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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

Former fraternity house will soon house Pi Beta Phi

Miriam Ridge, Staff Reporter December 2, 2016

Over the past few weeks, the Greek Life Office (GLO) has been sifting through the applications of eligible chapters on campus who are all vying for one thing: a chance to have a house of their own. On...

Euclid 116 Apartments to become a new housing option

Shreya Ravindran, Staff Reporter November 4, 2016

A few months ago, the Mexican restaurant Piñatas in Uptown was buzzing with students drinking margaritas and eating quesadillas. However, at the beginning of April, plans were announced to demolish and...

Gender Inclusive Housing 101

Samuel Qian, Contributing Reporter October 14, 2016

Gender Inclusive Housing (GIH) is an experience that all students at Case Western Reserve University have access to. It provides transgender students, gender-nonconforming students and students who are...

Student organization introduces initiative for residence hall name change

Sruthi Meka, Staff Reporter September 16, 2016

The newest residence hall, located at 1576 E. 115th St., will soon be named in honor of the late Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones, after the Case Western Reserve University Board of Trustees unanimously...

Two forums on campus housing during RNC held to address concern

Taylor Moran, Executive Editor July 23, 2016

In response to the petition related to the Republican National Convention (RNC) police officers being housed in university residence halls, university President Barbara Snyder decided to hold two forums...

RHA, USG call for consolidation of housing rates

RHA, USG call for consolidation of housing rates

Jeniece Montellano, Social Media Editor April 22, 2016

This past Tuesday, the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) approved a resolution put forth by the vice president and president of the Resident Housing Association (RHA) as well as the president and...

Piñatas, a popular Mexican resturant located on Euclid Avenue. The apartments that will replace the resturant may be great for students looking for housing, but wont integrate and build the surrounding community and CWRU.

Assmus: Building community around campus

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...

Lack of communication on Gender-Inclusive Housing upsets RHA, LGBT Center

Julia Bianco, Director of Web & Multimedia April 15, 2016

Issues with assigning second-year gender-inclusive housing (GIH) for the 2016-2017 school year have caused some discontent among members of both Case Western Reserve University’s Residence Hall Association...

According to Associate Director of the Office of University Housing Loretta Sexton, the PMAs feel more like apartments than typical on-campus housing.

Property Management Apartments have increased openings

Celia Wan, Staff Writer March 25, 2016

As Case Western Reserve University students are selecting their rooms for the coming school year, 30 more bedrooms in the North Property Management Apartments (PMAs) are now open for the upper-class students,...

This new policy, limiting rental and visiting hours at CWRUs farm, is the result of an increase in rent paid by employees who live on-site at the farm.

Forced off the farm

Michael McKenna, Executive Editor February 19, 2016

For the past 20 years, Case Western Reserve University Film Society has held their end of the year retreat at Squire Valleevue and Valley Ridge Farms in Hunting Valley, Ohio. It has been the group’s...

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