The Observer

USG Brief

Tyler Hoffman, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2010


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As students of CWRU acclimate to the University after four weeks of classes, Undergraduate Student Government (USG) is working diligently across multiple fronts. Fresh after a weekend retreat that offered training to members, the general assembly convened on Sept. 14. The board reports of the executive...

CWRU welcomes Delta Chi

Sage Schaff, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2010


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Although fall semester’s rush period has concluded, students can still meet with representatives from Delta Chi fraternity. Delta Chi just attained colony status this semester and began making their pitch this past Sunday, Sept. 12. It can become an active member of the Interfraternity Congress next...

CWRU plans to harness wind power with turbines

CWRU plans to harness wind power with turbines

Nick Knoske, Assistant News Editor

September 16, 2010


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Case Western Reserve University hopes to become a leader in wind power and sustainable energy this fall, when it will begin constructing the first of three wind turbines, comprising part of a $6 million project that could make Cleveland a vanguard of wind-related innovation, education, and development....

Young Americans for Liberty host Michael F. Cannon

Young Americans for Liberty host Michael F. Cannon

Sage Schaff, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2010


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Case Western Reserve University’s chapter of Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) hosted Michael F. Cannon of the Cato Institute in Washington, D.C this past Monday, Sept 13,. YAL shares Cato’s initiative of promoting individual liberties, which according to Cannon and many like-minded Americans are...

Administration commits to increase traffic safety

Tyler Hoffman, Contributing Reporter

September 9, 2010


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Startled by a traffic accident during the first week of classes, CWRU students now find themselves at a University highly committed to producing a safer environment for the entire campus community. In response to the increasing congestion and construction plaguing the intersection of Euclid Avenue...

Uptown project breaks ground in University Circle

Uptown project breaks ground in University Circle

Sage Schaff, Contributing Reporter

September 9, 2010


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Have you walked down Euclid Avenue on the north part of campus recently and wondered what’s going on with all the construction? Last month, local developing firm MRN Ltd. began construction on the UPTOWN project, a large-scale rejuvenation of the area on Euclid Avenue between Mayfield Road and E. 115...

A conversation with…Mark Chavis

A conversation with…Mark Chavis

Sean M. Hobson, Contributing Reporter

September 9, 2010


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Officer Mark Chavis is one of the Case Western Reserve University’s police officers. He is most prominently known for his daily work of helping students and faculty safety cross the busy Euclid intersection. He is always smiling and knows many students on first name basis. Throughout his tenure at CWR...

Filer system to undergo changes in near future

Melanie Sayre, Contributing Reporter

September 9, 2010


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When people mention “filer,” people think of cabinets. People think of a pile of messy paperwork yet to be finished. People think of a job perhaps that they’d wish (or not wish) to have. People don’t usually think of the system filer.case.edu that gives us the option of hosting personal as well...

Eliminating your Credit Card debt

Eliminating your Credit Card debt

Bill Boyer, OSCPA Ambassador

September 9, 2010


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Imagine that you are an average college student: you enjoy being with friends, sleeping till noon on weekends, and also have $2200 in credit card debt (this number jumps to $5800 for graduate students). Although credit cards offer a great way to boost your credit score and track spending, companies prey...

CWRU promises diversity, lacks equality

CWRU promises diversity, lacks equality

Nick Knoske, Assistant News Editor

September 9, 2010


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In an effort to provide for a growing number of international students, Case Western Reserve University held its first-ever International Student Orientation (ISO) this summer. The event, met chiefly with gratitude by its attendants, sought to acclimate the freshman from abroad with Case campus, the...

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