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This week’s potion of emotions

Christie Lanfear, Contributing Writer October 8, 2021

Everyone here at Case Western Reserve University is busy. Homework, sports practice and volunteering, combined with everyday tasks such as folding the laundry that sadly won’t fold itself, take up...

Relax during finals with these bops

TJ Disabato, Staff Columnist May 7, 2021

Breathe in, breathe out, breathe in, breathe out, breath … How does it feel to have taken your first full breath since the middle of January? After climbing uphill for more than three months in a...

Earth Day blues

TJ Disabato, Staff Columnist April 23, 2021

Earth Day is this week. In honor of the giant sphere still spinning despite centuries of human abuse, I‘ve gathered some songs that talk about the beauty of the Earth and the problems it faces. The alarming...

Banerjee: What Am I Listening To?

Shreyas Banerjee, A&E Editor April 16, 2021

It’s really strange how you can listen to a song a million times and still pick up new things about it. I recently got a new pair of headphones and, as such, have been listening to more music—just...

Songs for the fools in us all

TJ Disabato, Staff Columnist April 2, 2021

Can you believe that we are already a quarter of the way through the calendar year…hooray? With April finally here, the first day of the month marks the nonsensical commemoration of April Fools’ Day....

Music for mental health awareness

TJ Disabato, Staff Columnist March 19, 2021

Trigger warning: suicide, drug addiction This week’s edition of The Observer is dedicated to mental health awareness, so in recognition, I have gathered some pieces that allude to mental health struggles,...

Celebrate Women’s History Month with these songs

Thomas Disabato, Staff Columnist March 12, 2021

This week, this month and this lifetime, we are celebrating the achievements made by women, past and present. As the fight continues against gender inequality, the wage gap, sexual assault, instilled misogynistic...

Disabato: What am I listening to?

TJ Disabato, Staff Columnist March 5, 2021

It has been a couple of weeks since my last edition of “Playlist of the week,” as life sometimes finds its way between The Observer and I. Now that I’m back, I unfortunately have to say I don’t...

Heavy rotation and remembrances

Shreyas Banerjee, A&E Editor February 26, 2021

All images courtesy of WikiCommons. 2021 has already been an eventful year for the music industry. From musician deaths, to corporate buy-outs, to re-recordings, so much has happened that it’s been...

“Love and Rock: Tunes for Valentine’s Day “

TJ Disabato, Staff Reporter February 12, 2021

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, I thought I would use my first playlist of the new semester to commemorate that special day. It would be the grandest of clichés to state that this past year...

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