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Wan: Regaining a reader’s voice

Celia Wan, News Editor
April 21, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

It has been a memorable year working for The Observer news section, even by just counting the sheer amount of deadlines I have met in order to have news for our newspaper every Friday. I feel fortunate that the news section has covered important issues in the past year, from housing police officers la...

Meet one of Cleveland’s youngest breweries

Meet one of Cleveland’s youngest breweries

Mike Suglio, Staff Reporter
April 21, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

In the heart of Cleveland’s financial district lies one of the city’s newest breweries, Masthead Brewing Co.  This large and industrial-chic brewery boasts a 20-barrel brewing system, which is much larger than most Cleveland breweries. Masthead opened in January this year, making it one of the youn...

Jam out with CWRU softball

Jam out with CWRU softball

Jasmine Heusey, Contributing reporter
April 21, 2017
Filed under Softball, Sports, Top Stories

Softball is a game full of decisions. What pitch should I throw? Should we send the runner home? How should we defend a double steal? Those are just a few examples of the split-second decisions players and coaches are making every game. One of the most important decisions, however, comes before the game ...

SAVE hosts speakers, support group

SAVE hosts speakers, support group

Shivalika Keni, Copy editor
April 21, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

To help students and other Case Western Reserve University members learn more about sexual assault, Sexual Assault and Violence Educators (SAVE) held two events, Take Back the Night and a survivor support group. The events were held to honor Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Take Back the Night, which took place on Thu...

World Expo brings culture to Thwing

World Expo brings culture to Thwing

Hanah Cho, Contributing reporter
April 21, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

The annual World Expo was hosted by the Undergraduate Diversity Collaborative (UDC), in the Thwing Center on April 15 to celebrate Case Western Reserve University campus diversity. Crowds of students, faculty and organizations poured into Thwing on Saturday for food and performances from a variety of...

Baseball splits series with WashU

Baseball splits series with WashU

Jacob Rayyan, Staff reporter
April 21, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team split their four-game weekend series against No.16 Washington University in St. Louis (WashU). This was the last week of conference play for the Spartans as they finished play in the University Athletic Association with a record of 11-5 and sit in sec...

Communication chaos confuses CWRU

Communication chaos confuses CWRU

Kushagra Gupta and Celia Wan
April 17, 2017
Filed under Big Stories, Headlines, News, Top Stories

Puzzled by all the messages yesterday, April 16? A manhunt was underway in Cleveland but no one seemed to know what portions of the city were safe, or what the search meant for the Case Western Reserve University campus.  The Observer compiled a timeline of what happened when in region and wh...

Baseball takes three of four from NYU

Baseball takes three of four from NYU

Jacob Rayyan, Staff reporter
April 14, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team played an impressive four game series this past weekend against New York University (NYU), going 3-1 against their conference rival. The Spartans advanced to 15-12 overall including an impressive 9-3 overall in the University Athletic Association. In Fr...

Women’s tennis aces competition

Ben Resnick, Staff reporter
April 14, 2017
Filed under Sports, Tennis, Top Stories, Women's Tennis

The women’s tennis team went 2-1 at the Midwest Invitational in competition against three nationally ranked teams. No. 19 Case Western Reserve University fell to No. 8 University of Chicago while beating No. 30 Denison University and No. 31 DePauw University to round out the tournament. All-in-a...

NASA scientist visits, speaks on global water crisis

NASA scientist visits, speaks on global water crisis

Srivatsan Uchani, Staff reporter
April 14, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

The Maltz Performing Arts Center recently hosted Jay Famiglietti, an internationally acclaimed hydrologist, for a talk on the global water crisis. The talk, titled “Can We Solve the Global Water Crisis?” was the last speaking event of the year hosted by Think Forum at Case Western Reserve Univers...

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