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

Editorial: How to survive the Cleveland cold as a college student

Editorial Board February 3, 2023

This week’s weather has been hellish. It’s bitterly cold, to the point where you can see a cloud of your breath way too clearly. As we go through the waves of cold in Cleveland until the end of March...

Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern recently announced her upcoming resignation, having been an inspiration for many during her over five-year tenure.

Editorial: Prime Minister Ardern’s courageous stepping down holds a message for us all

Editorial Board January 27, 2023

Last week, New Zealand’s Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, announced that she will not be seeking reelection and will step down by Feb. 7. The announcement came as a shock to New Zealand and the entire...

Editorial: Let’s slow down and live in the present moment

Editorial Board January 20, 2023

We’ve made our way to another year and another spring semester, somehow. With time flying by and the nearer we get to living an “adult” life, there can be an overwhelming amount of pressure to know...

Editorial: We need accessible grocery stores in our community

Editorial Board December 2, 2022

The closing of Dave’s Market near the Southside of campus garnered much annoyance for the Case Western Reserve University community. While Dave’s wasn’t the most convenient grocery store, as you...

Editorial: CWRU’s student employment system doesn’t treat students fairly

Editorial Board November 18, 2022

Many students at Case Western Reserve University work jobs on campus, whether that be for federal work-study purposes or otherwise. However, the student employment system at CWRU is essentially inadequate,...

Editorial: President Kaler has created far more division than USG ever could

Editorial Board November 11, 2022

The priority of any university president should be to look out for the safety of their student body. President Eric Kaler flagrantly disregarded that notion when he decided to label our Undergraduate Student...

Editorial: Ohio’s Supreme Court elections are critical, even if they are partisan

Editorial: Ohio’s Supreme Court elections are critical, even if they are partisan

November 4, 2022

In July 2021, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine signed legislation making it so that party affiliations for higher court judicial candidates would be shown on the ballot in general elections. Prior to this bill, Ohio...

Editorial: The “Halloweekend” may be what we all need

Editorial Board October 28, 2022

It is, yet again, that time of the semester when everything feels a bit hopeless. We are at the highpoint of schoolwork so far, the weather is getting colder and the days are getting shorter. This sentiment...

Editorial: We need to talk about CWRU’s budget

Editorial Board October 14, 2022

By most measures, Case Western Reserve University is in a pretty good financial position. Since President Barbara Snyder’s “Forward Thinking” campaign raised $1.82 billion for the university, CWRU...

Editorial: CWRU’s alumni association is lacking

Editorial Board October 7, 2022

Though we sometimes forget, there are thousands upon thousands of people who graduated from Case Western Reserve University out there. While we prepare for job and graduate school applications, most of...

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