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Sparknews’ Impact Journalism Day event

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor
April 10, 2017
Filed under News, Uncategorized

On April 10, The Observer joins 19 other collegiate newspapers to celebrate journalism. The 2012 social business start-up, Sparknews, is celebrating journalism by organizing their Impact Journalism Day 2017 event, a day on which collegiate newspapers publish stories from one another’s publications. T...

USG considers oath of Inclusion initiative to promote multiculturalism

Kevin Smith, Opinion Editor
April 7, 2017
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The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) is considering passing an initiative that would introduce an Oath of Inclusion to Case Western Reserve University’s campus. While the actual oath has not yet been drafted, both individuals and organizations would have the option of taking the oath to show thei...

Graduate Student Appreciation Week features networking

Graduate Student Appreciation Week features networking

Roxanne Yang, Staff Reporter
April 7, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

Alumni Networking Night, a Graduate Student Appreciation Week (GSAW) event, was held in the Tinkham Veale University Center ballroom on April 4. GSAW is hosted by the Office of Student Activities & Leadership (SA&L) annually to celebrate graduate students’ intellectual, teaching and cultural contribut...

WISER banquet raises money for schools in India

WISER banquet raises money for schools in India

Celia Wan, News Editor
April 7, 2017
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After a year of samosa sales in Nord Hall, Women in Science and Engineering Roundtable (WISER) concluded their 2016-2017 campaign of benefiting a school in India with a banquet on Thursday, March 30. Held at the Thwing Center Ballroom, WISER's SEVA Banquet was the group’s final fundraiser for ...

Church of the Covenant a cross denomination sanctuary for all students

Church of the Covenant a cross denomination sanctuary for all students

Shivalika Keni, Copy Editor
April 7, 2017
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The Church of the Covenant’s yard showcases a sign often stating a message of hope inspired by national events. Sometimes that message is meant for Case Western Reserve University students—for the past weeks, it has read, “YouAreWelcomeHereCWRU.” A major landmark in the Uptown and Universit...

Allocation committee to replace USG finance committee next spring

Christopher Nguyen, Staff Reporter
April 7, 2017
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A new committee to be elected next semester will be allocating at least 15 percent of the funding for student extracurriculars in the spring of 2018. That portion of the money is currently allocated by the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Finance Committee that will continue this role until the fa...

Walk in prisoners’ shoes: panel discussed mass incarceration

Walk in prisoners’ shoes: panel discussed mass incarceration

Celia Wan, News Editor
March 31, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

On Wednesday, March 29, people gathered at the Tinkham Veale University Center Ballroom for a panel discussion on mass incarceration, as part of the First-Year Experience (FYE) Walk in My Shoes program. With panelists from several local non-profit organizations and from Case Western Reserve University...

Cuyahoga County Council passes Quicken Loans Arena transformation resolution

Shivalika Keni, Copy Editor
March 31, 2017
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Cuyahoga County Council passes Quicken Loans Arena transformation resolution In December, 2016 the Cleveland Cavaliers announced a $140 million upgrade to Quicken Loans Arena that would alter the appearance of the arena and make it more competitive by adding more space for dining, bars and public...

Food Recovery Network channels food waste to the ones in need

Miriam Ridge, Staff Reporter
March 31, 2017
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Everyday at Case Western Reserve University, students consume food from a number of on-campus locations. However many students are unaware of what happens to the hundreds of pounds of food that isn’t eaten or served. Behind the scenes, the CWRU Food Recovery Network (FRN) is hard at work. FRN s...

Engineering school considers special SAGES courses for incoming engineering students

Eamon Sheehan, Staff Reporter
March 31, 2017
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The eventual class of 2021 might have to look forward to a very different SAGES experience than the current student body has become accustomed to. The Faculty Senate Committee on Undergraduate Education (FSCUE) endorsed a proposal that recommends an optional engineering specific first-year SAGES cour...

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