The Observer

Greek chapter makes philanthropic impact

Nihal Manjila, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Greek Life, News

Pi Kappa Phi (Pi Kapp) is the only fraternity in the nation which owns its own philanthropy organization, making it one of the most charitable at Case Western Reserve University. The CWRU chapter of Pi Kapp, however, is also partnering with Up Side of Downs, a local Cleveland organization that supports Clev...

Long time [U]Tech employee Pete Babic passes away

Katharine Toledo, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Faculty Insight, News

This week, the Case Western Reserve University community mourned the passing of University Technology employee Pete Babic, who passed away unexpectedly on Nov. 24 at the age of 60. Babic, an applications developer in [U]Tech, had been a CWRU employee for over 30 years. Babic spearheaded the [U]Tech Software Cente...

Multicultural Dinner bridges diversity, inclusion

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Events & Talks, News

The International and Multicultural Exchange (TIME) held its first Multicultural Dinner on Sunday night from 6 to 8 p.m. “The purpose of the Multicultural Dinner was to bring students of varying backgrounds together to celebrate and learn about different cultures in our community through food and t...

Student organization supports pre-medical students, provides key resources

Student organization supports pre-medical students, provides key resources

Justin Hu, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, News, Student Clubs & Organizations, Top Stories

For premedical students, it can be a struggle sorting through the overwhelming amount of information they are presented with the moment they step foot on campus. The American Medical Student Association (AMSA), the largest and oldest group of physicians-in-training in the country, is an organization tha...

Student Sustainability Council keeps campus clean

Justin Hu, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, News, Student Clubs & Organizations

While the Student Sustainability Council (SSC) may not have the most visible presence on campus, its efforts have had a huge impact on the Case Western Reserve University community. The SSC runs similarly to a club, but being an ad-hoc council under Undergraduate Student Government (USG) means that it ...

Sustaining dialogue

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, News

“We try to do the right thing at the right time,” said President Barbara Snyder at Tuesday evening’s community conversation about neo-Nazi flyers found over Thanksgiving break on campus. She began the talk by addressing recent months’ disturbing spike in anti-Semitic acts across the coun...

Innovation, creativity cultivated by Design for America

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, News, Student Clubs & Organizations

Case Western Reserve University offers an environment where students from a variety of backgrounds can become involved in creating and designing innovative projects. One organization which offers just that is CWRU’s chapter of Design For America. The group works to solve issues and work for social change throu...

History department to search for Postdoctoral Fellow in African-American history

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, News

In January, the department of history will begin searching for a postdoctoral fellow in African-American History. This announcement, which will impact the 2019-20 academic year, comes more than a month after an open letter surfaced among the campus community calling on the central administration to f...

Thanksgiving weekend gives much needed break before finals

Nihal Manjila, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, News

Thanksgiving break was a welcome respite from schoolwork for students. It also gave them a chance to recharge before finals and spend time with friends and family back home. This took place in many different ways for students from Cleveland and beyond.   Case Western Reserve University students tra...

Third-year student shot on South Side

Third-year student shot on South Side

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, News, Uncategorized

On the night of Nov. 3, a Case Western Reserve University student was shot in a parking lot on Murray Hill Road during a carjacking incident which escalated into a shootout with police. A press conference to address the incident was held by President Barbara Snyder, Vice President for Student Affai...

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