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Jolly delivered: campus dining fixture to launch delivery service

Jolly delivered: campus dining fixture to launch delivery service

Joseph Digby, Staff Reporter

February 3, 2012


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Every year, Case Western Reserve University fills its dining halls with thousands of undergraduates, many of whom have only one option: signing up for the meal plan. As the semester marches on, however, many students begin to desire greater variety in dining options. At that point, they begin to seek...

USG Brief

Joseph Digby, Staff Reporter

February 3, 2012


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Case Western Reserve University’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) did not meet last Tuesday, Jan. 24. Instead of holding a General Assembly (GA) meeting, it conducted its Spring Retreat to brainstorm and prepare for the semester. When its members came back, they were very motivated, as the GA...

On the Beat

January 27, 2012


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The Case Western Reserve University Police Department would like to say welcome back to all our students, staff, and faculty returning winter break. Hopefully everyone had a chance to rest, recharge, celebrate, and possibly over-eat. Now it is time to keep those New Year’s resolutions to be a better...

Republicans continue search for ideal presidential candidate

Greg Bokar, Staff Reporter

January 27, 2012


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Since the end of last semester, the race for the presidential nomination of the Grand Old Party has excited and opinionated political junkies everywhere. Just this past Saturday, Newt Gingrich managed a sizeable victory over the Republican favorite, Governor Mitt Romney, in the South Carolina primary,...

Dittrick Medical History Center features lecture on emergency contraception’s history

Dittrick Medical History Center features lecture on emergency contraception’s history

Joseph Digby, Staff Reporter

January 27, 2012


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Contraception has been an issue of vast and complex controversy across the U.S. and across the world. Debates have been extremely heated and sometimes even deadly. Despite this, the scientific progress of contraceptives has continued; today we have emergency contraception, more commonly known as the...

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...

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