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Student spotlight: English major publishes poetry book

Justin Hu, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under News, Student Spotlight

Third-year student Andrea Doe always had an affinity for literature; the English major recalls reading classics such as the Harry Potter series as a child and writing poetry in elementary school. However, it wasn’t until mid-high school that Doe took the hobby more seriously, and it was just within the last...

Culture against sexual violence examined at Green Dot presentation

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

In light of movements such as #MeToo gaining momentum in society, college organizations such as Green Dot have become ever more visible and important in promoting a culture against sexual violence. The Green Dot program focuses on improving awareness and involvement for efforts pushing against pow...

UPB hosts movie night

Jack Heneghan, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

Coping with looming exams can be stressful, making many students want to just curl up with a nice movie. That’s exactly what the University Program Board (UPB) invited everyone to do on Friday, Nov. 9 from 6 to 9 p.m. when they hosted the UPBreakfast Club at The Spot. On its Facebook page, the event encouraged s...

Panel calls on CWRU to increase campus safety, eliminate racial bias

Nihal Manjila, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, Inside the Circle, News

On Nov. 12, SPARC[conversations] and the Black Student Union hosted a discussion panel called “It’s Us vs. The Problem” to encourage discussion about the topic of police enforcement and police presence on campus. Recent incidents, including the shooting of a third-year student outside the Phi Delta T...

Cleveland journalist Nikki Delamotte murdered in Wood County

Matt Hooke, A&E Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under News, Outside the Circle

Nikki Delamotte represented some of the best that Cleveland journalism had to offer. As an arts and culture reporter for Cleveland.com, she covered the hidden gems that make the city special, often discussing how people took elements of Cleveland’s past to create a brighter future, from how Maple Lane...

The Fourth Trimester advocates women postpartum

Jordan Reif, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

Access to high-quality healthcare is absolutely necessary for perinatal health. On Nov. 8, about 40 people came together to learn about the “fourth trimester of pregnancy.” Organized by postdoctoral fellow Marie McCausland, “The Fourth Trimester: Surviving and Thriving After Baby” addressed mater...

Naturalization ceremony gives students U.S. citizenship

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

International Education Week was celebrated at Case Western Reserve University with five main events and several ancillary events during the week of Nov. 12. Notably, Tuesday’s naturalization ceremony allowed students and faculty to glimpse the process immigrants undertake to become United States citizen...

Falafel Cafe forced to relocate

Matt Hooke, A&E Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Inside the Circle, News

The husband and wife team of Hani and Mae Elassal have served their reasonably priced take on Middle Eastern food from their restaurant Falafel Cafe on Euclid Avenue for 18 years. Ms. Elassal makes her food, from falafels to spinach and mushroom pies, by hand. The two share duties in the kitchen, coo...

Cleveland Catch Up

Jackson Rudoff, Opinion Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Cleveland Catch Up, News

Rep. Marcia Fudge considering bid for House Speaker Rep. Marcia Fudge (D), who represents District 11 in the United States House of Representatives, told cleveland.com on Wednesday that she is considering running for Speaker of the House against current Democratic leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California...

Third-year student shot on South Side

Third-year student shot on South Side

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, News, Uncategorized

On the night of Nov. 3, a Case Western Reserve University student was shot in a parking lot on Murray Hill Road during a carjacking incident which escalated into a shootout with police. A press conference to address the incident was held by President Barbara Snyder, Vice President for Student Affai...

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