The Observer

Extraterrestrial festival

Last weekend, Film Society put on its 40th Sci-Fi marathon, with special celebrations in addition to its lineup of films

Sierra Blanton, Contributing Reporter

January 23, 2015

From Friday, Jan. 16 to Saturday, Jan. 17, students and community members alike joined together to celebrate science fiction movies. However, it wasn’t just some sleepover. Among the rows of seats in Strosacker Auditorium, the crowd of people ate popcorn and tried to stay awake in the late hours, participating...

Mass funding by the numbers

December 5, 2014

Each semester, USG allocates funding to each of the student groups through a process called mass funding. Student groups submit their budgets, which USG first narrows down to fit within their funding guidelines (the “ideal” number). Then, they make cuts across the board to allocate within their own...

Pre-Physician Assistant club hopes to spread awareness for the profession

Pre-Physicians Assistant Club

Gabrielle Buffington, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2014

What does a physicians assistant (PA) do? Most people, even those planning to go into the medical profession, have no idea. “I do… no, no, I don’t,” said junior pre-med Caitlynn Weston. “They’re like nurses, but better. I think they’re one step under a doctor.” Sabrina Puvalowski,...

Improvment brings “fetch” back in latest show

Enio Chinca, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2014

Case Western Reserve University’s Improv troupe, Improvment, hosted and performed the show “Fetch Improv” on Saturday in the Eldred Black Box. The show featured five performers: Olivia Taliaferro, Josh McElroy, Joe Fennimore, Stephen Kolison and Brad Odhner. The show ran from Oct. 10-11. One...

From Bollywood to Hollywood

From Bollywood to Hollywood

Elaina Lin, Theatre and Dance Reporter

November 16, 2012

What's that? Justin Timberlake? No wait. Party rock is in the house? Hold on. Instead, it’s the sound of Indian-fused musical elements. A unique a cappella group on campus, Dhamakapella is dedicated to bringing this combination of contemporary American music with popular Bollywood hits. "It's the...

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