The Observer

Those at risk in good hands with EMS

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under News, Student Clubs & Organizations

The Case Western Reserve University Emergency Medical Service (EMS) have been responding to campus emergencies since 2005. Operating two ambulances, CWRU EMS cooperates with the CWRU Police Department, CWRU Public Safety, University Hospitals and municipal agencies to keep the community healthy and ...

The Fourth Trimester advocates women postpartum

Jordan Reif, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

Access to high-quality healthcare is absolutely necessary for perinatal health. On Nov. 8, about 40 people came together to learn about the “fourth trimester of pregnancy.” Organized by postdoctoral fellow Marie McCausland, “The Fourth Trimester: Surviving and Thriving After Baby” addressed mater...

Volleyball ends season hoping for more in 2019

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

At the beginning of the season, the Case Western Reserve University volleyball team had high expectations. They were coming off a solid season a year ago and only graduated one player while returning all of their crucial pieces. After 32 matches, the Spartans fell short of expectations. However, label...

House of Wills seance brings the dead back among the living

House of Wills seance brings the dead back among the living

Michael Wu, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018


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

This is a first person account of a seance at the House of Wills, an abandoned funeral home in Cleveland. The article features references to the occult and Satanism. I’m running late to the seance. Despite my plans to arrive at the historic, haunted and infamous House of Wills 30 minutes before the seance i...

Besl leads Spartans to two wins

Besl leads Spartans to two wins

David Chang, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018


Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team notched another 2-0 weekend record. They beat No. 9 University of Rochester in a tight 3-2 overtime thriller and had a 3-0 blowout against Emory University. The Spartans started off hot against Rochester as third-year forward Zachary Senft ...

Best selling authors Judy Blume and Daniel Handler meet at Maltz

Best selling authors Judy Blume and Daniel Handler meet at Maltz

Yvonne Pan, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Poetry & Literature, Top Stories

Two giants of children's literature, Judy Blume and Daniel Handler, the latter who uses the pseudonym Lemony Snicket, met at Maltz Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, Sept. 26. The two came to Cleveland as part of the William N. Skirball Writers Center Stage Series. Their conversation was the hi...

From the stage to the lecture hall

Justin Hu, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Faculty Insight, News

“I have always enjoyed learning a new job and getting to have new experiences.” It’s a simple and common sentiment, but with these words, Charles Korsmo perfectly characterizes himself. Now a professor of law at Case Western Reserve University, Korsmo has had a distinguished career spanning a n...

Baseball starts UAA home opener with a win

Baseball starts UAA home opener with a win

Joey Recchia, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Top Stories

Following a series win over Ohio Wesleyan University two weekends ago, the No. 13 Case Western Reserve University baseball team kept its momentum going with another series win at Nobby’s Ballpark against Emory University. CWRU played its first game of the weekend on Friday, March 30. The team was...

“Love and Information”: a tribute to the daily lives of CWRU students

“Love and Information”: a tribute to the daily lives of CWRU students

Mary McPheeters, Contributing Reporter

September 1, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Theatre & Dance

For this year’s Welcome Back Show, the Case Western Reserve University Department of Theater is staging a production of Caryl Churchill’s “Love and Information” at the Black Box at the Eldred Theater on this Friday, Sept. 2, and the following Sunday. The play, directed by fourth-year student...

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