The Observer

Thwing Tuesdays: Fueling hungry students

Nihal Manjila, Contributing Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, News

Every Tuesday in the Thwing Center, the University Programming Board (UPB) gives out free food to students as part of its Thwing Tuesdays series. The event, which serves food on a first-come-first-serve basis, is aimed to give students the opportunity to experience different kinds of dining options not oth...

Women’s Center holds dialogue on judicial hearings

Women’s Center holds dialogue on judicial hearings

Katharine Toledo, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Events & Talks, News, Top Stories

**Due to the sensitive nature of the discussion panel, the names of its participants will not be included in this article and all speakers will be referenced using gender-neutral pronouns. Furthermore, no specific stories shared by the participants in the discussion will be shared out of respect of t...

Maltz Performing Arts Center to undergo renovations

Maltz Performing Arts Center to undergo renovations

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Inside the Circle, News

Sitting just west of the Cleveland Museum of Art is the imposing, golden-domed Maltz Performing Arts Center (MPAC). Thanks to a $10 million donation from Roe Green, Case Western Reserve University can now begin its second stage of planned renovations to the 1920s-era temple and surrounding area. The fi...

Writers write words

Writers write words

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, News, Top Stories

At a school where the majority of students are pursuing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) or medical degrees, English-centered interests can often be left on the wayside. Case Western Reserve University’s creative writing club, Writers Writing Words (WWW), is trying to change that...

Kavanaugh confirmation causes conundrum on campus

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, News

The Senate approved Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court appointment last Saturday following one of the most contentious and unusually partisan confirmation processes the country has seen, fuelling an already fierce political divide in anticipation of November’s midterm elections. Kavanaugh, who w...

CWRU reacts to Kavanaugh hearings

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Headlines, News

With Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s eligibility for a lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court of the United States at stake, his highly impassioned testimony before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary last week sparked national debate as to whether or not the judge’s alleged sexual misconduct is re...

Wellness Center to make healthy habits easy

Anna Giubileo, Contributing Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, News

The Case Western Reserve University Wellness Program has been working hard to promote a culture of health and well-being for faculty and staff for the past six years, while a similar program designed specifically for students was created just this past year with an objective to create new activities to adv...

Student club promotes positivity with Motivational Monday

Maryam Iqbal, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Events & Talks, News, Student Clubs

Last Monday morning, hundreds of students walking through the Tinkham Veale University Center may have crossed paths with a table full of buttons. Organized like a mini pop-up stall, passers-by were given the opportunity to make DIY buttons out of various stickers and colored paper in about as littl...

From the stage to the lecture hall

Justin Hu, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Faculty Insight, News

“I have always enjoyed learning a new job and getting to have new experiences.” It’s a simple and common sentiment, but with these words, Charles Korsmo perfectly characterizes himself. Now a professor of law at Case Western Reserve University, Korsmo has had a distinguished career spanning a n...

USG starts year with new first-year representatives

USG starts year with new first-year representatives

Anna Giubileo, Contributing Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, News, Top Stories, USG Brief

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) is up and running for the new school year, having just held elections for first-year representatives. Between Sept. 7 and 8 elections and a group retreat the following week, the new members were quickly brought up to speed on their roles for the year. US...

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