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USG Brief

Sage Schaff, Staff Reporter
November 5, 2010
Filed under News, USG Brief

The Case Western Reserve University Undergraduate Student Government (USG) met for the first time in three weeks this past Tuesday, Nov. 2. USG president Minh-Tri Nguyen began the general assembly meeting by praising the Student State of the University Address and USG’s administrative speed dating...

Humans and zombies battle on CWRU campus for fifth semester

Humans and zombies battle on CWRU campus for fifth semester

Gabby Markoff, Staff Reporter
November 5, 2010
Filed under Headlines, News

Many students spent this last weekend dressing up as werewolves, monsters, ghouls and goblins. But the zombies you’ve been seeing around campus are wearing their green headbands for a reason other than Halloween. Humans vs. Zombies has taken over campus once again, with more people this year playing...

CWRU EMS holds mock drill

CWRU EMS holds mock drill

Sage Schaff, Staff Reporter
November 5, 2010
Filed under Headlines, News

The Case Western Reserve University EMS team simulated a mass casualty incident on Van Horn Field on Saturday, Oct. 23. The drill consisted of a car accident in which a car drove through the field and struck multiple bystanders. CWRU EMS chief Justin Einstein says that this year’s drill was the biggest...

Career fair at CWRU

Career fair at CWRU

compiled from staff reports
November 5, 2010
Filed under Headlines, News

At the Career Fair this fall, the Career Center unveiled a new competition with a premium prize – Resume Smash. Students were invited to submit their previously-reviewed resumes to CWRULink one week in advance of the fall Career Fair. The top eight resumes were chosen by career counselors as winners,...

Delta Chi to induct new members at CWRU

Delta Chi to induct new members at CWRU

Kaitlyn Estes, Staff Reporter
November 5, 2010
Filed under Headlines, News

After an intensive recruitment period, the Delta Chi colony has taken form at Case Western Reserve University. The fraternity has officially welcomed 24 founding associate members, most of whom are sophomores or upperclassmen. Despite only being together for a few weeks, the soon-to-be brothers have...

CWRU student attends national interfaith conference

CWRU student attends national interfaith conference

Julia Clancy, Staff Reporter
November 5, 2010
Filed under Headlines, News

The National Interfaith Conference in Washington D.C. was part of an initiative of President Obama and his new Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships to promote religious pluralism on college campuses across the nation. Knowing that, you wouldn’t have expected Case Western Reserve University...

Political science department hosts annual election party

Political science department hosts annual election party

Jacob Martin, Staff Reporter
November 5, 2010
Filed under Headlines, News

Pizza, pie, and pop were shared this past Tuesday, Nov. 2, at the political science department’s Election Night Party. The party started at 7 p.m. and went to 11 p.m., with many students lingering to the end. It was considered a major success and prompted students to participate in political discussion. The...

Protect yourself and others with flu shot

Protect yourself and others with flu shot

Colin Lux, Staff Reporter
November 5, 2010
Filed under Headlines, News

As the lovely Cleveland winter approaches and increases difficulties for CWRU students, so does the seasonal flu. Every year we are bombarded with messages from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to get our flu shot. Why should students get their yearly flu shot? “The flu virus mutates yearly...

AXO confronts silence surrounding domestic violence

AXO confronts silence surrounding domestic violence

Gillian Seaman, News Editor
November 5, 2010
Filed under Headlines, News

Coinciding with domestic violence awareness month, CWRU’s AXO sorority hosted a series of events from Oct. 25 to Oct. 30. With co-sponsorships from the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women, Residential Housing Association, and Undergraduate Student Government, the sorority sought to both disseminate...

Small, yet dedicated group of materials science majors represent CWRU at convention in Houston

Small, yet dedicated group of materials science majors represent CWRU at convention in Houston

Rachel Craft, Staff Reporter
October 29, 2010
Filed under News

Case Western Reserve University’s materials science department is probably the smallest in the engineering school, with fewer than ten majors per class, and it doesn’t get much press. There are certainly advantages to having such a small department: classes are smaller, it’s easier to get involved...

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