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Editorial: CWRU’s new alumni center not best use of space

Editorial: CWRU’s new alumni center not best use of space

September 17, 2015

Undergraduate students come to Case Western Reserve University to receive an exceptional and thorough education. Outside the classroom, these students hope for well-funded extracurricular activities, unique job opportunities and experiences in the field they hope to one day be a part of. What they...

Editorial: Spot Night can change, but only carefully

Observer Staff

September 11, 2015

Spot Night is a key concert and a much beloved event that the University Program Board (UPB) historically put on weekly. Students always knew that they could find a band playing at the Spot on Thursday night. There was a sense of community. That feeling has now been shattered by a drastic change: This semester there will only be one l...

Fixing our student group funding system

March 26, 2015

Here's the deal with the Student Executive Council, which funds all of the umbrella organizations on campus.

With residence hall delay response, housing fails us yet again

March 19, 2015

Delayed. The news that the new residence hall wouldn’t be ready for the start of next school year hit selected emails on March 12, an unwelcome way to end spring breaks for a number of students. The email was sent by Associate Director for Residence Services Loretta Sexton to rising upperclassmen...

New diversity board: let’s take a SEC to think

February 20, 2015

In last week’s issue, we ran a letter to the editor from Brittany Chung and Precious Amoako arguing that Case Western Reserve University students need to add a new diversity board to the Student Executive Council (SEC). Their plan for this board is to take cultural and diversity-based student grou...

Speaking up on campus transportation concerns

February 5, 2015

Campus transportation still has some room for improvement.

This semester USG lives up to motto: “Students first”

November 21, 2014

In the 2005 animated movie “Robots,” there was a mantra repeated by several characters: “See a need, fill a need.” This semester, The Observer staff thinks that the Undergraduate Student Government has taken this phrase to heart. Students choosing their fall classes from the hundreds of classes...

With housing policy, financial aid fails to financially aid

November 14, 2014

A recent Businessinsider.com article ranked Case Western Reserve University’s dorms as the most expensive in Ohio higher education. Similarly, according to a poll on The Observer’s website, a whopping 78 percent of the 159 respondents said that the price of housing is too high for the quality th...

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