC), marking the second time this season she has received...

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Athletes use off-season to prepare

January 19, 2022

It can be hard for athletes to find motivation when there aren’t weekly games to look forward to, but CWU athletes are still preparing for their next chance to take the field. The last game of the...

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You Should Try Eating an Orange Peel

January 19, 2022

With most fruits, there is a portion of the plant that we tend to avoid such as orange peels, apple cores and strawberry stems. What many people don’t realize is these seemingly useless parts of food...

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