The Observer

Computer Science Major Requirements Revamped

Samuel Qian, Contributing Reporter

September 16, 2016


Filed under Campus Insider, News

Computer Science (CS), one of the most rapidly expanding and changing academic fields, has become one of the most popular degrees to pursue across college campuses. Just as quickly as the field changes, so do the course requirements for those looking to pursue CS at Case Western Reserve University. For...

New Pre-Med Advisor aims to provide more resources for students

Srivatsan Uchani, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2016


Filed under Campus Insider, News

Amidst all the typical commotion raised by the start of a new school year, important administrative news from Case Western Reserve University may have gone largely unnoticed by many people: The university is currently in the process of hiring a new pre-medical (pre-med) advisor to replace Dean Steven ...

Shuttle route split for new semester

Aquene Kimmel, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2016


Filed under Campus Insider, Inside the Circle, News

As of the beginning of this fall semester, the Circle Link shuttle has been missing from the Euclid Avenue traffic. According to a Shuttle Supervisor at Standard Parking, the Circle Link Bus was split into two routes, a GreenLink that drives between Fribley and Northside and a BlueLink that goes int...

Village Starbucks does not accept rewards after renovations

Village Starbucks does not accept rewards after renovations

Tian Yang, Contributing Reporter

September 16, 2016


Filed under Campus Insider, News

Every morning, you walk into Starbucks to get a coffee and a croissant to start your day. After several purchases you  will get a free coffee or free food as a reward. However the reward is not given out at the Village Starbucks after its renovation in May. The benefits that are available through St...

CWRU transition to need-aware admissions approved

Anastazia Vanisko, Director of Print

September 16, 2016


Filed under Campus Insider, News

Case Western Reserve University will officially adopt a need-aware admissions policy despite student opposition last fall, when the possibility was first made known to the student body. Undergraduate Student Government (USG) President Brian Ward announced the transition to need-aware admissions—...

Paving New Political pathways

Jasmine Gallup, Staff Reporter

September 9, 2016


Filed under Campus Insider, News

In the weeks before the Democratic National Convention (DNC), Senator Bernie Sanders’ campaign for the presidency was losing steam. But even as it became more and more apparent that Sanders was not going to receive the Democratic nomination for president, his supporters continued to fight for him and ...

SEXPO aims for sex positive campus culture

Anastazia Vanisko, Director of Pint

September 9, 2016


Filed under Campus Insider, News

Whether you love talking about it or hate when it’s brought up in discussion, sex is a topic that can’t be avoided on a college campus. Scheduled for Sept. 23, SEXPO 2016 seeks to make Case Western Reserve University a more sex-positive campus. From 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., exhibition style booth...

Interdisciplinary study becomes the new norm

Celia Wan, News Editor

September 9, 2016


Filed under Campus Insider, News, Top Stories

Studying evolutionary biology with the rigorousness of a historian and analyzing medical data set with the precision of a mathematician. These are the skills that the two newly approved majors, data science and origins science, are striving to foster at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU). Responding to the increasing acad...

First Impressions

Aquene Kimmel, Staff Reporter

September 2, 2016


Filed under Campus Insider, News

Fourteen percent of Case Western Reserve University’s (CWRU) freshman class has travelled from outside the United States to be here, and even those coming from within the country had to make the trip from 46 different states. Thus, as he travelled 6,000 miles from Seoul, South Korea to come to CWRU, fi...

First-year residential colleges go themeless

Celia Wan, News Editor

September 2, 2016


Filed under Campus Insider, News

First-year students who moved into the North Residential Village (NRV) this fall may find their residential colleges themeless. While each of the four first-year residential colleges still keeps its unique name, color and crest, themes for these residential colleges were removed by the Office of Reside...

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