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Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Case For Life hosts guest speaker event with Equal Rights Institute

Milo Vetter, Staff Writer September 30, 2022

Ever since its official recognition by the Undergraduate Student Government in 2020, Case For Life (CFL), a club on campus devoted to hosting discourse about abortion, has been marred by controvery. The...

Last Saturday, Sept. 24, Conan Gray graced the stage at Jacobs Pavillion to share his journey through heartbreak, acceptance and family turmoil from his album Superache

Conan Gray Conquers Cleveland with “Superache” tour

Shivangi Nanda, Copy Editor September 30, 2022

With COVID-19 restrictions finally easing up, concerts are once again in session; artists have begun long-anticipated tours across the country, and we can once again feel the anxiety of buying tickets,...

Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader: CWRU Edition

Shejuti Wahed, Video Editor September 30, 2022

Many people grew up being the gifted student back in 5th grade, but would they be able to outscore a fifth grader now? Shejuti Wahed goes around Tink quizzing Case Students on 5th grade subjects such as...

Maya Hawke has become a figure in the indie folk music scene, with her latest album, Moss, drawing upon personal pain through memorable lyricism and soothing instrumentals.

“Moss” is Maya Hawke’s ode to indie folk

Joey Gonzalez, Life Editor September 30, 2022

Known for her role in “Stranger Things” and the recent Netflix success “Do Revenge,” Maya Hawke has established herself as a force to be reckoned with in Hollywood, and she has continually garnered...

CWRU students gather at East Bell Commons in preparation for headliner Paris Texas and special guest Forrest Nolan.

UPBack to School Bash returns to ring in the academic year

Shreyas Banerjee, Executive Editor September 23, 2022

There’s nothing like the beginning of the academic year at Case Western Reserve University. The days are warm and bright, classes haven’t gotten too overwhelming yet, new people are everywhere and...

Camila Mendes Drea (left) and Maya Hawkes Eleanor (right) stumble upon more than one dark secret over the course of Netflixs new teen comedy Do Revenge.

“Do Revenge” is a dark love letter to its own genre

Sophia Popkin and Karuna Lakhiani, Social Media Editor and Opinion Editor September 23, 2022

Netflix recently released “Do Revenge,” a dark teen comedy that follows two teenage protagonists, Drea (Camila Mendes) and Eleanor (Maya Hawke) as they team up and plot to “do each other’s revenge.”...

The annual Cleveland Pickle Fest draws a large enthusiastic crowd of casual pickle enjoyers and pickle aficionados alike.

The Cleveland Pickle Fest: A pickle-lover’s dream

Joey Gonzalez, Life Editor September 23, 2022

On Saturday, Sept. 17, pickle lovers across Cleveland gathered for the fourth annual Cleveland Pickle Fest, with music, pickles and so much more. This event had a little something for everyone—even those...

Harry Styles (left) and Florence Pugh (right) play Jack and Alice Chambers, a husband and wife living in a 1950s utopian experimental community thats hiding a dark secret.

Should We Be Worried, Darling?

Sophia Popkin, Social Media Editor September 16, 2022

If you’ve been on Twitter at all within the past week, you’re likely to have seen some sort of meme related to the drama surrounding the cast of director Olivia Wilde’s new film, “Don’t Worry...

The New Black Vanguard: Photography Between Art and Fashion at the CMA displayed the work of budding Black artists like Namsa Leuba, whose work is pictured here.

CMA’s “The New Black Vanguard” envisions the future of fashion photography

Elie Stenson, Staff Writer September 16, 2022

Modern artists do more than just capture a moment. They ride the line between the present and the future, creating works that are infused with emotional revelation as well as visual appeal. This balance...

Bop or Flop: Social Media Edition

Shejuti Wahed, Video Editor September 16, 2022

Instagram? BeReal? Discord? Twitter?! If you've used any of these apps to pass the time (or avoid homework) then this video is for you! Find out what social medias CWRU students use and absolutely avoid...

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