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Editor’s Note: The Observer helped me find my way at CWRU

Editor’s Note: The Observer helped me find my way at CWRU

Shreyas Banerjee, Executive Editor April 28, 2023

The Class of 2023 began our time at Case Western Reserve University in fall 2019 not knowing how good we had it. While much of this is likely nostalgia, I remember just how exciting early freshman life...

Discussing Refugees on Record and why student publications are vital to counterbalancing mass media

Carsten Torgeson, Staff Writer April 28, 2023

I do not think I am alone in saying that the world, as depicted by revenue-motivated mainstream media, can be overwhelming. The news, in an effort to cover the spectacle of human suffering en masse, ultimately...

New York Knicks Jalen Brunson tries to dribble the ball past Cleveland Cavaliers Donovan Mitchell in a high-stakes series of playoff games that ultimately eliminated the Cavaliers.

Cavaliers go down to the Knicks 1-4 in a disappointing string of loses, ending season

Ishan Kulkarni, Staff Writer April 28, 2023

The Cleveland Cavaliers have been on the rise ever since LeBron James left in 2018. Every season they have improved up to now, when the team broke 50 wins in the regular season—a commendable feat. The...

Salvatore Russo, manager of academic and research administration at the Case School of Engineering, emphasizes that his office is open to all.

Salvatore Russo: The face behind the emails

Deirdre Welch, Tarun Sepuri, and Shifra Narasimhan April 28, 2023

If you are a computer and data sciences (CDS) or an electrical, computer and systems engineering (ECSE) student, chances are that you have received an email or two signed off by Salvatore Russo, manager...

The necessary closing of the Red Line has been a huge inconvenience for those who rely on it to travel around Cleveland.

RTA Red Line closed for the month of April, impacts CWRU students and staff

Zachary Treseler, Staff Writer April 28, 2023

On April 2, the Cleveland RTA’s Red Line closed between its eastern terminus (Stokes-Windomere in East Cleveland) and Tower City. The shutdown has left no rail service to the two stations serving Case...

Love it or hate It, I’ll miss it

Enya Eettickal, Staff Writer April 28, 2023

If you’ve read my other articles, or have had a conversation with me in person, you know that I’m a certified Cleveland hater. I’ve always had a lot to say about this city and university, and I,...

The last-minute editorials were worth it

Karuna Lakhiani, Opinion Editor April 28, 2023

My first hands-on exposure to journalism was my Introduction to Journalism class freshman year, taught by the late Jim Sheeler. It was the first class I ever registered for, and I had to email Professor...

Reflections on the past four years

Caroline Kuntzman, Staff Writer April 28, 2023

If someone told me in April 2019 that my undergraduate experience would be what it became, I have no idea how I would respond. A lot of people told me it would be the best years of my life so my expectations...

Laughing on the inside

Tarun Sepuri, Director of Design April 28, 2023

Design is not perfect. Every time you design a newspaper in Adobe InDesign, accounting for the lengths of the articles, the dimensions of the images and the number of pieces in such a way that they fit...

Editorial: Dear Class of 2027

Editorial Board April 28, 2023

As the Class of 2023 gets ready to graduate, so does the Class of 2027, just in a different capacity. This year’s graduates of Case Western Reserve University are leaving after their own unusual college...

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