The Observer

Mukhi: Questioning if the First Amendment applies to social media

Zubair Mukhi, Columnist

December 8, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

On its face, the answer to the question of whether or not you should police social media content from a standpoint of morality or appropriateness is simple: Do it. Users signed the terms and conditions of social media, so why shouldn’t they be bound to a certain level of conduct? If social media wasn’t...

Mukhi: You know what I meme

Zubair Mukhi, Columnist

November 17, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

If you’re like me, you probably frequent the Facebook group “Case Memes for Academically Challenged [B]eans.” You’ve probably seen posts that reference emails sent about business that directly concerns curriculum, class officer elections and other issues a bit too serious for a meme page. I...

Mukhi: Spending your fall break on campus

Zubair Mukhi, Columnist

November 2, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Although many students at Case Western Reserve University went home over fall break, I stayed on campus. It didn’t make sense to travel home, stay there for two days and travel back in a random week in late October. I thought I’d be in for four days of procrastination, laziness and apathy toward anyt...

Mukhi: Visibility for women of color

Zubair Mukhi, Columnist

October 6, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Like many of my peers on campus, I love the student-run diversity initiatives at Case Western Reserve University. However, some organizations get more publicity than others. One of the organizations that I hadn’t heard of until now is Voices: A Women of Color Collaborative. Until this year, Voices was run by a student...

Mukhi: An ode to think[box]

Zubair Mukhi, Columnist

September 15, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The corridor connecting this building to Veale Center smells like wood. There’s a pizza vending machine. The outside of the building looks like a layered barcode. There’s only one place on campus with those three characteristics: the Sears think[box]. One of the reasons I decided to attend Case West...

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