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Final U.S. troops leave Iraq

Sage Schaff, Assistant News Editor

January 27, 2012


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On Dec. 18, 2011, the last remaining U.S. soldiers in Iraq boarded a plane and flew home, ending the nearly decade-long occupation of the Middle Eastern country. While the “War on Terror” is still being fought around the globe, the official withdrawal from Iraq is symbolically significant for many...

CWRU alumni power electronic medical record revolution

CWRU alumni power electronic medical record revolution

Eric Hamilton, Staff Reporter

January 27, 2012


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Healthcare costs in America are notoriously high. There are many factors in the high and increasing medical costs in this country, but the change to electronic medical records is often cited as a quick and easy way to shave off some administrative costs and reduce expensive mistakes. This growing...

USG Brief

Joseph Digby, Staff Reporter

January 27, 2012


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Amid the friendly hugs, book-buying, parties, and other customary hallmarks of Case Western Reserve University in the first weeks of its spring semester, the General Assembly of the CWRU Undergraduate Student Government (USG) met once again in Adelbert Hall on Jan. 17, 2012. Most representatives said...

Outside the Circle News: What you missed over break

Sarah Groft, Staff Reporter

January 27, 2012


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Websites black out in protest of SOPA and PIPA SOPA, or the Stop Online Piracy Act, and PIPA, the Protect IP Act, are pieces of legislation purposed to stop online trafficking of copyrighted property. Included in the act were proposals about barring advertising networks and payment facilities from ...

Open forum provides updates on latest University Circle projects

Open forum provides updates on latest University Circle projects

Greg Bokar, Staff Reporter

January 27, 2012


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In the midst of the chaos of finals, a group of about 30 community members gathered at Ford Auditorium on Dec. 7 to learn about the latest endeavors of Case Western Reserve University and the greater Univeristy Circle area. The audience in attendance at the “community dialogue meeting” included...

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


Filed under News, USG Brief

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....

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