The Observer

The view from the green roof

The view from the green roof

Srivatsan Uchani, Staff Reporter

March 31, 2016


Filed under Headlines, News, Top Stories

While the Tinkham Veale University Center’s (TVUC) green roof is often referred to as a “grass roof,” it is actually covered with plants from the cactus family, of the genus Sedum. The plants serve to efficiently regulate the amount of sunlight that TVUC receives (adjusting for changes in season),...

Paper planes fly through the TVUC

Paper planes fly through the TVUC

Srivatsan Uchani, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2016


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The Case Engineers Council (CEC) and the Kelvin Smith Library (KSL) took on a lighthearted project for this year’s Engineers Week: creating more efficient paper planes. The event, simply called the Paper Airplane Competition, was held on Feb. 22 in the Tinkham Veale University Center Ballroom. About...

Meal swipes at TVUC are here to stay

Meal swipes at TVUC are here to stay

Aneeka Ayyar, Staff Reporter

January 15, 2015


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After an overwhelming push from students to have meal swipes at the Tinkham Veale University Center led to the temporary addition of swipes late last semester, Auxiliary Services made the decision to continue the program. “By accepting meal swipes, it would alleviate lines at Grab It and Bag It,”...

USG works out contract to cover TVUC ballroom reservation fees

Julia Bianco, News Editor

November 14, 2014


Filed under Headlines, News

Student groups looking to make use of the Tinkham Veale University Center ballroom will be happy to hear about the Undergraduate Student Government’s latest announcement. With a recent proposal approved by the Student Executive Council, USG has created a contract that will allow student groups to use...

We’re all nerds here

We’re all nerds here

Anne Nickoloff, Arts & Entertainment Editor

August 28, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Music

The Tink’s grand opening brings out CWRU’s inner geekiness Case Western Reserve University president Barbara Snyder walked on stage to thunderous applause and a Spartan drumline. Then, she started talking into the wrong microphone (oops), was corrected with a different mic stand and gave h...

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