The Observer

Don’t beware what is beyond the bridge

KJ Smith, Guest Columnist April 27, 2018

As my final semester at Case Western Reserve University is coming to an end, it’s time to figure out where to move onto next. I’ve lived in Northeast Ohio my whole life.  When I was 10 years old,...

Letters to the Editor: Phi Delt's Offensive Costumes Return

Letters to the Editor: Phi Delt’s Offensive Costumes Return

November 30, 2016

Greetings CWRU Community, I am writing to discuss a recent act of racial arrogance on our campus and the Case Western Reserve University administration's unwillingness to address it. As most of you...

Patel: Change the name

Patel: Change the name

Riddhi Patel, Columnist November 4, 2016

Despite the progress we have made as a country in terms of race relations, we still have sports teams named after racial groups, such as Cleveland’s baseball team, the Cleveland Indians. The Cleveland...

Respecting each other this Halloween

Respecting each other this Halloween

October 28, 2016

College campuses have found themselves in a state of hypervisibility lately, mostly due to what some consider to be “political correctness.” Everything that happens on campus is watched, carefully,...

OMA is organizing a social media campaign where participants write messages about what they would like to see in diversity and inclusion at CWRU.

OMA hosts Day of Dialogue in response to racist graffiti in Fribley

Julia Bianco, News Editor April 16, 2015

The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) hosted a Day of Dialogue on April 14 to discuss the racist comments left in Fribley Commons before spring break. On Feb. 24, Head Chef Mark Cameron found a...

What’s going on?

Jacob Martin October 31, 2014

In May 1971, Marvin Gaye released the concept album “What’s Going On.” The nine songs that comprise the album are sung from the perspective of a Vietnam combat veteran who returns to America only...

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