College Media Network

The Observer

The Student Newspaper of Case Western Reserve University
  • Home
  • News
  • Sports
  • Opinion
  • Focus
  • About Us
    • Info
    • Staff
  • Archives
    • Sept. 2008 - Present
  • Options
    • Login
    • Register
    • Write to the Editor
    • Syndication
    • Search
  • Advertising

News

University forum addresses online bullying

In response to the recent online bullying and its resultant suicide at Rutgers, Case Western Reserve University's Share the Vision committee sponsored an open forum last Thurs., Nov. 4, to address issues of harassment, privacy, and anonymity on the Internet.

Relay for Life kicks off next Friday

| (0) comments

Relay for Life will kick off today in Thwing at 12:30 p.m. Although Relay for Life will not be held until next semester, from April 15 and 16, fundraising efforts are well underway. This year, the committee aims to raise $70,000, which is considerably less than last year's goal of $85,000.

Runners brave hail and rain for hole in the wall camps

Runners brave hail and rain for hole in the wall camps

Despite the harsh freezing rain, 88 participants ran the 5K race and helped Case Western Reserve University's Phi Kappa Tau fraternity raise over $2600 for its charity, Hole in the Wall Camps, at the 10th annual Phi K this past Saturday, Nov. 6. The fraternity strategically places the Phi K on Family Weekend every year to attract as many runners as possible, most of whom were either students, relatives of students, or alumni.

USG Brief

Case Western Reserve University Undergraduate Student Government began its end-of-the-semester push to pass new legislation at its general assembly meeting this past Tues., Nov. 9. Representatives voted to pass one bill, introduced three more, passed two resolutions, and promised more to come in future meetings.

A conversation with Ted Steinberg

A conversation with Ted Steinberg

Professor Ted Steinberg is the Adelino Barry Davee distinguished professor of hisotry and Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve University. He has written five books and his American Green: The Obsessive Quest for the Perfect Lawn was profiled in the New York Times.

IMPROVment draws huge crowd for first ever alumni show

IMPROVment draws huge crowd for first ever alumni show

There are few things a sane person would stand out in the blustery Cleveland cold. But scores of students waited over an hour for IMPROVment's first alumni show. IMPROVment is a short-form comedy troupe, started in the fall of 2003 after the People's Improvisational Society (PImpS) failed to resurrect the previous year.

Former cop suggests new approach to drug policy

"The prohibition approach has filled our jails, criminalized millions of our citizens, provided a financial windfall for international and local criminal groups, and somehow we never tire of pretending it is working," said Howard Rahtz, from Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP), said this past Tuesday, Nov.

Save time by automating your finances

Most people run for cover when they hear personal finance advice because it's viewed as complex and dull. Personal finances do not have to be complicated, frustrating, or even time-consuming; in fact, people who have control of their personal finances do not spend much time worrying about them.

CWRU law students' bar exam passage rate best in Ohio

CWRU law students' bar exam passage rate best in Ohio

Class of 2011 graduates of the Case Western Reserve University School of Law now face an additional pressure when they take the Ohio Bar Exam next July: retaining CWRU's title of highest scores in the state. This year, ninety-one percent of graduates passed the exam, the most of any law school in Ohio and a significant improvement over previous years.

Relay for Life Date

| (0) comments

CWRU's Relay for Life will kick off its first meeting Friday, November 19th in Thwing. For more details, please see the article here

Issue Summary

News

  • A conversation with Divya Aggarwal
  • Adiós, Four Loko
  • Faculty Forum addresses questions surrounding core curriculum
  • International student programs make strides, issues remain
  • USG Brief

Sports

  • Football thumps Tartans on senior day, win Academic Bowl
  • Men drown competition, win Veale classic; women split
  • Men seeded second in UAA, eye historic season
  • Spartan women third, men seventh at NCAA Division III Great Lakes Regional
  • Spartans drop first dual meet against Baldwin-Wallace
  • Volleyball returns home from their first NCAA Championship satisfied and yearning for more
  • Women to improve winning season, sixth-place finish

Opinion

  • Editorial: Unwilling to think beyond the possible
  • Leading by examples: bullying starts - and ends - with parents
  • Letter to the Editor
  • Whores no more: the case for legalizing prostitution

Focus

  • Atlantic/Pacific
  • CARES hosts vegan feast, panel in hopes of debunking myths, addressing concerns
  • Documentary Inside Job a frightening account of current financial crisis
  • Gold Motel speaks on album, artistic processes
  • Music department caps semester with variety of concerts
  • Pizza! Pizza!
  • Sigma Psi to create "magic" with 32nd Mr. CWRU
  • Students blur gender lines in eighth annual Drag Ball
  • The rules of attraction
  • Who's wearing the pants?
National College Advertising and Marketing | Privacy Policy (9/9/09) | Terms of Use (9/9/09)
Content Submission Agreement (8/23/07) | Copyright Compliance Policy (4/27/09) | RSS Terms of Use

Advertisement

Poll

This Week's Front Page

Download Print Edition PDF

Advertisement