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More to coffee than its morning punch

Colin Lux, Staff Reporter
August 27
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There is nothing better than a fresh brewed pot of coffee in the morning. Besides the delightful jolt of energy the caffeine provides, there is more to coffee than its morning punch. For years coffee has had the reputation of “stunting your growth” and “causing heart problems and cancer.” Although...

Optimizing your credit cards

Optimizing your credit cards

Bill Boyer, OSCPA Ambassador
August 27
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Nobody wakes up in the morning, yawns, stretches, and says, “Today I want to become financially literate!” However, people do want to become financially independent and not have to worry about their finances. Unfortunately, most financial advice that you hear is rife with inaccuracies. Although...

Major work on LGBT center completed

Major work on LGBT center completed

Tyler Babcock, Contributing Reporter
August 27
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With the surreptitious replacement and repositioning of a sign, the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) Center in the west wing of the Thwing Center opened its doors on Monday. The opening, originally projected for late March when renovations began in early February, was pushed back to April,...

University names new controller

University names new controller

Julia Clancy, Staff Reporter
August 27
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On Aug. 5, Bradley Fralic was appointed permanent university controller by president Barbara Snyder. The interim controller since last Fall, Fralic plans to continue his various improvements. According to Case Daily reports, over the past several months, Fralic and his staff have enhanced streamlined...

Who is the Class of 2014?

Gillian Seaman, News Editor
August 27
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Increasing student diversity is a key element of Case Western Reserve University's strategic plan, and the incoming freshman do not disappoint. The Class of 2014 contains students hailing from 18 countries and 43 different states, continuing or increasing recent gains in diversity amongst the University's...

New international student orientation session debuts

Sage Schaff, Staff Reporter
August 27
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While many CWRU students were saying goodbye to family or wrapping up summer internships two weeks ago, this year’s incoming international students took part in the debut of the International Student Orientation session. As the number of students from around the world steadily increased throughout...

Washington University ends partnership with Target

Perry Stein, The Student life, Pomona College via UWIRE
August 27
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Washington U. backed out of a partnered event with Target Corp. after the retail powerhouse received heat for a donation it made to an organization backing a Minnesota gubernatorial candidate with a history of staunch opposition to gay rights. University administrators opted to cancel the Target After...

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