The Observer

Holcomb: SAGES is failing but is needed

Chandler, Holdcomb

April 15, 2016

College is a time for intellectual exploration. While courses required for majors are important for this, many simply reinforce similar skill sets and mentalities. SAGES takes a general education approach that attempts to provide all Case Western Reserve University students a similar experience. It h...

CWRU sculptures are more than just art

Sanjana Krishnakumar, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2015

We have the stories behind CWRU's sculptures.

University appoints new Senior Vice President of Administration

Elizabeth Keefer previously served as general counsel to the university before her promotion.

Sruthi Meka, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2015

University General Counsel Elizabeth Keefer has undertaken the additional role of senior vice president of administration. She replaced John Wheeler, who announced his retirement in December. Keefer will continue her duties in the legal office for the university while carrying out more administrative...

CWRU prepares for a review of its accreditation status

A view of Adelbert Hall, which contains Case Western Reserve University's administrative offices.

John Brogan, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2015

This spring, Case Western Reserve University will undergo a major review of its highest-level accreditation status, which allows the university to offer students federally-based financial aid. One part of the review will include a survey available to all CWRU students. CWRU’s review will be from...

Ernst & Young CEO joins CWRU Board of Trustees

Ernst & Young CEO joins CWRU Board of Trustees

Gabrielle Buffington, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2015

Mark Weinberger, the chairman and CEO of Ernst & Young, and a Case Western Reserve University alumnus, is the newest member of CWRU’s Board of Trustees. Weinberger joins the 49 current members and 84 emeritus members, who have all established their roles in society while giving back to the university. ...

Everykey looks towards their next goal as they head to CES 2015

Everykey is a bracelet that automatically unlocks users' password protected devices when they are in range.

Katie Wieser, Executive Editor

January 3, 2015

Everykey is going back to Vegas. After intriguing several potential investors and consumers last year, the startup is returning to the International Consumer Electronics Show. Last January, the product was still being developed and the team was looking to get feedback from the industry to prepare them...

CWRU School of Medicine Students participate in #whitecoatsforblacklives

Julia Bianco, News Editor

December 12, 2014

On Dec. 10 at 3 p.m., more than 70 students “died” at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. The nationwide die-in, called #whitecoatsforblacklives, was held at more than 75 medical schools across the country in protest of police brutality and the no-indictments in Ferguson and New...

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 annual Doc Opera, held this year in the Cleveland Masonic Auditorium. This year’s theme, “A...

Greek Life events face scrutiny following allegations of sexual misconduct

Julia Bianco, News Editor

December 3, 2014

UPDATE: More information has been made available about this topic. A more complete story can be found here.    Following allegations of sexual misconduct committed by fraternity brothers, the Greek Life Office has requested that all fraternities cancel any social events involving alcohol f...

Death, Barbara Snyder and the Talking Heads

Jacob Martin

November 14, 2014

Having a weekly opinion column with the freedom to say practically anything I want is a privilege I sometimes take for granted. I often think about how I’ve landed this spot and what influence, if any, I have on the Case Western Reserve University community. As my deadline approached this week,...

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