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Steve Russell delivers lecture at Cleveland Town Hall

Jenna Millemaci, Assistant News Editor

September 28, 2012


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Lt. Col. Steve Russell opened the annual Cleveland Town Hall Lecture Series’ 2012-13 season in the Ohio Theater at Playhouse Square last Monday, Sept. 24, to reveal his first-hand account of the manhunt and capture of Saddam Hussein. Case Western Reserve University is the official academic sponsor...

CWRU continues to rise in US News rankings

CWRU continues to rise in US News rankings

Victoria Robinson, Student Affairs Reporter

September 28, 2012


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After 15 years of being in the top 50 universities in the United States, Case Western Reserve University recently moved up yet another position according to the US News and World Report’s Best Colleges 2013 Edition.  Last year, CWRU rose three spots, ranking 38th in the nation and is now ranked 37th,...

A conversation with…Chelsea Steen

A conversation with…Chelsea Steen

Noora Somersalo, Student Affairs Reporter

September 28, 2012


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Chelsea Steen is a second-year business management and psychology major at Case Western Reserve University. The president and founder of the 300 Club and a member of the women’s basketball team, she promotes student participation in campus events as a means to improve school spirit and unify the CWR...

CWGreen city on blue lake hosts sustainability summit

CWGreen city on blue lake hosts sustainability summit

Jenna Millemaci, Assistant News Editor

September 28, 2012


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On Thursday, Sept. 20 and Friday, Sept. 21, Cleveland’s motivated supporters of urban sustainability from around Northeast Ohio convened in the Cleveland Public Auditorium for the fourth annual Cleveland Sustainability Summit. The summit is part of Mayor Frank Jackson’s 10-year initiative to create...

Relay For Life to hold kickoff event Friday

Relay For Life to hold kickoff event Friday

Suneil Kamath, Civic Engagement Reporter

September 28, 2012


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Relay For Life, one of Case Western Reserve University’s biggest traditions, will host its kickoff event this Friday, Sept. 28 from noon to 2 pm at the Kelvin Smith Library Oval. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society, Relay For Life is an overnight fundraising walk during which teams camp out...

Outside the Circle News

Sarah Groft, National News Reporter

September 28, 2012


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Panda cub dies Tragedy struck the Smithsonian Nation Zoo in Washington, D.C., Sunday morning. The giant panda cub, who was only six days old, was found dead in her cage. Only minutes before, she had been heard grunting playfully. Zoo officials say that a full necropsy will not be available for anot...

Pi Beta Phi joins campus Greek community

Victoria Robinson, Student Affairs Reporter

September 28, 2012


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After a full weekend of open houses, information sessions, ceremonies, and bid days, the newest sorority on campus welcomed its founding 65 members. Starting Friday, Sept 21, Pi Beta Phi began the rushing process for Case Western Reserve University’s Ohio Lambda chapter. For the time being, the...

RHA (in short)

Sarah Groft, National News Reporter

September 28, 2012


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The Residence Hall Association’s General Body meeting occurred in Nord 410 on Monday, Sept. 17. The meeting started with a discussion about co-sponsorships for the Class Officer Collective’s Halloween at Home celebration and the Fall Leadership Conference. Both co-sponsorships were passed. The...

On the Beat

September 28, 2012


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The first day of fall was last Saturday. Fall can be a beautiful season in Cleveland. The leaves start to change, the air starts to get a little cooler at night, the geese start to fly overhead, and the Case Western Reserve Univeristy Police Department starts having to take students to the emergency...

Entertainer B.o.B to headline Sunday concert

Entertainer B.o.B to headline Sunday concert

Brian Sherman, Campus Events Reporter

September 28, 2012


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This year's homecoming festivities will end with a free concert featuring B.o.B open to all students in Veale at 6:30 p.m. this Sunday. B.o.B, or Bobby Ray Simmons, is a well-known rapper and songwriter from Atlanta, Ga. His rise to fame began in 2007 with his mixtape Cloud 9, among several others. ...

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