The Observer

LaunchNet entrepreneurs gather at CWRU for Labor Day Weekend

Anastazia Vanisko, Director of Print

September 2, 2016


Filed under Campus Insider, News

As then first-year student Tommy Lu set up chairs at Launch CWRU Weekend 2015, he was overwhelmed by the number of entrepreneurs that had gathered to pitch their ideas with the hope of creating their own startups. In the past, as many as 140 students and alumni have participated in the three-day com...

Dr. Gary Ciepluch, long time member of the music department, retires

Dr. Gary Ciepluch, long time member of the music department, retires

September 2, 2016


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The spring semester was over. Students had moved off campus and results for final exams had come in. The Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) Department of Music, however, still had some major news they needed to announce. Dr. Gary Ciepluch, director of bands, leader of CWRU Symphonic Winds and Uni...

First year student survival guide

First year student survival guide

Celia Wan, News Editor

August 19, 2016


Filed under Campus Insider, News

Let’s admit it, the first year of college is seldom easy, sometimes awkward and always confusing. You’re told to do anything you want in college, but with so many options even choosing a place for dinner is difficult. No matter the effort to make your dorm look comfortable, it still barely resembles your ...

Orientation is here

Celia Wan, News Editor

August 19, 2016


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Just like dining with friends at Leutner Commons, pulling all nighters at Kelvin Smith Library and walking across half of the campus to classes every morning, going through orientation is an essential part of every Case Western Reserve University student’s college experience. With more than 250 events and s...

Transferring to another school, two COC officers resigned

Celia Wan, News Editor

August 19, 2016


Filed under Campus Insider, News

In the early April, Case Western Reserve University students elected their new class officers for the year of 2016 to 2017. However, with the resignation of two officers, students may have to vote again to fill the two vacuum positions in the coming fall. Claudia Greenspan, a first-year student, and K...

Two forums on campus housing during RNC held to address concern

Taylor Moran, Executive Editor

July 23, 2016


Filed under Campus Insider, News

In response to the petition related to the Republican National Convention (RNC) police officers being housed in university residence halls, university President Barbara Snyder decided to hold two forums for students and faculty to learn more about this issue. These forums took place Wednesday July 6 at ...

Galleries of the Republican National Convention 2016

Anmol Nigam, Photography Editor

July 19, 2016


Filed under Campus Insider, News, Photos, Top Stories

Day One of RNC 2016 Day Two of RNC 2016 ...

Increasing Police Presence During RNC Concerns Campus

Increasing Police Presence During RNC Concerns Campus

Anmol Nigam, Photography Editor

July 11, 2016


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This summer students may notice the sudden increase in armed personnel on campus. Groups of Republican National Convention (RNC) officers coming from all around the country have already made arrangements to be housed throughout the Case Western Reserve University campus. An upwards of 2,700 officers ar...

Dental School Graduate receives Top Honor from Delta Dental Foundation

Dental School Graduate receives Top Honor from Delta Dental Foundation

Celia Wan, News Editor

May 30, 2016


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It took 2016 dental graduate student Catherine Kim a long time before she found her passion for dentistry. Now in May, her four years at Case Western Reserve University Dental School were concluded rewardingly with her reception of the Student Leadership Award from the Delta Dental Foundation, a nonp...

Referendum results have USG remain neutral to the tobacco-free policy

Celia Wan, News Editor

April 22, 2016


Filed under Campus Insider, News

In the last Undergraduate Student Government (USG) General Assembly of this semester, a resolution was passed based on the recent tobacco-free referendum. Because no majority was achieved in two out of the three questions asked in the referendum, the General Assembly decided to remain neutral on the policy...

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