The Observer

On the Beat

September 7, 2012


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We are hopefully getting into the part of the academic year in which people start settling into a routine. You have figured out the latest possible time you can get up and still make it to class, and all territorial disputes with your roommates have been settled by a formal peace treaty and mutual non-aggression...

A conversation with Tori Pinciotti

A conversation with Tori Pinciotti

Greg Bokar, News Editor

September 7, 2012


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Tori Pinciotti is the resident leadership development consultant for the future chapter of Pi Beta Phi sorority at Case Western Reserve University. Pinciotti first came to campus at the beginning of the semester at the Greek Life Carnival to recruit women who are interested in joining the sorority as it ...

SOURCE grants open doors for capstones

SOURCE grants open doors for capstones

Michael McKenna, Research Reporter

September 7, 2012


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With the Sept. 17 deadline quickly approaching, applications are still being accepted for the Seminar Approach to General Education and Scholarship (SAGES) Capstone Resource Grant. Through the program, individuals in any discipline working on their SAGES Capstone project can qualify for up to $250...

CWRU campus wirelessly disconnected

CWRU campus wirelessly disconnected

Greg Bokar, News Editor

September 7, 2012


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The beginning of the academic year often includes a period of time in which the final touches are still being put on various new programs across campus. This year, students came back to campus with what many would describe as a recurring issue – problems with wireless connectivity across the Case Western...

A move for a happier burger

A move for a happier burger

Tanvi Parmar, Special Assignment Reporter

September 7, 2012


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Beginning Sept. 1, Bon Appétit Management Company, Case Western Reserve University’s campus food service, will be striving for a happier burger. The idea is to use ground beef and poultry that have been obtained humanely and without antibiotics and artificial hormones. The company wants to make...

Outside the Circle News

Sarah Groft

September 7, 2012


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The Power of Waves Ocean Power Technologies in New Jersey has developed a device to generate power from the bobbing and swelling of waves. The project began 15 years ago when a test-buoy generator was developed. Unfortunately, the project quickly ended when the test device immediately sank to the bo...

Moving Uptown part 2: Uptown ushers in new age of business in University Circle

Moving Uptown part 2: Uptown ushers in new age of business in University Circle

Sage Schaff, Managing Editor

September 7, 2012


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Although most current Case Western Reserve University students probably first heard about the momentous Uptown project about two years ago, the construction along Euclid Ave. is only part of a much larger concept hatched almost a decade ago. Uptown isn’t just a regal name that hints at New York hi...

CWRU explores paths to peace

CWRU explores paths to peace

Sam Lehnecker, Campus Issues Reporter

September 7, 2012


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This Sunday, Sept. 9 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Case Western Reserve University will be a hosting the “Out of Many, One: Exploring Paths to Peace 2012” celebration. The event will take place on the Kelvin Smith Library Oval. In keeping with CWRU’s participation in the President’s Interfaith and...

School year commences with Fall Convocation

School year commences with Fall Convocation

Brian Sherman, Campus Events Reporter

September 7, 2012


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Last Wednesday, Case Western Reserve University officially began the 2012-2013 school year with the convocation ceremony in Severance Hall. Convocation is an annual academic ceremony that serves as a bookend to commencement in the spring. It serves as a university’s way to formally welcome students...

Contributions to public good earns CWRU top marks

Contributions to public good earns CWRU top marks

Greg Bokar, News Editor

August 31, 2012


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This past week, Washington Monthly ranked Case Western Reserve University number seven for national universities contributing to the public good. This is the second year in a row that CWRU was seventh in the rankings. Washington Monthly analyzes national universities’ contribution to the public goo...

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