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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

Salvatore Russo, manager of academic and research administration at the Case School of Engineering, emphasizes that his office is open to all.

Salvatore Russo: The face behind the emails

Deirdre Welch, Tarun Sepuri, and Shifra Narasimhan April 28, 2023

If you are a computer and data sciences (CDS) or an electrical, computer and systems engineering (ECSE) student, chances are that you have received an email or two signed off by Salvatore Russo, manager...

Chris Pratts Mario (left) and Charlie Days Luigi (right) leave their plumbing careers behind for adventure in the Mushroom Kingdom in The Super Mario Bros. Movie.

“The Super Mario Bros. Movie”: A film about love and Italians

Joey Gonzalez, Life Editor April 28, 2023

This article contains spoilers for “The Super Mario Bros. Movie”  5 Super Stars (Pun intended).    I’m pretty sure every single one of us has had some kind of experience with the...

The dresses in the Cleveland Museum of Arts Egyptomania exhibit, while beautiful, have been criticized by some as examples of cultural appropriation since they adopt a stereotypically Egyptian style only for the sake of aesthetic appeal.

Egyptomania: The CMA’s exploration of Egyptian culture in Western fashion

Megan Abel, Staff Writer April 28, 2023

The Cleveland Museum of Art’s (CMA) new exhibit, “Egyptomania: Fashion’s Conflicted Obsession,” stands in contrast to its existing ancient Egyptian gallery (107), which is centered around the ideas...

Tink Tunes: Finals Edition

Shejuti Wahed, Video Editor April 28, 2023

Studying last minute for finals and need a study playlist? CWRU students have you covered! Join Shejuti Wahed as she asks students in Tink what they're listening to during finals week, and check out their...

In honor of Legacy Week and the anniversary of CWRUs federation, students flocked to the Tinkham Veale University Center for their choice of either a Western Reserve Red Cat t-shirt or a Case Institute of Technology Rough Rider t-shirt.

Legacy Week gives CWRU history the attention it deserves

Shreyas Banerjee, Executive Editor April 28, 2023

Walking around the campus of Case Western Reserve University on July 1, 2017, Janice Gerda, CWRU’s associate vice president for Student Affairs, noticed something was missing. The day marked the 50th...

An instant success, University Program Boards Food Truck Festival encouraged CWRU students to get out, experience the warm weather and enjoy some delicious food truck foods.

UPB Food Truck Festival was a wonderland of free goodies and warm weather

Joey Gonzalez, Life Editor April 21, 2023

Cleveland finally got its first taste of summer last weekend, and the University Programming Board (UPB) certainly took advantage. Their first food truck-based event since 2018, the Food Truck Festival...

The death of a CWRU fraternity

The death of a CWRU fraternity

Shreyas Banerjee, Executive Editor April 21, 2023

There’s a crisis brewing around Greek Life at Case Western Reserve University. For as long as anyone can remember, being a part of a fraternity or sorority has been a huge part of campus life at CWRU,...

Labre Homeless Outreach serves Cleveland with food and faith

Cameron Ward, Staff Writer April 21, 2023

On Monday nights a white Center for Civic Engagement and Leadership (CCEL) van loaded with hot meals and donations hits the streets of downtown Cleveland. The people in the van are on their way to give...

Several of this seasons key cast members, including Zack Goytowski, Micah Lussier, Kwame Appiah and Irina Solomonova (left to right), stir up drama and heart-warming moments alike in the Netflex series latest installment.

“Love is Blind” season 4 is serving up drama with a side of romance

Shivangi Nanda, Copy Editor April 14, 2023

In a world where first impressions and physical appearances reign supreme, ”Love is Blind” asked the question: What if love was truly blind? In search of answers, producers took a group of singles...

Eight songs perfect for spring

Kate Gordon, Copy Editor April 14, 2023

Even though it’s technically been spring for weeks now, it’s only just begun to feel like it. Temperatures are spiking into the 70s, trees and flowers are in full bloom and walking across campus now...

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