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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

COVID-19 vaccinations start at CWRU

Shreyas Banerjee, A&E Editor March 3, 2021

Case Western Reserve University started distributing vaccines to eligible populations on Thursday, March 4. After completing an application to be a vaccination site in 2020, the university was approved...

Biden voters celebrate in Times Square after Biden victory.

Celebrations break out nationwide after Biden victory

Megan Gawronski, Staff Reporter November 13, 2020

As the news spread throughout the country on Nov. 7 that Democratic candidate for president Joe Biden was projected to win the state of Pennsylvania, and thus, the election, mass celebrations broke out...

Takeaways for students from the first presidential debate

Nathan Lesch, Executive Editor October 9, 2020

Starting just a few moments after 9 p.m. EST, the first presidential debate, hosted by Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Clinic and moderated by Fox News Sunday anchor Chris Wallace, was,...

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CWRU closed until Thursday

Eddie Kerekes, Executive Editor January 29, 2019

In an article released in the Daily this morning, Case Western Reserve University announced the closure of campus from 7 p.m. tonight (Tuesday, Jan. 29) until 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan.  31 due to extremely...

University cuts positions in African-American history

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor November 2, 2018

An open letter to President Barbara Snyder, Provost Ben Vinson and Dean Cyrus Taylor recently traveled through the student body, calling out the administration for cutting funding in an important position...

Renowned historian visits campus, discusses Israeli history

Renowned historian visits campus, discusses Israeli history

Maryam Iqbal, Contributing Reporter October 5, 2018

“Challenging popular narrative on the inside is seen as treason. My advisor warned me that as an Israeli Jew, I could have gotten out an easier way. I didn’t understand him then, and continued on my...

CWRU reacts to Kavanaugh hearings

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor October 5, 2018

With Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s eligibility for a lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court of the United States at stake, his highly impassioned testimony before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary last...

Former Apollo 11 scientist awarded ethics prize

Katharine Toledo, Staff Reporter September 14, 2018

On Sept. 13 and 14, Case Western Reserve University hosted the winner of this year’s Inamori Ethics Prize, Farouk El-Baz, Ph.D. El-Baz spoke in a lecture entitled “Groundwater for Thirsty Lands,”...

CWRU falls in recent undergraduate rankings

CWRU falls in recent undergraduate rankings

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor September 14, 2018

In U.S. News & World Report’s recently published 2019 Best Colleges lists, Case Western Reserve University came in at No. 42 for National Universities, a considerable dip from last year’s position...

Martz: Thanksgiving is underrated

Paulina Martz, Columnist November 17, 2017

In between the mourning of the end of the Internet’s favorite spooky night and the capitalist rush towards Christmas falls the perfectly pleasant, yet often forgotten, holiday of Thanksgiving. Muddled...

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