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A conversation with…Andrea Sterenstein

A conversation with…Andrea Sterenstein

Jenna Millemaci, Contributing Reporter

January 27, 2012


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As January draws to a close, Case Western Reserve University students are beginning to think about snatching up that internship for the approaching summer. Amongst many others, third-year, pre-medicine student Andrea Sterenstein was doing exactly that last January. At the time, Andrea was not aware of...

University Circle earns top marks in beauty

University Circle earns top marks in beauty

Sage Schaff, Assistant News Editor

January 6, 2012


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The neighborhood of University Circle was founded in 1872, half a century before Cleveland rose to prominence as a major American industrial center. Originally, local wealthy families wanted to pool together money to create and preserve an area with a culture distinct enough to be noted around the world....

A conversation with…Professor Jessica Green

A conversation with…Professor Jessica Green

Jacob Martin, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2010


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When I walk into Assistant Professor of Political Science Jessica Green’s office in the basement of Mather House, I am greeted cordially and warmly by Green and the smell of freshly made hot herbal tea. Hired in August this year, Jessica Green comes to CWRU having recently finished her Ph.D. in Pub...

USG reflects upon accomplishments at last meeting of semester

USG reflects upon accomplishments at last meeting of semester

Sage Schaff, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2010


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The last two Case Western Reserve University Undergraduate Student Government (USG) general assembly meetings of the semester brought forth last minute legislation and reflection on this fall’s accomplishments. On Tuesday, Nov. 23, USG passed two bills to recognize student organizations for the spring...

Thwing Study Over to provide students much-needed break this Sunday

Sage Schaff, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2010


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Thwing Study Over (TSO) is back again for fall 2010. Students looking for some last minute relaxation before the onslaught of final exams will find a wide array of options this Sunday, Dec. 5 in Thwing. The event will run from 8 p.m. to midnight, with food arriving every half hour from many area favorites....

Transformation on horizon for KSL

Transformation on horizon for KSL

Tyler Hoffman, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2010


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“We want to get [students] thinking about the library in a different way,” associate provost and university librarian Arnold Hirshon explained during an exclusive discussion of the changes ahead for the Kelvin Smith Library (KSL). Addressing a student competition to redesign the first floor and...

Nation’s first research-oriented wind turbine constructed near Veale

Nation’s first research-oriented wind turbine constructed near Veale

Sage Schaff, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2010


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A few days prior to Thanksgiving break, many students probably noticed the latest addition to Case Western Reserve University’s quad area: a 156-foot tall wind turbine. The massive white tower arrived Nov. 15, was constructed near Veale Athletic Center throughout the next week, and was fully operational...

USG Brief

Sage Schaff, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2010


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Case Western Reserve University Undergraduate Student Government (USG) had its longest general assembly meeting of the semester this past Tuesday, Nov. 16. Much like last week, the meeting focused on legislation and taking steps to fill open representative positions. Before getting to the evening’s...

A conversation with…Divya Aggarwal

A conversation with…Divya Aggarwal

Lisa Viers, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2010


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Currently the vice president of student life for USG, junior Divya Aggarwal has been involved with USG in various capacities for the past three years. A biochemistry major and nutrition minor, Aggarwal aspires to adequately represent the needs of students on the CWRU campus.   Lisa Viers: W...

International student programs make strides, issues remain

Tyler Hoffman, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2010


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“This is a marathon, not a sprint,” associate provost for international affairs David Fleshler explained regarding the internationalization of Case Western Reserve University. Since the beginning of the fall semester, a wide array of programs for international students have emerged with the purpose...

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