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Behind the petition for change to the sexual misconduct policy

Behind the petition for change to the sexual misconduct policy

Lyndsey Cole and Kushagra Gupta
July 23, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

In late May, a Case Western Reserve University alumna created an online petition calling for the administration to change the sexual misconduct policy. The petition is in support of a call for change to the policy by Emma Bardwell, a survivor of sexual assault on campus, in a column published in The O...

A look at the new turf on North Side’s athletic fields

A look at the new turf on North Side’s athletic fields

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
July 22, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Over the past few years, new buildings and renovations of current ones have dominated summer construction at Case Western Reserve University. Now, the fields get their turn. CWRU replaced the 12-year old turf on DiSanto Field and is in the process of replacing the infields at both Mather Park and No...

Loosen up at the weekly Wade Oval concert

Loosen up at the weekly Wade Oval concert

Kushagra Gupta, Director of Print
July 19, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

Under a blanket of clouds, there was only supposed be rain. That did not deter the band nor the crowd and so on July 12, the weekly Wade Oval Wednesday (WOW) concert carried on for the fifth time this summer. And luckily there wasn’t even a drizzle. After a day in the summer heat and bustle of University...

Habitat for Humanity Awareness finds success

Habitat for Humanity Awareness finds success

Christopher Nguyen, Staff Reporter
April 28, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

From April 17 to April 22, the Case Western Reserve University chapter of Habitat for Humanity held a Habitat for Humanity Awareness Week. The goal of the event was to raise awareness of housing issues that many families face, solutions to these problems, and the organization itself. The weeklong event ...

“Aliens” tells immigrant stories

“Aliens” tells immigrant stories

Isabel Torres-Padin, Staff Reporter
April 28, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Theatre & Dance, Top Stories

This past weekend Eldred Theater was brought to life with the uniquely reassuring play, “Aliens with Extraordinary Skills.” With a plot centering on a naïve Moldovan clown, her girl crazy clown partner and the acquaintances they make after moving to New York as illegal “aliens” (hence the name), ...

Relay for life raises funds for American Cancer Society

Relay for life raises funds for American Cancer Society

Roxanne Yang, Staff Reporter
April 28, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

Sponsored by Colleges Against Cancer (CAC), the fourth annual Relay for Life at Case Western Reserve University was held this past Saturday, April 22, at DiSanto Field. Relay for Life is a fundraiser that supports the American Cancer Society. Teams of undergraduate, graduate and medical school st...

L’Abatros, Chinato owner opens well-crafted brewery

L’Abatros, Chinato owner opens well-crafted brewery

Mike Suglio, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food, Top Stories

  Clevelanders have grown to love Zack Bruell’s restaurants.  The owner of the acclaimed dining establishments Parallax, L’Albatros and Chinato (to name a few) has become Cleveland’s most prolific restaurateur. Bruell loves new challenges and has tackled French, Italian and Asia...

Champions

Champions

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter
April 28, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Track and Field

The 2017 University Athletic Association (UAA) Track and Field Championships witnessed incredible feats from seven teams, including the Spartans. The Spartan men and women both had UAA Champions, and both performed spectacularly. Case Western Reserve University’s men earned third place overall, ...

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...

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