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CWRU researchers work to analyze “signaling language” in sexual assault cases

Virginia Behmer, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2019


Filed under Inside the Circle, News, Outside the Circle, Research

Researchers from the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education of the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences (MSASS) have received a $715,000 grant from the National Institute of Justice (NIJ). This grant will fund their project to use artificial intelligence ...

Engineering organization builds clean water pipeline in Costa Rica

Katharine Toledo, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2019


Filed under Clubs & Organizations, News, Outside the Circle

This past week, engineering students affiliated with the Humanitarian Design Corps (HDC) at Case Western Reserve University spent their spring break traveling to Costa Rica to continue their involvement with the province of Guanacaste through the development of a water pipeline that will greatly impr...

Controversial heartbeat bill enters Ohio House of Representatives

Grace Howard, News Editor

March 22, 2019


Filed under News, Outside the Circle

On Tuesday, March 19, Senate Bill 23, a bill that would ban abortions after a heartbeat is detected in the fetus, had its first hearing in the Ohio House of Representatives with the Health Committee. Senate Bill 23, sponsored by Sen. Kristina Roegner, a Republican from Hudson serving her first term i...

Long-shot Democratic nomination candidate Andrew Yang visits Cleveland library

Long-shot Democratic nomination candidate Andrew Yang visits Cleveland library

Grace Howard, News Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under Events & Talks, News, Outside the Circle

On Feb. 24, Andrew Yang, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for president, spoke to a packed room at the Mayfield Branch of Cuyahoga County Library about his 2020 presidential campaign and platform. Yang has been flying under the mainstream media’s radar for the most part, with Fox News ...

Cleveland Eats festival canceled

Cleveland Eats festival canceled

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2019


Filed under Events & Talks, News, Outside the Circle, Top Stories

A beloved Cleveland festival is no longer. The widely attended Cleveland Eats Tri-C Culinary Festival has been canceled after only two years. Michael Huff, the dean of the Hospitality Management Center at Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C), helped launch the festival in 2017. “Cleveland Eats bega...

Engineering Challenges Carnival kicks off E-Week

Jordan Reif, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2019


Filed under Events & Talks, Inside the Circle, News, Outside the Circle

Hundreds of students aged 2-18 years-old from the greater Cleveland area gathered at the Thwing Center last Saturday for the Engineering Challenges Carnival. Kicking off the week-long celebration of engineers, or “E-Week,” the annual carnival is Case Western Reserve University’s largest science,...

CWRU, City of Cleveland implement new intervention strategies to reduce juvenile crime

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2019


Filed under Campus Insider, Inside the Circle, News, Outside the Circle

Case Western Reserve University is extending its partnership with the City of Cleveland and two Cleveland police departments through training and implementing strategies concerning intervention and family services with a focus on reducing juvenile crimes. The Cleveland Metropolitan Housing Authority...

Medical marijuana available in Cleveland

Jack Heneghan, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2019


Filed under News, Outside the Circle

Medical marijuana is now legal in Ohio, and two companies are setting up shop in Cleveland. Green Thumb Industries Ohio, located at 1222-1224 Prospect Avenue East and The Botanist, located at 3865 Lakeside Avenue East, are both national chains. While this is a big step for Ohio, there are still many restrict...

Politics you should care about

Politics you should care about

Jackson Rudoff, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2019


Filed under News, Outside the Circle

Brexit Plan Sees Historic Defeat On Tuesday, the British Parliament voted on a proposed plan for the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union. Put forth by Prime Minister Theresa May, it was supposed to be the finishing touch on what has been a prolonged separatist battle set off by 2016’s ...

CWRU travels to Vegas for largest tech conference

CWRU travels to Vegas for largest tech conference

Eddie Kerekes, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2019


Filed under Events & Talks, News, Outside the Circle, Top Stories

While most students returned home for winter break, over three dozen Case Western Reserve University students, faculty and alumni traveled to Las Vegas at the beginning of January. It wasn’t all casinos, buffets and large productions. The CWRU representatives attended CES 2019 from Jan. 8-11. CWRU reserv...

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