The Observer

Parr: The curious case of our campus’s beauty, part II

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor

November 11, 2016

Bio:Sarah Parr is a first-year student who is very undecided about her major, but enjoys free food, which is the whole point of college. A couple of issues ago, I read a short opinion piece by Kevin Smith that got me fired up. I looked to the 2013 article that Smith cited from Complex magazine, ...

CWRU Thoughts

CWRU Thoughts

Maria Fazal, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2014

The Case Western Reserve University community is known for thinking beyond the possible. Each week, this column aims to capture a slice of campus life. Q: What's one way in which you guys feel you've become more connected with campus this year? A1: When I was a freshman, there were a lot of pe...

CWRU reinstalls veteran’s memorial

Miriam Ridge, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2014

On Oct. 20, construction workers began to reinstall the Veterans Memorial Flagpole behind the Amasa Stone Chapel at the end of the Binary Walkway. They expect to complete it on Friday, Oct. 31. The memorial was built in 1962, on the campus of the Case Institute of Technology, near the Olin Building....

CWRU Thoughts

CWRU Thoughts

Maria Fazal, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2014

The Case Western Reserve University community is known for thinking beyond the possible. Each week, this column aims to capture a slice of campus life. Q: What would you say is a flaw that has helped you throughout life? A: I'm not one of the most social people, but it gives me something to strive...

Spirit Wall to be rebuilt in new location

Spirit Wall to be rebuilt in new location

Adithi Iyengar, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2014

The new Tinkham Veale University Center (TVUC) has brought many new things to the university, but it has also taken some away. The Spirit Wall, a large billboard that student groups could use to advertise campus events, was virtually unused during the building’s construction, and, over the summer,...

Lean into discomfort

Lean into discomfort

Julia Bianco, News Editor

October 2, 2014

“Part of me says that I’m used to this shit. But you never really get used to being systematically excluded from the spaces where you want to feel safe.” Junior M. C. Perrin’s words from their flash monologue reverberate throughout the Thwing lobby, hitting people with a weight heavier than...

Campus dance groups petition over lack of consistent practice space

Campus dance groups petition over lack of consistent practice space

Aquene Kimmel, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2014

They could dance all night, but first they need a floor. Case Western Reserve University’s 10 student dance groups are currently engaged in talks with the university over the lack of consistent practice spaces, an effort spearheaded by Swing Club President David Aghassi. Negotiations began last...

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