Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

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...

CWRU sculptures are more than just art

Sanjana Krishnakumar, Staff Reporter March 20, 2015
We have the stories behind CWRU's sculptures.
Elizabeth Keefer previously served as general counsel to the university before her promotion.

University appoints new Senior Vice President of Administration

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...

A view of Adelbert Hall, which contains Case Western Reserve Universitys administrative offices.

CWRU prepares for a review of its accreditation status

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...

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...

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

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

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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,...

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