The Observer

Constitution Day forum highlights cybersecurity

Katharine Toledo, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

On Monday, Sept. 17, students, faculty and greater community members gathered in the Case Western Reserve University School of Law’s Moot Courtroom to celebrate Constitution Day, a holiday dedicated to the appreciation of the 231-year-old document that serves as the backbone of the United States g...

Colorful CWRU

Colorful CWRU

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News, Top Stories

SpartanTHON is one of Case Western Reserve University’s most philanthropic organizations; within seven years of its presence on campus, the group has raised over $370,000 for University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital (UH Rainbow). Its FT(5)K Color Run, a five kilometer race whic...

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Cleveland native Wesley Lowery explains his craft to campus

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Cleveland native Wesley Lowery explains his craft to campus

Jack Heneghan and Sophia Yakumithis

September 21, 2018


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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Wesley Lowery, who was honored for his work on The Washington Post’s “Fatal Force” series, visited the Kelvin Smith Library last Friday to give a lecture on “The Crucial Role of Journalists in Society.” Following the talk, Lowery answered audience questions. ...

High hopes for Homecoming

Abbey Wells, Contributing Reporter

September 14, 2018


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With Homecoming Weekend just around the corner, event planners hope their preparations will make this year’s event the best one yet. Taking place from Oct. 11 through 14, the festivities will provide an opportunity for everyone involved with Case Western Reserve University, past and present, to come toget...

Tink restricts students distributing food

Yugan Sakthi, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018


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The Tinkham Veale University Center (TVUC) recently updated its food distribution policy, severely limiting student groups hoping to fundraise through means of tabling. The policy change, as TVUC management explained, was catalyzed by health concerns. According to TVUC Executive Director Randy Barnes, “[TVUC] doe...

Biomedical engineering dignitary speaks in lecture series

Jack Heneghan, Contributing Reporter

September 14, 2018


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In celebration of the Biomedical Engineering Department’s 50th anniversary, the Ford Distinguished Lecture Series featured a talk by Medtronic Chairman and CEO Omar Ishrak on Thursday, Sept. 6. The lecture took place at the Tinkham Veale University Center and included remarks from biomedical enginee...

New Provost wins hearts with ice cream

Cindy Tong, Contributing Reporter

September 14, 2018


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Provost Ben Vinson III made his debut to the Case Western Reserve University student body last Friday when he stood on the Binary Walkway with a table lined with cups of Mitchell’s ice cream. Vinson greeted each student with enthusiasm, a formidable task considering the size of the crowd that had ...

SexPo provides safe space to talk about uncomfortable topics

SexPo provides safe space to talk about uncomfortable topics

Henry Bendon, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018


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Last Friday, the Tinkham Veale University Center ballroom showcased a side it does not usually make public. For four hours, the ballroom played host to SexPo, the annual conference dedicated to breaking down barriers to discussion about health, sexuality and other related topics. SexPo is typica...

For Freedoms public forum celebrates art as political expression

For Freedoms public forum celebrates art as political expression

Sruthi Meka, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2016


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“Freedom from small mindedness. Freedom from hunger. Freedom from judgment.” These are just some of the messages scrawled across the red, white and blue yard signs decorating the pavilion near the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA). The signs are a small part of an initiative spearheaded by For F...

Healthcare advocate encourages students to advance health for all

Healthcare advocate encourages students to advance health for all

Prottusha Sarkar, Contributing Reporter

November 11, 2016


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On November 6, the Universities Allied for Essential Medicines (UAEM) held a teach-in at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. The speaker for the day was Alexandra Greenberg, an Advocacy and Campaigns Officer for North America for the UAEM. Right off the bat, Greenberg stated the main...

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