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Research team advances in U.S. Department of Energy competition

Research team advances in U.S. Department of Energy competition

Ginny Behmer, Contributing Reporter

February 16, 2018


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A Case Western Reserve University research team of undergraduate and graduate students is being recognized at multiple regional competitions for a project which improves the efficiency of wind turbines. Their startup company, Boundary Labs, strives to expand the efficiency of the clean energy sector. ...

SSC initiates compost project

SSC initiates compost project

Matt Hooke, Contributing Reporter

February 16, 2018


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Those who dined at Leutner and Fribley Commons might have noticed something different when throwing away their trash during the week of Feb. 5. Instead of haphazardly throwing away their waste into the trash, the Office for Sustainability asked students to put their trash in two separate bins: one for...

CWRU Police Blotter

February 16, 2018


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Feb. 6: Felony theft—Wallet and contents taken, One to One Fitness   Feb. 7: Felony theft—Wallet taken from coat, Mather Dance Center   Feb. 8: Theft from motor vehicle—Parked auto entered & items taken, Lot 78   Feb. 8: Assault—Physical altercation between student an...

RTA fare hike attempts to address budget woes

RTA fare hike attempts to address budget woes

Henry Bendon, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2018


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On Mar. 27, the Greater Cleveland Rapid Transit Authority (RTA) Board of Trustees will meet to vote on a budget plan for the next year, which includes making a decision about confirming fare increases proposed for this August. A one-way fare is projected to rise from $2.50 to $2.75, as part of a series...

CCEL hosts Social Justice Teach-In

Dylan Rasmussen, Contributing Reporter

February 16, 2018


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More than 300 students and community members crowded the Tinkham Veale University Ballroom on the morning of Feb. 10, for the eighteenth annual Social Justice Teach-In. The Teach-In, facilitated by the Case Western Reserve University Center for Civic Engagement and Learning (CCEL), InterReligious Task For...

University Health & Counseling Services offers Grief Support Group

Jahci Perry-Richardson, Contributing Reporter

February 16, 2018


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The Case Western Reserve University Health and Counseling Services (UHCS) is introducing a Grief Support Group for undergraduate and graduate students. UHCS Associate Director and Training Director Dr. Aarti Pyati and UHCS social work trainee Sarah Surna will be co-facilitating the sessions. The interactio...

Cleveland Catch-Up

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

February 16, 2018


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2018 Harvest for Hunger campaign launched The Greater Cleveland Food Bank launched its 2018 Harvest for Hunger campaign on Thursday, Feb. 15, kicking off a series of volunteer and food drives. According to their mission statement, the organization’s overall goal is supply at least 22 million mea...

Student groups spread love across campus

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

February 16, 2018


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This Valentine’s Day, students at Case Western Reserve University had several means of celebrating their warm and fuzzy feelings, including various fundraisers and events on and off campus. Case Men’s Glee Club (CMGC) was among the organizations helping students celebrate Valentine’s Day. The...

Cleveland Catch-Up

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

February 9, 2018


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Big Sean tour to stop in Cleveland Rapper Big Sean recently announced that the “Unfriendly Reminder Tour” will stop in Cleveland on May 5 at Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica, according to Cleveland.com. The tour commemorates the rapper’s decade-long run on Kanye West’s GOOD Music Label. “Unfriendly Reminder” kicks of...

Engineering Challenges Carnival kicks off E-Week

Ginny Behmer, Contributing Reporter

February 9, 2018


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The Engineering Challenges Carnival marked the beginning of Engineers Week (E-Week) was held in the Thwing Atrium last Saturday, Feb. 3. The Carnival integrated elementary school students from the Cleveland community and on-campus organizations for the goal of inspiring and exposing students to engineering...

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