The Observer

Eckert: Greek life in the world

Brian Eckert, Columnist

November 17, 2017

Greek Life has a major role on Case Western Reserve University’s campus, as well as on many other campuses across the country and world. In the last year, there have been several deaths from hazing at fraternities which have garnered national attention. The most recent of these include events at Pennsylvania...

Eckert: The danger of “work hard, play hard”

Brian Eckert, Columnist

October 13, 2017

The phrase “work hard, play hard” has become common on college campuses across the country and was popularized by the Wiz Khalifa song of the same name. It generally refers to the habit of studying hard all week and then going out all weekend to blow off steam from all the late nights during the ...

Eckert: The importance of an African American studies minor

Brian Eckert, Columnist

September 29, 2017

Currently there is no African-American Studies major or minor at Case Western Reserve University, which may be surprising to some. CWRU is what most would consider a top tier university and from my point of view, inclusive and respectful of all races, cultures and ethnicities. There is a petition travell...

Eckert: Save the planet: every action counts

Brian Eckert, Columnist

September 15, 2017

It’s no longer a question of whether or not the climate has been affected by humans, with the primary causes of this change being our excessive pollution and abuse of the environment. The recent natural disasters are just a taste of what is to come in the next few decades if we don’t change something....

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