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The Observer

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

The Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry, a nonprofit organization located 10 minutes from CWRUs campus, is currently looking for food and meal donations.

Help needed at the local Lutheran men’s shelter

Siddharth Mehta, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

The Center for Civic Engagement and Learning (CCEL) recently announced a new service opportunity for students to donate meals to the Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry’s local men's shelter, which is located...

Justin Bibb (right) talks to college students about his agenda, including CWRU third-year Cameron Tong (left)

Justin Bibb wins hard-fought Cleveland mayoral election in landslide victory

Shreyas Banerjee, Life Editor November 5, 2021

History was made on Tuesday, Nov. 2. For the first time in 16 years, the City of Cleveland elected a new mayor after a prolonged campaign. Justin Morris Bibb defeated City Council President Kevin Kelley...

Tennis In the Land, featuring the umpires chair designed by Cleveland Institute of Art student Thomas Vinci

Umpire chairs for Tennis In The Land tournament created by CIA student at think[box]

Matthew Chang, Contributing Writer September 17, 2021

From Aug. 22-28, the inaugural 2021 Tennis in the Land event was held in Cleveland and broadcasted internationally. Case Western Reserve University’s involvement began when Todd Wojtkowski, the head...

Cleveland City Hall is located in Clevelands Downtown neighborhood.

EYEJ town hall and interviews of candidates in upcoming mayoral election

Hoai Phuong Nguyen, News Editor August 27, 2021

The Cleveland primary mayoral election is coming up on Sept. 14, with a result that will have major impacts on the city, and on Aug. 20, Empowering Youth, Exploring Justice (EYEJ) Youth Council and Millennial...

Ohio August special election and the future of voting on our campus

Ohio August special election and the future of voting on our campus

Hoai Phuong Nguyen, News Editor August 20, 2021

The 11th Congressional District Democratic race—an incredibly significant election that did not gain as much traction as the national primary—took place on Aug. 3 with a low turnout.    This...

Clevelanders march to end violence and racism against Asian Americans.

“Stop Asian Hate” march in Cleveland highlights violence against the community

Shreyas Banerjee, A&E Editor April 2, 2021

After the horrific shooting in Atlanta earlier this month, a new national spotlight has shown upon an issue that has been long ignored: the growing spread of anti-Asian violence. With six of the eight...

New CIM fellowship to support the future of Black and Latinx music educators.

CIM’s new “Future of Music Faculty Fellowship” aims to prepare Black and Latinx prospective educators

Hoai Phuong Nguyen, News Editor February 12, 2021

“Intelligence plus character, that is the true goal of education” were among the most important words from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to educators. To serve and to teach are among the most revered...

Brandon Chrostowski, EDWINS Leadership and Restaurant Institute CEO and founder, speaks on film “Knife Skills”

Hannah Jackson, Staff Reporter November 13, 2020

In an event co-sponsored by the Center for Civic Engagement and Learning and the Veale Institute for Entrepreneurship, Case Western Reserve University students were able to participate in a discussion...

The Engineering Peer Advisors consists of 12 advisors in 8 disciplines, with 5 double majoring.

Engineering design beyond the equations

Kevin Pataroque, Staff Reporter November 13, 2020

Recently, the Engineering Peer Advisors hosted a series of discussions focusing on engineering beyond a set of equations and spreadsheets, towards real, concrete challenges. On Oct. 31, five students,...

The Interprofessional Dialogues Committee hosts the second session of its structural racism series

Megan Gawronski, Staff Reporter October 23, 2020

On Oct. 15 from noon to 1 p.m. and on Nov. 2 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., the Interprofessional Dialogues Committee held the second session of its Structural Racism series. This month’s session featured guest...

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