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Relay For Life kicks off today

Relay For Life kicks off today

courtesy Observer staff reports

November 12, 2010

Relay For Life will kick off today in Thwing at 12:30 p.m. Although Relay For Life will not be held until next semester, from April 15 to April 16, fundraising efforts are well underway. This year, the committee aims to raise $70,000, which is considerably less than last year’s goal of $85,000. A lower...

CWRU law students’ bar exam passage rate best in Ohio

CWRU law students’ bar exam passage rate best in Ohio

Sage Schaff, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2010

Class of 2011 graduates of the Case Western Reserve University School of Law now face an additional pressure when they take the Ohio Bar Exam next July: retaining CWRU’s title of highest scores in the state. 91 percent of 2010 graduates passed the exam, the most amongst all law schools in Ohio and...

Runners brave hail and rain for hole in the wall camps

Runners brave hail and rain for hole in the wall camps

Sage Schaff, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2010

Despite the harsh cold and freezing rain, 88 participants ran the 5K race and helped Case Western Reserve University’s Phi Kappa Tau fraternity raise over $2600 for its charity, Hole in the Wall Camps, at the tenth annual Phi K this past Saturday Nov. 6. The fraternity strategically places the Phi...

USG Brief

Sage Schaff, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2010

The Case Western Reserve University Undergraduate Student Government (USG) met for the first time in three weeks this past Tuesday, Nov. 2. USG president Minh-Tri Nguyen began the general assembly meeting by praising the Student State of the University Address and USG’s administrative speed dating...

Humans and zombies battle on CWRU campus for fifth semester

Humans and zombies battle on CWRU campus for fifth semester

Gabby Markoff, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2010

Many students spent this last weekend dressing up as werewolves, monsters, ghouls and goblins. But the zombies you’ve been seeing around campus are wearing their green headbands for a reason other than Halloween. Humans vs. Zombies has taken over campus once again, with more people this year playing...

CWRU EMS holds mock drill

CWRU EMS holds mock drill

Sage Schaff, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2010

The Case Western Reserve University EMS team simulated a mass casualty incident on Van Horn Field on Saturday, Oct. 23. The drill consisted of a car accident in which a car drove through the field and struck multiple bystanders. CWRU EMS chief Justin Einstein says that this year’s drill was the biggest...

Career fair at CWRU

Career fair at CWRU

compiled from staff reports

November 5, 2010

At the Career Fair this fall, the Career Center unveiled a new competition with a premium prize – Resume Smash. Students were invited to submit their previously-reviewed resumes to CWRULink one week in advance of the fall Career Fair. The top eight resumes were chosen by career counselors as winners,...

Delta Chi to induct new members at CWRU

Delta Chi to induct new members at CWRU

Kaitlyn Estes, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2010

After an intensive recruitment period, the Delta Chi colony has taken form at Case Western Reserve University. The fraternity has officially welcomed 24 founding associate members, most of whom are sophomores or upperclassmen. Despite only being together for a few weeks, the soon-to-be brothers have...

CWRU student attends national interfaith conference

CWRU student attends national interfaith conference

Julia Clancy, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2010

The National Interfaith Conference in Washington D.C. was part of an initiative of President Obama and his new Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships to promote religious pluralism on college campuses across the nation. Knowing that, you wouldn’t have expected Case Western Reserve University...

Political science department hosts annual election party

Political science department hosts annual election party

Jacob Martin, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2010

Pizza, pie, and pop were shared this past Tuesday, Nov. 2, at the political science department’s Election Night Party. The party started at 7 p.m. and went to 11 p.m., with many students lingering to the end. It was considered a major success and prompted students to participate in political discussion. The...

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