The Observer

Diversity board, proposals for structural change to be discussed at March 5 SEC meeting

Julia Bianco, News Editor

March 3, 2015

Transparency, representation and fairness are going to be at the forefront of this Thursday’s meeting of the Student Executive Council, where the discussion of whether to add a new board to represent diversity groups will finally come to a public forum. In addition, two proposals for drastically c...

Gender inclusive housing options will be available for next year

Julia Bianco, News Editor

February 27, 2015

Gender inclusive housing options will be available for the first time in the 2015-2016 school year.

Housing rates to increase in the upcoming year

Housing rates to increase in the upcoming year

Sarah Jawhari, Contributing Reporter

February 19, 2015

Both upperclassmen and underclassmen will be influenced by a housing rate increase proposed by Case Western Reserve University for the upcoming school year. The 3.75 percent room-rate increase will be applied to all undergraduate housing, with the exception of the newly constructed residence hall on...

RHA’s president on residence hall pride, gender inclusive housing

Julia Bianco, News Editor

February 5, 2015

Each week, The Observer will sit down with an important member of campus administration or a Case Western Reserve University organization to get an inside look at their organization.This week, we talked to the Residence Hall Association president, Victoria Robinson. Gender-inclusive housing survey ...

RHA proposes Gender Inclusive Housing Initiative

Anastazia Vanisko, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2014

Imagine when you first arrived at Case Western Reserve University, when everything was new and you didn’t know what to expect. One of the first people you met was probably your roommate, and for the first few days you explored CWRU together. If your orientation groups were put together by floor, you...

Giving back for Thanksgiving

Sruthi Meka, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2014

As the weather gets chillier and the holidays approach, the spirit of community service on campus seems to strengthen. RHAmen Rush, the Residence Hall Association’s annual food drive, is one of the products of this season’s spirit of giving. This fall, RHA collaborated with Kids Against Hunger...

Smashing pumpkins

Sruthi Meka, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2014

Nothing signifies fall quite as much on Case Western Reserve University’s campus as the Residence Hall Association’s annual pumpkin drop. On Oct. 31, students will be able to drop pumpkins from the 11th floor of Clarke Tower and watch them smash on the ground below. The pumpkin drop has been a...

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