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RTA set to rebuild University Circle rapid station

RTA set to rebuild University Circle rapid station

Michael McKenna, Research and Innovations Reporter

September 28, 2012


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In a few years, students on the south side of campus will have a vastly improved experience using the Rapid Transit Authority’s Red Line. On Sept. 19, ground was broken for an $18.5 million reconstruction of the University Circle train and bus stop located at the foot of Cedar hill. The project...

Tonight’s Blue Block Party celebrates Uptown grand opening

Tonight’s Blue Block Party celebrates Uptown grand opening

Mike McKenna, Research and Innovations Reporter

September 27, 2012


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To celebrate the grand opening of Uptown and Toby’s plaza, Case Western Reserve University and MRN Ltd., Uptown and Toby plaza’s developer, will host the Blue Block Party, tonight at 7 p.m. at Toby’s Plaza, located at the corner of Euclid Road and Mayfield Avenue. The entire CWRU community is...

A conversation with…Patrick Vaughn

Noora Somersalo, Student Leadership Reporter

September 21, 2012


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Patrick Vaughn is the vice president of student life in the Undergraduate Student Government. Having been involved in USG since his freshman year, this is his second year as an elected member in the organization. The Observer met with Vaughn to discuss his role in the Executive Committee and his expe...

Flight nursing program receives $2 million donation

Flight nursing program receives $2 million donation

Greg Bokar, News Editor

September 21, 2012


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This August, the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing (FPB) at Case Western Reserve University announced a $2 million donation to the flight nursing program that is set to greatly embolden the world-renowned specialty curriculum. The estate of former FPB donor Dorothy Ebersbach made the donation...

Outside the Circle News

Sarah Groft, National News Reporter

September 21, 2012


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Obama Challenges China Mitt Romney, the Republican presidential nominee, has repeatedly called out the Obama administration on its lack of action in the Chinese trade and currency policies. “President Obama has spent 43 months failing to confront China’s unfair trade prices. I will not wait ...

Town Hall lecture series to feature Steve Russell

Jenna Millemaci, Assistant News Editor

September 21, 2012


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The Town Hall of Cleveland will be welcoming Steve Russell to the podium at the Ohio Theatre on Monday, Sept. 24, for the beginning of the 82nd season of the Town Hall’s annual lecture series. Russell, a current Oklahoma state senator, national veteran advocate, and author of “We Got Him! A Memoir...

Hillary Wheelock takes passion for arts to Europe

Hillary Wheelock takes passion for arts to Europe

Michael McKenna, Research and Innovations Reporter

September 21, 2012


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Often the thought of a person doing research involves an image of that person working in a lab or on a psychological study. Senior theatre major Hillary Wheelock’s SOURCE-funded summer research project definitely did not fit that stereotype. This summer, Wheelock spent two weeks taking lessons...

USG Brief

Noora Somersalo, Student Affairs Reporter

September 21, 2012


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The General Assembly of Case Western Reserve University’s Undergraduate Student Government convened in Toepfer Room in Adelbert Hall on Tuesday, Sept. 18. The meeting began with a presentation on the new Tinkham Veale University Center given by Steve Campbell, the vice president of facilities and planning,...

Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Campaign works to fight childhood starvation

Tanvi Parmar, Special Assignments Reporter

September 21, 2012


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Bruegger’s Bagels is teaming with the organization Share Our Strength for a Dine Out for No Kid Hungry campaign by selling three-dollar coupon books in its restaurants from Sept. 4 to Sept. 22. Each of these coupon books will provide 30 nutritious meals for a hungry child. One hundred percent of the...

University benefactor, alumnus Tinkham Veale II passes away

University benefactor, alumnus Tinkham Veale II passes away

Sage Schaff, Tyler Hoffman, and Greg Bokar

September 21, 2012


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Some say philanthropy is, at its core, more self-interested than selfless. But for Tinkham Veale, given his background, it was never about seeing his name on a building or being congratulated. He grew up in Kansas during the 1920s, mining oil fields until he decided to come to Case Institute of Technology...

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