The Observer

Editorial: Despite minor problems, studying abroad is experience not to be missed

September 30, 2010

Thanks to today’s hyper-fast technology and communication resources, it’s easy for students to hold meetings from across the globe or to research every detail of a distant culture. Yet for all of our resources and technology, nothing can ever hold a candle to the experience of actually traveling...

Editorial: Thinking beyond our bubble

September 23, 2010

With all of our criticisms and grievances we dole out each week to various student groups and university offices, you’d think that we find Case Western Reserve University to be in permanent “fixer-upper” status. Indeed, we believe the opposite and want to take just a moment to truly appreciate...

Editorial: An SEC history lesson

September 16, 2010

Students can rejoice as the second SEC referendum within six months has become yet another one for the history books. But before we commit the Greek Life referendum to the past forever, let’s look at what the Case Western Reserve University campus can learn from recent SEC history. First, we question...

Editorial: Halfway to equality for all students

September 9, 2010

Students at Case Western Reserve University are used to thinking globally in classes and as they pursue jobs. Holding a conference call to Buenos Aires or attending a business meeting in Beijing is incredibly simple nowadays, thanks to technology like Skype or Google Phone. However, students seem to...

Editorial: Permanent solutions necessary to protect student safety

September 2, 2010

President Snyder’s e-mail regarding a student hit by a car was a chilling way to start off the academic year here at Case Western Reserve University. Of course, we’re all very relieved that the student had been immediately treated and we hope that he recovers as soon as possible so that he can rejoin...

Editorial: Student body, SEC ready to move on

August 26, 2010

The restorative properties of summer break deserve a medal. After a tumultuous spring semester, the new leadership just coming into power on the Student Executive Council (SEC) seems ready to move past the perceived wrongs of last year’s SEC. Dominated by extreme personalities, previous SEC boards...

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