• We’re all a little mad here

    We’re all a little mad here

    Katie Laird, Contributing Reporter

    November 20, 2014

    It’s a freezing cold night on Nov. 14, complete with wind whipping through hair and snow blowing in faces. It’s not quite a winter wonderland, but inside Strosacker Auditorium, a different kind of Wonderland makes an appearance. It’s nearly 7 p.m. and the sisters of Sigma Psi are preparing to... READ MORE »»

    While the competition was stiff, the Mr. CWRU pageant brought out only one winner. Junior Charlie Topel (left) captured the top spot with a raunchy comedy routine.

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  • Where does your meal swipe money go?

    Where does your meal swipe money go?

    Anastazia Vanisko, Staff Reporter

    November 20, 2014

    It’s not uncommon to hear students complaining about the meal plan, especially about how one meal costs $13. Or $10. Or maybe even $15; no one seems to remember the exact price. While students don’t agree on the actual numbers, though, they can agree that they pay too much, and most of them don’t... READ MORE »»

    Meal swipe costs have long been a mystery to CWRU students for years. USG is looking to change that.

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  • The top 10 moments  in CWRU 2014 fall sports

    The top 10 moments in CWRU 2014 fall sports

    JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

    November 20, 2014

    With a single brave Spartan still competing outdoors as the thermometer begins its steady drop, driving students and athletes alike inside to the warmth, it is time for a recap of the greatest moments for this years fall competing Spartans. Narrowing down the list of achievements of the six teams and... READ MORE »»

  • Cleveland braces for winter weather

    Cleveland braces for winter weather

    John Brogan, Staff Reporter

    November 20, 2014

    Clevelanders like to think they’re tough enough for any weather pattern. But November’s 24-hour transition from warm and sunny to winter wonderland seems to be a cruel reminder of the season to come. So how do students lug around our textbooks with the weather changing? They prepare. Case Western... READ MORE »»

    Snow hit Cleveland (pictured above) suddenly this past week. CWRU’s “weather guy,” Dr. Peter Whiting, says it might be a snow-heavy winter this year.

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  • From Carnegie Hall to CWRU

    From Carnegie Hall to CWRU

    Sanjana Krishnakumar, Contributing Reporter

    November 20, 2014

    The audience fell silent and the room turned pitch black. Dr. Kelly St. Pierre stood behind the curtain with her violin in one of the world’s most prestigious concert venues. Before she went onstage in Carnegie Hall, St. Pierre tried to slow down her whirling mind. “In the moments before performing... READ MORE »»

    St. Pierre's passion for music has taken her from Carnegie Hall to Europe to CWRU.

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There’s something about Margarita

There’s something about Margarita

Julia Bianco, News Editor

In the rural town of Aposentillo, Nicaragua, 16 Case Western Reserve University students sit lounged on hammocks by the beach, some talking, some petting the dogs that roam...  Read More »

November 21, 2014

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Spartan women return to the hardwood

Spartan women return to the hardwood

Wade Hopper, Staff Reporter

The Case Western Reserve University squad pulled out a 61-56 win on Tuesday against the Baldwin Wallace Yellow Jackets. The Spartans rallied late, ending the game on a 10-4...  Read More »

November 21, 2014

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On love and physics

On love and physics

Winston Eng, Staff Reporter

I have not read "A Brief History of Time" nor do I consider myself a regular student of popular science. However, chances are if you mention Stephen Hawking’s name in...  Read More »

November 21, 2014 • 0 comments

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This semester USG lives up to motto: “Students first”

In the 2005 animated movie “Robots,” there was a mantra repeated by several characters: “See a need, fill a need.” This semester, The Observer staff thinks that the...  Read More »

November 21, 2014

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