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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

Editorial: President Kaler’s false positivity is not needed at CWRU

Editorial Board January 28, 2022

On Jan. 24, Case Western Reserve University President Eric Kaler announced that he and his wife tested positive for COVID-19, and “fortunately” they only have mild symptoms. But according to Kaler,...

Editorial: The add/drop deadline should have been extended

Editorial Board January 21, 2022

By the time this editorial is published, it will be the final day of the add/drop period for the spring 2022 semester at Case Western Reserve University. Most of us will already have our schedule set for...

Editorial: The start of a disorganized semester

Editorial Board January 14, 2022

When we left Case Western Reserve University at the end of 2021 it would have been hard to imagine this sort of start to the semester. With the rapid spread of the Omicron variant, CWRU administration...

Editorial: Looking back at our first completely in-person semester since the COVID-19 pandemic began

Editorial Board December 3, 2021

By the time this article is published, the last week of classes will be over and we will officially be in full finals season. While most of us are racing towards the finish line, let’s take a moment...

Editorial: “Red (Taylor’s Version)” shows the value in reflecting on our emotions

Editorial Board November 19, 2021

Last week, Taylor Swift re-released the album, “Red,” in the form of “Red (Taylor’s Version),” with additional songs “From the Vault.” Most of the album is supposedly based on Swift’s relationships....

Editorial: The woes of CWRU’s class registration

Editorial Board November 12, 2021

It is class registration season—the time where we load our Student Information System (SIS) shopping cart with classes for next semester, hoping that we might be lucky enough to snag that spot in a class...

Editorial: The importance of the Department of Justice investigating CWRU

Editorial Board November 5, 2021

It is no secret that Case Western Reserve University has a problem with rape culture and not supporting sexual assault survivors. In the summer of 2020, the social media spotlight was shone on the vast...

Editorial: Justin Bibb for mayor of Cleveland

Editorial Board October 29, 2021

The City of Cleveland faces a historic inflection point this Tuesday, Nov. 2. For the first time in 16 years, we will be electing a new mayor. After four terms of Frank Jackson’s administration, despite...

Editorial: The notion of concealed carry at CWRU

Editorial Board October 22, 2021

Following several robberies on campus, President Eric Kaler was quick to respond with the implementation of new campus security measures via email. Since then, our new norm has become a heightened awareness...

Editorial: Are we really heading towards a better CWRU?

Editorial Board October 8, 2021

On Oct. 1, 2021, the Case Western Reserve University community received an email detailing the progress of For a Better CWRU’s task force proposals. There are seven committees: the LGBTQ+ Committee,...

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