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Delta Chi to induct new members at CWRU

Delta Chi to induct new members at CWRU

Kaitlyn Estes, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2010


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After an intensive recruitment period, the Delta Chi colony has taken form at Case Western Reserve University. The fraternity has officially welcomed 24 founding associate members, most of whom are sophomores or upperclassmen. Despite only being together for a few weeks, the soon-to-be brothers have...

CWRU student attends national interfaith conference

CWRU student attends national interfaith conference

Julia Clancy, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2010


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The National Interfaith Conference in Washington D.C. was part of an initiative of President Obama and his new Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships to promote religious pluralism on college campuses across the nation. Knowing that, you wouldn’t have expected Case Western Reserve University...

Political science department hosts annual election party

Political science department hosts annual election party

Jacob Martin, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2010


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Pizza, pie, and pop were shared this past Tuesday, Nov. 2, at the political science department’s Election Night Party. The party started at 7 p.m. and went to 11 p.m., with many students lingering to the end. It was considered a major success and prompted students to participate in political discussion. The...

Protect yourself and others with flu shot

Protect yourself and others with flu shot

Colin Lux, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2010


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As the lovely Cleveland winter approaches and increases difficulties for CWRU students, so does the seasonal flu. Every year we are bombarded with messages from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to get our flu shot. Why should students get their yearly flu shot? “The flu virus mutates yearly...

AXO confronts silence surrounding domestic violence

AXO confronts silence surrounding domestic violence

Gillian Seaman, News Editor

November 4, 2010


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Coinciding with domestic violence awareness month, CWRU’s AXO sorority hosted a series of events from Oct. 25 to Oct. 30. With co-sponsorships from the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women, Residential Housing Association, and Undergraduate Student Government, the sorority sought to both disseminate...

Small, yet dedicated group of materials science majors represent CWRU at convention in Houston

Small, yet dedicated group of materials science majors represent CWRU at convention in Houston

Rachel Craft, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2010


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Case Western Reserve University’s materials science department is probably the smallest in the engineering school, with fewer than ten majors per class, and it doesn’t get much press. There are certainly advantages to having such a small department: classes are smaller, it’s easier to get involved...

Snyder praises university accomplishments

Snyder praises university accomplishments

Jacob Martin, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2010


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“Students are our number one recruiters,” said president Barbara Snyder at the second annual Student State of the University address on Oct. 20 in Strosacker Auditorium that saw middling attendance. “We publish, perform, volunteer, fundraise, score touchdowns at CWRU. This university is nothing...

Crime reignites campus safety initiatives

Crime reignites campus safety initiatives

Tyler Hoffman, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2010


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The week of Oct. 10 proved especially unusual for the entirety of the campus community. Throughout the week, a plethora of email security alerts arrived in the inboxes of university students, faculty, and staff. Each day seeming to bring with it a new attack against our security as a campus, a total...

Election day survival kit

Tyler Babcock, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2010


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Election Day is Tuesday, November 2. Your ballot will likely be two or three pages long. Be prepared. Here’s a guide to the statewide races this year.If you’re registered outside Ohio, you’ll need to find your candidates on your own. Your state’s Secretary of State website will most likely have...

Investing now for retirement pays off later

Investing now for retirement pays off later

Bill Boyer, OSCPA Ambassador

October 28, 2010


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When I opened an IRA (Individual Retirement Account) a friend posed the question, “You’re saving for retirement now? Why? You’re in college.” I responded simply, “I want to be rich.” Do you want to be rich? Of course you do. Everybody does. Why is it then that so few young people invest their...

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