The Observer

Third-year student shot on South Side

Third-year student shot on South Side

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, News, Uncategorized

On the night of Nov. 3, a Case Western Reserve University student was shot in a parking lot on Murray Hill Road during a carjacking incident which escalated into a shootout with police. A press conference to address the incident was held by President Barbara Snyder, Vice President for Student Affai...

USG works on new initiatives

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, News, Student Clubs & Organizations

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) represents student interests, supports campus groups and provides funding for student organizations. Recently, USG has been working on a peer mentorship initiative, a physical resource center project and is initiating a new year of discussions on safety and se...

Panhellenic Council hosts empowerment series

Maryam Iqbal, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Events & Talks, News

On Thursday, Nov. 1, Tinkham Veale University Center hosted the second part of the “Our Story, Our Voice” event, a three day empowerment series hosted by the Panhellenic Council and supported by the Greek Office. Open to anyone identifying as feminine or gender fluid, the event took on the theme #LI...

Campus holds vigil for victims of synagogue massacre

Campus holds vigil for victims of synagogue massacre

Justin Hu, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018


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

On Monday, a community memorial service was hosted outside of the Tinkham Veale University Center in memory of the 11 killed in the recent Pittsburgh shootings, the deadliest attack against the Jewish community in U.S. history. The service consisted of reading passages from the Torah, mourning prayer...

Dental school receives million dollar endowment

Maryam Iqbal, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, News

Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine recently welcomed a gift of $1 million from the Delta Dental Foundation, a long time partner of the school. The gift will be used toward new equipment to better serve patients, helping to secure the future of academic dentistry at CWRU. The gift ...

New board aims to improve on-campus housing experience

New board aims to improve on-campus housing experience

Jack Heneghan, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018


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

Everyone wants to love where they live. Luckily, Case Western Reserve University honors that notion through an organization of residents dedicated to improving the living conditions of the students: the Residence Hall Association (RHA). Now, the description also applies to the University Housing Resid...

CWRU ‘creeps’ it real for Halloween

Maryam Iqbal, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, News

Though Halloween fell inconveniently on a Wednesday this year, students at Case Western Reserve University still managed to find alternate ways to celebrate the spooky holiday. Events occurred all around campus and in University Circle, with many fraternities holding charity-based Halloween parties...

University cuts positions in African-American history

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

November 2, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Headlines, News

An open letter to President Barbara Snyder, Provost Ben Vinson and Dean Cyrus Taylor recently traveled through the student body, calling out the administration for cutting funding in an important position within the Department of History. On Oct. 30, the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) voted to ...

Blue Block Party takes over Toby’s Plaza

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter

October 26, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Events & Talks, News

Students, alumni, parents and other community members turned out in droves on the evening of Oct. 11 for Case Western Reserve University’s annual Blue Block Party. Dressed from head to toe in various shades of blue clothing, revelers traveled to Toby’s Plaza in Uptown to enjoy a night filled with li...

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