The Observer

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, Clubs & Organizations, News, 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...

Founder of Me Too movement draws huge crowd to Maltz

Founder of Me Too movement draws huge crowd to Maltz

Maryam Iqbal, Staff Reporter

October 26, 2018


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

Last Tuesday, Case Western Reserve University boasted the opportunity to host Tarana Burke, founder of the Me Too movement and globally esteemed activist, at the Milton and Tamar Maltz Performing Arts Center as part of its ongoing ThinkForum lecture series. Her talk was followed by an audience-led que...

Office of Annual Giving provides fundraising opportunities for students, faculty

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

October 26, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, News

Case Western Reserve University’s Office of Annual Giving, staffed by six full-time professionals, coordinates fundraising campaigns intended to attract repeat or regular donations and works with students and faculty to raise money for clubs, departments and other organizations. According to the Office, funds ...

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...

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