The Observer

New packaging service introduced to campus

Jordan Reif, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2019

Last fall, Case Western Reserve University became one of more than 30 universities across the country to introduce Amazon Lockers: a method of receiving Amazon packages with the scan of a QR code. These kiosks were introduced to CWRU in an effort to offset the volume of packages delivered to the resid...

Those at risk in good hands with EMS

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University Emergency Medical Service (EMS) have been responding to campus emergencies since 2005. Operating two ambulances, CWRU EMS cooperates with the CWRU Police Department, CWRU Public Safety, University Hospitals and municipal agencies to keep the community healthy and ...

The Fourth Trimester advocates women postpartum

Jordan Reif, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018

Access to high-quality healthcare is absolutely necessary for perinatal health. On Nov. 8, about 40 people came together to learn about the “fourth trimester of pregnancy.” Organized by postdoctoral fellow Marie McCausland, “The Fourth Trimester: Surviving and Thriving After Baby” addressed mater...

Volleyball ends season hoping for more in 2019

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

November 9, 2018

At the beginning of the season, the Case Western Reserve University volleyball team had high expectations. They were coming off a solid season a year ago and only graduated one player while returning all of their crucial pieces. After 32 matches, the Spartans fell short of expectations. However, label...

House of Wills seance brings the dead back among the living

House of Wills seance brings the dead back among the living

Michael Wu, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018

This is a first person account of a seance at the House of Wills, an abandoned funeral home in Cleveland. The article features references to the occult and Satanism. I’m running late to the seance. Despite my plans to arrive at the historic, haunted and infamous House of Wills 30 minutes before the seance i...

Besl leads Spartans to two wins

Besl leads Spartans to two wins

David Chang, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team notched another 2-0 weekend record. They beat No. 9 University of Rochester in a tight 3-2 overtime thriller and had a 3-0 blowout against Emory University. The Spartans started off hot against Rochester as third-year forward Zachary Senft ...

Best selling authors Judy Blume and Daniel Handler meet at Maltz

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Yvonne Pan, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2018

Two giants of children's literature, Judy Blume and Daniel Handler, the latter who uses the pseudonym Lemony Snicket, met at Maltz Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, Sept. 26. The two came to Cleveland as part of the William N. Skirball Writers Center Stage Series. Their conversation was the hi...

From the stage to the lecture hall

Justin Hu, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2018

“I have always enjoyed learning a new job and getting to have new experiences.” It’s a simple and common sentiment, but with these words, Charles Korsmo perfectly characterizes himself. Now a professor of law at Case Western Reserve University, Korsmo has had a distinguished career spanning a n...

Baseball starts UAA home opener with a win

With a perfect mix of scoring and lights-out pitching, the baseball team has been exceeding expectations, garnering a No. 13 ranking in Division III.

Joey Recchia, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2018

Following a series win over Ohio Wesleyan University two weekends ago, the No. 13 Case Western Reserve University baseball team kept its momentum going with another series win at Nobby’s Ballpark against Emory University. CWRU played its first game of the weekend on Friday, March 30. The team was...

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