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SEC forum turnout reflects apathetic student body

Jenna Millemaci, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2012


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Last Thursday, April 12, the Student Executive Council (SEC) gathered in the Pioneer room of Wade Commons at 6 p.m. for their semesterly student open forum. However, the forum showed absolutely no student presence. Even though the forum could not be conducted without inquisitive students, the SEC...

Mass funding allocates over $130,000 to student groups

Joseph Digby and Greg Bokar

April 13, 2012


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Mass funding is arguably one of the most important events each semester for Case Western Reserve University’s student organizations. Each semester, the Finance committee of CWRU’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) sets a budget and allocates money to individual student groups, which USG officially...

Outside the Circle News

Sarah Groft, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2012


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Jet crashes into Virginia apartment complex A Navy jet made quite an impact on a set of apartments in Virginia Beach, Va. on Friday, April 6. The jet, which was traveling at 170 mph and carrying thousands of pounds of volatile fuel, experienced catastrophic engine system failure almost immediately after t...

CWRU, Cleveland community prepare for Relay For Life

CWRU, Cleveland community prepare for Relay For Life

Jenna Millemaci, Assistant News Editor

April 13, 2012


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This spring will mark the momentous five-year anniversary of Relay For Life at Case Western Reserve University. Relay is a national philanthropic sensation benefitting the American Cancer Society that aims to unite communities under a common cause to heal and inspire those touched by cancer. Since the...

A conversation with…Divya Aggarwal

A conversation with…Divya Aggarwal

Tyler Hoffman, Editor-in-Chief

April 13, 2012


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A graduating senior, Divya Aggarwal has championed the student voice as president of the Undergraduate Student Government (USG). While preparing to transfer power to president-elect James Hale, she recently sat down with me to reflect on the last year, from what the organization could have done differently und...

USG Brief

Joseph Digby, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2012


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The General Assembly (GA) of Case Western Reserve University’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) convened in the Toepfer Room of Adelbert Hall on April 11, 2012. The meeting began with the open representative positions in the USG caucuses. The vacancy has been filled in the College of Arts and...

A conversation with…James Hale

A conversation with…James Hale

Greg Bokar, News Editor

April 13, 2012


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Two weeks ago, the Case Western Reserve University undergraduate student body elected James Hale as next year’s president of the Undergraduate Student Government (USG). Hale sees next year as a year for expansion and growth and emphasizes enhancing the internal functions of USG. The Observer recently had...

Schubert Center for Child Studies champions advocacy, information in upcoming event

Schubert Center for Child Studies champions advocacy, information in upcoming event

Tyler Hoffman, Editor-in-Chief

April 13, 2012


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Nestled safely within University Circle, members of the Case Western Reserve University community are often shielded from the social realities of the urban landscape. And the critical issue of foster care for children and adolescents remains one of the unspoken realities in this city. According to...

Business school’s MBA program climbs rankings

Jenna Millemaci, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2012


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U.S. News and World Report has been talking about Case Western Reserve University quite a bit lately, announcing that the university’s biomedical engineering graduate program reclaimed 10th place nationally, in addition to the Weatherhead School of Management’s rise in the rankings. The business sc...

Sustainability, entrepreneurship event benefits Kids Against Hunger

Eric Hamilton, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2012


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On Monday, April 2, LorkTech, a company cofounded by Case Western Reserve University students Mark Lorkowsi and Michael Giammo, hosted “Celebrating Sustainability and Entrepreneurship” in the Thwing Ballroom. The event supported Kids Against Hunger (KAH), a charity chapter founded by freshman Aditya...

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