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Partners in Health brought a different kind of love to campus on Valentine’s Day

Partners in Health brought a different kind of love to campus on Valentine’s Day

Veronica Madell, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2020

While love is generally displayed in the form of chocolate boxes, roses and candy hearts on Feb 14, it also came in the form of advocacy for those across the Cleveland area last Friday. Case Western Reserve University’s local chapter of Partners in Health put on a love-themed event in the Thwing Atrium, hig...

Tales of long-distance relationships

Tales of long-distance relationships

Deeksha Gollamudi, Social Media Editor

February 13, 2020

Dakota Guardado-RenaudBeing in a long-distance relationship (LDR) is tough, and no one knows that better than college students separated by thousands of miles and dozens of states. The prospect of going about your day, not being able to hold the hand of your significant other while walking to class or...

The results of the 2020 Census will impact CWRU and Northeastern Ohio

The results of the 2020 Census will impact CWRU and Northeastern Ohio

Surita Basu, News Editor

February 13, 2020

Next month, the 2020 Census will be sent out across the entire U.S. For Northeastern Ohio, this meant weeks of organization and preparation, with the U.S. Census Bureau opening regional offices in both Cleveland and Akron.  The census decides where and how taxpayer dollars will be distributed for ...

Dating Apps: Advice from a twenty-something-year-old girl who’s also just trying to figure it all out

Tobili Hatcher, Contributing Reporter

February 13, 2020

Ah yes, love. Love is indeed in the air, especially since today is Valentine’s Day. It’s as if the holiday season was just yesterday, and here we are with the year’s first big capitalist holiday right on our doorstep. If you have someone special to call your valentine, good for you. And even if you d...

CWRU Town Hall meeting presents tuition increases and general education changes

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2020

“In a perfect world, I’d like you all to be here free of charge,” said Case Western Reserve University Provost Ben Vinson III. However, that is obviously not the reality, as students filled the Tinkham Veale University Center Ballroom on Feb. 11 to hear administrators and faculty speak on changes to...

History professor teaching Brexit SAGES course weighs in on Brexit’s implications

History professor teaching Brexit SAGES course weighs in on Brexit’s implications

Surita Basu, News Editor

February 7, 2020

June 23, 2016. That was the date of the referendum that resulted in the people of the United Kingdom deciding to leave the European Union with a vote of 52% in favor and 48% opposed. Yet, two prime ministers and nearly four years later, the UK finally left on Friday, Jan. 31.  Originally, Britain wa...

Springfest was behind the alien invasion, and it’s not over yet

Springfest was behind the alien invasion, and it’s not over yet

Veronica Madell

February 6, 2020

Aliens, of the inflatable kind, invaded the Case Western Reserve University campus during the first week of February. It started on Monday and Tuesday as an omen, with random stickers appearing in classrooms, fliers posted around campus, and the spirit wall painted with an eerie, green alien. By Wedne...

Farewell, President Snyder

Farewell, President Snyder

Matt Hooke and Anna Giubileo

February 6, 2020

Barbara Snyder loved the late-night breakfast. At 9:30 p.m., the Case Western Reserve University president would shed the confines of her office to enjoy pancakes and sausages, joining students in using greasy diner food to calm the nerves of finals season.  “She was walking around, talking to Frible...

CWRU alumnus helps student-refugees resettle in Cleveland

CWRU alumnus helps student-refugees resettle in Cleveland

Collin Wong, Web Editor

January 30, 2020

In 2018, 70.8 million refugees fled their homes. Law Kwah, a Burmese refugee who now resides in Ohio, did the same three decades ago.   He was born in 1973 in the “black zone” of the Karen State, where the world’s longest civil war broke out in 1948. He grew up in a war zone, where conflict ...

One to One and Next Level offer new student deals

One to One and Next Level offer new student deals

Veronica Madell, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2020

As the month of New Year’s resolutions comes to an end, One to One Fitness is trying to give students an extra push to continue going to the gym as classes start to ramp up.  One to One Fitness is the gym on Adelbert Rd. that many students walk past every day but ignore because of the price tag ...

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