The Observer

Survey on sexual assault, misconduct on campus sent to CWRU students

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2019

This is the message the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women (FSMCW) works to spread, primarily in the context of sexual misconduct. This past week, undergraduate, graduate and professional students were sent a survey about sexual assault and misconduct on campus, pioneered by outside organizations A...

Naomi Oreskes: Climate change is more than a scientific problem

Jordan Reif, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2019

The Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities, in partnership with local museums and educational institutions, welcomed Harvard University’s Professor of the History of Science and Affiliated Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences Naomi Oreskes to campus last week as part of the annual Cleveland Humanit...

Ohio heartbeat bill continues to its second hearing in the House

Grace Howard

March 29, 2019

This past Tuesday the Ohio House of Representatives Health Committee heard over 50 witness testimonies in the second hearing about Senate Bill 23, or the Ohio Heartbeat Bill. This bill would make abortions illegal as soon as a fetal heartbeat is detected, which can be as early as six weeks into a pr...

CWRU mourns with New Zealand

The candlelight vigil held for victims of the New Zealand shooting at Wade Oval

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2019

Dozens of students and community members congregated along Kelvin Smith Library (KSL) Oval for a candlelight vigil this past Thursday to show solidarity and respect for the victims of the recent New Zealand mosque shootings. The vigil was organized by the Muslim Student Association (MSA) and included ...

Documentary on prominent Native American activist shown

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2019

In conjunction with the Center for Civic Engagement and Learning, LGBT Center, Flora Stone Mather Center for Women, Ellipsis Institute for Women of Color in the Academy, Lake Erie Native American Council and YWCA Greater Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University’s Social Justice Institute screened the ...

Advocate for women’s education in Israel speaks at CWRU

Nihal Manjila, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2019

On Monday, March 25 Case Western Reserve University hosted a presentation by Amal Abu Alkom, an advocate for women’s education in Israel. She was accompanied by Gabe Axler who translated Alkom’s words from Hebrew to English. The talk began with Axler giving attendees a quick overview of the plan...

Author, journalist Timothy Egan gives talk

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2019

We are storytelling people. This is the message author Timothy Egan shared during his visit to Case Western Reserve University on March 19 as a part of the Writers Center Stage series. An award-winning author of eight books, Egan has a long history in journalism and is an opinion columnist for the N...

Prominent Arab-Israeli conflict scholar speaks on campus

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2019

On Tuesday night, in the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Community Studies Center, Mouin Rabbani spoke to Case Western Reserve University students and University Circle community members about “Israel, Zionism and Anti-Semitism.” Rabbani, a senior fellow at the Institute for Palestine Studies, argued t...

Lecture focuses on racial disparities in treatment of autism

Lev Pearlman, Contributing Reporter

March 1, 2019

On Feb. 26 Dr. David Mandell, the Kenneth E. Appel Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, delivered the third annual Kessler-Freedeim Lecture. The event was sponsored by the Schubert Center for Child Studies and co-sponsored by the International Center for Autism R...

Long-shot Democratic nomination candidate Andrew Yang visits Cleveland library

Long-shot Democratic nomination candidate Andrew Yang visits Cleveland library

Grace Howard, News Editor

March 1, 2019

On Feb. 24, Andrew Yang, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for president, spoke to a packed room at the Mayfield Branch of Cuyahoga County Library about his 2020 presidential campaign and platform. Yang has been flying under the mainstream media’s radar for the most part, with Fox News ...

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