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The Observer

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

The new apartment building replacing Piñatas will have apartments for about $1,000 per month.

Apartment building to replace Piñatas

Sarah Lisk, Staff Reporter April 1, 2016

The closure of Mexican restaurant and popular campus hangout Piñatas at the beginning of March came as a surprise to many, though plans to demolish and redevelop the property have been in the works for...

Construction on Clark Hall began over Spring Break.

Clark Hall finally losing netting

Anastazia Vanisko, Copy editor March 25, 2016

When students came back from spring break, they were greeted with a new sight as they crossed Mather Quad: construction. After years of passing by a Clark Hall that was covered in green netting, the...

Yost is almost toast

Julia Bianco, Director of Web & Multimedia March 18, 2016

University plans for a new Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Building may mean the demise of Yost Hall, the home of the math and statistics departments and numerous campus offices, including financial...

CWRU requested traffic lights at this intersection years ago, and the city of Cleveland recently installed them.

Years of work led up to new traffic lights

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor October 30, 2015

While walking between Northside and Southside, or between the Engineering Quad and Little Italy, many students cross at Adelbert Road and Circle Drive. Until recently, the three-way intersection made for...

Construction begins on new seven-story think[box] building

Julia Bianco, News Editor November 14, 2014
Think[box] is CWRU's makerspace, where you can tinker and create whatever project you have in your head. While the current think[box] is in Olin, construction on a new, bigger think[box] is currently underway.

Juniper police headquarters to be torn down, replaced with new alumni wing

Gabrielle Buffington, Staff Reporter November 14, 2014

It seems like everyday at Case Western Reserve University there are orange cones and yellow helmets. But there are no blockades or construction workers around the police headquarters on Juniper. Just a...

CWRU reinstalls veteran’s memorial

Miriam Ridge, Staff Reporter October 31, 2014

On Oct. 20, construction workers began to reinstall the Veterans Memorial Flagpole behind the Amasa Stone Chapel at the end of the Binary Walkway. They expect to complete it on Friday, Oct. 31. The...

Wyant Center

Wyant Athletic and Wellness Center comes full circle

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor October 16, 2014

Where a year ago the Class of 2017 had their Orientation Week tent, there now stands a beautiful new athletic center. Students now patiently await the grand opening and the chance to utilize this much-needed...

Cleveland Clinic begins construction of new cancer institute

Maria Fazal, Staff Reporter October 10, 2014

The Cleveland Clinic is building a new $276 million cancer facility, which will feature state of the art equipment and technology for treating and researching cancer. The Cleveland Clinic is ranked...

Cleveland Museum of Art

History in the making

Alex Clarke, Contributing Reporter October 9, 2014

You might be seeing a lot more natural history in the future. Announced in December 2012, the Cleveland Museum of Natural History declared plans to expand and renovate the pre-existing building. Glenda...

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