The Observer

How students beat the heat

Yugan Sakthi, Staff Reporter

September 7, 2018


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First- and second-year students around campus living without residential air conditioning are finding creative ways to beat the summer heat in a record-setting year for Cleveland. With Sept. 4 marking the 15th day of above 90 degree heat this summer, the city is well above the previous average o...

Professional development, career planning now available in student lab

Professional development, career planning now available in student lab

Jahci Perry-Richardson, Staff Reporter

September 7, 2018


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Students can now walk into a lab specifically geared toward professional development and career planning. The Offices of Post Graduate Planning and Experiential Education, formerly the Career Center, have opened a new spot on campus for students to provide and receive guidance on resumes, internships, ...

Cleveland Catch Up

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

September 7, 2018


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Sen. Rob Portman named ‘beer champion’ The Beer Institute, a national trade association for the American brewing industry, honored Ohio Senator Rob Portman as a “beer champion” on Wednesday, Cleveland.com reported. The senator was named one of four honorees for supporting policies that...

What can you do about food waste on campus?

Ibtesam Ghazy, Staff Reporter

September 7, 2018


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“Feeding people, not landfills” is the motto that the Food Recovery Network (FRN) thrives on. The organization was started by Ben Simon and Mia Zavalij, both students at University of Maryland, in 2001. Simon and Zavalij agree that a big component of practicing sustainability and slowing down glo...

Fall Convocation celebrates spoken poetry, distinguished faculty

Yvonne Pan, Staff Reporter

September 7, 2018


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Sarah Kay gave her Fall Convocation speech peppered with her typical amusing remarks. She said, “Sometimes, when I make plans with a friend, they ask if I want chocolate chip cookies or ice cream after dinner, and I say, ‘Sometimes the question is “or,” but the answer is “and.”’ Sometim...

Student organizations promote inclusion, identity

Katherine Broderick, Staff Reporter

September 7, 2018


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As the fall semester kicks off, many student organizations are renewing their efforts to uphold their values and pursue their long term goals. Two of the most prominent student organizations on campus, the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) and the Undergraduate Diversity Collaborative (UDC), are using ...

Cleveland Catch Up

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

August 31, 2018


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Airline removes destinations from Cleveland Hopkins The low-cost airline Allegiant Air, a carrier that launched 11 new destinations from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport last year, has removed six of those destinations, according to cleveland.com. A spokesman said the cuts are only temporary, ...

New Amazon Locker system tackles delivery traffic

New Amazon Locker system tackles delivery traffic

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

August 31, 2018


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Last month, Case Western Reserve University introduced another package delivery system to campus: Amazon Lockers. The new stations, which were installed and are operated by Amazon, are intended to reduce the traffic of package deliveries in the North and South Residential Area Offices by restrict...

An inside look at the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women

Katharine Toledo, Staff Reporter

August 31, 2018


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Are you looking for candy, condoms or camaraderie on campus? Look no further than the Flora Stone Mather (FSM) Center for Women. The FSM Center for Women, now in its 15th year, opened in 2003 with the help of a $1 million endowment started by the alumnae of the Class of 1956. Those visiting the FS...

Student Activities Fair promotes student organizations

Student Activities Fair promotes student organizations

Brian Schnell, Staff Reporter

August 31, 2018


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Approximately 195 student organizations were represented at the Kelvin Smith Library (KSL) Oval last Sunday, Aug. 26 for the Office of Student Activities and Leadership’s annual Student Activities Fair. The fair’s overall goal is to expose incoming students to the culture of campus involvement a...

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