The Observer

A life of dedication

Aquene Kimmel, Staff Reporter

April 22, 2016

Fourth-year student Henry Wu was outwardly quiet, reserved and even shy before his death on April 9. He worked hard and would often lose himself in a task, but once someone came up and talked to him, he was happy to converse and had plenty to say. Henry died at the age of 22 during a bus ride from Cleveland to ...

CWRU remembers undergraduate student Don Harris

Nardine Taleb and Aquene Kimmel

January 22, 2016

Donald “Don” Kincheloe Harris was 24 when he died on Jan. 2, 2016. Originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico, Harris started at Case Western Reserve University in 2010. He was majoring in biochemistry and biology, on his way to becoming a doctor. He died of an ongoing illness. In Albuquerqu...

Following death of first-year Mohammad Jamal, CWRU community shares his story

On Oct. 17, first year student Mohammad Jamal died in a car accident. CWRU remembers him for his humor and happiness and his involvement in the Muslim Student Association and an intramural soccer team.

Nardine Taleb, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2015

Early in the semester, members of the Muslim Student Association received an email from a first year student introducing himself: “Asalamoualaikum MSA peeps, Hello there fellow MSA brothers and sisters. My name is Mohammad Jamal and I am running for freshman representative. I’d like to think of ...

CWRU remembers test proctor Cara McManus

CWRU remembers test proctor Cara McManus

Anne Nickoloff and Aquene Kimmel

May 12, 2015

“Everything in life is okay, until it isn’t,” wrote Cara McManus in a blog post on June 6, 2014. “A lot of times, that is all we can ever know. Today, I am not afraid of the future. I cry, but most times it’s out of gratitude and awe. I am moved by every single day by the kindness of friend...

Semper Fi, Always Faithful

Ken Kilka

Julia Bianco, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2014

The two trees framing Adelbert Hall somehow maintained their colorful plumage through the harsh winds of November, adding a beautiful autumn feel to the Veteran’s Day gathering of students, community members, faculty and staff. Many are decked out in service uniforms or wearing red, white and blue....

Weatherhead remembers Rongrong Yang

Rongrong Yang

Garretson Oester, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2014

Weatherhead School of Management MBA student Rongrong “Daniel” Yang died on Sept. 24. Yang would have celebrated his 33rd birthday next month. Yang, better known to fellow students as Daniel, was a first-year MBA student from the Jiangsu province in China. He hoped to become an expert in supply...

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