The Observer

Community partnership helps human trafficking victims

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under News, Outside the Circle

In its inaugural year, the Clothesline Project is working to provide clothes for girls and young women who have fallen victim to human trafficking. From Dec. 3 through 21, students, faculty and community members can donate gently used clothes to the project, which is an effort by the Begun Center fo...

Greek chapter makes philanthropic impact

Nihal Manjila, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Greek Life, News

Pi Kappa Phi (Pi Kapp) is the only fraternity in the nation which owns its own philanthropy organization, making it one of the most charitable at Case Western Reserve University. The CWRU chapter of Pi Kapp, however, is also partnering with Up Side of Downs, a local Cleveland organization that supports Clev...

Long time [U]Tech employee Pete Babic passes away

Katharine Toledo, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Faculty Insight, News

This week, the Case Western Reserve University community mourned the passing of University Technology employee Pete Babic, who passed away unexpectedly on Nov. 24 at the age of 60. Babic, an applications developer in [U]Tech, had been a CWRU employee for over 30 years. Babic spearheaded the [U]Tech Software Cente...

Multicultural Dinner bridges diversity, inclusion

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Events & Talks, News

The International and Multicultural Exchange (TIME) held its first Multicultural Dinner on Sunday night from 6 to 8 p.m. “The purpose of the Multicultural Dinner was to bring students of varying backgrounds together to celebrate and learn about different cultures in our community through food and t...

Cleveland Catch Up

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

December 7, 2018


Filed under Cleveland Catch Up, News

Medical marijuana harvest kicks off in Eastlake Bringing potential Ohio patients one step closer to medical marijuana access, workers at Eastlake’s Buckeye Relief are harvesting thousands of marijuana plants this week, Cleveland.com reports. The plants will be sent off later this month for te...

Student organization supports pre-medical students, provides key resources

Student organization supports pre-medical students, provides key resources

Justin Hu, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, News, Student Clubs & Organizations, Top Stories

For premedical students, it can be a struggle sorting through the overwhelming amount of information they are presented with the moment they step foot on campus. The American Medical Student Association (AMSA), the largest and oldest group of physicians-in-training in the country, is an organization tha...

Radical Student Union protests gentrification of University Circle

Matt Hooke, A&E Editor

December 7, 2018


Filed under Inside the Circle, News

Chants of “Cleveland’s not for sale” rang out from the KSL Oval as, on Friday, Nov. 30,  the Radical Student Union (RSU) protested the closing of two neighborhood staples, the Happy Dog at the Euclid Tavern and Falafel Cafe. Around 15 RSU members held signs and passed out a list of demands that they w...

Politics you should care about

Jackson Rudoff, Opinion Editor

December 7, 2018


Filed under News, Outside the Circle

Michael Flynn to receive little jail time President Donald Trump’s former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn returned to headlines this past week. Robert Mueller, the head of a Justice Department inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 election, announced Flynn had cooperated extensi...

Open, compassionate dialogue fostered by Women’s Center director

Jordan Reif, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under Faculty Insight, Inside the Circle, News

In her two years as the director of the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women, or the Women’s Resource Center (WRC), Lisa Nielson, Ph.D., has worked to promote an environment of inclusion, respect and collaboration across campus. The WRC is a campus-wide resource for students, faculty and staff at Case ...

Cleveland Catch Up

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under Cleveland Catch Up, News

Ohio House proposes constitutional amendment about constitutional amendments Cleveland.com reported that a proposed constitutional amendment that would make it harder to alter the state constitution was introduced on Wednesday by Ohio House members. Sixty percent of Ohio voters would, under the r...

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