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Cleveland Catch Up

Lyndsey Cole, News Editor

October 13, 2017


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Construction worker killed in accident at CSU An unidentified 56-year old man was killed in a construction accident at Cleveland State University’s Washkewicz College of Engineering building on Chester Avenue Wednesday afternoon, after a piece of sheet metal fell on him. Emergency crews were c...

Veteran player discusses Humans vs. Zombies’ return to campus

Veteran player discusses Humans vs. Zombies’ return to campus

Aziza Mbugua, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2017


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For the past seven years, Case Western Reserve University students have been participating in a 10-day long campus wide game of tag. The game, Humans vs. Zombies, according to club records, was started at Goucher College in 2005 and has then spread across the United States and around the world. Chris...

Alumnus, cartoonist speaks at KSL

Josef Scheidt, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2017


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The walls of Kelvin Smith Library’s second floor reading room were covered in cartoons this weekend, as Case Western Reserve University alumnus and The New Yorker cartoonist, Tom Bachtell, transformed the space for his Alumni Weekend presentation. Most of the cartoons, in typical New Yorker fashion, were depict...

USG resolution requests changes to security alerts

Matt Hooke, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2017


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As is the case on any urban campus, crime is a risk at Case Western Reserve University. At a university as diverse as CWRU, with people coming in from all parts of the world, having proper security measures for people who are not used to a city environment is a must. The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) p...

CWRU remembers graduate student, alumna Paige Myers

CWRU remembers graduate student, alumna Paige Myers

Lyndsey Cole, News Editor

October 13, 2017


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Alumna and graduate student Paige Myers was reserved, but a fighter dedicated to standing up for herself and others. She actively worked to spread awareness of the challenges those with disabilities face, and brought that passion with her to Case Western Reserve University. Myers passed away on Sep. 3 in her apartment...

Provost’s commision releases preliminary report

Lyndsey Cole, News Editor

October 13, 2017


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The Commision on Undergraduate Experience (CUE) at Case Western Reserve University serves to assess and improve undergraduate education and the residential campus experience in order to establish how the university will move forward in the future. The CUE consists of faculty members from each of CWRU’s colleg...

East Cleveland residents fight against illegal construction dumping ground

East Cleveland residents fight against illegal construction dumping ground

Matt Hooke, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2017


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Last year, Sara Continenza saw the mountain of trash across the street from her job on Noble Road in East Cleveland, growing larger every day.   “I was calling the EPA every day, they were telling me they passed all the tests, that there was no lead, but it was so obvious,” said Continenza. “...

Remembering the “memorial rock”

Remembering the “memorial rock”

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor

October 13, 2017


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In August 2015, second-year students painted the Spirit Rock across the street from the North Residential Village, on Juniper Road to keep students that died in a plane crash one year prior alive in Case Western Reserve University’s memory. The rock serves the same purpose as the Spirit Wall outside of t...

Vice President Mike Pence walks out of NFL game in protest, costing taxpayers

Henry Bendon, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2017


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When Vice President Mike Pence walked into Lucas Oil Stadium last Sunday he had no intention of saying for the game. Pence had promised before he attended that if any players protested during the national anthem, he would leave. Considering the matchup, the San Francisco 49ers versus the Indianapolis C...

DA’s office to evaluate letter urging review of the shooting of an unarmed CWRU law student by Hudson Police

DA’s office to evaluate letter urging review of the shooting of an unarmed CWRU law student by Hudson Police

Kevin Smith, Executive Editor

October 6, 2017


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Editor’s Note: Readers should be aware that a photo published alongside this article depicts a staged act that appears violent. The photo may be disturbing to victims or witnesses of violence. Photos that promote or encourage violence do not pass the publishing standards of The Observer. In this case, an ...

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