The Observer

Walk a mile in her heels

Walk a mile in her heels

Adithi Lyengar, Staff Reporter

April 22, 2016


Filed under Campus Insider, News

The bright and sunny day, as well as the Holi festival nearby, helped create a great ambiance for Alpha Chi Omega’s Walk a Mile in Her Shoes philanthropy event. In the event, individuals would walk a mile in high heels to decrease the stigma of sexual assault and understand what it is like to be i...

Nepalese couple wins outstanding international graduate student award

Nepalese couple wins outstanding international graduate student award

Kushagra Gupta, Staff Reporter

April 22, 2016


Filed under Campus Insider, News

Finding a soulmate and attending graduate school are two very different paths. For the married winners of the Outstanding International Graduate Students Award, Tirth Bhatta and Nirmala Lekhak, the two paths became intertwined.   The Center for International Affairs awarded the Nepalese couple the award...

Take Back the Night creates a safe campus space

Take Back the Night creates a safe campus space

Celia Wan, News Editor

April 22, 2016


Filed under Campus Insider, News

It was 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 14, but the sun hadn’t faded away. The warm sunshine of the early spring shone through the windows of Thwing Atrium, so bright that it paled the LED candles that members of the Sexual Assault and Violence Educators (SAVE) lit for their annual speakout rally against s...

Unused meal swipes turned into donations to homeless

Unused meal swipes turned into donations to homeless

Hunter Overstreet, Staff Reporter

April 22, 2016


Filed under Campus Insider, News, Top Stories

The Food Recovery Network (FRN) is a student group on campus dedicated to fighting waste and feeding people. Through a partnership between the FRN and companies around University Circle like Einstein Bros and Panera Bread, over 200 pounds of perfectly good food, which would have otherwise been throw...

Referendum result confirms SEC overhaul

Celia Wan, News Editor

April 22, 2016


Filed under Campus Insider, News

The work towards structural reform of the Student Executive Council (SEC), which was first brought up in the spring of 2015, has now concluded. The referendum for the new SEC constitution ended on Wednesday, April 20. With 88 percent student approval, the SEC will implement its new constitution in Fall 20...

RHA, USG call for consolidation of housing rates

RHA, USG call for consolidation of housing rates

Jeniece Montellano, Social Media Editor

April 22, 2016


Filed under Campus Insider, News

This past Tuesday, the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) approved a resolution put forth by the vice president and president of the Resident Housing Association (RHA) as well as the president and vice president of USG. This resolution, passed after its revision, addresses student concerns about current ...

UDC settles in, has new projects underway

Julia Bianco, Director of Web & Multimedia

March 18, 2016


Filed under Campus Insider, News

This week on Campus Insider, we sat down with Brittany Chung, the President of the Undergraduate Diversity Collaborative (UDC), to talk about the organization’s progress since they were voted into the Student Executive Council (SEC) by student referendum last April. Communication among SEC org...

Jolly Scholar owner keeps CWRU jolly

Jolly Scholar owner keeps CWRU jolly

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor

February 26, 2016


Filed under Campus Insider, News, Top Stories

On Saturday, Feb. 27, The Jolly Scholar will celebrate its 11th year at Case Western Reserve University in true Jolly fashion: a “grandfather” beer night, featuring “the kinds of beer you might find in your grandfather’s refrigerator,” and a battle of the bands. According to owner Matt Vann,...

How does a class end up on MediaVision?

Julia Bianco, Director of Web & Multimedia

February 19, 2016


Filed under Campus Insider, News

This week on Campus Insider, we sat down with Michael Thomas, Assistant Director for Teaching and Learning Systems, to talk about MediaVision. Which classes get MediaVision? Whether or not a class is broadcasted in MediaVision depends on the professor. Before classes start, teachers have the option ...

IFC and PHC presidents talk moving forward, co-sponsorships and Culture of Care

Julia Bianco, Director of Web & Multimedia

February 5, 2016


Filed under Campus Insider, News

This week campus insider sat down with William Oldham, the president of the Interfraternity Congress (IFC) and Gina Belli, the president of the Panhellenic Council (PHC). Moving forward from membership reviews Both Oldham and Belli want to use the recent struggles within the Greek community to...

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source
Campus Insider