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Going green: how sustainable is CWRU?

Going green: how sustainable is CWRU?

Jenna Millemaci, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2012


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By now Case Western Reserve University students have grown familiar with the giant wind turbine towering over Van Horn field and the catchy slogans stamped around the dining halls with terms like “fresh,” “locally grown,” and “sustainable.” But how much of this effort translates to real-life...

Residence Hall Association elects 2012-13 executive board

Greg Bokar, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2012


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Questions:   1. What is your major and year? 2. How did you first get involved with RHA? 3. What do you think is the most important thing RHA does? 4. What do you hope to accomplish in your RHA executive position? 5. What do you want to after you graduate?     Ma...

Outside the Circle News

Sarah Groft, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2012


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J. K. Rowling plans new book series for adults J. K. Rowling, well-known author of the famous “Harry Potter” book series, announced a new endeavor targeted at adult readers. Rowling now has an agreement with Little, Brown, which is located in both in the U.S. and Britain, to launch a new serie...

A conversation with…Sai Kolluru

A conversation with…Sai Kolluru

Jenna Millemaci, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2012


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When The Observer spoke with Sai Kolluru just over a year ago, the Case Western Reserve University senior and former president of the student organization Hindu YUVA (Youth for Unity, Virtues, and Action) had just brought CWRU to the “international platform” in Washington, D.C. to promote religiou...

Beloved political science professor Alexander Lamis passes away

Beloved political science professor Alexander Lamis passes away

Sage Schaff, Assistant News Editor

February 24, 2012


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On Feb. 9, Case Western Reserve University professor Alexander Lamis passed away at age 65. He had been ill for the previous seven months due to a reaction to medications. Lamis is survived by his wife Renee and their three sons, Peter, Alexander, and Nicholas. “Alec tried to share his sense that poli...

New Google privacy policy will not affect CWRU apps

New Google privacy policy will not affect CWRU apps

Sage Schaff, Assistant News Editor

February 24, 2012


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Google’s new privacy policy has generated considerable discomfort across the Internet. The search engine giant’s new rules, set to take effect March 1, will allow personal information collected by one Google site to be used by all of them. Essentially it combines about 70 different policies used...

Outside the Circle News

Sarah Groft, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2012


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Glenn wants Americans to travel to the moon Monday, Feb. 20 marked the 50th anniversary of NASA’s first flight into space. John Glenn, a former astronaut and Ohio senator, spoke at the recent NASA Future Forum at Ohio State University. According to The Plain Dealer, Glenn commented, “I think we ar...

USG announces Student Life Improvement Grant, $55,000 rollover

Greg Bokar, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2012


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On Feb. 15 the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) announced a $25,000 Student Life Improvement Grant (SLIG) as part of a $55,000 rollover from unused allocated funds from student organizations. The rollover is left over from the $137,000 allocated to various student organizations as part of USG’...

Help wanted: latest career fair attracts many students, employers

Help wanted: latest career fair attracts many students, employers

Sarah Groft, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2012


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On Thursday, Feb. 16, the Career Center held its annual February career fair, which featured over 100 organizations a record number in recent years, according to Career Center director Michael Thomas. Companies such as Google, Metrics Marketing Group, Ferro Corporation, Osborn International, Skylight ...

On the beat…Looking out for our community

February 24, 2012


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The CWRU police department recently issued several security alerts and updates through the university’s mass email system regarding incidents of crime on campus. Almost every time we announce one of these alerts, we get questions about the security alert system and its process. The reason we issue...

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