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RHA provides a warm solution to the cold winter

RHA provides a warm solution to the cold winter

Celia Wan, News Editor
February 10
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As Cleveland enters its coldest month of the year, the Residence Hall Association (RHA) at Case Western Reserve University has launched the Winter Clothing Rental program to help students stay warm this winter. Since Jan. 22, students have been able to request hats, gloves and winter coats rangi... Read more »

Cleveland Catch-Up

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
February 10
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Suburbs declare themselves “Welcoming Cities” In a direct response to President Donald Trump’s recent travel ban, both the city council of Cleveland Heights and the Beachwood City Council voted to extend “Welcoming City” status according to Cleveland.com. Out of fear of losing federal funding, the Cleveland Heights Council decided not to de... Read more »

Thwing in process of makeover, more changes expected this summer

Thwing in process of makeover, more changes expected this summer

Ellen Chen, Contributing Reporter
February 10
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The Thwing Center, established as the heart of campus by the Student Presidents’ Roundtable, has undergone several changes this past semester and is expecting more this year. One of the changes is a new bulletin board in the Thwing Atrium. Since the old post office moved to the center of the at... Read more »

Meet Budd, he runs a hot dog stand

Meet Budd, he runs a hot dog stand

Roxanne Yang, Staff Reporter
February 3
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Five days a week, all year round, John Budd stands in front of Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital and sells hot dogs to people from all walks of life. On one of Cleveland’s dreadful winter days, The Observer spoke with him at his regular spot outside of the hospital. Budd goes to work in the wi... Read more »

MLK celebration inspires “hope and solidarity”

MLK celebration inspires “hope and solidarity”

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor
February 3
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  Celebrating the life and accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has been a tradition at Case Western Reserve University for almost three decades. This year, the celebration—full of guest speakers, performances, discussions and more—revolved around the theme, "Hope in Solidarity.... Read more »

Trump’s order sends CWRU scrambling, triggers concerns

Trump’s order sends CWRU scrambling, triggers concerns

Henry Bendon and Eamon Sheehan
February 3
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On Friday Jan. 27, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that imposed a series of limitations on entry into the United States, of which many applied to some students attending Case Western Reserve University. A little over 24 hours after the order, CWRU students received an email by Pres... Read more »

Humanities@Work expands career program

Smruthi Maganti, Copy Editor
February 3
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If a Case Western Reserve University student is asked what their major is, they will might respond with some sort of engineering, business or science. However, according to Maggie Kaminski, the administrative director of the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities, there are over 400 students who have ... Read more »

Chef brings culinary and historical knowledge to campus

Henry Bendon, Staff Reporter
February 3
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Michael Twitty is a self-described culinary historian on a mission to explain the value of food to cultural institutions. Twitty is a chef, interpreter, historian and author. He is proudly African American and Jewish. Twitty stopped by Case Western Reserve University to host events organized by the Of... Read more »

Kiosk for personalized greeting cards now in Thwing

Tian Yang, Staff Reporter
February 3
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Students who have visited Thwing Atrium recently may have noticed a kiosk standing next to Bag-It. Owned by the greeting card company, Card Isle Corporation, this new kiosk brings personalized card making services to Case Western Reserve University. The kiosk in Thwing Center is the result o... Read more »

Freiberger Field awaits permits for construction

Freiberger Field awaits permits for construction

Shreya Ravindran, Staff Reporter
February 3
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Freiberger Field, located between Kelvin Smith Library and Tinkham Veale University Center, has been closed since October 2016 for impending construction. The construction project is currently waiting for approval from the City of Cleveland and is expected to continue through spring 2018. On May... Read more »

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