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Justin Zabel, Staff Reporter

Staff Reporter - Winter 2021

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Weight gain to weight loss caused by COVID-19

February 23, 2021

COVID-19 has caused many issues all across the globe. Many people have been given ample time to be in their own house to build connections with their family. However, one challenge that many people have...

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Museum Selfie Day: Hilarious Museum Selfie Day that Black did not know even existed which portrays all four of the museum staff members.

The Museum of Culture and Environment: through Carson Black’s eyes

February 16, 2021

Second year grad assistant Carson Black, who majored in the primate and ecology program, spoke on what CWU’s Museum of Culture and Environment is all about, including information on the museum being...

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Value your true identity, defy all other norms

Value your true identity, defy all other norms

February 9, 2021

Imagine growing up with family members that were against any form of marriage except between a man and a woman, many times hearing comments and sexual slurs towards anyone who was different then what they...

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Online learning changes practicum formats as pandemic affects students and schools

Online learning changes practicum formats as pandemic affects students and schools

February 9, 2021

Imagine being a senior in college, knowing some are supposed to graduate in a few months. Having to get their practicums, student teaching and internship done, but can’t because they're in the middle...

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Students speak on WiFi stability during online classes

February 2, 2021

Being in a pandemic and going to school online can be hard. Many students struggle to connect to their Wi-Fi server. There are students that will sit in a Zoom call or Blackboard meeting, and it’ll tell...

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CWU participates in nationwide COVID-19 memorial

CWU participates in nationwide COVID-19 memorial

January 26, 2021

On Jan. 19, CWU participated in a nationwide mourning of the lives of more than 400,000 Americans who have died due to COVID-19. Barge Hall was lit up in amber colors to show support to the families across...

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On-campus students required to get “Welcome Back Testing”

On-campus students required to get “Welcome Back Testing”

January 20, 2021

CWU students are required to get tested for COVID-19 if they live, work or have class on campus. If students are not tested, they will not be allowed access to campus. Testing was done in groups based...

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