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50 Years of The Observer at CWRU: Alumni Edition

50 Years of The Observer at CWRU: Alumni Edition

Former Observer Staff

October 11, 2019

The Observer defined my time at Case Western, and it shaped my entire career Anne Nickoloff, Former Director of Print It all started when I was an overeager high school graduate. I became involved with the club before I even arrived on campus, emailing Sheehan Hannan, the arts and entertainment edi...

Students bring lecture series to advocate for gender equality in construction

Ryan Yoo

October 11, 2019

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2018 an estimated 1,107 women were working in the construction industry, making up only 9.9 percent of all construction employees. Construction is often deemed a “man’s job,” where men make up 90.1 percent of the total construction workforce. The Wom...

Students come prepared to Career Fair

Students come prepared to Career Fair

Veronica Madell, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2019

On Thursday Oct. 3, dozens of employers set up tables in the Tinkham Veale University Center for students to come talk to recruiters about everything from general opportunities to internships, to even full-time positions. Hundreds of students flocked to the venue, eager to take advantage of this oppor...

What to expect with Trump impeachment proceedings

What to expect with Trump impeachment proceedings

Nathan Lesch, Director of Print

October 4, 2019

With a new revelation pretty much every day, President Trump’s impeachment proceedings seem to be moving at a breakneck pace. On Tuesday, Sept. 24, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced the House of Representatives was launching an official impeachment investigation. Since then, subpoenas, Trump tw...

Dress For Less comes to campus just in time for Career Fair

Dress For Less comes to campus just in time for Career Fair

Surita Basu, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2019

September is now behind us, and many students have started to feel the pressure of the internship and job search. With the career fair on Oct. 3, students were preoccupied with resumes, cover letters, interviews and the need to dress professionally. Unfortunately, business casual and business formal can ...

Clevelanders are being evicted; CWRU may be part of the problem

Sydney Negron, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2019

“I feel like when you’re at Case, you’re in a bubble and don’t really see how bad the situation around you is.” This is how first-year student Judy Cusack described the relationship between Case Western Reserve University and the rest of Cleveland. This sentiment seems to be widely acknowledged...

Our Story Our Voice gets students talking about gender

Veronica Madell, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2019

“Would you like a sticker and a high five?” Kat Taylor, a fourth-year chemical biology and environmental studies major and member of the Interfraternity Congress-Panhellenic Council, cheerfully asked a passersby this past Friday at Kelvin Smith Library Oval. “Girl on Fire” by Alicia Keys played in ...

InterSEXtions discussion addressed gender-based violence in queer communities of color

Jordan Reif, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2019

Lesbian, bisexual and heterosexual women are victims of rape at rates of 13.1, 46.1 and 17.4 percent respectively. When all sexual violence is included, those numbers rise to 46.4, 74.9 and 43.3 percent, and when race/ethnicity is considered, the incidence of all types of sexual violence are astronom...

CWRU English professor Vinter discusses death in the Elizabethan era

CWRU English professor Vinter discusses death in the Elizabethan era

Matt Hooke, Executive Editor

October 4, 2019

On the wall of Associate Professor Maggie Vinter’s office in Guilford House, there is a poster showing all 64 deaths in playwright William Shakespeare’s tragedies. Vinter’s debut book, “Last Acts: The Art of Dying on the Early Modern Stage,'' describes how these deaths and death in other works...

Student organization repairs medical equipment for underprivileged countries

Student organization repairs medical equipment for underprivileged countries

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2019

Case Western Reserve University prides itself on the myriad of hands-on learning opportunities it offers its students. One such opportunity is CWRU’s student organization MedWish, an offshoot of MedWish International. Every other Saturday, student members of the organization meet to repurpose and re...

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