The Observer

Show me the money

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2019


Filed under Campus Insider, Clubs & Organizations, Events & Talks, News

From April 17-30, Case Western Reserve University undergraduate students will have the opportunity to vote on a referendum that would allow club sports to join the Student Presidents’ Roundtable (SPR).  If 25 percent of all undergraduate students vote and a simple majority of that percentage votes in fav...

Sorority holds discussion panel on diversity

Nihal Manjila, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2019


Filed under Campus Insider, Events & Talks, Greek Life, News

On Tuesday, April 16, the sorority Sigma Sigma Sigma (Tri Sigma) held its “Inclusion Happens Here” discussion panel on advocating for inclusion in everyday life. The panel included Andre Lessears from the Akron Cleveland Clinic, Eileen Anderson-Fye a psychology professor at Case Western Reserve University,...

CWRU professor named Guggenheim Fellow

CWRU professor named Guggenheim Fellow

Maryam Iqbal, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2019


Filed under Campus Insider, Faculty Insight, News

Michael Clune, a Case Western Reserve University professor in the department of English, was recently named a Guggenheim Fellow. The fellowships, according to the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation website, are “intended for individuals who have already demonstrated exceptional capacity for produc...

CWRU faculty involved in nuclear forensic research

CWRU faculty involved in nuclear forensic research

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2019


Filed under Campus Insider, Events & Talks, Faculty Insight, News, Research, Top Stories

So you’ve found some uranium—now what? This question was posed by Christine Duval, an assistant professor in the department of chemical and biomolecular engineering. Her presentation on nuclear forensic research was the final in a series hosted by the Case Western Reserve University Science and ...

CWRU graduate fellows to develop infrastructure in Ethiopia

CWRU graduate fellows to develop infrastructure in Ethiopia

Anna Giubileo

April 12, 2019


Filed under Campus Insider, News, Outside the Circle, Research, Top Stories

Graduate fellows at Case Western Reserve University have partnered with the Gelfand Global STEMPower Initiative to help cultivate economic development through creating engineering infrastructure, with a special focus on chemical engineering, in Ethiopia. This initiative aims to grow the infrastructure...

Dave’s Cosmic Rock Club opens on Northside

Dave’s Cosmic Rock Club opens on Northside

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Campus Insider, Inside the Circle, News

For the past several months, students walking from Northside to the Case Quad have wondered about the construction that has been occurring at the former Barking Spider Tavern. Their curiosity was satisfied with the opening of Cosmic Dave’s Rock Club, a unique take on a local franchise, Dave’s Cos...

Professor’s research sheds light on human transition to bipedality

Jordan Reif, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Campus Insider, News, Research

Professor Scott Simpson of the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has always been interested in the study of paleontology and evolution of humans. Growing up in a house built in the late 18th century, Simpson remembers his father “poking around” in the ground to find things that ...

CWRU mourns, celebrates Justine Boyle

Grace Howard, Copy Editor

April 12, 2019


Filed under Campus Insider, Events & Talks, News

On Friday, April 5 the memorial celebration for Justine Boyle was held at the Amasa Stone Chapel. Though the occasion for the gathering was tragic, the message of the afternoon was one of hope and love, focusing on celebrating life rather than mourning the loss of it. Dozens of students and s...

La Alianza introduces petition to establish Latin American studies major

La Alianza introduces petition to establish Latin American studies major

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Campus Insider, Events & Talks, News, Top Stories

La Alianza, Case Western Reserve University’s undergraduate Latinx student organization, recently began circulating a petition aimed at encouraging the university to establish a Latin American and Latinx studies major. Advocates believe adding this major will reinforce CWRU values, increase faculty r...

Alumni create new bike-sharing program

Alumni create new bike-sharing program

Alexandra Faccenda, Pauly Suchy, and Justo Karell

April 12, 2019


Filed under Campus Insider, Inside the Circle, News, Outside the Circle, Top Stories

Anyone who lives in a major city has probably seen a bike-sharing system. For most people, biking is a fun and convenient way to get around. For people in lower income neighborhoods, however, it’s a vital opportunity to access the resources they need to improve their careers, education and life. That...

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