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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

Meghan Rochelle, Staff Photographer

Staff Photographer - Fall 2019

Staff Photographer - Winter 2019

All content by Meghan Rochelle

Waist training is dangerous

October 16, 2019

In the fitness industry, there are many accessories, supplements and equipment that you can purchase. One of the most famous on Instagram is “waist trainers.” I believe that these waist trainers are...

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Sarah Schneider Beauchamp and Russell Colmore stand at the bar of their soon-to-come Cocktail Bar: The Mule.

[Photo] The Mule set to open in early 2019

November 30, 2018

Sarah Schneider Beauchamp and Russell Colmore stand at the bar of their soon-to-come Cocktail Bar: The Mule.

Repairs are needed even on the Managers Office at Brooklane apartments.

[Photo] Brooklane Village showing damage from age

November 30, 2018

Repairs are needed even on the Manager's Office at Brooklane apartments.

Americans should push to be bilingual

November 20, 2018

As of 2016, Spanish is the the second-most used language in the United States. According to an article by  CNN,  approximately 38 million Hispanic people in the country speak Spanish, as well as an additional...

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Junior Jack Tonzi enjoys the basketball courts and the weight room at the Rec Center.

[Photo] CWU students stay active on campus

November 10, 2018

Junior Jack Tonzi enjoys the basketball courts and the weight room at the Rec Center.

Ryan Oehmen interviews Kaitlin Crook for a podcast in the Samuelson recording studios.

[Photo] Podcasts provide engaging alternative to music for listeners

November 10, 2018

Ryan Oehmen interviews Kaitlin Crook for a podcast in the Samuelson recording studios.

CWU Golf Team is headed to nationals (Left to Right): Austin Edwards, Garrett Granlund, Eric Fich, Caleb Bryant, Maddie Douglas, Drew Gradwohl, David Ellithorpe, Bryce Weedman (Not Pictured).

[Photo] Nationals on the horizon for CWU Golf

November 10, 2018

CWU Golf Team is headed to nationals (Left to Right): Austin Edwards, Garrett Granlund, Eric Fich, Caleb Bryant, Maddie Douglas, Drew Gradwohl, David Ellithorpe, Bryce Weedman (Not Pictured).

Shelby Mauritson (senior) is #5 outside hitter on the womens volleyball team. Her pre-game tradition is that she eats pizza Lunchables and Top Ramen before each game because she thinks it makes the team play better.

[Photo] Pregame mentality: an athletic perspective

November 9, 2018

Shelby Mauritson (senior) is #5 outside hitter on the women's volleyball team. Her pre-game tradition is that she eats pizza Lunchables and Top Ramen before each game because she thinks it makes the team...

Sophomore Andreas Brown (#33) is a guard on the mens basketball team. His pre-game tradition is wearing his socks inside out before each game.

[Photo] Pregame mentality: an athletic perspective

November 9, 2018

Sophomore Andreas Brown (#33) is a guard on the men's basketball team. His pre-game tradition is wearing his socks inside out before each game.

Mario Alfaro is the owner of the Red Pickle food truck.

[Photo] Red Pickle food truck moves to a restaurant

November 1, 2018

Mario Alfaro is the owner of the Red Pickle food truck.

Black Grenade Entertainment Sarah Rogers and Lemuel Cannonier posing with their bands symbol.

[Photo] The heart of WA is Black Grenade

November 1, 2018

Black Grenade Entertainment Sarah Rogers and Lemuel Cannonier posing with their band's symbol.

Makala Swart (#15) bumps the ball over the net.

[Photo] Volleyball wraps up their season at home

October 25, 2018

Makala Swart (#15) bumps the ball over the net.

Professor Charles Reasons was awarded the 2018 Ormsby Award For Faculty Citizenship.

[Photo] Law and Justice professor Charles Reasons receives award

October 25, 2018

Professor Charles Reasons was awarded the 2018 Ormsby Award For Faculty Citizenship.

Out of all ages, freshmen are bringing their cars more this year than ever before.

[Photo] Parking problems arise with new changes

October 25, 2018

Out of all ages, freshmen are bringing their cars more this year than ever before.

Caelsey Schmidt clips Derek Daviss hair at the CWU Barber Shop.

[Photo] CW Barbershop: A place for the community

October 25, 2018

Caelsey Schmidt clips Derek Davis's hair at the CWU Barber Shop.

Leah Lewis trims Tom Rossers hair at the CWU Barber Shop.

[Photo] CW Barbershop: A place for the community

October 25, 2018

Leah Lewis trims Tom Rosser's hair at the CWU Barber Shop.

Financial Aids welcome window in Bouillon Hall.

[Photo] Students run into problems with financial aid

October 18, 2018

Financial Aid's welcome window in Bouillon Hall.

Jacqueline Flaherty shows her high-kick skills during a Zumba class at the CWU Recreation Center.

[Photo] Fitness classes at CWU now free with membership

October 11, 2018

Jacqueline Flaherty shows her high-kick skills during a Zumba class at the CWU Recreation Center.

Laine Heikel discusses her role as Senior Project Manager at Confluence Health.

[Photo] Panel discussions hope to attract women to industry

October 11, 2018

Laine Heikel discusses her role as Senior Project Manager at Confluence Health.

CWU students chase after the ball during a competitive game of pick-up basketball.

[Photo] Pick-up basketball is a mix of community and friendly trash talk in the SURC

October 11, 2018

CWU students chase after the ball during a competitive game of pick-up basketball.

Mario (left) and Alec (right) celebrate scoring during a fun game of basketball.

[Photo] Pick-up basketball is a mix of community and friendly trash talk in the SURC

October 11, 2018

Mario (left) and Alec (right) celebrate scoring during a fun game of basketball.

A new sign and purpose for the old New York Teriyaki building.

[Photo] CWU is unsure what to do with NY Teriyaki

October 4, 2018

A new sign and purpose for the old New York Teriyaki building.