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Canceled: Check out Caroline Kuntzman on “The Week with Joshua Johnson” tonight at 9:45 p.m. EST

Joshua Johnson speaking on MSNBC
September 27, 2020

Update: Caroline's interview was canceled due to coverage of Trump's tax returns. Staff Columnist Caroline Kuntzman will be live on "The Week with Joshua Johnson" tonight at 9:45 p.m. EST on MSNBC to...

Editor’s Note: (Re)introducing The Observer

August 21, 2020

Needless to say, the logistical difficulties and uncertainty facing Case Western Reserve University as a whole due to COVID-19 will also challenge The Observer this coming semester. Half of our staff will...

Q&A about new economics concentration

August 21, 2020

Starting this semester, Case Western Reserve University’s Economics Department will offer a new concentration, Quantitative Methods, in its undergraduate degree program. The concentration is unique because...

“Know Your Neighbors” campaign seeks to address division between students and community

August 21, 2020

Case Western Reserve University's students have always been focused on their engagement within the campus-community. However, some students now feel that it is time for change.  Recent alums and undergraduate...

Art in the age of ‘Rona in Cleveland: An art scene update

August 21, 2020

No museums. No concerts. The Met Gala has been canceled for the year. Broadway has shuttered its doors until next year. Live, in-person dance recitals and operas seem reminiscent of another time.  In...

Playlist of the week 8/21/2020

Playlist of the week 8/21/2020
August 21, 2020

“Burning Down the House” – The Talking Heads (Trigger warning) It was a jarring summer, full of eye-opening accounts of sexual misconduct made by our fellow students on our campus, with many of...

Streaming recommendation of the week 8/21/20: The relevance of “Daria” twenty years later

August 21, 2020

Seven years ago this month, YouTube channel CollegeHumor created a trailer spoof depicting a 10-year high school reunion of characters from the ‘90s animated sitcom “Daria,” featuring Aubrey Plaza...

No masks needed, comfy clothes encouraged: The resurgence of the drive-in movie

August 21, 2020

The drive-in movie is a classic characteristic of Americana. The bright neon signs, white projector screens and cars parked bumper to bumper all contribute to the image of the quintessential drive-in theater....

What will clubs and events look like this semester?

A conversation with the heads of USG
August 21, 2020

This semester will be an odd one for many reasons, but the thing that may stand out the most is the change in campus life. With half of Case Western Reserve University students not living on campus anymore...

One shot, one film

One shot, one film
“You only get one shot, do not miss your chance to blow.” –– Eminem, “Lose Yourself”
May 15, 2020

Holy mackerel, Slim Shady is right! Cinema is already a ridiculously complex art form, but somehow there are directors insane enough to ask, “what if we did this whole thing in one go?” Like a masterfully...

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