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Provost considers granting credits for experiential learning

Tian Yang, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2016


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Experiential learning is a studying process in which students attend activities, analyze their experiences and learn from their own choices. As experiential learning gains more and more attention, the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) is working with the Provost Commission on Undergraduate Experience (CU...

Exploring workplace gender discrimination

Prottusha Sarkar, Contributing Reporter

November 11, 2016


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Case Western Reserve University is a place where everyone is given a fair shot, for both men and women. Unfortunately, this may not be the case everywhere you go. Federal statistics from 2015 show that the median pay gap between men and women across the country is 20 cents. In other words, about half of w...

Counting the meters

Srivatsan Uchani, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2016


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One of the most commendable features of Case Western Reserve University is its forward-thinking dedication to being environmentally sustainable. A host of initiatives and organizations on campus have worked for years to reduce CWRU’s environmental footprint. One of the most recent initiatives in this d...

New class highlights a holistic approach to wellness

Mia Huang, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2016


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On Nov. 15 and 18, Lynn Kam, assistant professor at the Department of Nutrition and teacher of Nutrition Strategies and Wellness Programming, a class offered here at Case Western Reserve University, will take seven students to deliver a presentation at the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) at...

Chabad, Radical Student Union holds events at odds

Chabad, Radical Student Union holds events at odds

Kushagra Gupta, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2016


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Differing opinions between campus groups over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is now well-established at Case Western Reserve University. This past Sunday, Nov. 6, the Radical Student Union (RSU) at CWRU hosted a screening of the Israeli documentary “The Law in These Parts” that clashed with...

Trump victory leaves CWRU pensive

Trump victory leaves CWRU pensive

Chris Gittings, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2016


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“None of us want to wake up Wednesday morning and wish we’d done more,” said Hillary Clinton during the final rally of her campaign, held at Independence Mall in Philadelphia on Monday evening. But on early Wednesday, millions of her supporters were thinking just that as election results continue...

Student activism spurs worries of faculty influencing student opinions

Chris Nguyen, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2016


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At the end of October, the Radical Student Union @ CWRU (RSU), a student activist organization that “seeks to discuss, organize and communicate, with other students in order to help build a more democratic and just society,” came under fire for screening the film “The Occupation of the American Mind...

Security alerts keep the campus on its toes

Security alerts keep the campus on its toes

Shivalika Keni, Copy Editor

November 11, 2016


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Case Western Reserve University security alerts, sent out by the CWRU Police and Security Services to notify the CWRU community of any kind of security incident, have recently experienced a spike in number. Eight alerts were issued in October alone, and there have been a total of 14 incidents reporte...

Campaigning for Clinton, actor Adam Scott made appearance on campus

Campaigning for Clinton, actor Adam Scott made appearance on campus

Samhitha Cinthala, Contributing Reporter

September 30, 2016


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If you’ve seen “Parks and Recreation,” you most definitely will know the calzone-loving politician and former Pawnee city manager, Ben Wyatt, played by actor Adam Scott. But what you might not know is how similar Scott and Wyatt are in reality, as both are mature and oriented towards their comm...

Economics Professors join students to watch the first presidential debate

Miriam Ridge, Staff Reporter

September 30, 2016


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In typical Case Western Reserve University fashion, Monday night’s presidential debate watch party at Leutner Commons began with a technical difficulty. From a missing VGA cord to a green display, and then to a lack of audio, it felt like the odds were against us. Luckily, in typical CWRU fashion, the st...

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