The Observer

Sex and Dating: Big boy time

Miss Roxxxy, PhD

February 17, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Men have spent centuries trying to figure out what it is that women like. They try to be good listeners, keep their pubes in check, even pleasure us under the sheets a little more often. Yet there is one characteristic that any man can adopt, no matter who he is or what he likes, that will automatically...

Gaming Extra: Want to be Batman? Because you should

February 10, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Games

In the realm of first-person shooters, few can compete with the genre-defining giants that are the “Halo,” “Call of Duty,” and “Battlefield” series. Occasionally, however, a scrappy fighter rises from the dregs to take on these monolithic franchises. One such scrapper is “Gotham City Imposters.” Published...

Create your own Valentine’s Day date

Create your own Valentine’s Day date

February 10, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Each year, pressure is applied by boyfriends, girlfriends, and secret lovers to provide them with the best Valentine’s Day experience ever. It’s like a roadmap. There are hundreds of twists and turns one could take, which will result in a night you two will never forget and will end up getting...

The Buzz

The Buzz

February 10, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Friday//10 PechaKucha Night PechaKucha, which is Japanese for “the sound of conversation,” is probably one of the strangest and most innovative events to take place in Cleveland. It features a succession of 14 designers, each explaining their work, ideas, and obsessions around art, fashion,...

Worst Case Scenario

Eileen Sabrina Herman, Editor-in-Chief

February 10, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Let’s dig deeper into the human (or Case Western Reserve University student) mind this week. Let’s ask the deep questions: Why are we here? Parents helicoptered you here or had sex. What does it all mean? If you give a number answer here, I both approve and am sick of it. Why does our campus get...

Spotlight On: Call It Fiction

Spotlight On: Call It Fiction

Molly Hudleson, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

We saw new releases from pop-punk vets Blink-182 and New Found Glory last year, and the music scene today is overflowing with new pop-punk bands paying homage to the genre greats of the past. So what makes Northeast Ohio natives Call it Fiction stand out from the crowd? "There are so many bands around...

Artwork for Acceptance: LGBT Center to host art contest

Artwork for Acceptance: LGBT Center to host art contest

Sheehan Hannan, Assistant A&E Editor

February 10, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fine Arts

As an institute of higher education, Case Western Reserve University prides itself on accepting all students as they are and promoting a healthy environment in which they can grow. At the LGBT center, tucked away in the Thwing student center, such an attitude is graphically represented. The recently...

Someone call the Dating Doctor!

Someone call the Dating Doctor!

Kaitlyn Kooser, Contributing Reporter

February 10, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

“If beauty were measured in milk, you’d be a cow.” Advice: No. For goodness sake do not say this to a woman this Valentine’s Day. Do not say it before or after Valentine’s Day, either. Other notable no-no’s include “Hey, baby, I’m a pirate, now give me all of your booty” and “My...

Sex and Dating: Reject with Respect

Miss Terri Reider

February 10, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Sometimes the hardest part of a breakup isn’t losing the person you’ve loved dearly for months – it’s the onslaught of not-so-suitable-suitors afterwards. As any decent-looking college-aged female can tell you, guys come out of the woodwork (or your pile of Facebook friends) as soon as they...

Beyond the music: WRUW’s Public Affairs Broadcasting

Beyond the music: WRUW’s Public Affairs Broadcasting

Sheehan Hannan, Assistant A&E Editor

February 3, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Music

Anchored deep in the labyrinth beneath the Mather Quad, the subterranean headquarters of Case Western Reserve University’s radio station, WRUW-FM 91.1, are an embodiment of their reputation as proprietors of fantastic underground music. But lost in the shuffle of guitars, vinyl records, and voice boxes...

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