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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

UPBeats: The Mowglis took over the Jolly Scholar on April 30 and was well attended, with about 500 students.

The Mowgli’s concert boasts impressive turnout

Julia Knight, Contributing Reporter April 6, 2018

The Jolly Scholar was electric on Friday night as students lined up to take part in the good vibes brought to Cleveland by the Los Angeles band, The Mowgli’s. The excitement of the concert-goers was...

The University Program Board hosted an advanced screening of Marvels Black Panther.

UPB hosts “Black Panther” advanced premiere

Smruthi Maganti, Arts & Entertainment Editor February 16, 2018

Marvel’s “Black Panther” is one of the season’s most highly awaited films, and Case Western Reserve University’s University Program Board (UPB) organized an advanced screening exclusively for...

Homecoming Dance a flop

Sierra Cotton, Staff Reporter October 14, 2016

Walking to the Tinkham Veale University Center on Oct 8, I had reasonable expectations for “Tinkerball”, the annual Homecoming dance put on by the University Program Board. I didn’t want to get my...

Phoebe Ryan performing in Chicago

CWRUchella kicks off UPB concerts

Annie Nickoloff August 19, 2016

Just one day before classes start for the school year, students can celebrate the end of summer with a mini music festival on Frieberger Field. The event, CWRUchella, will take place from 4-8 p.m. on...

Semester Grades

April 22, 2016

Case Western Reserve University students will be surprised to find that they earned at least one F this semester due to lack of participation. Despite the fact that the Undergraduate Student Government...

This photo shows food similar to that served at Gluttony Gauntlet this year.

Pounds of cheese at the Gluttony Gauntlet

Lars Torres, Staff Reporter February 26, 2016

Saturday, Feb. 20, an eating contest was sponsored by University Program Board (UPB) that showcased three distinct abilities that the various contestants had to put on display: food endurance, relay skills...

UPB brought the fad sport of Bubble Soccer to campus for a casual, fun, and bouncy take on the classic sport.

Bubble soccer bursts onto scene at CWRU

Eddie Kerekes, Staff Reporter February 12, 2016

What do you get when you combine hard hitting action, chaos, college students, two goals, a soccer ball and 10 air-filled bubble suits? Bubble soccer, of course. The game, invented in Norway in 2011,...

Bubbling over with fun

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter February 5, 2016

The world’s most popular sport is coming to Case Western Reserve University with a fun twist this Saturday, Feb. 6. At the event will be free food, lots of fun and several chances at winning an Amazon...

Neon Indian performed at one of this semesters monthly Spot Nights, which UPB will be changing to a weekly event next semester.

Weekly Spot Nights are back

Tiffany Cheung, Staff Reporter December 4, 2015

In the good old days, Spot Night was weekly. Every week, music would blast from the musicians practicing their songs. Walking down the steps to The Spot was an experience. Each step vibrated with the music....

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-- Part 2 loses itself in its fast pacing

“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay– Part 2” loses itself in its fast pacing

Julia Bianco, Director of Web & Multimedia November 24, 2015

Sitting down to write “The Hunger Games-- Mockingjay, Part 2” must have been something akin to looking at your planner and realizing you have four papers, two tests and a presentation tomorrow and...

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