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Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Jack Turner, the Vice-Chair of the Northeast Ohio Group of the Sierra Club Chapter of Ohio, meeting with Senator Sherrod Brown. From left to right, Jack Turner, Sherrod Brown, Samantha Allen, a staff member of Senator Brown and Dan Sawmiller, a senior campaign representative of the Sierra Club.

CWRU Sierra Club member lobbies for clean energy

Kushagra Gupta, Staff Reporter September 23, 2016

During their time at Case Western Reserve University, most students do not expect to lobby members of the United States Congress. That is exactly what fourth-year student Jack Turner found himself doing...

Student groups gear up for November elections

Student groups gear up for November elections

Aquene Kimmel, Staff Reporter September 23, 2016

Since the beginning of this semester, walking across campus during school hours supplies students with ample opportunities to register to vote, provided by various campus and nonprofit groups. Among registering...

Campus multicultural groups came together for an evening of food, culture and performances.

World Expo showcases student groups

Isabel Torres-Padin, Contributing Reporter April 1, 2016

On March 26, as the sun shined outside, the University Diversity Collaborative’s (UDC) second annual World Expo was busy serving up diverse food and entertainment in the Thwing Atrium. With a carnival...

Volunteers at the Spreading Sunshine event exceeded their goal of putting together 300 kits to send to sick children.

Project Sunshine hosts event to help sick children

Adithi Iyengar, Staff Reporter April 1, 2016

On March 26, Case Western Reserve University’s chapter of Project Sunshine hosted its first Sending Sunshine event. At this event, student volunteers put together craft kits to send to children in hospitals...

This new policy, limiting rental and visiting hours at CWRUs farm, is the result of an increase in rent paid by employees who live on-site at the farm.

Forced off the farm

Michael McKenna, Executive Editor February 19, 2016

For the past 20 years, Case Western Reserve University Film Society has held their end of the year retreat at Squire Valleevue and Valley Ridge Farms in Hunting Valley, Ohio. It has been the group’s...

Feeling the Bern

Jasmine Gallup, Staff Writer August 28, 2015

With the 2016 Presidential election rapidly approaching and the primaries for said election already underway, students all over campus are picking themselves up, dusting off their “I Voted” sticker...

“The R-word” seminar hosted by CWRU Special Olympics chapter

Aneeka Ayyar, Staff Reporter April 24, 2015

Spartans for Special Olympics held the first ever “The R-Word” in the Thwing Center on April 19 with the primary purpose of getting students to think about the offensive language they use every day....

Awards recognize student leaders, groups

Hunter Overstreet, Contributing Reporter April 24, 2015

Last Wednesday, April 15, was the 29th annual Dr. Dorothy Pijan Student Leadership Awards Ceremony, an event where nominated students and student organizations were recognized for their contributions to...

New campus group provides a place to discuss non-normative sexuality and intimacy

Miriam Ridge, Staff Reporter April 17, 2015

This week Campus Insider sat down with McCoy Edmonds, the President of the Case Undergraduate Fetish Foundation (CUFF). CUFF is an educational group formed for the CWRU community to discuss non-normative...

Relax and roll at the hangout

Tiffany Cheung, Staff Reporter April 3, 2015

Ready to roll? CWRU Hammocking Club and Case Western Longboard Club will be having a hangout on Sunday, April 12 at 2 p.m. in Doan Park. The two clubs will meet students at the bottom of the elephant stairs...

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