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The Observer

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Assmus: My love-hate relationship with CWRU

Abby Assmus, Columnist April 28, 2017

Case Western Reserve University has a more nerdy and academically focused college environment compared to other colleges in the area. This is often praised, as the workload is an accepted part of the culture...

Assmus: The constant construction builds up CWRU, surrounding area

Abby Assmus, Staff Writer March 31, 2017

Over the past six years that I have been a student here at Case Western Reserve University, there have been many physical changes to campus. Often, people are surprised to hear that some of the places...

Assmus: University Circle, CWRU parking needs to change

Abby Assmus, Columnist February 24, 2017

Around campus, there are plenty of garages, lots and metered spaces on streets. Yet, it is still difficult to park when going to class or work on campus because of the high prices for a decent parking...

Motivation for advocacy

Abby Assmus, Columnist November 18, 2016

After the election results came in, many people felt discouraged, angry, hopeless and a multitude of varying emotions at once. It was not simply because their candidate lost, but because their opponent...

Assmus: Cup controversy

Assmus: Cup controversy

Abby Assmus, Columnist November 11, 2016

Once again, it is November and it is time for Starbucks to reveal their infamous holiday cup. This year, only a day after Halloween, the coffee company revealed an all green cup with a white circle on...

Assmus: It’s okay to be obsessed with pumpkin spice

Abby Assmus, Columnist September 23, 2016

Last week I got Starbucks for my supervisor and myself. As I sat next to her, sipping on my drink, she asked what I got, after stating that it looked really good. I hesitantly responded—since I was a...

Assmus: Its time to get off your phone and pay attention

Assmus: It’s time to get off your phone and pay attention

Abby Assmus, Columnist September 2, 2016

It is the beginning of a new semester, an exciting time for many people on campus. Whether you are returning to campus from spending the summer away and finishing your remaining undergraduate years here...

Assmus: Cleveland celebration shows need for more public transport

Abby Assmus July 23, 2016

Cleveland, the city commonly called the “mistake on the lake” and as a cursed sports town, with a 52 year major league sports victory drought, finally had something to celebrate when the Cavaliers...

Assmus: Political Exhaustion

Abby Assmus May 23, 2016

Earlier in the year, I wrote an article about my New Year’s resolution to be politically involved and engaged during this election year. I truly believe in paying attention to the news and exercising...

The value of learning at CWRU

Abigail Assmus April 22, 2016

There are many things that people don’t like about Case Western Reserve University. Often, these views are expressed here in the opinion section, as writers give their opinions about issues on campus...

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