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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

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...

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...

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...

Pranav Nampoothiripad and Sohan Muppidi played and sang along to both Slide by the Goo Goo Dolls and Wonderwall by Oasis during their performance at PhiDEs first-ever talent show.

PhiDE’s Got Talent

Shivangi Nanda and Noah Henriques April 7, 2023

Phi Delta Epsilon (PhiDE), Case Western Reserve University’s co-ed medical fraternity, hosted their first ever Phi Phactor last Saturday, April 1. Taking a unique spin on the traditional talent show,...

The Record invites audiences into the intimate lives of Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus (pictured, left to right) through meaningful lyrics that tell stories.

Here’s how to get the most out of your listen to Boygenius’ “The Record”

Kate Gordon, Copy Editor April 7, 2023

The first full-length album from indie supergroup Boygenius, “The Record,” is set to become this year’s album of the summer. Despite having its fair share of sad songs, including its tearjerker ending...

This portrait of Queen Elizabeth I titled The Rainbow Portrait is one of the many art pieces currently on display in The Tudors: Art and Majesty in Renaissance England collection at the Cleveland Museum of Art.

All that glitters is gold: “The Tudors” sparkle on at CMA

Elie Stenson, Staff Writer April 7, 2023

Swathed in velvet and dripping in diamonds, “The Tudors: Art and Majesty in Renaissance England” sumptuously displays some of the most iconic combatants in the centuries-long battle for the British...

Billy Flynn (Milo Cassarino) holds Mary Sunshine (Mariah Hamburg) as both of them sing and reach for their guns in a comedic performance.

CWRU Footlighters production of “Chicago” was an immersive experience

Shivangi Nanda and Noah Henriques April 7, 2023

The CWRU Footlighters' spring production of "Chicago" was incredible, showcasing the impressive talent of student vocalists, dancers, actors, musicians and production crew members. Performances were only...

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