The Observer

Assmus: Building community around campus

Piñata's, a popular Mexican resturant located on Euclid Avenue. The apartments that will replace the resturant may be great for students looking for housing, but won't integrate and build the surrounding community and CWRU.

Abby Assmus

April 15, 2016

Two weeks ago, I walked down Euclid with a friend, looking forward to getting a margarita while taking a study break at Piñatas. Once we got there, it didn't look like anyone was inside, and it appeared deserted. We settled on getting a drink somewhere else but were curious about where everyone was at and...

A class from CWRU meets a class from prison for discussion

Students, both inmates and from CWRU, discussed social issues as a group.

Anmol Nigam, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2015

Students enrolled in USSO 290M waited early on Saturday, Nov. 14 for the bus to take them to prison. They were heading to the Lorain Correctional Institution, a state prison less than an hour’s drive from the Case Western Reserve University campus. Their class, titled “Impact of Race, Class and...

Bridging the gap

Sruthi Meka, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2015

A recent study on economic segregation ranks Cleveland and its surrounding areas number one in income segregation among large cities in the U.S. The study, published by Richard Florida, a well-known economist from the University of Toronto, and Charlotta Mellander, of the Jönköping International...

What precedes community

Andrew Breland

November 7, 2014

Last week, Nov. 4 specifically, the U.S. held the midterm general elections. By 11 p.m. it was obvious that the Republican Party would regain control of the U.S. Senate and expand their majority in the U.S. House of Representatives. Here in Ohio, all of the statewide elections also went to the Republicans—margins...

CWRU takes on tooth decay

Dental Event

Miriam Ridge, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2014

Case Western Reserve University pediatric dental staff provided free dental care to the preschoolers of the Bingham Early Learning Center on Oct. 10. They gave the children a dental exam, followed by a cleaning, varnish, and fluoride treatment. Parents were given a report card informing them of their...

Letter to the Editor

October 10, 2014

To the editor, In response to Jacob Martin’s column from the Sept. 19, 2014 issue, It's Humans Versus Zombies season again. Jacob Martin lamented that Case Western Reserve University students get worked up about only Greek Life. Well you can add HvZ, too. But this letter is concerned with why...

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