The Observer

Voter registration efforts in full swing on campus

Abbey Wells and Henry Bendon

September 28, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

Presidential elections are big and flashy. They set voting records and often draw a majority of Americans to the polls. Midterm elections are no less important, deciding the makeup of the entire House of Representatives and a third of the U.S. Senate, as well as many governors and other local elections. Howe...

Siegal Program connects greater community with academia

Maryam Iqbal, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

The Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program at Case Western Reserve University has commenced a series of new eight-week long courses covering a wide variety of topics this September. The Siegal Lifelong Learning Program was created with the aim of connecting the academic world to Northeast Ohi...

Asian Mid-Autumn Festival draws small turnout

Jack Heneghan, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

The annual Asian Mid-Autumn Festival took place on Sept. 24, bringing together the campus community in celebration of the East Asian harvest holiday. The Mid-Autumn Festival celebrates the gathering of family and friends, as well as the gathering of crops during the fall harvest. The holiday is cele...

Month-long celebration commemorates Hispanic heritage

Ibtesam Ghazy, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

National Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM) has dawned upon the community for another September, helping people acknowledge a number of significant contributions achieved by the Latinx community and celebrate those who have stood out in their efforts to improve the world. “In a society where our representation [of...

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


Filed under Events & Talks, News

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. ...

Tink restricts students distributing food

Yugan Sakthi, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

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...

High hopes for Homecoming

Abbey Wells, Contributing Reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

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...

Biomedical engineering dignitary speaks in lecture series

Jack Heneghan, Contributing Reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

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...

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source
Events & Talks