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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

Eettickal: A promise to stop overpromising

Enya Eettickal, Staff Writer January 28, 2022

In Dec. 2021, I thought about what I’d resolve myself to do this year. But I couldn’t shake the thought that it wouldn’t matter if I couldn’t keep up with it anyway (I have a track record of failing...

Bilinovich: The enduring myths of the Second Amendment and their dangers

Beau Bilinovich, Development Editor January 28, 2022

One month after the shooting at Oxford High School, which left four students dead and seven injured, the superintendent released a message to the community detailing solutions to make the district safer....

Mizuno: End Putin’s game of Russian roulette

Dane Mizuno, Staff Writer January 28, 2022

In recent weeks, tensions between Ukraine and Russia have never been this high since Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea. Ukraine is bracing itself for a full-scale conflict as thousands of civilians...

Nanda: CampusGroups is in need of a refresh

Shivangi Nanda, Copy Editor January 28, 2022

By now, most Case Western Reserve University students are used to the familiar CampusGroups icon on their lock screen, notifying them of an ID card gone astray, an upcoming movie showing in Strosacker...

Gonzalez: It’s time to let sexually active queer men donate blood

Joey Gonzalez, Copy Editor January 28, 2022

As the nation enters another blood crisis, fueled by a seemingly endless pandemic, sexually active queer men are still barred from helping to combat the shortage.  The Red Cross recently announced...

Kinstler: Me and my 3,415 closest friends

Ethan Kinstler, Staff Writer January 28, 2022

“Be yourself because everyone else is already taken.” These words were on the poster that stared back at me every day in my seventh-grade math class. This quote was also a favorite of my overzealous...

Reyna: A year of Biden’s ups and downs

Christian Reyna, Staff Writer January 21, 2022

By the time this column is published, we will have lived through an entire year since President Joe Biden took the oath of office on January 20, 2021. Just before he took that oath, we witnessed a terrifying...

Kuntzman: CWRU’s vaccine mandate is undermined by current exemption policies

Caroline Kuntzman, Staff Writer January 21, 2022

On December 16th, I, like all undergraduate students, received an email informing me that Case Western Reserve University canceled all campus events. My initial response was disappointment, but I also...

Chintada: Advancing the field of OB/GYN for all

Latavya Chintada, Staff Writer January 21, 2022

There is no doubt that medicine has significantly advanced through the decades. These advancements have improved quality of life, reduced mortality rates and decreased disease rates. For example, the use...

Miller: CWRU refuses to allow remote accommodations for disabled students during the pandemic

Linus Miller, Contributing Writer January 21, 2022

“The overwhelming number of deaths, over 75%, occurred in people who had at least four comorbidities. So really, these are people who were unwell to begin with. And yes, really encouraging news.” That’s...

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