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Jamie Wyatt, Staff Reporter

Staff Reporter - Spring 2021

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USC speaker to hold virtual chimpanzee talk for students hosted by College of Science

June 2, 2021

A virtual science talk will be held on June 1 for the Science on Tap series, with guest speaker from University of Southern California (USC) Maureen McCarthy, doctor of integrative and evolutionary biology...

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Students react to new Covid-19 Guidelines as all Washington counties move to Phase 3

May 26, 2021

Recently, Jay Inslee released new COVID-19 Phase 3 guidelines and with summer coming and Wildcats ready for break, The Observer conducted a survey regarding new guidelines for student feedback. With...

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Local author visits CWU for Racism & Criminal Justice series to discuss racism within police culture

May 19, 2021

Brooks Library is hosting a virtual series in partnership with Law and Justice professor Roger Schaefer to discuss the current controversial topic of racism through the lens of criminal justice.  The...

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Mother’s Day: Local specials in Ellensburg

May 5, 2021

Mother’s Day is around the corner, and it’s time to begin planning. If family and friends are planning on visiting from out of town, there are a few events in Ellensburg locals can participate in. One...

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Pints for Primates: Drink beer and support local chimpanzee sanctuary

April 28, 2021

Don’t miss the opportunity to drink beer for a cause at “Pints for Primates” at Dru Bru. You can kick back, support the local community, drink beer, buy a pint glass, bid on auction items and feel...

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Primate Awareness Network club co-hosts fundraiser with Gallery One

Primate Awareness Network club co-hosts fundraiser with Gallery One

April 21, 2021

Opening on April 3 and running until May 1, CWU’s Primate Awareness Network (PAN) club, in conjunction with Gallery One, is hosting an exhibit of artwork created for a contest that helped raise money...

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My experience with LGBTQ discrimination in campus housing

April 14, 2021

I wasn’t sure I wanted to write this piece. I wasn’t sure that I would resonate with traditional students as I’m a very non-traditional student. I’m 35, queer, and in fall 2018, I was just moving...

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The Irene Rinehart Riverfront Park is open from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days per week.

Irene Rinehart Riverfront Park reopens

April 14, 2021

On Friday, April 2, Irene Rinehart Riverfront Park reopened to the public after being closed for the last nine months. The original closure was done at the behest of  Kittitas County’s Public Health...

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