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Growing pains: Is a housing crisis looming?

Growing pains: Is a housing crisis looming?

The Observer

August 30, 2013


Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Top Stories

The number of students in incoming classes has significantly increased in the past two years, and if Case Western Reserve University keeps its current national ranking or moves up a notch or two, it should be safe to assume that there is no going back to class sizes similar to those of current junior...

The hidden cove of Coventry

The hidden cove of Coventry

Anne Nickoloff, Music Reporter

August 30, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

Coventry's Grog Shop offers performances from a variety of different musical artists.

UPB announces opener for Passion Pit’s Homecoming Weekend Concert

UPB announces opener for Passion Pit’s Homecoming Weekend Concert

Katy Witkowski, Arts & Entertainment Editor

August 29, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Local Events, Top Stories

On Wednesday night, University Program Board announced on their Facebook page the opener for Passion Pit’s return to Case Western Reserve University. San Diego, Cali. natives ASTR, a self-proclaimed indie-electro duo, will warm up the stage for the acclaimed quintet. Passion Pit will perform for stud...

First Year Guide

First Year Guide

August 23, 2013


Filed under Top Stories

Who has the best cup of coffee on campus? Where is the best shopping at, anyway? These questions and more answered in The Observer's 2013 First-Year Guide for new and familiar faces, alike. Click here to see more. ...

Founder of environmentally-conscious company named Inamori Ethics Prize winner

Founder of environmentally-conscious company named Inamori Ethics Prize winner

Mike McKenna, News Editor

August 23, 2013


Filed under Headlines, News, Top Stories

The Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence continued its goal of honoring ethical leadership in a wide variety of fields, selecting its first businessman to join the previous five winners of the Inamori Ethics Prize. Yvon Chouinard, the founder of outdoor clothing and equipment company...

Tinkham Veale University Center construction on schedule

Tinkham Veale University Center construction on schedule

Julia Bianco, Contributing Reporter

August 23, 2013


Filed under Headlines, News, Top Stories

Over this summer, construction of the new Tinkham Veale University Center has proceeded as planned. The exterior glass of the building has been put in place, allowing construction on interior framing and finishes to begin. The project is currently under budget. Stephen M. Campbell, vice president...

Spartan football prepares for upcoming season

Spartan football prepares for upcoming season

Sheehan Hannan, Director of Print

August 23, 2013


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

As the summer lumbers to an end, the CWRU Spartans football team is gearing up for the upcoming season. Last fall, the Spartans went 6-4 with a 2-1 record within the UAA. But with the 2013 season fast approaching, the Spartans are focusing on the future. “It’s always good to have everybody come back...

Passion Pit: Back for More

Passion Pit: Back for More

Anne Nickoloff, Music Reporter

August 23, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Top Stories

Already full of anticipation, the students of Case Western Reserve University excitedly await the free Homecoming concert, this year featuring alternative band Passion Pit, on September 28. “I was going to see Passion Pit when they came to Cleveland last February, but unfortunately they had to cancel,”...

Don’t get sCWRUd: A first-year guide to textbooks

Don’t get sCWRUd: A first-year guide to textbooks

Greg Bokar, Director of Business and Marketing

August 12, 2013


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

With move-in just days away for many first-year Case Western Reserve University students, it is crunch time for thinking about getting together the final needs for campus living and learning. With the shuffle comes the notorious and expensive grind to seek out those “required” textbooks. Q: Do I really...

Top 10 moments of the 2012–13 season

Top 10 moments of the 2012–13 season

Compiled from staff reports

April 26, 2013


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Baseball wins first-ever conference championship A year after finishing second place in the University Athletic Association, the Case Western Reserve University baseball team finally won a conference championship. The Spartans continued a meteoric rise in the association standings, clinching a shar...

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