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Strong football offense stays undefeated, beats Thiel, Geneva

Strong football offense stays undefeated, beats Thiel, Geneva

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

October 22, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

The Spartan football team could do no wrong on Oct. 14, defeating the Tomcats 63-28 in Greenville, Pennsylvania. With the win, Case Western Reserve University improved to 6-0 on the season and 5-0 in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC). Thiel College dropped to 1-5 and 1-3 in PAC play. Th...

Volleyball splits final UAA matches

Volleyball splits final UAA matches

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

October 22, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

The Spartans didn’t let nerves affect their face down with two nationally ranked top 15 volleyball teams, among others. In the second round of the University Athletic Association (UAA) games, Case Western Reserve University's volleyball team won two of their four matches on Oct. 14 and 15, defea...

Women’s soccer loses twice to top teams

Women’s soccer loses twice to top teams

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

October 22, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Soccer

Washington University clinches game with seconds left but Chicago gains early

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Veteran player discusses Humans vs. Zombies’ return to campus

Veteran player discusses Humans vs. Zombies’ return to campus

Aziza Mbugua, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

For the past seven years, Case Western Reserve University students have been participating in a 10-day long campus wide game of tag. The game, Humans vs. Zombies, according to club records, was started at Goucher College in 2005 and has then spread across the United States and around the world. Chris...

Little Italy Harvest Festival showcases local artisans

Little Italy Harvest Festival showcases local artisans

Hope Yashnik, Contributing Reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

The art galleries are filled with new, unique exhibits created by local artists and jewelers. Local musicians showcase their talent on a storefront patio. The Columbus Day parade was surrounded by restaurants serving classic Italian cuisine. These and other Harvest Festival events are surrounded by the ch...

Spartans stop Bison in their tracks

Spartans stop Bison in their tracks

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

In front of their largest crowd of the season, the Spartans football team produced its largest victory of the year, a 33-3 Homecoming win over Bethany College on Oct. 7. Leading the way for Case Western Reserve University were fourth-year quarterback Rob Cuda (299 yards, four total touchdowns), fourth-...

Mid-Autumn Festival celebrates culture

Mid-Autumn Festival celebrates culture

Chloe Mieras, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

“Imagine being in a different country and having to celebrate Thanksgiving without your family…” Molly Watkins, head of planning proposed. The Case Western Reserve University Asian Mid-Autumn Festival is a fairly new tradition that gives our international students a little slice of home. On Wedne...

Men’s soccer records undefeated week

Men’s soccer records undefeated week

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

We are now two-thirds of the way through the soccer season, and the Case Western Reserve University men’s team sits on a 5-5-2 record after taking their first road win of the season this past week. The week opened with a game against Oberlin College here at DiSanto Field. The beginning of the ma...

DA’s office to evaluate letter urging review of the shooting of an unarmed CWRU law student by Hudson Police

DA’s office to evaluate letter urging review of the shooting of an unarmed CWRU law student by Hudson Police

Kevin Smith, Executive Editor

October 6, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Editor’s Note: Readers should be aware that a photo published alongside this article depicts a staged act that appears violent. The photo may be disturbing to victims or witnesses of violence. Photos that promote or encourage violence do not pass the publishing standards of The Observer. In this case, an ...

Annual security report released

Annual security report released

Matt Hooke and Lyndsey Cole

October 6, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

  Last week, the Case Western Reserve University Police Department released its annual 2017 security report. The report showed a substantial increase in disciplinary referrals relating to alcohol between 2015 and 2016. According to the report, there was a slight increase in crimes occurring on camp...

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