The Observer

The view from the green roof

In addition to its green plant covering, there are also solar pabels adjacent to the TVUC roof which help supply the building with energy.

Srivatsan Uchani, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2016

While the Tinkham Veale University Center’s (TVUC) green roof is often referred to as a “grass roof,” it is actually covered with plants from the cactus family, of the genus Sedum. The plants serve to efficiently regulate the amount of sunlight that TVUC receives (adjusting for changes in season),...

Paper planes fly through the TVUC

The Case Engineers Council (CEC) took on a lighthearted project for this year’s Engineers Week: creating more efficient paper planes. The event, simply called the Paper Airplane Competition, was held on Feb. 22 in the Tinkham Veale University Center Ballroom. About 20-30 participants entered the contest, spending around three hours constructing planes of different shapes and sizes before testing them against their competitors.

Srivatsan Uchani, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2016

The Case Engineers Council (CEC) and the Kelvin Smith Library (KSL) took on a lighthearted project for this year’s Engineers Week: creating more efficient paper planes. The event, simply called the Paper Airplane Competition, was held on Feb. 22 in the Tinkham Veale University Center Ballroom. About...

Meal swipes at TVUC are here to stay

Meal swipes at TVUC are here to stay

Aneeka Ayyar, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2015

After an overwhelming push from students to have meal swipes at the Tinkham Veale University Center led to the temporary addition of swipes late last semester, Auxiliary Services made the decision to continue the program. “By accepting meal swipes, it would alleviate lines at Grab It and Bag It,”...

USG works out contract to cover TVUC ballroom reservation fees

Julia Bianco, News Editor

November 14, 2014

Student groups looking to make use of the Tinkham Veale University Center ballroom will be happy to hear about the Undergraduate Student Government’s latest announcement. With a recent proposal approved by the Student Executive Council, USG has created a contract that will allow student groups to use...

We’re all nerds here

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Anne Nickoloff, Arts & Entertainment Editor

August 29, 2014

The Tink’s grand opening brings out CWRU’s inner geekiness Case Western Reserve University president Barbara Snyder walked on stage to thunderous applause and a Spartan drumline. Then, she started talking into the wrong microphone (oops), was corrected with a different mic stand and gave h...

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