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The Observer

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Destructive riots broke out in Naples, Italy before a UEFA match between S.C.C. Napoli and Eintracht Frankfurt, in a fiery example of fans taking sports too seriously.

Your opponents deserve to win as much as you do

Catherine Choi, Layout Designer March 24, 2023

A civil attitude is necessary to appreciate the value of sports. Fans must respect the other teams as much as they support their favorite team rather than attacking them, which also frequently happens....

Third-year guard Luke Thorburn scored a layup in a hard-fought loss against the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, the last match in the best tournament run in the history of CWRU mens basketball.

Men’s basketball season ends in second round loss to Wis.-Whitewater 75-78

Paola Van der Linden Costello, Staff Writer March 24, 2023

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team made it through the first round of the NCAA Division III tournament after an 82-76 win against Arcadia University but lost in the second round...

As one of their many events taking place during Womens Week, the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women invited attorney Anita Hill who has been influential in changing the discourse of sexual misconduct.

Anita Hill, activist for sexual assault surivors, visits CWRU

Grace Johnson, News Editor March 24, 2023

In celebration of Women’s Week through the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women, Case Western Reserve University students welcomed Anita Hill to campus on Wednesday, March 22. In the 32 years since Hill...

Editorial: Campus engagement is the key to a happy and successful college experience

Editorial Board March 24, 2023

After spring break, some of us might feel rejuvenated and ready to finish the semester strong. However, others of us might be feeling burned out still or unmotivated—or even both. While it is common...

AI tools are going to transform the way we do college assignments

AI tools are going to transform the way we do college assignments

Shreyas Banerjee, Executive Editor March 24, 2023

Higher education has changed in incalculable ways over the past few years. Since I entered my final semester at Case Western Reserve University, it's impossible to reconcile my memories of how classes...

CWRU is eliminating the SAGES program and replacing it with Unified General Educational Requirements (UGER) in the hopes that students will have greater flexibility to explore classes in departments across the university.

SAGES is ending next semester. But what’s actually changing?

Shreyas Banerjee, Executive Editor March 24, 2023

Since 2003, students at Case Western Reserve University have been required to take courses within the Seminar Approach to General Education and Scholarship (SAGES) sequence. Forming the basis of CWRU’s...

The fourth wave of the Booster Course Pass introduces Birdo (right), a character with nine customizable colors, and Yoshis Island, a brand new track created exclusively for this game.

Major balance changes accompany Nintendo’s fourth wave of new tracks for “Mario Kart 8 Deluxe”

Elie Aoun, Copy Editor March 24, 2023

On March 9, Nintendo released the fourth wave of new tracks to “Mario Kart 8 Deluxe” as part of the “Booster Course Pass DLC,” including an update that made many changes to the base game—most...

Students chosen from the random lottery of UPBs spring break trips were able to travel to Orlando, Florida and visit attractions like Walt Disney World (above) and Cocoa Beach at discounted prices.

UPB takes on spring break

March 24, 2023

The University Programming Board (UPB) finds many ways to engage students around campus, with programs like Thwing Tuesday, UPB Bingo, UPBeats and more. Now that COVID-19 regulations are relaxed and more...

Using Hololens 2 technology, CWRUs Interactive Commons has been working to forge a promising educational future for students since the creation of the space in 2015.

A look at CWRU’s Hololens program: What is the future of mixed reality?

Milo Vetter, Staff Writer March 24, 2023

When computers were first created, only academics, warmongers and managers of the most complicated industries had any use for them. But today, everyone in the developed world either owns or uses computers...

Third-year KaiLi Gross was one of several key players in the CWRU softball teams 14 consecutive wins.

Softball sets program record with 14 straight wins

Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor March 24, 2023

Like several other successful teams this season, the Case Western Reserve University softball team has gotten off to an impressive start, winning 14 consecutive games to notch the longest winning streak...

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