The Observer

Spring comedian controversy

Anne Nickoloff, Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 12, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Local Events, This Week

After opening the 2015 Spring Comedian vote to Case Western Reserve University students and community, CWRU’s University Program Board faced not-so-unexpected feedback regarding one of the comedian choices. Comedian Bill Cosby has recently returned to the spotlight for various allegations of sexua...

CWRU Thoughts

CWRU Thoughts

Maria Fazal, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

The Case Western Reserve University community is known for thinking beyond the possible. Each week, this column aims to capture a slice of campus life. Q: What would you like people to know about Mental Health Awareness Week? A: It’s really about showing support for everyone. The thing about...

Halloween Trends and Tricks

Allison Duchin, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

Halloween trends change from year to year just like regular fashion trends do. However, the difference is that the general public doesn’t witness these trends until that one night occurs. There will always be the classics: witches, princesses and angels. However, last year and this year there have...

The experience of fear

Alex Clarke, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

Fear Experience is an appropriate name for the haunted house in Parma, Ohio, partly owned by sophomore Max Simon. From the moment you walk in actors follow you, stare at you and block your path. Which makes even to buy tickets an act of bravery. When you do, you’re tricked into thinking that the...

Splish, splash

Splish, splash

October 17, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

On Sept. 26, Delta Gamma hosted their annual philanthropy event Anchor Splash. Held in the Veale Natatorium, the evening included four different events: beach ball relay, frozen t-shirt relay, raft relay and synchronized swimming. The synchronized swimming portion had a theme of “America,” setting...

CWRU Thoughts

CWRU Thoughts

Maria Fazal, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

The Case Western Reserve University community is known for thinking beyond the possible. Each week, this column aims to capture a slice of campus life. Q: What would you say is a flaw that has helped you throughout life? A: I'm not one of the most social people, but it gives me something to strive...

Laci Green helps the define best sex ever

Laci Green helps the define best sex ever

Anastazia Vanisko, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

Talking about sex can be uncomfortable. But for Laci Green, a sex education activist and YouTube star, talking about sex is just what she does. Green spoke to students at the Tinkham Veale University Center on Oct. 7. “Best Sex Ever!” aimed to educate people about their bodies and their sexualities...

CWRU Thoughts

CWRU Thoughts

Maria Fazal, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

The Case Western Reserve University community is known for thinking beyond the possible. Each week, this column aims to capture a slice of campus life. Q: Do you mind if I ask you a few questions? A: I'm like a politician; I don't answer questions.

CWRU Thoughts

CWRU Thoughts

Maria Fazal, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

The Case Western Reserve University community is known for thinking beyond the possible. Each week, this column aims to capture a slice of campus life. Q: What's something that's been bothering you about society lately? A: Honesty, the word "feminism" will always hold some stigma. Many people that...

Pie a Pi Phi

Pie a Pi Phi

September 26, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

On Friday, Sept. 19, members of the Pi Beta Phi sorority held their annual philanthropy event, “Pie a Pi Phi.” For $2, anyone could purchase one pie to slam into a sorority member’s face. However, the best deal by far was 10 pies for $10. All proceeds went to the Pi Beta Phi Foundation, which...

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source
Features