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RAM founder Stan Brock receives 2010 Inamori Prize

RAM founder Stan Brock receives 2010 Inamori Prize

Sean Hobson, Staff Reporter

September 3, 2010


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In a country that is revaluating its healthcare structure, the unfortunate many caught in the transition turn to the work of the 2010 Inamori Prize winner Stan Brock. He is the founder of Remote Area Medical (RAM), an organization that has provided free medical care to over 300,000 individuals since...

USG Brief

Sage Schaff, Contributing Reporter

September 3, 2010


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Case Western Reserve University’s Undergraduate Student Government blazed through the agenda Tuesday evening at its General Assembly meeting. Officers and representatives highlighted the week’s important topics, focusing especially on the rapidly approaching USG elections. USG president Minh-Tri...

Leutner Dining Café opens to pleasant reviews

Leutner Dining Café opens to pleasant reviews

Julia Clancy, Staff Reporter

September 3, 2010


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Complaining about cafeteria food, much like discussing weather, family and politics seems to be a safety net for those not skilled in the art of conversation. Asking almost anybody that eats in a cafeteria about the food is like asking an engineering major, “Mac or PC?” You guarantee yourself an...

More to coffee than its morning punch

Colin Lux, Staff Reporter

August 27, 2010


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There is nothing better than a fresh brewed pot of coffee in the morning. Besides the delightful jolt of energy the caffeine provides, there is more to coffee than its morning punch. For years coffee has had the reputation of “stunting your growth” and “causing heart problems and cancer.” Although...

Optimizing your credit cards

Optimizing your credit cards

Bill Boyer, OSCPA Ambassador

August 27, 2010


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Nobody wakes up in the morning, yawns, stretches, and says, “Today I want to become financially literate!” However, people do want to become financially independent and not have to worry about their finances. Unfortunately, most financial advice that you hear is rife with inaccuracies. Although...

Major work on LGBT center completed

Major work on LGBT center completed

Tyler Babcock, Contributing Reporter

August 27, 2010


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With the surreptitious replacement and repositioning of a sign, the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) Center in the west wing of the Thwing Center opened its doors on Monday. The opening, originally projected for late March when renovations began in early February, was pushed back to April,...

USG Brief: Filer to be taken offline

USG Brief: Filer to be taken offline

Amanda Brown, Staff Reporter

August 27, 2010


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Tuesday marked the first Undergraduate Student Government General Assembly meeting for the 2010-2011 year. The meeting opened with introductions of all the representatives and executive members of the General Assembly. President Minh-Tri Nguyen welcomed everyone back and illustrated all the hard work...

University names new controller

University names new controller

Julia Clancy, Staff Reporter

August 27, 2010


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On Aug. 5, Bradley Fralic was appointed permanent university controller by president Barbara Snyder. The interim controller since last Fall, Fralic plans to continue his various improvements. According to Case Daily reports, over the past several months, Fralic and his staff have enhanced streamlined...

Who is the Class of 2014?

Gillian Seaman, News Editor

August 27, 2010


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Increasing student diversity is a key element of Case Western Reserve University's strategic plan, and the incoming freshman do not disappoint. The Class of 2014 contains students hailing from 18 countries and 43 different states, continuing or increasing recent gains in diversity amongst the University's...

New international student orientation session debuts

Sage Schaff, Staff Reporter

August 27, 2010


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While many CWRU students were saying goodbye to family or wrapping up summer internships two weeks ago, this year’s incoming international students took part in the debut of the International Student Orientation session. As the number of students from around the world steadily increased throughout...

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