Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Opening Feb. 20, the redesigned Eldred Hall is a space for students and student organizations to grow in their academic and creative pursuits.

Eldred Hall reopens as new student space on the Quad

Shreyas Banerjee, Executive Editor February 17, 2023

As the student population increases at Case Western Reserve University, the need for more study and programming spaces also increases. Until recently, there has also been a lack of non-academic spaces...

Bringing many CWRU students to the polls last Tuesday, CWRUVotes organized yet another successful Election Day.

Shuttles and pies: A glimpse into Election Day at CWRU

Zachary Treseler, Contributing Writer November 11, 2022

When it's Election Day in the Department of Political Science at Case Western Reserve University, an early bedtime is off the table for both professors and students. This past Tuesday, Nov. 8, students...

Mixon Hall, built as an expansion of CIMs main building in 2007, seats over 250 audience members and is home to over 100 performances each year.

Cleveland Institute of Music’s plan to go tuition-free

Darcy Chew, Contributing Writer October 7, 2022

On Sept. 15, Paul W. Hogle, the president and CEO of the Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM) wrote a “Personal View” segment for Crain's Cleveland Business about his goal to make CIM tuition-free. Calling...

Committed to improving transportation accessibility on campus, USG announced the release of a new text shuttle number that will provide students with direct and rapid responses to shuttle-related concerns.

A look into CWRU’s new shuttle text number

Darcy Chew, Contributing Writer September 30, 2022

On Sept. 13, the Undergraduate Student Government of Case Western Reserve University (USG) announced a new text shuttle number in their weekly newsletter designed to aid students with the shuttle system.  Nathan...

Never Ending Monument by Andrea Carlson stands on display at one of FRONT Internationals exhibits.

“Oh, Gods of Dust and Rainbows”: FRONT International’s 2022 art exhibition

Sarah Karkoff, Staff Writer September 16, 2022

The FRONT International contemporary art exhibition, which started in 2018, is currently running their 2022 showcase entitled “Oh, Gods of Dust and Rainbows.” Every three years, this free public show...

Workers at the Starbucks on Euclid, a favorite for CWRU students, have filed for a union election, as hundreds of locations across the US do the same.

Starbucks on Euclid joins national unionizing effort

Grace Johnson, News Editor March 18, 2022

Despite its immense popularity, coffee chain Starbucks has recently come under fire for its negligence and maltreatment of employees. Various shops across the country have begun the unionizing process,...

CCEL is assisting students to register to vote for the first time as Ohioans anticipate the upcoming elections.

Celebrating National Voter Registration Day on campus

Matthew Chang, Contributing Writer October 1, 2021

National Voter Registration Day occurred this past Tuesday, Sept. 28, during which volunteers and organizations all over the United States came together to spread awareness of voter registration opportunities...

Post-Graduate Planning and Experiential Education is hosting virtual career fairs

Megan Gawronski, Staff Writer September 10, 2021

During September, the Office of Post-Graduate Planning and Experiential Education will be hosting two virtual career fairs. These events will be preceded by an in-person meet-and-greet with employers at...

CWRUs NAMI chapter has beeing working to improve dialogue about mental health on campus for many years.

NAMIWalks and mental health advocacy

Hoai Phuong Nguyen, New Editor September 3, 2021

The new, in person semester has started, and conversations about mental health are more necessary than ever. Especially with the impacts of the pandemic still lingering and the difficulties of shifting...

The necessity of the disabilities task force proposals

David Chang, Staff Columnist April 2, 2021

“I had a panic attack due to an excessive intake of caffeine during a trial period of higher ADHD medication prescription than I had previously taken … When the first responders showed up, the first...

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