The Observer

New staff, programs accompany orientation model shift

Shinichi Inoue, Staff Reporter

March 30, 2012


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Many prospective students and parents have been seen on the Case Western Reserve University campus over the past few weeks. For next year’s incoming students, the first thing in which they will be participating at CWRU is orientation. Whether in CWRU’s International Student Orientation or New...

USG Brief

Joseph Digby, Staff Reporter

March 30, 2012


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The March 27 meeting of the General Assembly (GA) of Case Western Reserve University’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) began with a visit from a guest speaker: president Barbara Snyder. She came to address the GA with remarks regarding Springfest – specifically, the planning of an event...

Scholarships, charity allow Cleveland native to further mother’s legacy

Scholarships, charity allow Cleveland native to further mother’s legacy

Tyler Hoffman, Editor-in-Chief

March 23, 2012


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“Coming from where she came from, she knew that a consistent improvement from the bottom up will always be more effective than from the top down,” Mervyn L. Jones II recalled of his mother, former congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones. Representing the 11th Congressional District, which includes...

New bookstore opening marks beginning of business boom

New bookstore opening marks beginning of business boom

Greg Bokar, Assistant News Editor

March 23, 2012


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The brand-new Barnes and Noble located on the north side of the Case Western Reserve University campus opened its doors on Monday, March 19. The Barnes and Noble will be the new home of the CWRU bookstore, which was formerly located in the Thwing Student Center and closed just before spring break. The...

University debuts first phase of internationalization strategy

Eric Hamilton, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2012


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This January, the Case Western Reserve University International Planning Committee (IPC) submitted its Plan for Internationalization to the university for approval. The plan, which makes specific recommendations to improve the university’s internationalization, focuses largely on undergraduate education. The...

University announces next Inamori Ethics Prize recipient

University announces next Inamori Ethics Prize recipient

Jenna Millemaci, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2012


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The Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence recently announced David Suzuki as the winner of the annual Inamori Ethics Prize, an international award that has been steadily gaining worldwide notoriety since its first recipient in 2008. At 70 years old, Suzuki was chosen for his lifelong co...

Candidates for USG presidency debate, tackle key university issues

Joseph Digby, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2012


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The president of Case Western Reserve University’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) is one of the most demanding positions a student can hold. This job influences the lives of over 4000 undergraduates and 150 student organizations. At 8 p.m. on March 21, 2012, CWRU students entered the Spot to...

Outside the Circle News

Sarah Groft, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2012


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Encyclopedia Britannica to end its 244-year-long printing career It was announced on Tuesday, March 13 that Encyclopedia Britannica will stop printing books. The company has been printing the many-volume book sets for over 244 years. New editions typically come out every two years; the last set, wh...

Outside the Circle News

Sarah Groft, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2012


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Romney narrowly bests Santorum in Ohio on Super Tuesday This past Tuesday, March 6, was an important milestone for the Republican Party. Super Tuesday is the day in March or February of a presidential election year when many states hold primary elections. These elections determine how many delegat...

Provost updates students on tuition increase

Provost updates students on tuition increase

Sage Schaff, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2012


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On Thursday, Feb. 23, Case Western Reserve University provost William “Bud” Baeslack spoke to a sparse audience in Strosacker Auditorium about next year’s tuition increases and other school initiatives. He began by discussing the university’s strategic plan, “Forward Thinking.” The plan...

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