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Katlyn White

Katlyn White, Copy Desk Chief

Copy Desk Chief - Spring 2022, Fall 2022

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Senior Farewell – Katlyn White

Katlyn White, Copy Desk Lead
November 22, 2022

The last two years I have spent my time sitting on my computer editing numerous articles every week for The Observer. This was the most rewarding experience throughout my time in CWU.  I began as copy...

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Women’s Soccer game ends in a draw with SFU

Katlyn White, Copy Desk Lead
September 29, 2022

The women’s soccer team hosted Simon Fraiser University (SFU) at  Tomlinson Stadium on Saturday, Sep. 24.  During the first half, two goals were made by CWU, one by sophomore Jordan Bartlow with...

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Things to Miss About Ellensburg

Things to Miss About Ellensburg

Katlyn White, Columnist
September 28, 2022

As someone who recently left Ellenburg for a bigger city, I didn’t think I would miss much about the podunk town. Now that life is settling down and some of my school activities are starting up again,...

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Will Smith should not be the only one punished for the Oscars Controversy

Katlyn White, Columnist
April 6, 2022

Will Smith has become the latest meme during the Oscars on March 27. After a poorly made “G.I. Jane” joke by Chris Rock, a comedian and actor, made about Smith’s wife Jada Pinkett Smith, Will Smith...

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Reading is fun

Reading is fun

Katlyn White, Columnist
April 6, 2022

Reading is the most underrated pleasure of life. You can gain so much from reading books in your free time. You can travel, fight, cry and learn to love all from the comfort of your bedroom.  Pro:...

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Five things I hate about Ellensburg

Five things I hate about Ellensburg

Katlyn White, Columnist
February 23, 2022

Ellensburg is a beautiful place to live. We have beautiful rolling hills, picturesque downtown and CWU’s campus full of historic brick buildings.  However, these positives do not hide the underbelly...

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Recipes for National Vegan Month

Katlyn White, Columnist
November 11, 2021

To all my vegans out there, it is your month; November is National Vegan Month. I am not vegan, I am vegetarian, but a lot of the recipes I have saved over the years are vegan recipes. I thought I would...

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(Left to right) Emily Hansen (Columbia), Reese Sigman (Magenta), Libby Williams*(Frank nFurter), Shawn Mulligan (Riff Raff)*Libby Williams works as Scene Editor for The Observer.

‘Rocky Horror’ returns to CWU

Katlyn White, Copy Desk Staff
November 4, 2021

The theater darkens as the audience chants “lips, lips, lips” repeatedly. A person in a corset and knee-high stockings sashays out as red lips appear on the screen and the crowd shouts “Thank you!” The...

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The Perfect Season: Autumn

The Perfect Season: Autumn

Katlyn White, Columnist
October 21, 2021

Autumn is undoubtedly the best season. The leaves have fallen to the ground, giving the world a satisfying crunch sound. The temperatures drop, but not so much that snow falls. People become closer in...

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6 reasons why I hate dress codes

Katlyn White, Columnist
April 21, 2021

Spaghetti straps, short skirts and excessive cleavage are some of the top banned items in a school dress code. In my own high school, wearing short skirts and cleavage was considered “skimpy.”...

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“Drivers License” causes a three song pile up

Katlyn White, Columnist
February 2, 2021

With the release of “Drivers License,” a song by Olivia Rodrigo, the new wave of celebrity drama has piqued my interest. It has been over almost a month since its release date, Jan. 8, and I am still...

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