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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
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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...

Snyder praises university accomplishments

Snyder praises university accomplishments

Jacob Martin, Staff Reporter
October 29, 2010
Filed under Headlines, News

“Students are our number one recruiters,” said president Barbara Snyder at the second annual Student State of the University address on Oct. 20 in Strosacker Auditorium that saw middling attendance. “We publish, perform, volunteer, fundraise, score touchdowns at CWRU. This university is nothing...

Crime reignites campus safety initiatives

Crime reignites campus safety initiatives

Tyler Hoffman, Staff Reporter
October 29, 2010
Filed under Headlines, News

The week of Oct. 10 proved especially unusual for the entirety of the campus community. Throughout the week, a plethora of email security alerts arrived in the inboxes of university students, faculty, and staff. Each day seeming to bring with it a new attack against our security as a campus, a total...

Election day survival kit

Tyler Babcock, Staff Reporter
October 29, 2010
Filed under Headlines, News

Election Day is Tuesday, November 2. Your ballot will likely be two or three pages long. Be prepared. Here’s a guide to the statewide races this year.If you’re registered outside Ohio, you’ll need to find your candidates on your own. Your state’s Secretary of State website will most likely have...

Investing now for retirement pays off later

Investing now for retirement pays off later

Bill Boyer, OSCPA Ambassador
October 29, 2010
Filed under Headlines, News

When I opened an IRA (Individual Retirement Account) a friend posed the question, “You’re saving for retirement now? Why? You’re in college.” I responded simply, “I want to be rich.” Do you want to be rich? Of course you do. Everybody does. Why is it then that so few young people invest their...

Out at CWRU: students’ perspectives

Out at CWRU: students’ perspectives

Gillian Seaman, News Editor
October 15, 2010
Filed under Headlines, News

Senior English major Brennon Ham considers himself to be queer. “I identify myself as queer because there’s a difference between orientation and social identity when it comes to sexuality. If someone asks me if I’m gay, I’ll probably say yes. But I also identify as a bisexual. So I guess queer...

LGBT vigil honors lives, inspires change

LGBT vigil honors lives, inspires change

Tyler Hoffman, Staff Reporter
October 15, 2010
Filed under Headlines, News

“We stand here tonight to speak out against what is really the unspeakable,” associate provost Lynn Singer proclaimed to a crowd of students, faculty, and community members at the anti-LGBT bullying candlelight vigil on Monday, Oct. 11. Uniting straight allies, concerned individuals, and...

USG Brief

Sage Schaff, Staff Reporter
October 15, 2010
Filed under News, USG Brief

Case Western Reserve University’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) held its last General Assembly before fall break this past Tuesday, Oct. 12. While committee reports went quickly and mostly echoed those of the past few weeks, a few caucus leaders’ announcements and open forum brought up some...

Local democrats pass the torch on to young voters

Local democrats pass the torch on to young voters

Sage Schaff, Staff Reporter
October 15, 2010
Filed under Headlines, News

Cuyahoga County commissioner Peter Lawson Jones and state senator Nina Turner arrived on the CWRU campus to speak at “Dinner with the Democrats” this past Friday, Oct. 8 in the Thwing 1914 Lounge. During the dinner, sponsored by CWRU Democrats, the speakers talked passionately about the importance...

Beta Theta Pi hosts walk for diabetes

Beta Theta Pi hosts walk for diabetes

Sean Hobson, Staff Reporter
October 15, 2010
Filed under Headlines, News

Last Saturday, a group of over 150 people crowded around the Leutner pavilion with same colored t-shirts for the Beta Walkathon. The annual event is organized by the Beta Theta Pi fraternity on campus to heighten awareness of the Diabetes. The event also raises funds for donation to the Diabetes Association...

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