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New immigration policy: a closer look

Virginia Behmer, Staff Reporter

July 25, 2018


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On April 6 of this year, United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that every adult migrant illegally crossing the US-Mexico border would be detained and criminally prosecuted. Known as a “zero tolerance” policy, this is a step away from the US’ former “catch-and-release” poli...

University Circle celebrates Bastille Day

Ibtesam Ghazy, Staff Reporter

July 19, 2018


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This was the weekend for France. Kicking it off on Saturday with the celebration of Bastille Day, France capped off the celebratory mood with a World Cup victory for the first time since 2006 on Sunday. Needless to say, July 14 and 15 could not have been better days to be a flag-waving lover of all t...

Exotic animals take Wade Commons

Jahci Perry-Richardson, News Editor

April 27, 2018


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In collaboration with Our Zoo to You, a family-owned and operated service, the Case Pre-Veterinary Medical Association (CPVMA) brought exotic animals to Wade Commons for its annual Zoo University event. “[CPVMA’s mission is] to help the pre-vets that are on campus, give them resources and respo...

Cleveland Catch Up

Sophia Yakumithis, Director of Print

April 27, 2018


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Cleveland singer voted off “The Voice” After qualifying for the final 12 of NBC’s singing competition “The Voice,” Cleveland native D.R. King was eliminated and sent home, according to Cleveland.com. After an audience vote, King placed in the bottom two along with fellow contestant Rayshun LaMarr. The two battled it out ...

New fitness center coming to Uptown

Jahci Perry-Richardson, News Editor

April 27, 2018


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This summer, 121 Fitness’ Uptown Cycle will take on a new location in Uptown. The larger space, which was formerly occupied by Cleveland Yoga, will allow the fitness center to incorporate features including locker rooms and more equipment, both of which its previous location on Euclid Avenue, next...

Student body elects USG President, Maya Rao

Student body elects USG President, Maya Rao

Sophia Yakumithis, Director of Print

April 27, 2018


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Last week, the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) held its elections for the 2018-2019 academic year. Third-year chemistry major Maya Rao took the top executive position, president, by a 53.76 percent win. She hopes to “steer the organization in a positive direction over the course of the [2018-...

Revival of gender equality amendment

Revival of gender equality amendment, Virginia Behmer

April 27, 2018


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A film screening and a live screen discussion panel celebrated the second annual Campus Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) Day, which was hosted by the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women (CFW) to increase support and awareness for the ERA. Case Western Reserve University is one of eight total universities...

Immigration stories shared in local teahouse

Immigration stories shared in local teahouse

Ibtesam Ghazy, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2018


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“[When you listen to people’s stories], you don’t only hear their experiences, but you really dive in deep into how other people think and why they made the decisions that they did. It is a taste of [someone else’s life],” said Amalia Gitosuputro, a fourth-year chemical engineering major. On Fr...

Cleveland Museum of Natural History celebrates Astronomy Day

Cleveland Museum of Natural History celebrates Astronomy Day

Katharine Toledo, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2018


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The Cleveland Museum of Natural History (CMNH) hosted its annual Astronomy Day, a public event intended to educate the community on space and related topics. Last Saturday’s festivities included a variety of interactive activities meant to engage visitors of all ages. Kaelee Parker is a third-year astronomy and ...

Research ShowCASE brings together community of researchers

Research ShowCASE brings together community of researchers

Yugan Sakthi, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2018


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On Friday, April 20, Case Western Reserve University held its highly anticipated Research ShowCASE, a day-long event showcasing the wide variety of research, technological development and creative and intellectual activities which occur on campus. This year’s ShowCASE was the largest to date, featuring a keyn...

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