The Observer

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...

Culture against sexual violence examined at Green Dot presentation

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

In light of movements such as #MeToo gaining momentum in society, college organizations such as Green Dot have become ever more visible and important in promoting a culture against sexual violence. The Green Dot program focuses on improving awareness and involvement for efforts pushing against pow...

UPB hosts movie night

Jack Heneghan, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

Coping with looming exams can be stressful, making many students want to just curl up with a nice movie. That’s exactly what the University Program Board (UPB) invited everyone to do on Friday, Nov. 9 from 6 to 9 p.m. when they hosted the UPBreakfast Club at The Spot. On its Facebook page, the event encouraged s...

Panel calls on CWRU to increase campus safety, eliminate racial bias

Nihal Manjila, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, Inside the Circle, News

On Nov. 12, SPARC[conversations] and the Black Student Union hosted a discussion panel called “It’s Us vs. The Problem” to encourage discussion about the topic of police enforcement and police presence on campus. Recent incidents, including the shooting of a third-year student outside the Phi Delta T...

The Fourth Trimester advocates women postpartum

Jordan Reif, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

Access to high-quality healthcare is absolutely necessary for perinatal health. On Nov. 8, about 40 people came together to learn about the “fourth trimester of pregnancy.” Organized by postdoctoral fellow Marie McCausland, “The Fourth Trimester: Surviving and Thriving After Baby” addressed mater...

Naturalization ceremony gives students U.S. citizenship

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

International Education Week was celebrated at Case Western Reserve University with five main events and several ancillary events during the week of Nov. 12. Notably, Tuesday’s naturalization ceremony allowed students and faculty to glimpse the process immigrants undertake to become United States citizen...

UDC plans events geared toward culture, diversity

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News, Student Clubs & Organizations

The Undergraduate Diversity Collective (UDC) has recently picked up its event planning efforts, working hard with a variety of groups on campus to showcase the community’s many distinct backgrounds and experiences. The umbrella organization—which oversees different student groups ranging from cul...

Panhellenic Council hosts empowerment series

Maryam Iqbal, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Events & Talks, News

On Thursday, Nov. 1, Tinkham Veale University Center hosted the second part of the “Our Story, Our Voice” event, a three day empowerment series hosted by the Panhellenic Council and supported by the Greek Office. Open to anyone identifying as feminine or gender fluid, the event took on the theme #LI...

Black women unified through The Sisterhood

Nihal Manjila, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News, Student Clubs & Organizations

“We want to give black women on campus support and provide opportunities for growth academically, professionally, spiritually, emotionally and generally,” said third-year student Yannique Stewart, president of The Sisterhood. The Case Western Reserve University community lauds a number of cultural a...

Trumponomics 3.0 panel clarifies confusing national policies

Trumponomics 3.0 panel clarifies confusing national policies

Jack Heneghan, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News, Top Stories

Our current president confuses a lot of people. Experts on the news struggle to explain various policies which can elicit explanation-less feelings in regards to the questions the general public may have. In an attempt to explain national policies under the Trump Administration, the Weatherhead Econ...

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