The Observer

Politics you should care about

Jackson Rudoff, Opinion Editor

November 2, 2018


Filed under News, Outside the Circle

Election Day is Nov. 6 Next Tuesday, people around the country will head to polling places to vote in their respective midterm elections. As opposed to presidential elections, midterm general elections often struggle to generate the same level of turnout. Correcting this pattern has been the goal of a nu...

CWRU ‘creeps’ it real for Halloween

Maryam Iqbal, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, News

Though Halloween fell inconveniently on a Wednesday this year, students at Case Western Reserve University still managed to find alternate ways to celebrate the spooky holiday. Events occurred all around campus and in University Circle, with many fraternities holding charity-based Halloween parties...

University cuts positions in African-American history

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

November 2, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Headlines, News

An open letter to President Barbara Snyder, Provost Ben Vinson and Dean Cyrus Taylor recently traveled through the student body, calling out the administration for cutting funding in an important position within the Department of History. On Oct. 30, the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) voted to ...

CWRU lives its best life at annual ceremony

CWRU lives its best life at annual ceremony

Justin Hu, Staff Reporter

October 26, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

Oct. 12 marked Case Western Reserve University’s 133rd annual All-Classes Celebration. Students and alumni gathered at the Larry Sears and Sally Zlotnick Sears think[box] for the evening’s events, which included the Innovation ShowCASE, a performance by the Case Men’s Glee Club and the Case Alumni A...

Blue Block Party takes over Toby’s Plaza

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter

October 26, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Events & Talks, News

Students, alumni, parents and other community members turned out in droves on the evening of Oct. 11 for Case Western Reserve University’s annual Blue Block Party. Dressed from head to toe in various shades of blue clothing, revelers traveled to Toby’s Plaza in Uptown to enjoy a night filled with li...

Founder of Me Too movement draws huge crowd to Maltz

Founder of Me Too movement draws huge crowd to Maltz

Maryam Iqbal, Staff Reporter

October 26, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Events & Talks, News, Top Stories

Last Tuesday, Case Western Reserve University boasted the opportunity to host Tarana Burke, founder of the Me Too movement and globally esteemed activist, at the Milton and Tamar Maltz Performing Arts Center as part of its ongoing ThinkForum lecture series. Her talk was followed by an audience-led que...

Office of Annual Giving provides fundraising opportunities for students, faculty

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

October 26, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, News

Case Western Reserve University’s Office of Annual Giving, staffed by six full-time professionals, coordinates fundraising campaigns intended to attract repeat or regular donations and works with students and faculty to raise money for clubs, departments and other organizations. According to the Office, funds ...

Cleveland Catch Up

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

October 26, 2018


Filed under Cleveland Catch Up, News

Cleveland woman pistol-whipped during robbery During a Tuesday night home invasion, a robber pistol-whipped a 31-year-old woman after dragging her into her own bedroom, Cleveland.com reported. The woman told police that at her home on Fairfax Avenue, she heard a knock on the door and opened it to find a man standing just outside and pointin...

Thwing Tuesdays: Fueling hungry students

Nihal Manjila, Contributing Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, News

Every Tuesday in the Thwing Center, the University Programming Board (UPB) gives out free food to students as part of its Thwing Tuesdays series. The event, which serves food on a first-come-first-serve basis, is aimed to give students the opportunity to experience different kinds of dining options not oth...

LGBT+ employment fair receives warm welcome

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

The Case Western Reserve University LGBT Center hosted its first annual Professionals with Pride event on Friday, Oct. 5. Kent State University (KSU), Cleveland State University (CSU), John Carroll University, Baldwin Wallace and Lorain County Community College also participated in Professionals...

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