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Outside the Circle News

Sarah Groft, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2012


Filed under News, Outside the Circle

USDA to offer ‘mystery meat’ alternative On March 24, 44 public schools found their ground beef products labeled “do not use.” The product, dubbed “pink slime,” is a blend of ammonia-treated cow pieces. The cow product has also been found in some varieties of beef sold at Kroger, Safew...

Charity gala to support medical students’ outreach trip to Peru

Tyler Hoffman, News Editor

March 29, 2012


Filed under Headlines, News

On Saturday, March 31, students from the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine will host the Taste of Peru charity gala. The gala supports the efforts of the Peru Health Outreach Project, an organization led by medical students. Over the co...

KSL acquires Cleveland Play House archives

KSL acquires Cleveland Play House archives

Eric Hamilton, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2012


Filed under Headlines, News

On Monday, March 26, Kelvin Smith Library (KSL) hosted a special event to announce the acquisition of the archives of the Cleveland Play House (CPH), dating back to its formation in 1915. The theater company’s move to their new downtown location and the need for processing of their extensive archives...

Undergraduates elect Hale to USG presidency, determine new executive board

Undergraduates elect Hale to USG presidency, determine new executive board

Greg Bokar, Assistant News Editor

March 29, 2012


Filed under Headlines, News

Last Thursday and Friday, Mar. 22 and 23, Case Western Reserve University undergraduates voted in the undergraduate student government (USG) general assembly executive elections for the next academic year. Students elected a new president, vice presidents, and individual school representatives. In...

Prescription drug use on campus: issue or illusion?

Prescription drug use on campus: issue or illusion?

Lisa Viers, Features Editor

March 29, 2012


Filed under Headlines, News

You usually start to hear the whispers around midterms, and even louder before finals: “Hey, do you know where I can get some Adderall?” Drug use is an unfortunate norm on university campuses around the country, from huge state schools to tiny private universities. Case Western Reserve Universi...

ITS initiative offers information, prizes through social media outlets

Tyler Hoffman, News Editor

March 29, 2012


Filed under Headlines, News

Over the course of an eight-week period this spring, Case Western Reserve University Information Technology Services (ITS) will be highlighting the use of its social media vehicles as information vehicles. Each week, ITS will offer tips and resources on a different facet of CWRU information technology...

New staff, programs accompany orientation model shift

Shinichi Inoue, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2012


Filed under Headlines, News

Many prospective students and parents have been seen on the Case Western Reserve University campus over the past few weeks. For next year’s incoming students, the first thing in which they will be participating at CWRU is orientation. Whether in CWRU’s International Student Orientation or New...

USG Brief

Joseph Digby, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2012


Filed under News, USG Brief

The March 27 meeting of the General Assembly (GA) of Case Western Reserve University’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) began with a visit from a guest speaker: president Barbara Snyder. She came to address the GA with remarks regarding Springfest – specifically, the planning of an event...

Scholarships, charity allow Cleveland native to further mother’s legacy

Scholarships, charity allow Cleveland native to further mother’s legacy

Tyler Hoffman, Editor-in-Chief

March 23, 2012


Filed under Headlines, News

“Coming from where she came from, she knew that a consistent improvement from the bottom up will always be more effective than from the top down,” Mervyn L. Jones II recalled of his mother, former congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones. Representing the 11th Congressional District, which includes...

New bookstore opening marks beginning of business boom

New bookstore opening marks beginning of business boom

Greg Bokar, Assistant News Editor

March 22, 2012


Filed under Headlines, News

The brand-new Barnes and Noble located on the north side of the Case Western Reserve University campus opened its doors on Monday, March 19. The Barnes and Noble will be the new home of the CWRU bookstore, which was formerly located in the Thwing Student Center and closed just before spring break. The...

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