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Students raise objections to Engineering facilities moving to think[box]

Jasmine Gallup, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2015


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Dean Jeffrey Duerk, the dean of the Case School of Engineering, announced at his "State of the School" address two weeks ago that the School of Engineering, in collaboration with Sears think[box], is planning to move lab equipment from the existing Bingham Student Workshop into the Richey Mixon Building,...

Chabad and Hillel team up to create “can-orah” for charity

Chabad and Hillel team up to create “can-orah” for charity

Julia Bianco, Director of Web and Multimedia

December 2, 2015


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Chabad and Hillel worked together to bring some of the Hanukkah spirit to campus. The two organizations collected cans of food to donate to local food banks and shelters, but first, they built the cans into a menorah, or “can-orah,” outside of Kelvin Smith Library before Thwing Study Over on Dec...

“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay– Part 2” loses itself in its fast pacing

“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay– Part 2” loses itself in its fast pacing

Julia Bianco, Director of Web & Multimedia

November 24, 2015


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Sitting down to write “The Hunger Games-- Mockingjay, Part 2” must have been something akin to looking at your planner and realizing you have four papers, two tests and a presentation tomorrow and only two and a half hours to put it all together. The sheer amount of material left over after the fi...

Two lab accidents resulted in a minor injury, traffic inconvenience

Hunter Overstreet, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2015


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On Friday, Nov. 13 a Case Western Reserve University alert went out warning that vehicle traffic should avoid Adelbert Road, because the Cleveland Fire Department was responding to a chemical spill in Kent Hale Smith Building. The alert was due to an unattended experiment gone awry in the Macromolecular...

CWRU laundry machines switching from eSuds to LaundryView

CWRU laundry machines switching from eSuds to LaundryView

Jeniece Montellano, Social Media Editor

November 20, 2015


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The Residence Hall Association and the Department of Housing and Residence Life has announced that eSuds will no longer be the residence halls’ online laundry service. According to Loretta Sexton, the associate director of Residence Life and Services, Case Western Reserve University renewed its...

Threatening call leads to heightened security at Inamori Center

Observer Staff

November 20, 2015


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Those visiting the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence located in TVUC currently find themselves facing a sign outside its doors stating that all visitors must display a Case Western Reserve University ID to enter. The sign was put up on CWRU Police Department’s guidance after...

UDC and USG to host forum on need-aware admissions

Julia Bianco, Director of Web & Multimedia

November 20, 2015


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The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) and the Undergraduate Diversity Collaborative (UDC) will be hosting a forum on the possibility of Case Western Reserve University switching to need-aware admissions on Monday, Nov. 23 at 5:30 p.m. in Strosacker Auditorium. Vice President for Enrollment Ri...

Vigil for terrorist attacks, other tragedies moves from mourning to hope

Vigil for terrorist attacks, other tragedies moves from mourning to hope

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor

November 20, 2015


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On Monday, Nov. 16, over 50 Case Western Reserve University students, faculty and community members gathered to hold a vigil for victims of the terrorist attacks and tragedies that had occurred around the world the preceding week. At 6:30 p.m., the time when the event was set to start, students and...

Bernie Sanders spoke to crowd of thousands in Cleveland

Ashley Chan, Public Relations Manager

November 20, 2015


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Thousands of supporters of presidential candidate Bernie Sanders flooded into Cleveland State University’s Wolstein Auditorium on Monday, Nov. 16, marking the Democratic presidential candidate’s first campaign stop in Ohio. “It was great attending my first rally,” said first-year CWRU student...

Take a break with Thwing Study Over

Anastazia Vanisko, Copy Editor

November 20, 2015


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As classes come to a close, students will have the opportunity to take a break from studying and eat some free food at Thwing Study Over (TSO) on Sunday, Dec. 6 from 7-11 p.m. The food will come from a range of restaurants, some within walking distance and others much farther. Confirmed caterers for...

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