The Observer

Tap into theology

Chrismaly Vidal, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2016

Tater tots and God, beer and theology—although these things might not seem connected at first, a weekly event at Happy Dog includes them all. To find out more about the event, we asked Reverend Melanie Marsh Baum about what to expect from the Thursday night event. Q: What is Theology on Tap? ...

CWRU students travel to see Pope Francis

Jasmine Gallup, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2015

Friday, Sept. 25, 18 students from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Institute of Art and Cleveland Institute of Music left Cleveland at around 8 p.m. and drove almost 15 hours through the night until they reached Philadelphia. They drove all that way to see one of the world’s most recognizable...

Department of Religious Studies asks if CWRU is too secular

The Amasa Stone Chapel, which was built by the Flora Stone Mather College for Women, is one of the many religious buildings on campus.

Nardine Taleb, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2015

The Department of Religious Studies held a thought-provoking forum about secularism and its place on campus on Feb. 24, 2015. Secularism, in the context of Case Western Reserve University’s campus, is the institution’s separation from any religion. Professors Joy Bostic, William Deal, Jonathan...

Charlie Hebdo attacks trigger grief around world, open discussions at CWRU

Nardine Taleb, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2015

When the now-notorious gunmen, Cherif and Saïd Kouachi, burst into the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo on Jan. 7, they not only triggered three days of terror for France that left 17 victims dead; they also left the world in a state of shock. “The first thing that I thought was that...

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