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Stroud: Slippery thoughts for slushy sidewalks

Austin Stroud

February 19, 2016

Wednesday, Feb. 10, as the snow piled down hard at Case Western Reserve University, little seemed to be done in an effort to prevent the immediate effects it would have on campus. As I trudged through the slush covering all the walkways and streets on campus, I was perplexed as to why these dangerous...

Cabin fever

Sergeant Jeffrey Daberko

January 22, 2016

As a lifetime Clevelander there are a lot of things I like about my city, and I always encourage my out-of-town friends to visit and see for themselves—except in January. January in Cleveland is usually a month of frozen ponds, darkness by dinnertime and cold winds that seem to penetrate any coat....

Winter wrap-up

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

March 20, 2015

As the cold begins to retreat from campus, most students are excitedly awaiting the start of spring. However this also brings the end of the winter sports season as the basketball, swimming and diving and wrestling Spartan teams wrap up for the year. While we here at The Observer took two weeks off,...

Shake off the winter blues

Katie Wieser

February 13, 2015

Last winter for the first time in almost ten years, I saw snow. Real snow. Not the mountain-top frosting or frozen grass in the morning, but feet upon feet of rock-hard, gray, unforgiving and completely fall-on-your-face-able snow. I have to say, I was a little less than enthused as I found out the “winter”...

The science behind winter clothing

Girl in winter coat

Janet Lanman, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2015

Cleveland winters can be brutal, but not if you bundle up strategically. Here are some proven tips to keep you warm on your way to class. The basics The essential rule to stay warm is to stay dry. As moisture evaporates, it leaves you feeling colder (the reason why you still feel cold getting out...

Winter accessories keep us warm and fashionable

Tiffany Cheung, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2014

It’s getting cold outside and Case Western Reserve University students are bundling up in their warmest hats, gloves, scarves and boots. The weather is only going to get colder but that won’t stop us from being fashionable. Who said that you can’t look good and be warm at the same time? Most...

Cleveland braces for winter weather

Winter in Cleveland

John Brogan, Staff Reporter

November 21, 2014

Clevelanders like to think they’re tough enough for any weather pattern. But November’s 24-hour transition from warm and sunny to winter wonderland seems to be a cruel reminder of the season to come. So how do students lug around our textbooks with the weather changing? They prepare. Case Western...

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