The Observer

CWRU ranked in top 50 by U.S. News & World Report for 15th year

Mike Yavorsky, Contributing Reporter

September 2, 2010


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Case Western Reserve University has been ranked 41st in U.S. News & World Report's annual rankings of U.S. national universities. This is the same ranking the university received last year, and this is the 15th year that Case has been ranked in the top 50 American national universities. The standards...

Tense SEC open forum addresses internal SEC issues and upcoming Greek Life referendum

Tense SEC open forum addresses internal SEC issues and upcoming Greek Life referendum

Gillian Seaman, News Editor

September 2, 2010


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Many students, the majority of whom sported Greek attire, crowded Thwing Atrium Wednesday to attend the Student Executive Council’s open forum regarding the upcoming Greek life student activity fee (SAF) allocation referendum to take place Sept. 8 and 9. The referendum seeks to alter the decision...

Cuyahoga County Election Guide

Tyler Babock, Staff Reporter

September 2, 2010


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IMPORTANT DEADLINES Passed – Voter Registration Tomorrow, Saturday, Sept. 4 – Mailing Deadline to Request Absentee Ballots Monday, Sept. 6 – Postmark Deadline for Absentee Ballots Tuesday, Sept. 7 – Election Day (6:30 a.m – 7:30 p.m) Absentee Ballots returned in person must be received...

Current SEC board coping with unfinished business

Current SEC board coping with unfinished business

Nick Knoske, Assistant News Editor

September 2, 2010


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After a spring semester characterized by bad press and controversial decisions, Case Western Reserve's Student Executive Council (SEC) has been meeting unofficially in small, focused groups throughout the summer to dedicate time to an intensive revision of its constitution and bylaws, among other tasks. "This...

CWRU sees second highest amount of donations in history

Kaitlyn Estes, Staff Reporter

September 2, 2010


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This past year, Case Western Reserve University saw an abundance of generosity from its alumni and friends as donors committed a total of $115.5 million to enhance the university’s interests. The second highest value of donations in CWRU history, these contributions will help to improve several important...

Student injured crossing Adelbert

Tyler Hoffman, Contributing Reporter

September 2, 2010


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On the evening of Aug. 25, multiple students and faculty members across Case Western Reserve University checked their email inbox only to find an alarming and unexpected message from University President Barbara R. Snyder. The communiqué addressed the afternoon accident of a CWRU student who “was...

RAM founder Stan Brock receives 2010 Inamori Prize

RAM founder Stan Brock receives 2010 Inamori Prize

Sean Hobson, Staff Reporter

September 2, 2010


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In a country that is revaluating its healthcare structure, the unfortunate many caught in the transition turn to the work of the 2010 Inamori Prize winner Stan Brock. He is the founder of Remote Area Medical (RAM), an organization that has provided free medical care to over 300,000 individuals since...

USG Brief

Sage Schaff, Contributing Reporter

September 2, 2010


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Case Western Reserve University’s Undergraduate Student Government blazed through the agenda Tuesday evening at its General Assembly meeting. Officers and representatives highlighted the week’s important topics, focusing especially on the rapidly approaching USG elections. USG president Minh-Tri...

Leutner Dining Café opens to pleasant reviews

Leutner Dining Café opens to pleasant reviews

Julia Clancy, Staff Reporter

September 2, 2010


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Complaining about cafeteria food, much like discussing weather, family and politics seems to be a safety net for those not skilled in the art of conversation. Asking almost anybody that eats in a cafeteria about the food is like asking an engineering major, “Mac or PC?” You guarantee yourself an...

More to coffee than its morning punch

Colin Lux, Staff Reporter

August 26, 2010


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There is nothing better than a fresh brewed pot of coffee in the morning. Besides the delightful jolt of energy the caffeine provides, there is more to coffee than its morning punch. For years coffee has had the reputation of “stunting your growth” and “causing heart problems and cancer.” Although...

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