The Observer

Tobacco-free policy to be reconsidered following invalid vote, student reaction

Celia Wan, Staff Writer

January 15, 2016

Voted in by the Faculty Senate before winter break, the tobacco-free campus policy has now been recalled due to a lack of attendance at the last Faculty Senate meeting. At the same time, rising student attention to this policy has led to new developments in the decision-making process. Attendees at...

Faculty Senate approves campus-wide tobacco ban without student input

Some students object to the new ban, as they feel that it interferes with their rights.

Celia Wan, Staff writer

December 4, 2015

Case Western Reserve University’s Faculty Senate voted to smoke out tobacco last week, and students are upset that the committee did not consider undergraduate or graduate student opinions while formulating and voting on this policy change. A proposal to completely ban tobacco on campus was passed...

Smoke signals

Sgt. Jeffrey Daberko and Officer Mark Chavis

April 10, 2015

Spring is the season when flowers begin to poke through the permafrost, Wade Lagoon unfreezes, birds start to sing and cigarette smokers start to sprout across campus. Not really ... it just becomes more noticeable now that everyone is pulling off their winter hats and hoods, and can actually see what’s...

Don’t be a butt

Anne Nickoloff, Arts & Entertainment Editor

April 3, 2015

One day as I worked my way toward my psychology class in Gund Hall, I approached the regular smoking corner, sandwiched between the Peter B. Lewis building and the Cleveland Institute of Art. It’s a popular one. As a student dragged the last puff from his cigarette and exhaled a breath of smoke...

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