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Ryan Nakamura, Staff Reporter

Staff Reporter - Fall 2020

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SAD hits during the holidays

SAD hits during the holidays

November 10, 2020

The holiday season is swiftly approaching and that means seasonal depression is coming around once again to take its yearly toll.  This time, however, it has assistance in the form of pandemic depression.  For...

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Good night, morning and afternoon

Good night, morning and afternoon

November 3, 2020

You should be sleeping more and it’s the most important thing you can be doing for yourself right now!  In this day and age going outside and spending time with people would be great, but right now...

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Third party over here!

Third party over here!

November 3, 2020

In the United States there are two major political parties, the Republican Party and the Democratic Party.  These are not the only political parties in the U.S.  According to the American Association...

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Playing by Housing rules

Playing by Housing rules

October 27, 2020

Residence halls have seen fewer residents as a result of CWU’s decision to have all available dorm rooms functioning as single residence spaces. Alice Verona, a senior computer science major who was...

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Getting in the spirits of Halloween

Getting in the spirits of Halloween

October 20, 2020

For students 21 and older, the answer to quarantine boredom is simple: drink! Instead of meeting friends at a bar, some chose to mix up a nice drink or two and video-chat with them. Megan Anderson,...

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Students’ diets go downhill

Students’ diets go downhill

October 16, 2020

Four walls, a bed and a desk. These are the sights students on campus have grown accustomed to. Their dorm rooms, where the majority of their day is spent, serve as sleeping quarters, a dining room and...

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West coast fires impact students

West coast fires impact students

October 7, 2020

It is months into 2020, and far more than the pandemic is worrying the students of the westernmost states of the U.S. Having started in the summer, wildfires continue to rage in every state of the west...

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GET Mobile gets stalled

GET Mobile gets stalled

October 7, 2020

To help reduce the amount of people in the SURC at a time, CWU has been using “GET Mobile,” a phone application used to remotely order food. While this convenience is appreciated by students, some...

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