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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

Wilson: Policy and documentation must pave the campaign trail

Peter Wilson, Staff Columnist April 26, 2019

It is impossible to deny that there is a large field of Democratic candidates running for president in 2020. Even now, over a year before the election, there are at least 19 major candidates who have announced...

The 2016 election dampened peoples opinions of polling data. But can we really discount their importance to the public sphere?

Wilson: The results are in: polling is good

Peter Wilson, Staff Columnist April 5, 2019

In the later months of 2016, one thing seemed certain. Almost every poll released after August gave Hillary Clinton a big lead over her opponent, President Donald Trump. People were so sure of the polls...

A photo of one of the Christchurch Mosques that were attacked this past weekend. The incident has again sparked conversations regarding how we react to mass shootings and acts of violent nationalism.

Wilson: Keep the killer nameless

Peter Wilson, Staff Columnist March 22, 2019

Last week, the world was rocked by the news that two mosques had been attacked by a white nationalist. Mass shootings are, unfortunately, a common problem in America, but this past Friday’s attack occurred...

Wilson: Finding inspiration on a field-focused campus

Peter Wilson, Staff Columnist February 22, 2019

There are many wonderful aspects of this campus. The academics are strong, the professors are acclaimed and there is a history of discovery and excellence. These all contribute to strong student development,...

Wilson: Keep the census constitutional

Peter Wilson, Staff Columnist January 25, 2019

Article 1, Section 2 of the United States Constitution outlines who can serve in the United States House of Representatives and how many representatives each state should be allotted. In this article,...

Wilson: NASA funding can reignite national pride

Peter Wilson, Staff Columnist January 18, 2019

In 1969, NASA landed the first humans on the Moon. This feat was the culmination of the so-called “Space Race” during the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union. Starting in the...

Wilson: Mario Kart is Nintendo’s masterpiece

Peter Wilson, Staff Columnist December 7, 2018

Many people have tried. Many more have failed. But the ultimate test of skills between friends is the infamous Mario Kart for the Wii. No other game allows players of all backgrounds to come together...

Wilson: It’s time for Zuckerberg to step down

Peter Wilson, Staff Columnist November 30, 2018

It would not be surprising if you are one of Facebook’s 2.2 billion users. It would be surprising if you have no experience with the social media giant. As many know, and as was depicted in the movie...

Wilson: Uptown’s food funk

Peter Wilson, Staff Columnist November 2, 2018

There are many exceptionally wonderful things about this university. The academics are renowned and challenging, the campus is beautiful and located in a cultural hub and the professors are esteemed and...

Wilson: Misinformation cannot be a partisan issue

Peter Wilson, Staff Columnist October 26, 2018

Social media is one of the most important aspects of today’s society. It brings people from all around the world together and keeps people connected in ways that would never have been thought of 100...

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