The Observer

UDC and USG to host forum on need-aware admissions

Julia Bianco, Director of Web & Multimedia

November 20, 2015

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) and the Undergraduate Diversity Collaborative (UDC) will be hosting a forum on the possibility of Case Western Reserve University switching to need-aware admissions on Monday, Nov. 23 at 5:30 p.m. in Strosacker Auditorium. Vice President for Enrollment Ri...

CWRU considers dropping its need-blind admissions

Ashley Chan, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2015

Case Western Reserve University’s admissions may soon be need-blind no longer, meaning that in the future CWRU would need to consider finances along with other admissions criteria, as opposed to the current system of not looking at student finances during admission decisions. On Nov. 3 at the Undergraduate...

No ban planned on bake sales, barbeques

Suneil Kamath, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2015

Earlier this semester, a rumor spread that Case Western Reserve University would ban bake sales and barbeques. Much of the information regarding the potential ban was misinformation spread by uninformed campus administrators. As it turns out, the campus food policy will not change. Food and catering...

President Snyder talks finance at open USG meeting

President Snyder talks finance at open USG meeting

Anastazia Vanisko, Anastazia Vanisko

September 11, 2015

Case Western Reserve University has seen a multitude of changes over the past few years, and on Sept. 8, students were invited to hear about even more new developments. At an open general assembly of the Undergraduate Student Government (USG), President Barbara R. Snyder delivered information on a range...

Campus leaders stepped up in Thwing storage mix-up

Campus leaders stepped up in Thwing storage mix-up

September 4, 2015

As students prepared to move in the Friday before classes, student organizations received an email from the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) that began in all caps. When hoping to reunite with their friends and suitemates, these students were told that they had ten days to remove their items from...

New policy could ban cookouts, bake sales

New policy could ban cookouts, bake sales

Suneil Kamath, Staff Writer

September 4, 2015

A campus policy is currently in the works which may ban food events such as bake sales and cookouts starting next semester. Thus far, it is unclear which office is implementing the policy, but it seems as if the new rule is being implemented because of health and safety concerns. Sophomore and Residence...

USG representatives call for termination of disgraced former dean

Mike McKenna, Executive Editor

April 24, 2015

Going into Tuesday’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) general body meeting, junior Barry Goldberg felt fairly confident that his resolution, co-sponsored by junior Krishna Mahadevan, would pass. It may be watered down by the USG, but he thought it would probably get through. Goldberg, a representative...

Letters of intent to run for USG positions due March 31

Julia Bianco, News Editor

March 27, 2015

If you’re interested in running for a position in the Undergraduate Student Government (USG), you’re in luck. Letters of intent will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on March 31. All of the positions are up for grabs, ranging from representative to president. Most of the positions, except for president...

USG president talks progress, future goals

Julia Bianco, News Editor

March 27, 2015

This week Campus Insider sat down with Taylor Gladys, president of the Undergraduate Student Government (USG). Gladys presented to the Board of Trustees on Feb. 20, outlining USG’s goals for the next year and their progress on the goals that they had set last year. Looking back A USG survey on th...

Students will vote on Undergraduate Diversity Council

Julia Bianco, News Editor

March 27, 2015

The proposed Undergraduate Diversity Council (UDC) will be going to a student referendum, which will determine whether or not they can have a seat on the Student Executive Council (SEC). According to SEC’s bylaws, at least 25 percent of the student body needs to vote in the referendum, and two-thirds...

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