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President Synder speaks to students in annual State of the University address

President Synder speaks to students in annual State of the University address

Noora Somersalo and Suneil Kamath

November 2, 2012


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Strosacker Auditorium was filled with curious undergraduate students on Tuesday, Oct. 30 when Case Western Reserve University president Barbara Snyder gave her annual State of the University address. The four main themes of the address were the increased freshman class and future class sizes, residence...

Republicans versus Democrats in The Observer debate

Mike McKenna, Research and Innovation Reporter

November 2, 2012


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Like their parties’ platforms, Case College Republicans vice president Andrew Breland and Case Democrats’ treasurer Ben Robertson, the two groups’ representatives in Case Western Reserve University’s Oct. 25 debate, could not be more different. The differences begin with how each became interested...

Student group spotlight on C4

Student group spotlight on C4

Jenna Millemaci, Assistant News Editor

November 2, 2012


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Alyssa Savadelis, a fourth-year undergraduate biology major and chemistry and art minor, has always found solace within the expansive confines of an art studio. When she decided to go to Case Western Reserve University to pursue her dream of becoming a doctor instead of enrolling in a formal art school,...

Young Americans for Liberty makes its mark on The Observer debate

Tanvi Parmar, Special Assignments Reporter

November 2, 2012


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Seated between the Case Democrats’ and Case College Republicans’ representatives was Young Americans for Liberty’s representative, freshman Barton Ziganti. Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) is a nonpartisan Libertarian group that is lesser-known on campus than the two main parties’ student organizations,...

On the Beat

November 2, 2012


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As we all crawl out of the holes we went into to avoid the wrath of Hurricane Sandy, which brought us loads of cold rain and high winds (and this is different from a normal November in Cleveland because…?), we would like to bring your attention to a recent trend and a new service available here at...

The morning officer

The morning officer

Jason Sleisenger, Contributing Reporter

November 2, 2012


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It is 7:30 a.m. on a cold, misty morning. All is quiet on Case Western Reserve University’s campus, save for the slight rumblings of cars passing on Euclid Ave. and the leaves of Juniper and Cedar trees blowing in the light wind. Students are sleeping off a long night of socializing or studying and...

Large development project planned for University Circle

Large development project planned for University Circle

Brian Sherman, Campus Events Reporter

November 2, 2012


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Residents of the University Circle area may notice more big changes coming to the Circle early next year. University Circle, Inc. has chosen two developers, Coral Co. and Panzica Construction Co., to build a $100 million-plus project on a 2.2-acre plot located on Mayfield Rd., near Circle Dr. The project...

Outside the Circle News

Outside the Circle News

Sarah Groft, National News Reporter

November 2, 2012


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Treats Endanger Cleveland Dogs Dog owners all over Cleveland are heading to change.org to sign a petition. The petition asks retailers such as Sam’s Club, Target, Safeway, Wal-Mart, Walgreens, Kroger, and Costco to remove certain jerky-style dog treats off the shelves. The Waggin’ Train brand chic...

Video: campus newspaper hosts student political debate

Staff Reports

October 25, 2012


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On Thursday, Oct. 25, representatives from the three Case Western Reserve University political groups squared off on four topics, including America and the World, Business in America, Working in America, and Higher Education in America in a debate hosted byThe Observer. Lasting just over two hour...

Observer sponsored debate between campus political groups to be held Oct. 25

Observer sponsored debate between campus political groups to be held Oct. 25

Victoria Robinson, Student Affairs Reporter

October 23, 2012


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As the election date nears and campaign season reaches its peak, students all across Case Western Reserve University’s campus are engaging in political discussions.  As part of an unofficial national campaign for college students that promotes voter outreach and education, The Observer is sanction...

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