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USG Brief

Jenna Millemaci, Assistant News Editor

April 27, 2012


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The general assembly of Case Western Reserve University’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) gathered in the Toepfer Room of Adelbert Hall last Tuesday, April 24. The assembly began by unanimously passing Resolution R. 21-08, a request that CWRU make significant investment to improve the maintenance...

RHA Update

Joseph Digby, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2012


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The Residence Hall Association (RHA) is a group of students from each residence hall who come together to promote the interests and well-being of their constituents. RHA is organized into councils focused around the first-year Residential Colleges (Juniper, Cedar, and Mistletoe), the Carlton Complex...

Bon Appetit serves up low carbon foods

Bon Appetit serves up low carbon foods

Jenna Millemaci, Assistant News Editor

April 27, 2012


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Last Thursday, April 19, diners at Bon Appétit cafes around Case Western Reserve University noticed something a little different in the food selection. Instead of serving the usual meats and cheeses, customers were presented with more vegetarian and vegan options, as well as other “low-carbon” choices. “Low-Carbon...

Summer session offers less expensive credits

Summer session offers less expensive credits

Greg Bokar, News Editor

April 27, 2012


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This summer, approximately 20 percent of the student body will not leave the Case Western Reserve University campus, electing instead to participate in the summer term. New classes this summer appeared to attract more students than in previous years. According to Associate Dean Molly Berger, a leader...

USG announces how grant will be spent

Joseph Digby, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2012


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Since 2010, Case Western Reserve University’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) has had a program called the Student Life Improvement Grant (SLIG). SLIG aims to provide funding for initiatives to improve the campus. This year, USG focused more heavily on how it would allocate the SLIG money. Before...

Outside the Circle News

Sarah Groft, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2012


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Dick Clark Passes Away   Famous television and radio host Dick Clark passed away from a heart attack on Wednesday, April 18. Clark suffered the heart attack after undergoing prostate surgery at St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica, Calif. on April 17. David Dreier, congressman and friend of Cl...

Research center erects new wind turbine

Research center erects new wind turbine

Eric Hamilton, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2012


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The Wind Energy Research Center, led by Case Western Reserve University professor of materials science and engineering David Matthiesen, recently erected the third and largest of its research wind turbines along Interstate 90 in Euclid. The $6 million project is funded by the Ohio Development Fund...

Relay announces schedule, promises excitement

Relay announces schedule, promises excitement

Jenna Millemaci, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2012


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After months of anticipation, planning, and excitement, Case Western Reserve University will finally kick off its 5th annual Relay For Life this Saturday, April 21 and will continue through Sunday, April 22. With a few added changes to the schedule and a lineup of new events, Relay For Life at CWRU is...

A conversation with…Colin Williams

A conversation with…Colin Williams

Greg Bokar, News Editor

April 20, 2012


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Last week, The Observer featured an interview with next year’s new USG president, James Hale. Colin Williams, next year’s USG vice president of finance, will be joining Hale in the USG executive board to lead the student government into new places. The Observer talked with Williams about his plans in hi...

Students spend Saturday serving the community

Students spend Saturday serving the community

Sarah Groft, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2012


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The Center for Civic Engagement and Learning (CCEL) held Saturday of Service on Saturday, April 14. The event has been offered to Case Western Reserve University students for years. Angela Lowery, the student service coordinator for CCEL, described the event as an opportunity for students and campus...

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