The Observer

Snyder and Stark discuss future of campus housing at RHA meeting

Julia Bianco, Director of Web & Multimedia

February 12, 2016

University President Barbara R. Snyder and Vice President of Student Affairs Lou Stark recently spoke at a meeting of the Residence Hall Association (RHA), discussing the future of campus housing. On-campus housing as a priority Snyder repeatedly espoused the benefits of on-campus housing, stating...

Megabus eliminates some services in Cleveland

Anne Nickoloff, Director of Print

February 5, 2016

Megabus eliminates some services in Cleveland As a result of low gas prices, Megabus has cut services which offered rides from Cleveland to Columbus and Cincinnati. In an interview with cleveland.com, Sean Hughes, the director of corporate affairs for Megabus North America, said, "It wasn't perform...

Housing Task Force examines housing costs

Jeniece Montellano, Social Media Editor

January 29, 2016

In an effort to further include student voices in discussions concerning campus housing, a task force has taken action to involve as much of the student body as possible in an informative survey. Vice President of Student Affairs Lou Stark created the Undergraduate Housing Task Force in response to...

Kimmel: Service with a smile, but only if you earn it

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor

January 22, 2016

Wade Commons and Fribley Commons can be mysterious places. (What’s going on behind those shelves of packages? Murder? Probably.) Before I started working as a Customer Service Assistant (CSA) in the offices, I definitely had no idea how they worked. And looking back, I was often super rude in my...

Fire alarms among complaints of Apartments at 1576 residents

Fire alarms among complaints of Apartments at 1576 residents

Anastazia Vanisko, Copy Editor

October 2, 2015

On Sept. 21, fire alarms in the Apartments at 1576, the new residence hall, went off five different times. According to Case Western Reserve University Police Sergeant Jeffrey Daberko, four of the alarms were caused by cooking-related incidences, the fifth being a faulty detector. For many residents,...

Delayed residence hall to open on Sept. 12

Delayed residence hall to open on Sept. 12

Jeniece Montellano, Copy Editor

September 11, 2015

Case Western Reserve University’s new residential hall is finally opening for move-in this weekend. Originally intended to open at the beginning of the school year, the building was put on hold last winter due to record low temperatures, pushing its move-in date back by almost a month. “What they h...

Student in temporary housing in Wade Manor mistaken for intruder

Student in temporary housing in Wade Manor mistaken for intruder

Anastazia Vanisko, Staff Writer

September 4, 2015

Josh Lehrer was sleeping in his new temporary housing in Wade Manor for the first time when, at 2:30 a.m., he was awoken by two police officers coming into his room. Lehrer was initially shocked by the members of the Case Western Reserve University Police Department. A New Residence Hall resident,...

Week one for a New Residential Hall resident in the Marriott

Maria Fazal, A&E Editor

August 28, 2015

Captain’s log is a regular feature detailing students’ journeys through CWRU’s temporary housing as they await their rooms in the New Residence Hall. When my suitemates and I found out we would be living in a hotel for almost a whole month, we weren’t quite sure what to expect. I can’t ...

New residence hall still heading for Sept. 12 move-in date

New residence hall still heading for Sept. 12 move-in date

Julia Bianco, Director of Web and Multimedia

July 13, 2015

Curious about what's going on with the upperclassmen living in hotels? Here is the story on the new residence hall, and why it's not done yet.

Housing announces hotels for students displaced from new residence hall

Housing announces hotels for students displaced from new residence hall

Julia Bianco, News Editor

April 9, 2015

Following the announcement that the new residence hall will not be finished until Sept. 12, the university has secured rooms in the Courtyard by Marriott-Cleveland University Circle, The DoubleTree Tudor Arms Hotel by Hilton, and Intercontinental Conference Center & Intercontinental Suites Hotel...

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