The Observer

Office space stirs controversy

Jahci Perry-Richardson, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018

When the Tinkham Veale University Center (TVUC) opened its doors in 2014, many offices in Thwing Center relocated to the new building. One of those offices was the LGBT Center, previously located in Thwing’s Hitchcock Hall. After the opening of TVUC, the vacant space in Hitchcock became home to the...

SPR reinforces Thwing as “heart of campus”

The Thwing Center is chosen by the Student President Roudtable as the heart of the campus for its homelike environment.

Kushagra Gutpa, Staff Reporter

September 30, 2016

The Student Presidents’ Roundtable (SPR) established the Thwing Center as the heart of Case Western Reserve University’s campus and determined to modify it to fit the needs of CWRU students. The SPR is made up of the presidents or chairs of various umbrella organizations, Greek Life councils and programming group...

New counter is not Thwing’s only change

Thwings changes include a new USPS counter, artwork that promotes diversity, and newly hung Greek crests.

Ashley Chan, Public Relations Manager

March 18, 2016

In efforts to bolster student life and culture, Thwing Center is undergoing various changes to make it more central to the student experience. A light wooden counter branded with Case Western Reserve University’s logo, lighted shelves with clear jars of candy and butter popcorn and a United States...

Microsoft collaboration to take over Thwing basement

Student groups were initially told that they must move out of the space within ten days, though they later received a week's extension.

Hunter Overstreet, Staff Writer

September 4, 2015

In July, Case Western Reserve University, the Cleveland Clinic and Microsoft released a video showing a student looking at a hologram of the human body, zooming in on the heart and seeing how it works in three dimensions. That video was an early teaser for the project underway under Thwing. Joanne...

Campus leaders stepped up in Thwing storage mix-up

Student groups were initially told that they must move out of the space within ten days, though they later received a week's extension.

September 4, 2015

As students prepared to move in the Friday before classes, student organizations received an email from the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) that began in all caps. When hoping to reunite with their friends and suitemates, these students were told that they had ten days to remove their items from...

Thwing Center printing services to become full-service FedEx facility

Adithi Iyengar, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2015

Printing services in the Thwing Center will be transformed into a full-service FedEx facility. Construction began on Dec. 19, and the facility is expected to be completed sometime during the month of January. No specific completion date has been announced. During the construction, all printing needs...

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