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The ultimate karaoke playlist

Christie Lanfear, Life Editor March 25, 2022

Let’s be real for a second: anyone who says they don’t love karaoke is lying. Who doesn’t enjoy singing their hearts out to their favorite songs? Whether you have the voice of an angel or can’t...

Tune out Valentines Day blues with Elvis Presleys Heartbreak Hotel and other songs on this weeks playlist.

The unspoken side of Valentine’s Day

Christie Lanfear, Life Editor February 4, 2022

There are two sides to every story, and Valentine’s Day is no exception. That said, there are those who are happily in love or casually dating someone or are in the awkward, but exciting, talking stage....

Emmy Melis I AM WOMAN is one of the many songs that will get you through your study sessions.

Holding on to motivation

Christie Lanfear, Staff Writer January 21, 2022

Online school is tedious and emotionally challenging at the best of times. In the absence of quality music, though, it becomes much worse. Attempting to remain focused on your homework without the perfect...

Too ghoul for school: scary songs for the spooky season

TJ Disabato, Staff Writer October 29, 2021

The time is once again upon us—haunted houses, hayrides, bobbing for apples (do people actually do that outside of movies?) and TPing the house of your annoying neighbor—you’ve gotta love Halloween....

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,...

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