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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...

Outside the Circle News

Sarah Groft, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2012


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Ohio joins lawsuit against major book publishers   On Wednesday, April 11, Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine announced that Ohio would join 15 other states in a lawsuit against electronics company Apple Inc. and publishers Simon & Shuster, Penguin, and Macmillan. The four publishers alleg...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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