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The Observer

Cocaine Bear is a masterpiece of wit and gore that leaves audience members at the edge of their seat as the titular bear tears through unsuspecting victims.

“Cocaine Bear”: The one killer you should never run from

Joey Gonzalez, Life Editor March 3, 2023

This review contains spoilers for “Cocaine Bear” Five stars. That’s it. Just from the title alone, you get everything you need to know about this horror-comedy. “Cocaine Bear” is exactly...

The teens of Outer Banks struggle to escape from a deserted island at the start of season three. Pictured from left to right are Cleo (Carlacia Grant), Pope (Jonathan Daviss), J.J. (Rudy Pankow), Kiara (Madison Bailey), John B. (Chase Stokes) and Sarah (Madelyn Cline).

“Outer Banks” is back

Alivia Cook, Staff Writer March 3, 2023

This article contains spoilers for “Outer Banks”   Quarantine was a hard time for many, made slightly easier by the release of new and addicting shows. One unique series that became an instant...

Over 500 cars, including both modern and retro models, were displayed for car aficianados and amateurs alike at the Cleveland Auto Show.

The Cleveland Auto Show is a thing of dreams

Shreyas Banerjee, Executive Editor March 3, 2023

I know next to nothing about cars. Scratch that. I know absolutely nothing about cars. I couldn’t tell you what horsepower means. I can’t identify most car brands by their logo. I wouldn’t be able...

Abbott Elementary has resurged the popularity of network sitcoms, which have been struggling with viewership for the past several years.

“Abbott Elementary” is bringing the sitcom back

Kate Gordon, Copy Editor March 3, 2023

After an influx of network sitcoms in the early 2000s to mid-2010s, including hits such as “The Office,” “Modern Family” and “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” the genre has all but died out in recent years....

The 2023 Giortaste Greek Life Awards showcased the best of CWRU Greek Life, as numerous students were recognized for the outstanding work that they accomplished in their fraternities and sororities.

The 2023 Giortaste Awards celebrates the best of Greek Life

Alivia Cook, Staff Writer March 3, 2023

Every year in February the Greek Life Office presents the Giortaste Awards, a ceremony that recognizes members of the Greek community for their outstanding contributions as well as chapters for their achievements...

CWRU Truth or Dare

Shejuti Wahed, Video Editor March 3, 2023

In this week's video Shejuti Wahed goes around Tink asking random CWRU students to pick between Truth or Dare. From showing their lockscreens to exposing their hottest takes, CWRU students had a lot of...

Macy Dickersons Norm (left) and her dog played by Mary Coulter (right) deliver an equal number of laughs and heartfelt moments in PTGs Found Dog alongside the rest of its cast.

PTG play “Found Dog” captures audiences

Mulan Ma, Engagement Editor February 24, 2023

With a lovable and unique cast of characters, punchy humor that keeps the clock ticking away and masterfully done moments of vulnerability in between, I may have found a great time in “The Found Dog...

Springfest’s Battle of the Bands bursts into Thwing Ballroom

Shejuti Wahed, Video Editor February 24, 2023

This past Friday, I felt as though I was an extra on the set of “Lemonade Mouth” or even a “Pitch Perfect” movie. While I was taking my time setting up interviews in a corner of Thwing 201 with...

A guide to adjusting to new worlds and new drama

Megan Abel, Contributing Writer February 24, 2023

Why are relationships, friendships and rooming-ships so hard? Why is dealing with people so hard? People always tell me freshman year is the hardest year of college, and they were mostly right about junior...

Hogwarts Legacy is the current game dominating the cultural discourse, but it hasnt been around its gameplay but rather J. K. Rowling, the creator of Harry Potter, and her controversial views.

Hogwarts Legacy: The dark cloud of controversy hanging over the wizarding world

Joey Gonzalez, Life Editor February 17, 2023

The recent release of Warner Brothers’ “Hogwarts Legacy,” an open-world role-playing game set in the “Harry Potter” universe, has been riddled with controversy and ethical dilemmas. Reviews for...

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