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Engineering Challenges Carnival kicks off E-Week

Jordan Reif, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2019

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

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

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

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

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...

Community partnership helps human trafficking victims

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018

In its inaugural year, the Clothesline Project is working to provide clothes for girls and young women who have fallen victim to human trafficking. From Dec. 3 through 21, students, faculty and community members can donate gently used clothes to the project, which is an effort by the Begun Center fo...

Politics you should care about

Jackson Rudoff, Opinion Editor

December 7, 2018

Michael Flynn to receive little jail time President Donald Trump’s former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn returned to headlines this past week. Robert Mueller, the head of a Justice Department inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 election, announced Flynn had cooperated extensi...

Cleveland journalist Nikki Delamotte murdered in Wood County

Matt Hooke, A&E Editor

November 16, 2018

Nikki Delamotte represented some of the best that Cleveland journalism had to offer. As an arts and culture reporter for Cleveland.com, she covered the hidden gems that make the city special, often discussing how people took elements of Cleveland’s past to create a brighter future, from how Maple Lane...

US-China relations discussed at international summit

Jack Heneghan, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018

The U.S. has long been a world superpower, but some suspect a new challenger is giving the country a run for its money: China. The U.S.-China International Summit at Case Western Reserve University was held for the second year in a row to discuss U.S.-China relations and the current trade war between t...

Cleveland Catch Up

Emily Young, Copy Editor

November 9, 2018

Record voter turnout for 2018 gubernatorial election On Tuesday Nov. 6, Ohio voters turned out in record numbers to vote in the 2018 midterm elections. In the gubernatorial race between Democrat Richard Cordray and Republican Mike DeWine, preliminary tallies showed 4,307,665 votes cast, according...

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