The Observer

Sparknews’ Impact Journalism Day event

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor

April 10, 2017

On April 10, The Observer joins 19 other collegiate newspapers to celebrate journalism. The 2012 social business start-up, Sparknews, is celebrating journalism by organizing their Impact Journalism Day 2017 event, a day on which collegiate newspapers publish stories from one another’s publications. T...

What To Do This Weekend

Alex Clarke, Arts and Entertainment

November 18, 2016

Friday, Nov. 18 1st Annual Jolly Scholar Turkey Trot: 10 p.m.- 2 a.m. at The Jolly Scholar. This event is similar to a cake walk except you can win a turkey. Randomly during the night you will move around the music, a Jolly employee will pull a number and you can win a turkey. They will also be offerin...

Security Alerts

November 10, 2016

Miles: No news today

Danny Miles, Columnist

October 28, 2016

This election cycle has provided no shortage of news that’s fit to air. Each new day brings some new wonderful Trump-ism that can provide hours of new sound-bites, or some new scandal brought to light that provides pundits and comedians hours of new material to dig into. There probably hasn’t been a ...

Lights out

Sruthi Meka, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2016

Smartphone applications have made life considerably easier for people by helping them to more effectively manage various aspects of daily life. Now, unVolt, an application developed by a team at Case Western Reserve University, will soon be able to help users manage their energy consumption and save mon...

Scoping out jobs on campus

Prottusha Sarkar, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2016

  A fact is a fact: being a college student can get expensive. You have to buy a book for this class, a clicker for that class, and the odd Chipotle here and there for late night study sessions. One of the ways to earn some money to spend for school, or to save, is by working on campus at the...

Constitution Day 2016 discusses Marijuana Legalization

Jasmine Gallup, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2016

The Constitution Day forum on marijuana legalization and federalism officially began at 4:00pm on Monday, Sept.19. Dressed formally, five of the 18 members of the Constitution Day Student Committee took their places on stage—or as it might appear to someone walking in, on the courtroom floor. Elijah ...

Phan-tastic way to start the year

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

September 9, 2016

Talk about getting revenge. The Case Western Reserve University football team destroyed the University of Chicago 45-17 in a non-conference home game to start the season, avenging a heartbreaking one-point loss from a year ago. The Spartans started the season off 1-0 while the Maroons dropped to 0-1. ...

Miles: Sanders, not stifled, burns forward

Danny Miles

March 17, 2016

On the night of March 8, thousands of political spectators across the country were left with mouths agape when Bernie Sanders (49.8 percent) won the Michigan Democratic primary over Hillary Clinton (48.3 percent). To say it was an upset is an understatement. Numerous polls had Clinton with at least...

Lehrer: On sexual assault on campus

Lehrer: On sexual assault on campus

Josh Lehrer

February 26, 2016

There are a vast array of problems across American society associated with sexual misconduct and sexual assault; I’m hoping we all are ever so aware of this. In recent years, there has been a national spotlight placed on college campuses. Frankly, there has been a need for this for quite some time....

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