The Observer

Student app eases the frustration of online item exchange

Agora Exchange has attracted 250 users since it’s launch in the Apple Store on Sept. 17. The app developers hope to have a version ready for Androids soon.

Anastazia Vanisko, Director of Print

September 30, 2016

Third-year student Sean Baxley’s girlfriend was struggling to sell clothes on the Facebook page Free & For Sale, which inspired him to design an app free of the flaws he found in the Facebook page. Baxley, a biochemistry major, went to his friend Justin Wang, a third-year computer science m...

New app created by CWRU students gives users deals on-the-go

Savrtooth was created by three CWRU undergraduates who worked with Blackstone LaunchPad and Emerging Marketing.

Gabrielle Buffington, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2015

Savrtooth is taking bargain hunting to a new level. The iOS app and online interface gives users access to exclusive flash sales in their area. Retailers have signed up for Savrtooth accounts to promote their items or services. Creators Billy Littlefield, Nate Leclerc and Fred Li all attend Cas...

CWRU student launches CampusMonkey

Kevin Wang, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2015

CampusMonkey, a new app launching soon for iOS and Android, is aiming to help you with your homework. The free app, founded by fifth-year mechanical engineering student Leo Li, allows students to ask for and receive help from their peers by posting tasks that others can complete for pay. Students...

App provides anonymous online therapy

7 cups of tea

John Brogan, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2015

Need to vent? 7 Cups of Tea, an online-based talk therapy app, is working to provide support for students as they work through their college careers. The app gives users the option to chat anonymously with a therapist or attend free counseling online. Users chat anonymously with one of the site’s 70,...

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