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Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Ball attendees participated in activities like tea leaf reading, a quest and photo booth pictures

Yule Ball soars to new heights

Lars Torres, Staff Reporter February 5, 2016

Late Saturday night, students showcased their bountiful love for Harry Potter at the Yule Ball, hosted by CWRUcio Quidditch. It took place in The Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Ballroom C from 8 p.m.-11...

This year’s Relay for Life raised $66,140 and included events such as cart rides, performances, and a luminaria ceremony.

Annual Relay for Life draws Cleveland community, raises funds

Adithi Iyengar, Copy Editor April 23, 2015

This year’s Relay for Life was illuminated first by a bright sun and cloudless sky, and later by a solemn Luminaria Ceremony. As the day grew warmer, people converged on the DiSanto Field in the North...

More than 400 projects were displayed at this year’s Research ShowCASE in the Veale Athletic Center.

Over 400 campus projects presented at Research ShowCASE

Jessica Yang, Social Media Editor April 23, 2015

This campus prides itself on research. Last Friday, April 17, even the usually sports-oriented Veale Convocation Center was taken over by students in business attire standing in front of posters and booths...

KAH Banquet

A sweet night

Sierra Blanton, Staff Reporter February 13, 2015

Going out for a fun dinner in the name of a good cause is pretty sweet, but adding chocolate to the mix makes it that much sweeter. Last Friday night, Feb. 6, Kids Against Hunger (KAH) and the Chocolate...

CWRU docs rock

Anne Nickoloff, Arts & Entertainment Editor December 11, 2014

Case Western Reserve University has a nerdy sense of humor, and on Friday December 12th, the medical students will get to perform every medical spoof they can think of. This will be at, of course,...

The Jolly Scholar launches weekly comedy series

Julia Bianco, News Editor November 26, 2014

Comedy fans, rejoice! The Jolly Scholar is bringing the local comedy scene to campus with their new Wednesday night comedy series, in partnership with Chucklefck. “The thought was to try to find something...

Andaaz 2014

Andaaz 2014

November 21, 2014

The performances this year at Andaaz 2014 were colorful,impressive and simply beautiful. This year’s show featured the first Andaaz performances of CWRU Rasa, Spartan Swaras and Plan Beta, along with...

Students show off their talents in UPB’ CWRU’s Got Talent event

Tiffany Cheung, Staff Reporter November 21, 2014

The spotlight is on, the clapping has subsided, and the audience waits. Can the next performer top the previous one? There is already extraordinary talent in the air and oozing out of the Kelvin & Eleanor...

While the competition was stiff, the Mr. CWRU pageant brought out only one winner.

Junior Charlie Topel (left) captured the top spot with a raunchy comedy routine.

We’re all a little mad here

Katie Laird, Contributing Reporter November 21, 2014

It’s a freezing cold night on Nov. 14, complete with wind whipping through hair and snow blowing in faces. It’s not quite a winter wonderland, but inside Strosacker Auditorium, a different kind of...

Howl-o-ween Slideshow

November 2, 2014

[portfolio_slideshow id=12770] Campus Canines for a Cure brought puppies to campus as part of their Howl-o-Ween event on Oct. 30. The therapy dogs were in the Halloween spirit, and all dressed up in their...

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