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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 ...

SPR looks to gauge student needs

Dalia Zullig, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2017


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The Student President’s Roundtable (SPR) met on Friday, Sept. 29 to continue their discussion on revitalizing Case Western Reserve University events for the student body. The SPR is made up of the heads of the Undergraduate Student Government (USG), the Undergraduate Diversity Collaborative (UDC), the...

Cleveland catch up

Lyndsey Cole, News Editor

October 6, 2017


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Cleveland Foundation organizes online donations for hurricane relief The Cleveland Foundation has set up an online fundraiser to benefit relief efforts in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory in September, according to Cleveland.com. The foundation jump started the campaign with a $50,000 donation in ...

Annual security report released

Annual security report released

Matt Hooke and Lyndsey Cole

October 6, 2017


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  Last week, the Case Western Reserve University Police Department released its annual 2017 security report. The report showed a substantial increase in disciplinary referrals relating to alcohol between 2015 and 2016. According to the report, there was a slight increase in crimes occurring on camp...

International News Roundup

Henry Bendon, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2017


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There were independence referendums in Spain and the Middle East, an entire U.S. Territory over a week without power, same sex marriage in Germany and a secret sonic weapon attacking U.S. spies in Cuba. Beyond the Bubble returns to catch you up on some news stories you may have missed in the last wee...

Fourth-year student investigates relationship between nutrition and vocal health

Maeve Salm, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2017


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Sarah Perlin, a fourth-year music and nutrition major, recently began brainstorming ideas for her capstone project. To accommodate her broad academic interests, she decided on exploring the relationship between nutrition, or wellness, and vocal health. Currently, Perlin is completing her literary rese...

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