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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

Johnson: KSL: A student resource? Maybe?

Grace Johnson, Staff Writer October 29, 2021

I have a question: Isn’t the campus library the place where one does research? Isn’t it the place where resources are made available for student use? Isn’t it where we study to find some quiet and...

Cuddle up with some friends, grab some popcorn, put on a costume, summon a ghost and enjoy these Halloween classics

Movies to stream on Halloween 2021

Shreyas Banerjee, Life Editor October 29, 2021

The air is crisp, the leaves are colored, the costumes are prepared, the pumpkins are everywhere—the time for Halloween has come. And while for many at Case Western Reserve University, this time will...

Reif: Part I: 10 reasons we desperately need universal healthcare

Jordan Reif, Staff Writer October 29, 2021

Healthcare is deeply personal to millions of Americans, including myself. Our ability to access prescription medications and critical treatments is bound by the greed of the pharmaceutical industry—and...

The CWRU mens and womens swim teams dove into the season opener with victories against Ohio Wesleyan

Swimming and diving sweep season opener against Ohio Wesleyan

Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor October 29, 2021

Case Western Reserve University’s swimming and diving athletes have been raring for competition after more than a year and a half of nothing. They finally got that opportunity last Saturday on the road...

Michael Myers is back for another sequel in the long-running Halloween franchise. But should he be?

“Halloween Kills” shows why 1978’s “Halloween” never needed a sequel

Shreyas Banerjee, Life Editor October 29, 2021

There is perhaps no horror film as impactful and influential as John Carpenter’s 1978 “Halloween.” Giving birth to the slasher film, “Halloween” created the tropes that would come to define the...

Too old for trick or treating? Enjoy the various activities that CWRU organizations have prepared to make your Halloweekend specially spooky!

Enjoy Halloween around CWRU

Shreyas Banerjee, Life Editor October 29, 2021

Halloween at the Farm by the Class Officer Collective When: Friday, Oct. 29, 6-8 p.m. Where: East Bell Commons A campus tradition, Halloween at the Farm is one of the defining events for the season,...

Squid Game left fans with broken hearts, dropped jaws and unanswered questions

“Squid Game” is great, but it doesn’t need another season

Kate Gordon, Staff Writer October 29, 2021

Surpassing both American-made “Stranger Things” and “Bridgerton,” “Squid Game,” a K-drama about playing popular childhood games to the death, is now the most-streamed show on Netflix. It reached...

Previewing Cleveland’s “FRONT International 2022” contemporary art exhibition

Lelia Durand, Staff Writer October 29, 2021

Cleveland is a hotspot for those interested in art, with the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA), the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) and ARTneo, to name a few.  In 2016, FRONT Exhibition Company—a multi-venue...

Witness Adele reclaim her music and her fans hearts with new hit single Easy on Me.

“Easy On Me” is Adele in her truest form

Kethan Srinivasan, Staff Writer October 29, 2021

Nearly five years since breaking our hearts with her third record, “25,” fans of Adele had been left yearning for more of the British diva’s grandiose melancholic ballads. And over the last few of...

Too ghoul for school: scary songs for the spooky season

TJ Disabato, Staff Writer October 29, 2021

The time is once again upon us—haunted houses, hayrides, bobbing for apples (do people actually do that outside of movies?) and TPing the house of your annoying neighbor—you’ve gotta love Halloween....

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