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Songs of hope after a divided election

Playlist of the Week 11/13/20
November 13, 2020

After last week being one of the most boring weeks I have ever experienced (I’m being sarcastic, if you couldn’t tell), it is time to kick into high gear with some great music. I think most of us have...

Spooky songs for the season

Playlist of the week 10/30/20
October 30, 2020

It is nearly Halloween, and with ghastly ghouls and goblins come great songs. Not all of these songs are about Halloween, and one is scary in a completely different kind of way than the typical Halloween...

Tunes for turbulent times

October 2, 2020

After taking a week off the Observer for my mental health, I—along with everyone else in the Case Western Reserve University community—have been thrown back into the thick of it. CWRU just hosted the...

Music for the early semester

Playlist of the week 9/11/20
September 11, 2020

“Lazy Line Painter Jane” – Belle and Sebastian This classic ‘90s indie song was stuck in my head for the majority of last week, thanks in large part to a rolling bass that intensifies at...

In memory of Chadwick Boseman

In memory of Chadwick Boseman
Playlist of the Week
September 3, 2020

This week has seen the unfortunate and sudden passing of Chadwick Boseman at the age of 43 after a private four year battle with colon cancer. Though Boseman had only been in the public consciousness as...

Playlist of the week: Inspiration for staying inside

August 27, 2020

Recently, school districts and universities alike have reopened their doors, despite a global pandemic raging on. The University of Georgia and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have already...

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...

Playlist of the week: Vibe check edition

April 20, 2020

This week, my extra free time, or rather, time that would have been better spent concentrating on class, led me to go down some old and new musical roads. Some of these songs were high school staples,...

Playlist of the week

April 6, 2020

What a time to be alive. Judging by all the craziness going on around the world, Mercury was clearly in retrograde in March. However, in an attempt to keep some type of normality in my life, I have continued...

Playlist of the Week

February 27, 2020

I haven’t been listening to many newly discovered songs recently, but rather going through the archives of my past. This playlist certainly encompasses what will likely be my most broad playlist, so...

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