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Nick Natko

Nick Natko

October 22, 2017


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Nick is a third-year psychology and cognitive science double major who is also pursuing minors in music and photography. He is excited to serve as the photo editor for The Observer, his first year in the position. When he’s not running around trying to capture Cleveland’s urban luster, he is busy trying...

Sami Aryal

Sami Aryal

October 22, 2017


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Sami Aryal is the opinion designer for The Observer. She is a second-year student majoring in neuroscience with an art studio minor on the pre-med track. Aside from that, she loves exploring, taking photos and finding new shows to binge-watch on Netflix. You can contact her at sxa636@case.edu....

Danny Miles

Danny Miles

October 22, 2017


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Danny Miles is a fourth-year computer science major with a Japanese minor. Besides The Observer, he writes for The Athenian and spends his Saturdays playing a 15-year old children's party game with the CWRU Smash Club. He’s a little embarrassed about having such a short biography. You can contact him ...

Daria Ryabogin

Daria Ryabogin

October 22, 2017


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Daria is a third-year cognitive science and English double-major. She is a 5’5” female with brown hair, brown eyes and a rosy complexion. Daria spends most of her time reading outrageous things in the Special Collections room. When she isn’t hauling herself to and from the library, she can be fo...

Alexandra Faccenda

Alexandra Faccenda

October 22, 2017


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Alexandra Faccenda is a third year geology major. When she’s not editing the opinion section, she works as a student researcher conducting experiments at high temperatures and pressures to study Earth’s core. She also enjoys running, hiking and visiting the state of Maine. Her favorite movie is ...

Eckert: The importance of an African American studies minor

Brian Eckert, Columnist

September 29, 2017


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Currently there is no African-American Studies major or minor at Case Western Reserve University, which may be surprising to some. CWRU is what most would consider a top tier university and from my point of view, inclusive and respectful of all races, cultures and ethnicities. There is a petition travell...

USG Election Guide 2017

April 13, 2017


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The 2017-2018 Undergraduate Student Government (USG) election will be held from April 13-14. All seven positions on the USG Executive Committee are up for election: the President, the Vice Presidents of Academic Affair, Finance, Student Life, Public Relations and Information Technology and the Chief Judici...

Sparknews’ Impact Journalism Day event

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor

April 10, 2017


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On April 10, The Observer joins 19 other collegiate newspapers to celebrate journalism. The 2012 social business start-up, Sparknews, is celebrating journalism by organizing their Impact Journalism Day 2017 event, a day on which collegiate newspapers publish stories from one another’s publications. T...

Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith

March 6, 2017


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KJ is a fourth-year Pre-Law student and sociology major who also minors in psychology and English. He is a Cleveland native, a member of the Emerging Scholars Program, and works in the Marketing Department of Case Western Reserve University’s School of Medicine. In his free time, he runs, plays socce...

Madison Avolio

Madison Avolio

March 1, 2017


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Madison Avolio is the A&E Designer for The Observer. She is also a second-year student with a primary major in accounting, on track to get her Master’s, a secondary major in usiness management, and a minor in classics. Madison is extremely busy in her “spare” time volunteering at Judson Sma...

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