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Student Sustainability Council passes two USG resolutions

Student Sustainability Council passes two USG resolutions

Srivatsan Uchani, Staff Reporter
April 14
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Campus may soon be losing plastic bottles and gaining sustainable energy. The Student Sustainability Council (SSC), an ad-hoc committee under the Undergraduate Student Government (USG), proposed two resolutions that were passed at the March 29 General Assembly meeting. Going forward, those two resolutions—A... Read more »

International dinner recognizes global CWRU

International dinner recognizes global CWRU

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor
April 14
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Forty-five percent of undergraduate students at Case Western Reserve University in 2014-2015 studied abroad, and the university has nearly 2,100 international students. To celebrate the university’s internationalization, the Center for International Affairs held their second International Achievement... Read more »

Results of tobacco free referendum withheld for further review

Celia Wan, Staff Reporter
April 14
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Along with the ballots for the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) elections last week, students also voted on a referendum on the possible tobacco-free campus policy. The full results, which have not been released, are currently under review by the USG Student Life Committee. A summary of the statistics... Read more »

Lack of communication on Gender-Inclusive Housing upsets RHA, LGBT Center

Julia Bianco, Director of Web & Multimedia
April 14
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Issues with assigning second-year gender-inclusive housing (GIH) for the 2016-2017 school year have caused some discontent among members of both Case Western Reserve University’s Residence Hall Association (RHA) and LGBT Center. GIH, which was instituted on campus two years ago, is designed to allow... Read more »

RAs not being offered free summer housing due to RNC

Julia Bianco, Director of Web & Multimedia
April 14
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Plans to house “peace officers” during the upcoming Republican National Convention (RNC) in Case Western Reserve University residence halls have upset many of next year’s residential assistants (RAs), who in the past had been offered free summer housing as part of their compensation package. Next... Read more »

Philanthropy brings sexual assault awareness to campus

Philanthropy brings sexual assault awareness to campus

Adithi Iyengar, Staff Reporter
April 14
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Alpha Chi Omega and Delta Chi have partnered up to bring the annual Walk a Mile in her Shoes Event to campus on Sunday, April 17, during Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The core of the event is community members coming together to walk in heels in order to gain empathy for what women experience in... Read more »

Variety Show skit sparks campus debate on free speech

Variety Show skit sparks campus debate on free speech

Julia Bianco, Director of Web & Multimedia
April 13
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An open letter penned by three members of the Latinx community has sparked a campuswide debate about free speech and political correctness that has affected Greek life as well as the campus community at large. The letter, which was sent to various student groups for signatures of support via email, was... Read more »

A day in the life of Doctor Doomsday

A day in the life of Doctor Doomsday

Julia Bianco, Director of Web & Multimedia
April 7
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The doomsday doctor is average height, with short, buzzed hair and medium blue scrubs he can’t stop untying and retying. His wristwatch uses military time. He has a cold, and he keeps blowing his nose; his trash can is more than two-thirds full with tissues already, and he’s only been at his shift... Read more »

Dog Days philanthropy will bring pups to campus

Dog Days philanthropy will bring pups to campus

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor
April 7
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For students who want to “paws” their frantic studying and take some time to support dogs in need, this year Delta Sigma Phi’s Dog Days philanthropy will be expanding from one day to an entire week of events. The week will kick off on Monday, April 18 with cookies on sale in the Tinkham Veale... Read more »

Sorting out the answer

Brian Johnson, Constributing reporter
April 7
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When professors have to hand back exams to classes of 100 or more students in lecture halls like Strosacker or Rockefeller, a common practice is to have the class line up while the professor searches a stack of unsorted exams, one by one, until every student has their test. This method, however, is... Read more »

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