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Editorial: New residence hall problems are getting old

October 30, 2015


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Students that moved into the on-campus apartments at the New Residence Hall, known as the Apartment at 1576 first saw a modern-looking fireplace in the lobby.The ugliness of the situation they have been forced into could not have been more ironic. As The Observer reported, soon after students had finished...

Moran: Homecoming Court missing Spartan pride

Taylor Moran

October 8, 2015


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Homecoming is in full swing on campus, and it is wonderful seeing school spirit for once. So many people have dressed up for Spirit Week and plan to be at the game and the newly minted Tinkerball. The Homecoming Committee has done a great job with this year’s Homecoming festivities, and it gives me...

Editorial: Discrepancies in shuttle routes need to be fixed

Anne Nickoloff, Director of Print

September 24, 2015


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Standing on the corner of Coventry Road and Euclid Heights Blvd. on Friday, Sept. 18, a shuttle bus pulled up to the stoplight. I stood on the side of the street, right over the red dot’s location on the NextBus app. The Observer’s executive editor Mike McKenna stood in the street, waiting to...

Editorial: CWRU’s new alumni center not best use of space

Editorial: CWRU’s new alumni center not best use of space

September 17, 2015


Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Top Stories

Undergraduate students come to Case Western Reserve University to receive an exceptional and thorough education. Outside the classroom, these students hope for well-funded extracurricular activities, unique job opportunities and experiences in the field they hope to one day be a part of. What they...

Editorial: Spot Night can change, but only carefully

Observer Staff

September 11, 2015


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Spot Night is a key concert and a much beloved event that the University Program Board (UPB) historically put on weekly. Students always knew that they could find a band playing at the Spot on Thursday night. There was a sense of community. That feeling has now been shattered by a drastic change: This semester there will only be one l...

Campus leaders stepped up in Thwing storage mix-up

Campus leaders stepped up in Thwing storage mix-up

September 3, 2015


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

As students prepared to move in the Friday before classes, student organizations received an email from the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) that began in all caps. When hoping to reunite with their friends and suitemates, these students were told that they had ten days to remove their items from...

CWRU dining options losing community connection

August 27, 2015


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

This summer, Munch, the small family restaurant which previously resided in Case Western Reserve University’s School of Law, closed down after losing a bid to retain the space. The restaurant provides a saddening farewell on their website. In prominent green, it says, “Thank you for supporting...

Get involved in your community

August 20, 2015


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

To entering first-years, both those staying on-campus and those living at home, and new transfer students, The Observer staff welcomes you to Case Western Reserve University. Within your new home lies a plethora of secrets and many incredible places that you will come to learn soon enough. As you...

Freshmen, wear clear safety goggles when entering your nightmare

Zak Khan

August 20, 2015


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

To incoming freshmen, by now your orientation leaders and other folks you’ve met at Case Western Reserve University have probably told you how great it is here. They may have waxed eloquent on how “accepting” and “diverse” CWRU is. How we’re all in this together. The dining halls seem to...

Semester grades

April 23, 2015


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

We grade CWRU's housing, student leadership, businesses and more on how well they did in the spring of 2015.

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