The Observer

New faculty position to help navigate student success

Jahci Perry-Richardson, Staff Reporter

August 24, 2018


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Student Success’ recently inaugurated “navigators” have taken an important role on campus, securing undergraduate students with ongoing support and extra-curricular opportunities. The new faculty position is intended to help students with a smoother undergraduate experience by connecting them w...

Sandwich franchise, fitness studio ready for business

Sandwich franchise, fitness studio ready for business

Jahci Perry-Richardson, Staff Reporter

August 24, 2018


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A new academic year means new food and fitness opportunities on campus. In addition to One to One Fitness’ already launched Next Level Fitness Studio, Dave’s Cosmic Subs and Music will join the University Circle community later this year. In the late 1990s, Dave Lombardy and his wife, Mary Ann, establi...

Preview: Fall Convocation

Preview: Fall Convocation

Katharine Toledo, Staff Reporter

August 24, 2018


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On Wednesday, Aug. 29, students, staff, faculty and community members will gather at Severance Hall to carry on the annual tradition of Fall Convocation. This year’s keynote address will be delivered by Sarah Kay, the Elaine G. Hadden Distinguished Visiting Author for 2018 and the author of this yea...

Record-breaking class size overcrowds dorms

Record-breaking class size overcrowds dorms

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

August 24, 2018


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The 26,646 applicants vying for a spot in the Class of 2022 broke records this year, topping last year’s mark of the most first-year applications by over 1,200 people. While the gradual upsurge in interest is ultimately positive, it also means the University must accommodate greater student numbers in ...

Renovations spruce up campus

Renovations spruce up campus

Virginia Behmer, Staff Reporter

August 24, 2018


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Renovations and development projects popped up across campus over the summer, turning the university grounds into a series of construction sites. Tomlinson Marketplace; the Veale Convocation, Recreation and Athletic Center field house; Haydn Hall; Wade Hall and Denison Hall have been all updated. ...

Unite the Right protest takes Washington

Unite the Right protest takes Washington

Henry Bendon

August 17, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized

Sunday, Aug. 12 marked the one-year anniversary of the alt-right “Unite the Right” protest in Charlottesville, VA, a rally which led to multiple injuries and the death of anti-nazi protester Heather Heyer. Although the movement was able to muscle its way out of the shadows and into the national s...

New immigration policy: a closer look

Virginia Behmer, Staff Reporter

July 25, 2018


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On April 6 of this year, United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that every adult migrant illegally crossing the US-Mexico border would be detained and criminally prosecuted. Known as a “zero tolerance” policy, this is a step away from the US’ former “catch-and-release” poli...

University Circle celebrates Bastille Day

Ibtesam Ghazy, Staff Reporter

July 19, 2018


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This was the weekend for France. Kicking it off on Saturday with the celebration of Bastille Day, France capped off the celebratory mood with a World Cup victory for the first time since 2006 on Sunday. Needless to say, July 14 and 15 could not have been better days to be a flag-waving lover of all t...

Exotic animals take Wade Commons

Jahci Perry-Richardson, News Editor

April 27, 2018


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In collaboration with Our Zoo to You, a family-owned and operated service, the Case Pre-Veterinary Medical Association (CPVMA) brought exotic animals to Wade Commons for its annual Zoo University event. “[CPVMA’s mission is] to help the pre-vets that are on campus, give them resources and respo...

Cleveland Catch Up

Sophia Yakumithis, Director of Print

April 27, 2018


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Cleveland singer voted off “The Voice” After qualifying for the final 12 of NBC’s singing competition “The Voice,” Cleveland native D.R. King was eliminated and sent home, according to Cleveland.com. After an audience vote, King placed in the bottom two along with fellow contestant Rayshun LaMarr. The two battled it out ...

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