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

CWRU Students Finish the Lyric!

Shejuti Wahed, Video Editor November 15, 2023

In this video, Shejuti Wahed has picked some of her favorite songs to play outloud to CWRU students and see if they can identify the next lyric! Follow along to see if you can get the right lyric!

Medical Insurance Trivia! (ft. GELS)

Shejuti Wahed and Global Ethical Leaders Society November 15, 2023

In a collaboration with the Global Ethical Leaders Society (GELS), Shejuti Wahed, Grace Lee, and Helen Matia ask CWRU students questions about medical insurance policies and ethics!

On Oct. 28 at CWRUs meet against Carnegie Mellon University, the Spartans saw many meritorious results. Second-year swimmer Emil LaSida set two school records, and third-year diver Abigail Wilkov qualified for the March 2024 NCAA Diving Zone Regional.

Swimming and diving starts season 2-0 in dominant fashion

Paola Van der Linden Costello, Staff Writer November 3, 2023

The swimming and diving season has started, and the Case Western Reserve University teams have been performing exceptionally well. Both the men’s and women’s teams placed first out of six teams at...

(Left to right) Graduate student Mitchell Arch, fourth-year Walker Cox and second-year Daniel Passmore pose with their two laurel wreaths and miniature trophies after they placed top three in both wrestling and long jump.

Students compete for eternal glory and fame in ancient Olympic Games

Elie Aoun and Cason Willman October 13, 2023

On the 7th of the month of Pyanepsion (October), classicists, athletes and fans alike gathered in the Thwing Center Ballroom to witness and participate in the Olympic Games held by a collaboration of Judo...

“TikTok Made Me Buy It!” and why it’s also making you overconsume

Latavya Chintada, Staff Writer February 3, 2023

Have you ever bought an item you’ve seen off of TikTok? What about Instagram or Facebook? It could be an article of clothing you thought was nice on someone else, maybe a makeup product that has been...

Bop or Flop: Episode 1

Shejuti Wahed, Staff Writer April 1, 2022

In the latest video from The Observer, CWRU's student newspaper, Shejuti Wahed goes around Tink and asks CWRU students whether certain pop artists are "bops" or "flops." Some of the answers may surprise...

Faces at Case: Episode 2

Ritika Devarakonda and Shivangi Nanda March 25, 2022

With the weather warming up, copy editors Shivangi Nanda and Ritika Devarakonda head to Case Quad to ask students how they plan to take advantage of the sunshine and what food places on or off campus they...

Vetter: Gandalf is right about the death penalty

Milo Vetter, Staff Writer February 11, 2022

Although the death penalty is gradually becoming less prevalent in the United States, it remains legal in 27 states, where some will defend it fiercely. And even in states where capital punishment has...

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...

Influential leaders in the civil rights movement, Kwame Ture and Rosa Parks used their words and actions to create change.

Horwitz: Organization is power for change

Avi Horwitz, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

Last week, I came across a clip of the anti-imperialist, revolutionary and civil rights leader Kwame Ture explaining the relationship between organization and mobilization. According to Ture, mobilization...

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