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

Students celebrate the inaugural CWRU LIFT competition, striking various poses, including the Zyzz pose, as the successful event came to a close.

CWRU LIFT hosts deadlift competition, brings together university’s weightlifting community

Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor December 2, 2022

Saturday mornings are pretty quiet around campus. The Veale Recreation Center usually has a few people coming in to do their workouts, but on Nov. 19, the Veale rack room was packed with members of the...

CWRU graduate student forward Camryn Hartman lead the Spartans with the highest number of shots during the Spartans Nov. 19 game against Loras.

Women’s soccer advances to NCAA Semifinals

Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor December 2, 2022

With high stakes against top teams in the NCAA Division III, the Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team found a way to bring themselves closer to the coveted NCAA championship. The Spartans...

Stolen orders: An exploration of the issue of meal swipe stealing at CWRU

Stolen orders: An exploration of the issue of meal swipe stealing at CWRU

Grace Johnson, News Editor December 2, 2022

Students on the meal plan at Case Western Reserve University know that swipes at certain campus locations are a necessity here. For example, meal swipes at The Jolly Scholar and The Den by Denny’s are...

President Eric Kaler has brought national attention to CWRU following his Nov. 9 email about USG Resolution 31-15.

Kaler’s email puts CWRU and USG in national spotlight, bringing risk to students

Shreyas Banerjee, Executive Editor November 18, 2022

There was a clear look of relief on fourth-year Ethan Deemer’s face Tuesday evening on Nov. 8. Despite the contentiousness of the topic and the many years of heated debate surrounding the bill, the Undergraduate...

The womens soccer team poses triumphant at the second round of the NCAA Division III Championship, after defeating Ithaca College.

Women’s soccer rolls to Round of 16

Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor November 18, 2022

After posting the best regular season in program history, the Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team swept through the first two games of the NCAA Division III championship tournament. Hosting...

Queen Ramonda (center), played by Angela Bassett, successfully leads Wakanda in the newest Black Panther movie following the death of actor Chadwick Boseman in 2020.

“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” is a continuation of Chadwick Boseman’s groundbreaking work

Joey Gonzalez, Life Editor November 18, 2022

The recent release of “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” has been a bittersweet one, continuing the beloved series without its leading actor. The film portrays the grief of a community following the...

History of reproductive health panel educates CWRU and raises awareness

History of reproductive health panel educates CWRU and raises awareness

Nihal Manjila, Staff Writer November 18, 2022

Recently, members of the Case Western Reserve University community held a panel on the history of reproductive health. This was the first of a speaker series that the Reproductive Health Task Force was...

USG President Ananya Hari speaks ahead of the USG vote to encourage civility and respect.

USG overwhelmingly votes to pursue divestment from “Israeli apartheid”

Shreyas Banerjee, Executive Editor November 11, 2022

After years of debate, the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) of Case Western Reserve University took a strong stance against the actions of the Israeli government, the military-industrial complex...

The new location of Daves Market on the corner of Lee and East Overlook, a spot previously occupied by Zagaras Marketplace

Dave’s is dead. Long live Dave’s.

Shreyas Banerjee, Executive Editor November 11, 2022

I remember exactly where I was when I heard that Dave’s Market on Cedar Hill was closing. It was Friday, Oct. 7 and I was on a shuttle to the University Farm for my entomology class. It was a peaceful...

Finding optimism in the face of climate change

Finding optimism in the face of climate change

Carsten Torgeson, Contributing Writer November 11, 2022

In the aftermath of both Hurricane Fiona and Ian, concerns about the changing climate and its impacts on how we live press upon many of us. Dr. Onema Adojoh, from the Case Western Reserve University Department...

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