The Observer

Transparency? An inquiry on the new SEC constitution

Eamon Sheehan, Contributing Reporter

September 30, 2016

Tuition, by most accounts, is seen as both a smart investment in one’s future and a monolithic financial commitment. While the primary goal of tuition payment is to gain an education, students are developing expectations of what the money they pay to the university should go to outside the classroom. Ev...

University transitions to need-aware admissions despite vocal student opposition

Anastazia Vanisko, Director of Print

September 30, 2016

During the first presidential debate, students received an email from President Barbara R. Snyder announcing that Case Western Reserve University is officially switching to a need-aware admissions policy for the 2017-2018 admission cycle, complete with a link to a “Meet Full Need” webpage designed t...

Provost presents on increased tuition and CWRU’s expenses

Ashley Chan, Public Relations Manager

February 12, 2016

Students and faculty gathered in Strosacker Auditorium with Provost W. A. “Bud” Baeslack for Pizza with the Provost on Friday, Feb. 4, to hear about updates to Case Western Reserve University’s initiatives and discuss tuition and room and board rates for the 2016-2017 academic year. Baeslack...

New bill to make college tuition a little less taxing

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor

April 24, 2015

Last week, the last group of procrastinating students and families filled out their income tax forms for the April 15 deadline. For some of them, this labor was rewarded with a reduction in taxes owed of up to $2,500, or an addition to their refund of up to $1,000. This is courtesy of the American Opportunity...

Tuition hikes frustrate, confuse students

Suneil Kamath, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2015

As college tuition climbs across the country, some students are struggling to keep up. According to The College Board, tuition rates at United States universities have more than tripled over the past three decades, causing student debt to increase exponentially. A recent survey by the National Survey...

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