The Observer

Wellness Center to make healthy habits easy

Anna Giubileo, Contributing Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, News

The Case Western Reserve University Wellness Program has been working hard to promote a culture of health and well-being for faculty and staff for the past six years, while a similar program designed specifically for students was created just this past year with an objective to create new activities to adv...

Habitat for Humanity builds houses, character

Nihal Manjila, Contributing Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

This year, Case Western Reserve University’s own Habitat for Humanity chapter will be expanding more than ever before. With the upscaling of its first-year representative program and the addition of an international trip, the current academic year is looking to be Habitat’s best yet. As an internation...

Student club promotes positivity with Motivational Monday

Maryam Iqbal, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Events & Talks, News, Student Clubs & Organizations

Last Monday morning, hundreds of students walking through the Tinkham Veale University Center may have crossed paths with a table full of buttons. Organized like a mini pop-up stall, passers-by were given the opportunity to make DIY buttons out of various stickers and colored paper in about as littl...

From the stage to the lecture hall

Justin Hu, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Faculty Insight, News

“I have always enjoyed learning a new job and getting to have new experiences.” It’s a simple and common sentiment, but with these words, Charles Korsmo perfectly characterizes himself. Now a professor of law at Case Western Reserve University, Korsmo has had a distinguished career spanning a n...

New biomechanics exhibit debuts at Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

On Sept. 29, the Cleveland Museum of Natural History (CMNH) unveiled a new special exhibit entitled, “Built to Survive: Biomechanics.” Located in the museum’s Kahn Hall, a cavernous gallery situated left of the main entrance, the exhibit will last until April 28, 2019. Although biomechanics ...

Greek chapters strut their stuff for a good cause

Brian Schnell, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under Greek Life, News

Many Case Western Reserve University Greek chapters gathered together to strut their stuff on Friday, Sept. 21 in support of Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). The philanthropy was part of Kappa Alpha Theta’s annual KATwalk event. The event is a parody of catwalk television shows. Teams consist...

Farm Harvest Festival welcomes new season

Farm Harvest Festival welcomes new season

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News, Top Stories

Saturday, Sept. 22 marked the Farm Administration and Student Sustainability Council’s (SSC)  ninth annual Farm Harvest Festival. After over a year of organization by dedicated volunteers, the Farm Harvest brought crowds to the Case Western Reserve University Squire Valleevue Farm. Many CWRU st...

USG starts year with new first-year representatives

USG starts year with new first-year representatives

Anna Giubileo, Contributing Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, News, Top Stories, USG Brief

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) is up and running for the new school year, having just held elections for first-year representatives. Between Sept. 7 and 8 elections and a group retreat the following week, the new members were quickly brought up to speed on their roles for the year. US...

Voter registration efforts in full swing on campus

Abbey Wells and Henry Bendon

September 28, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

Presidential elections are big and flashy. They set voting records and often draw a majority of Americans to the polls. Midterm elections are no less important, deciding the makeup of the entire House of Representatives and a third of the U.S. Senate, as well as many governors and other local elections. Howe...

Siegal Program connects greater community with academia

Maryam Iqbal, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

The Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program at Case Western Reserve University has commenced a series of new eight-week long courses covering a wide variety of topics this September. The Siegal Lifelong Learning Program was created with the aim of connecting the academic world to Northeast Ohi...

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