The Observer

Schubert Center for Child Studies champions advocacy, information in upcoming event

Schubert Center for Child Studies champions advocacy, information in upcoming event

Tyler Hoffman, Editor-in-Chief

April 12, 2012


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Nestled safely within University Circle, members of the Case Western Reserve University community are often shielded from the social realities of the urban landscape. And the critical issue of foster care for children and adolescents remains one of the unspoken realities in this city. According to...

Business school’s MBA program climbs rankings

Jenna Millemaci, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2012


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U.S. News and World Report has been talking about Case Western Reserve University quite a bit lately, announcing that the university’s biomedical engineering graduate program reclaimed 10th place nationally, in addition to the Weatherhead School of Management’s rise in the rankings. The business sc...

Sustainability, entrepreneurship event benefits Kids Against Hunger

Eric Hamilton, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2012


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On Monday, April 2, LorkTech, a company cofounded by Case Western Reserve University students Mark Lorkowsi and Michael Giammo, hosted “Celebrating Sustainability and Entrepreneurship” in the Thwing Ballroom. The event supported Kids Against Hunger (KAH), a charity chapter founded by freshman Aditya...

Power outages darken CWRU campus, University Circle

Power outages darken CWRU campus, University Circle

Greg Bokar, Assistant News Editor

April 5, 2012


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Last week, two significant power outages left the Case Western Reserve University campus and the surrounding vicinity, including University Hospitals, temporarily without power. The first outage occurred a little before noon on Monday, March 26, and the second took place Friday, March 30 after 2 p.m....

Outside the Circle News

Sarah Groft, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2012


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President of Hungary resigns Pal Schmitt, president of Hungary, resigned on Monday, April 2. The resignation appeared to come on the tail end of allegations that Schmitt had plagiarized in his doctoral thesis in 1992. Semmelweis University, located in Budapest, stripped Schmitt’s doctoral degree ...

Sororities, fraternities battle it out in Greek Week 2012

Sororities, fraternities battle it out in Greek Week 2012

Sarah Groft, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2012


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Greek Week is the year’s most anticipated event for many of Case Western Reserve University’s Greek members. Each year, sororities and fraternities practice for and compete in events; based on their scores in the events, a winning sorority and fraternity are crowned. This year, the theme for Greek...

ITS covers university webmail during fourth week of social media event

ITS covers university webmail during fourth week of social media event

Tyler Hoffman, News Editor

April 5, 2012


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Monday, April 9 marks the start of the fourth week of Case Western Reserve University Information Technology Services’ (ITS) social media event. Over an eight-week period this spring, ITS will highlight the use of their social media as information vehicles. Each week they will offer tips and resou...

University offices, student groups partner with International Club to host feast

University offices, student groups partner with International Club to host feast

Shinichi Inoue, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2012


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On Saturday, March 31, the 40th International Dinner was held at Thwing Center. The three-hour long event, sponsored by International Student Services (ISS) and International Club, presented various authentic international cuisines and attention-grabbing performances. This year, over 80 volunteer cooks...

Outside the Circle News

Sarah Groft, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2012


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USDA to offer ‘mystery meat’ alternative On March 24, 44 public schools found their ground beef products labeled “do not use.” The product, dubbed “pink slime,” is a blend of ammonia-treated cow pieces. The cow product has also been found in some varieties of beef sold at Kroger, Safew...

Charity gala to support medical students’ outreach trip to Peru

Tyler Hoffman, News Editor

March 29, 2012


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On Saturday, March 31, students from the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine will host the Taste of Peru charity gala. The gala supports the efforts of the Peru Health Outreach Project, an organization led by medical students. Over the co...

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