The Observer

Student organization supports pre-medical students, provides key resources

Justin Hu, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Clubs & Organizations, News, 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...

Student Sustainability Council keeps campus clean

Justin Hu, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Clubs & Organizations, News

While the Student Sustainability Council (SSC) may not have the most visible presence on campus, its efforts have had a huge impact on the Case Western Reserve University community. The SSC runs similarly to a club, but being an ad-hoc council under Undergraduate Student Government (USG) means that it ...

Sustaining dialogue

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, News

“We try to do the right thing at the right time,” said President Barbara Snyder at Tuesday evening’s community conversation about neo-Nazi flyers found over Thanksgiving break on campus. She began the talk by addressing recent months’ disturbing spike in anti-Semitic acts across the coun...

Innovation, creativity cultivated by Design for America

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Clubs & Organizations, News

Case Western Reserve University offers an environment where students from a variety of backgrounds can become involved in creating and designing innovative projects. One organization which offers just that is CWRU’s chapter of Design For America. The group works to solve issues and work for social change throu...

History department to search for Postdoctoral Fellow in African-American history

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, News

In January, the department of history will begin searching for a postdoctoral fellow in African-American History. This announcement, which will impact the 2019-20 academic year, comes more than a month after an open letter surfaced among the campus community calling on the central administration to f...

Thanksgiving weekend gives much needed break before finals

Nihal Manjila, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, News

Thanksgiving break was a welcome respite from schoolwork for students. It also gave them a chance to recharge before finals and spend time with friends and family back home. This took place in many different ways for students from Cleveland and beyond.   Case Western Reserve University students tra...

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, Clubs & Organizations, News

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...

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