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The Observer

The Student Newspaper of Case Western Reserve University

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Michelle Udem - Focus Layout Editor

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Michelle Udem is an economics and environmental studies double major from Los Angeles, Calif. She is also a bi-weekly columnist (Global Scorning); a DJ and Business Manager of the CWRU radio station, WRUW 91.1 FM; and treasurer of the Media Board.

Michelle Udem's Articles

  • Buying organic in Cleveland
  • With limited means, "third-world" countries need global environmental support
  • Global Scorning: Earth Day: Don't assume it's only about "flower power"
  • Community Supported Agriculture benefits both consumers, farmers
  • Global environmental fund is inappropriate for economic climate
  • To advance in RecycleMania, all community members must participate
  • Engineering solutions to climate change not ideal, but worth studying
  • RecycleMania challenges campus
  • Plug-in hybrids not safest choice for drivers
  • Global Scorning: Subbing tofu into diet can lower carbon footprint

In This Issue


  • A conversation with Major Jason Winterle
  • Budgeting 101 for college students
  • Can you name this place?
  • Case holds first annual Campus Security Fair
  • Case Western prepares to serve community
  • Have you heard about ACM?
  • Nursing "freshmen stimulus" provides support for incoming students, provokes unease
  • USG Briefs


  • Club sports & news
  • Fantasy Football
  • Gameday
  • Volleyball goes 3-1 at Wooster
  • Women's soccer takes two at JCU

Fun Page

  • Crossword Solution
  • Maze Solution
  • Sudoku Solutions


  • "You lie:" an old-fashioned outburst
  • Buenos Aires: most romantic city?
  • Editorial: Student groups deserve credit for programming
  • Learning to be responsible
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Letters to the Editor
  • State your case photos: What would you do with an Inamori Ethics Prize?


  • All's Well in CWRU MFA/Cleveland Playhouse production of overlooked Shakespeare classic
  • Dittrick Medical History Center reopens exhibit on history of contraception
  • Fashion for the frugal: look stylish on a budget
  • Hitting the Spot: The Antlers
  • Making breakfast work for you: getting a grip on granola
  • Nintendo DS game mixes strategy and traditional RPG elements for unique, timesaving gameplay
  • The Buzz
  • The Worst Case Scenario
  • Trail of Dead coming to Cleveland


  • Whalen becomes all-time passing leader in win over Rochester

Sex and Dating

  • Executing the first date


  • Stopped at nothing: Spartans shut out No. 21 Ohio Northern

Spartan Spotlight

  • Spartan Spotlight: Andrea Wojtowicz



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