• Neon Trees canceled

    Neon Trees canceled

    Enio Chinca, Contributing Reporter

    September 19, 2014

    It seems the fall blues start early, following news that the Fall Concert performers Neon Trees will not, after all, be coming to Case Western Reserve University. Following last year’s popular concert with headliner Passion Pit, Neon Trees had the stage set for another great Fall Concert. Unfortunately,... READ MORE »»

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  • Marijuana debate hits CWRU

    Marijuana debate hits CWRU

    Anastazia Vanisko, Staff Reporter

    September 19, 2014

    The DEA classifies marijuana as a Schedule I drug with high potential for abuse and no medical value. Urban Dictionary classifies it as “God’s gift to mankind.” The arguments for and against the legalization of marijuana, one of the most popular recreational illegal drugs, have been the focus of... READ MORE »»

  • Spartans battle through week

    Spartans battle through week

    September 19, 2014

    It has been a week of ups and downs for the Case Western Volleyball team. The team split their two games at the John Carroll Invitational tournament over the weekend before sweeping John Carroll Univesirty at home in Horsburgh Gymnasium Wednesday night. The Spartans started the week on a high... READ MORE »»

    Kayla Pafaff in perfect position for the kill in a volleybal match against John Carroll University last Wednesday

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  • Simulated tornado strikes Tinkham Veale University Center

    Simulated tornado strikes Tinkham Veale University Center

    Mark Patteson, Staff Reporter

    September 19, 2014

    “We’ve got four severe injuries over here!” “She’s got a broken bone.” “Which leg is fractured?” “Miss, stay right over here.” “Sir, can you get up and walk?” “I can’t breathe.” “I think she can’t breathe.” “James, who’s under that blanket?” Early... READ MORE »»

    EMS helps students with simulated injuries during their annual mass casualty incident drill.

    Rohan Romkhumar/Observer

  • Jack White proves musical talent at Cleveland show

    Jack White proves musical talent at Cleveland show

    Teddy Eisenberg, Staff Reporter

    September 19, 2014

    Some months ago, “Rolling Stone” magazine ran a headline describing Jack White as rock and roll’s own Willy Wonka. From the vast variety of music styles and guitar wizardry that White displayed during his show at Jacobs Pavilion on Sept. 15, not even that description does him justice. Under... READ MORE »»

    Jack White produced a captivating performance at his show at Nautica Pavilion, where his stage was completely washed in a blue light

    Courtesy David James Swanson/davidswanson.com

CWRU alumnus brings annual One World Festival to University Circle

CWRU alumnus brings annual One World Festival to University Circle

Alexander Wheaton, Contributing Reporter

The Cleveland One World Festival took over the Cultural Gardens of Rockefeller Park last weekend for a day of free authentic ethnic food and drink, as well as musical, theatrical...  Read More »

September 19, 2014

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Soccer’s Streak Snaps

Soccer’s Streak Snaps

Wade Hopper, Contributing Reporter

The Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team split their games this week, defeating Capital University 2-1 on Saturday, but suffered a tough 3-2 loss three days...  Read More »

September 19, 2014

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The flavor of punk

The flavor of punk

Anne Nickoloff, Arts & Entertainment Editor

After seeing The Orwells and SKATERS, two bands identified as punk rock, perform at the Grog Shop on Sept. 9, the genre of "punk" will never again feel decisive. SKATERS,...  Read More »

September 19, 2014 • 0 comments

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More than a buzzword

Katie Wieser, Executive Editor & Publisher

This past week, you may have noticed the positive vibes rolling out from the Greek houses. As you may have heard or witnessed, the Greek Life Office has been trying to ease...  Read More »

September 19, 2014

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