The Observer

Going rogue: the art of residence hall cooking

Tyler Hoffman, Editor-in-Chief

August 24, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

While the opening of the dining hall may come as a welcome reprieve to the food fare of orientation, sooner or later the magic will fade. Menus will become repetitive, forks will become short in supply, and the winter months will make the walk for food a chilly excursion. However, the dining hall...

First Year Guide: Top 5 campus study spots

First Year Guide: Top 5 campus study spots

Lisa Viers, Training Manager

August 24, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

Even if you were lucky enough to get through high school with minimal studying, let me tell you from first-hand experience, you will need to study at CWRU. It doesn’t matter if you’re here for Aerospace or English – you will be studying. Often. Is this a bad thing? Of course not! Studying isn’t...

Break It Yourself

Break It Yourself

Jason Walsh, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

There is clearly nothing broken about Andrew Bird. Despite the title of his latest album, Break It Yourself, Bird is in fine shape. He has released six solo albums in the last fifteen years, along with plenty of compilations, collaborations, EPs, and singles. Bird is a mature musician who is in his element...

Sex and Dating: Three month hiatus: What to do with all that free time

Prof. BuckNaked

April 27, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

So it appears it’s that time of life again. The sun is shining, the temperatures are up and so is your libido. Just in time for...finals! So there’s probably not much in the way of fun times with your sexy someone coming your way in the next few weeks. Then, unless your certain pants partner happens to...

The 99 superheroes come to Cleveland

The 99 superheroes come to Cleveland

Adam Luhta, Assistant A&E Editor

April 27, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Games

On Wednesday, May 2, the Northeast Ohio Consortium for Middle East Studies (NOCMES) will host two events featuring Doctor Naif Al-Mutawa, creator of Islamic superheroes, The 99, as part of their New Perspectives on Muslim and Middle Eastern Societies series. Al-Mutawa, a clinical psychologist, is CEO...

All The Lonely People

All The Lonely People

Ben Robertson, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Album: All The Lonely People Artist: Spencer McGillicutty Release Date: 5/15/2012 3/5 Stars It is no secret that Minneapolis quartet Spencer McGillicutty’s music is heavily influenced by the Beatles, and because of this overt influence, All the Happy People! resonated like a Sgt. Pepper’s...

It’s almost time for…Free comic book day

It’s almost time for…Free comic book day

Adam Luhta, Assistant A&E Editor

April 27, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Games

You’ve seen the movie. Now read the book. This summer is positioned to be the biggest one yet for Hollywood superhero blockbusters. Audiences around the world can’t seem to get enough of these modern mythologies, and it just so happens that they don’t have to. There is an unending wealth of stories...

Worst Case Scenario: Productivity

Michael DiMauro, Chief Copy Editor

April 27, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Hey everyone, it’s almost finals time. You know, the best week of your entire semester where it’s almost over and you’re studying all night (and not on Youtube finally learning how to Tango)! Funnily enough, it’s also a great time to start writing a newspaper column, because let’s face it,...

Gaming Extra: Games to skip your internship for

Gaming Extra: Games to skip your internship for

Sheehan Hannan, A&E Editor

April 27, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Games

With a series of particularly excruciating and equally useless tests and papers, the finals season has finally descended. After building up all that stress, any self-respecting Case Western Reserve University student, myself included, would love to escape. Thankfully, this year’s summer release season...

The Buzz

The Buzz

April 27, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Friday April 27   What: Case Western Reserve University’s Players Theatre Group (PTG) Presents the New PlayWrights Festival. PTG will be staging one-acts written by students, including the sequel to the infamous Banana Beard. Submissions are open to all students on campus, and will feature...

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