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Fixing our student group funding system

March 27
Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Here's the deal with the Student Executive Council, which funds all of the umbrella organizations on campus.

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A third alternative

Andrew Breland
March 27
Filed under Editorial, Opinion

The title of this column, for the last three years, has been “The elephant in the room.” As it pertains to campus, this title has always signaled that I write about topics seen and unseen that affect much of what happens on campus. To varying degrees, this is true. However an alternate meaning for...

With residence hall delay response, housing fails us yet again

March 20
Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Delayed. The news that the new residence hall wouldn’t be ready for the start of next school year hit selected emails on March 12, an unwelcome way to end spring breaks for a number of students. The email was sent by Associate Director for Residence Services Loretta Sexton to rising upperclassmen...

Housing strategies lack student focus

February 27
Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Housing for the 2015-2016 school year is something that most students have been thinking about in recent weeks. Greek students have been getting emails about chapter housing, and those upperclassmen whose financial situations allow have been looking into off-campus rates. Pretty much every other student...

New diversity board: let’s take a SEC to think

February 20
Filed under Editorial, Opinion

In last week’s issue, we ran a letter to the editor from Brittany Chung and Precious Amoako arguing that Case Western Reserve University students need to add a new diversity board to the Student Executive Council (SEC). Their plan for this board is to take cultural and diversity-based student grou...

Speaking up on campus transportation concerns

February 5
Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Campus transportation still has some room for improvement.

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Sparta your world

January 30
Filed under Editorial, Opinion

The Undergraduate Student Government offers many benefits to student groups, including the new Sparta Resource Center.

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More than a Greek-only solution needed to solve CWRU’s sexual misconduct problem

January 23
Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Although Greek Life has instituted seminars to help prevent sexual misconduct on campus, more than a Greek-only solution is needed.

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Semester Grades

December 5
Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Transportation: D Greenies, which could be a lovely resource as the days get colder, have instead—as always—been unreliable and far from useful for all but the luckiest students; stories of them driving straight past students waiting at bus stops have been numerous. Students hoping to limit damage ...

This semester USG lives up to motto: “Students first”

November 21
Filed under Editorial, Opinion

In the 2005 animated movie “Robots,” there was a mantra repeated by several characters: “See a need, fill a need.” This semester, The Observer staff thinks that the Undergraduate Student Government has taken this phrase to heart. Students choosing their fall classes from the hundreds of classes...

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