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TyYonna Kitchen, Copy Desk Chief

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Opinion Editor - Fall 2019

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A knight in shining plot holes

December 6, 2019

“The Knight Before Christmas” (2019) is a movie for those searching for cheesy Christmas plot holes. This gem of a movie stars Vanessa Hudgens and Josh Whitehouse as Brooke, a high school teacher,...

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Linguistics: more than I bargained for

November 19, 2019

Teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) program students and linguistics minoring students should be able to take fewer intertwined class. The goal for CWU should be to give both groups...

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Discover University and The Sims 4 hate train

November 13, 2019

The cries for a university based Sims 4 expansion pack should now end. For the five years the game has been out, simmers have been threatening the game’s developers and whining about their sims’ lack...

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CWU shooter video takes no trophies

October 2, 2019

On Sept. 23 CWU published a disappointing YouTube video called “CWU Run. Hide. Fight.” The video is on what to do in an active shooter situation while on campus. After watching it, I realized CWU...

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Housing woes: I want my own room next year

Housing woes: I want my own room next year

May 22, 2019

Beginning this academic year, I was terrified because I was entering the world of roommates. I was right to be fearful. Fall 2018 was almost six months and three sets of roommates ago. Thanks to the Housing...

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I’m a disappointment, but so is CWU

I’m a disappointment, but so is CWU

May 15, 2019

Twice this quarter I have been told that I will not graduate, resulting in an emotionally exhausting first three to five weeks. The first time that this was told to me I was upset, and rightfully so, but...

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“Love, Death and Robots:” a unique dose of Netflix

April 18, 2019

“Love, Death & Robots” is an interesting show built on the concept of bringing different creators together. Each episode has a different animation style and director which sets audience members...

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Patriot Prayer members debate with students. Joey Gibson, seen in front, is the founder of Patriot Prayer and helped lead Patriot Prayer through campus.

Patriot Prayer: hate wasn’t welcome here

April 11, 2019

The group known as Patriot Prayer visited CWU at 1 p.m. on April 5. The build-up to the afternoon told me to prepare for the worst. Safe spaces were set up across campus. CWU faculty members sent out emails...

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Time to live your best BitLife

Time to live your best BitLife

April 3, 2019

Sometimes life gets messy. You could easily be born as a result of an affair or you could take too much cocaine and die at 13 years old. What happens when you accidentally murder your school bully or fall...

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TyYonna Kitchen performed the poem, “Take a Bow” at the Open
Mic Night at The Porch on Feb. 13.

Open Mic Nights aren’t for everybody

February 22, 2019

On Feb. 14 there was an epic talent battle to the death at one of Ellensburg’s restaurants, The Porch. 10 contestants entered and everyone ended up surviving, but there were a few bruised egos by the...

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A bitter critique of two subpar Netflix horror flicks

A bitter critique of two subpar Netflix horror flicks

February 14, 2019

Everyone knows that Netflix makes questionable choices when it comes to horror movies. “Terrifier” (2018) and “Stitches” (2013) are no exceptions. Both are killer clown movies, with little to no...

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On Career Mentoring from the Careerless

On Career Mentoring from the Careerless

January 23, 2019

As a struggling college student, I only like to accept two things; help and free stuff. When my academic advisor offered me free help, I figuratively jumped for joy. As a CWU student expecting a spring...

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