The Observer

Can math help you make friends?

Students are playing volleyball together in last year's student activitiy fair.

Brian Johnson, Staff Reporter

August 19, 2016

Over the next weeks, students from all over the world will descend upon the Case Western Reserve University campus. While we possess diverse worldviews, experiences and cultures, there are a few things that we all have in common. Among them is being a scared first-year student worried about making fr...

Writing final papers with information theory

Brian Johnson, Contributing Reporter

April 22, 2016

If the past is any indication, it's likely that at this time of the semester, many Case Western Reserve University students will find themselves on the third floor of Kevin Smith Library at 2 a.m., rushing to finish final papers that they started only hours before. Suppose one such student, dejected afte...

Junior designs process to help automate cell imaging

Kushagra Gupta, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2015

Junior Dana Jeter always wondered why the little antenna that sticks out of a satellite dish is placed where it is. The answer is what got her interested in mathematics during a calculus class in high school. “It’s the basis for all science,” she said. “I didn’t know where I wanted to...

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