• The MCAT Dilemma

    The MCAT Dilemma

    Alexander Wheaton, Contributing Reporter

    September 25, 2014

    After the Association of American Medical Colleges announced that the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) would be revised in April of 2015, many pre-medical students are scrambling to take the test before it changes. Adhithya Baskar is one such student. A junior, he took the test last Saturday... READ MORE »»

    Students prepare for the grueling test which will be revised in April of 2015

    Freda Li/Observer

  • COC cancels this year’s Halloween at Home festivities

    COC cancels this year’s Halloween at Home festivities

    Sruthi Meka, Contributing Reporter

    September 25, 2014

    The Class Officer Collective has axed popular campus tradition Halloween at Home in favor of more class-oriented activities. The event, which has been a campus tradition since the early 2000s, celebrated autumn with seasonal activities like pumpkin carving and face painting, as well as food from... READ MORE »»

    Students interact at a table at the 2010 Halloween at Home, a campus tradition which is no more.

    Courtesy Shannon Snyder

  • Taking a bite out of Cleveland…

    Taking a bite out of Cleveland…

    Teddy Eisenberg, Staff Reporter

    September 25, 2014

    Michelson and Morley is one of Case Western Reserve University’s newest gourmet dining options: an American-style Bistro run by Bon Appétit chef Tony Smoody. Don’t make the mistake of confusing this with other Bon Appétit-run dining options, like the Leutner or Fribley dining halls; this elegant... READ MORE »»

    Michelson and Morley's swanky interior matches its nerd-chic themes.

    Anne Nickoloff/Observer

  • Lindberg’s strike only difference in match

    Lindberg’s strike only difference in match

    Taylor Fletcher, Contributing Reporter

    September 25, 2014

    Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team fought their way a tough, gritty 1-0 victory on the road this past Saturday afternoon against Ohio Northern University Polar Bears. The Spartans scored an early goal and held off the regional opponent in a tough environment. In the process, the team... READ MORE »»

    Pauline Van Dijck fights off two Baldwin Wallace players in victory last week

    Chenghao Peng/Observer

  • Blood in the Water, Or at Least the Dye

    Blood in the Water, Or at Least the Dye

    Allison Duchin, Staff Reporter

    September 25, 2014

    Earlier this season the clothing store Urban Outfitters displayed an apparently bloody sweatshirt with the words “Kent State University” written along it with the school’s logo. To say this shirt resulted in a major backlash from the university’s community is an understatement. As many... READ MORE »»

    Part of the reported "sun-faded" vintage collection, Urban Outfitter's controversial sweater appeared to be blood-splattered.

    Courtesy UrbanOutfitters.com

CWRU to host Special Olympics on Oct. 3

Miriam Ridge, Contributing Reporter

On Oct. 3, Spartans for Special Olympics will be hosting their first annual Special Olympics event at the Veale ...  Read More »

September 29, 2014

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Spartans sweep second straight

Spartans sweep second straight

David Hoffman, Staff Reporter

It was a spectacular night for the Spartans’ volleyball team, as they proceeded to sweep their set against white hot Baldwin Wallace University at Ursprung Gymnasium. The...  Read More »

September 26, 2014

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October Spot Night Preview

Temi Omilabu, Contributing Reporter

Oct. 2: Grizfolk Make your way down to The Spot to see Grizfolk on Thursday, Oct. 2 and your soul will thank you afterward. The band just released their EP “From the Spark”...  Read More »

September 29, 2014 • 0 comments

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Hitting us where it hurts: Food restriction dilemma

It’s rare that a campus issue can unite a diverse student community. However, The Observer has found such a topic this week, and it hits right at the heart of students:...  Read More »

September 26, 2014

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