The Observer

TEDxCLE: TEDxCLE 2012 Moves Location

TEDxCLE: TEDxCLE 2012 Moves Location

Rachel Hunt, A&E Editor

February 3, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

With 335,246 subscribers and over 95,904,211 video views, TEDTalks have turned into a YouTube phenomenon promoting intelligent ideas and honest conversation - a rarity on the user-uploaded video sharing site specializing in sneezing pandas and talking dogs. TED, which stands for“Technology, Entertainment,...

Asian-Fusion Food Fun: Popular campus food truck slated to open restaurant in February

Asian-Fusion Food Fun: Popular campus food truck slated to open restaurant in February

Rachel Hunt, A&E Editor

January 27, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

It’s not a big secret that college students are hungry. Factor in the freshman 15 and the crummy food served up by campus cafeterias such as our own Leutner and Fribley, and you’ve got a recipe to wrangle one of the best customer bases in the U.S. to do your bidding. Sell food and they will come,...

Sex and Dating: Warming Up the Winter

Miss Terri Reider

January 27, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It’s well-known that an important way to keep a relationship going is keeping things hot in the bedroom, even during these Cleveland winters. Whether you met someone new over break, are in a happy long-term relationship, or perhaps even recently got involved with a professional athlete who has some...

Lighting up Cleveland: Third Annual Brite Winter Festival comes to Cleveland

Lighting up Cleveland: Third Annual Brite Winter Festival comes to Cleveland

Rachel Hunt, A&E Editor

January 27, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Winter traditions for the average Clevelander revolve around trying to sneak your suburban neighbor’s snow blower out of their garage, letting the kids make igloos on days off from school, and drinking perhaps a little too much Christmas Ale at the bar with friends. Only a month into 2012, many Cl...

The Buzz

The Buzz

January 27, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Fri. 27 Cleveland Critical Mass Grab your bike and head downtown for this month’s Cleveland Critical Mass ride. CCM is a group of Clevelanders who come together to ride around the city, usually ending up in the Tremont area. Votes for the end location are accepted on their Facebook page, and Major...

Gaming Extra: Want new games? Yes, you do.

Sheehan Hannan, Assistant A&E Editor

January 27, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Games

With the mayhem of holiday clearance sales over, the season of dull spring releases is upon us. For most Case Western Reserve University students, this means returning to the strategic slug-fests of "League of Legends" or "Starcraft 2." Personally, I prefer the incestuous cluster-cuss that is "Modern...

Worst Case Scenario

Eileen Sabrina Herman, Editor-in-Chief

January 27, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

I don’t know about everyone else, but I plan on relaxing and enjoying my final semester at Case Western Reserve University. I’m taking fun classes, with awesome professors, but there is a problem I’m having in one of them. “Buzz Killington,” as he will be referred to, is a part of an otherw...

Hitting the Spot: Chiddy, Chiddy, Bang, Bang

Hitting the Spot: Chiddy, Chiddy, Bang, Bang

Lisa Viers, Features Editor

January 27, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

While the semester’s first Spot Night was more low-key with performances by Max Stern and ShiSho, this week’s was a bang. Wednesday’s Spot Night featured Chiddy Bang, the band that was originally slated for Welcome Days, but canceled at the last minute to play the MTV Music Awards with the likes...

A look back: best of films

Melanie Sayre, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television

Ever since the birth of James Cameron’s Avatar, many of the up and coming films of today have been dragged into a deadly spiral of trying to live up to a sequence of powerful directing, overflowing creativity and brilliant 3D graphics. While many have failed to meet the expectations of their audiences,...

A look back: best of books

Eileen Sabrina Herman, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

2010 was a pretty good year in terms of books published. The children’s book market exploded with titles like, Diary of a Wimpy Kid and How to Train Your Dragon, both of which were adapted and set onto the silver screen. The romance section also had several hits, as well as the sci-fi genre: pretty...

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