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Jackson Rudoff, Director of Web and Multimedia Word Count: 457

September 6, 2019

British Parliament in Turmoil … Again Every time the path to Brexit appears to have reached peak turbulence, the United Kingdom’s Prime Minister seems to ratchet things up a notch. Back in its inception, David Cameron famously called the referendum for the U.K. to leave the European Union and the...

A look at Brexit and its impact on Cleveland and the US

Nathan Lesch, Director of Print

September 6, 2019

Over three years have passed since the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, a move commonly called Brexit, and still no terms with the EU have been agreed upon. “If Theresa May didn't take any actions to stop Brexit, I find it unlikely that Boris Johnson will.  That doesn't mean strang...

The fight continues for LGBT representation at John Carroll University

The fight continues for LGBT representation at John Carroll University

Emily Young, Development Editor

September 6, 2019

Few students remember that just a short five miles away from Case Western Reserve University lies another college: John Carroll University. John Carroll was founded in 1886 as a Jesuit university intent on educating students in both morals and traditional academic disciplines. As a member of the Association ...

CWRU researchers find 3.8 million-year-old skull

CWRU researchers find 3.8 million-year-old skull

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter

September 6, 2019

“There was a moment when I couldn’t control my emotions. Apparently, I was jumping up and down, a behavior that I don’t usually show when I find hominin fossils, and the locals who were standing next to me thought that I was going crazy!” That was the reaction of Yohannes Haile-Selassie, curator of phy...

The OL Experience

Nihal Manjila, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

Entering college can be a daunting task. Incoming students have to leave their families and homes and join a new community in a new place. Discover Week plays a vital role in integrating new students into the Case Western Reserve University community before the academic year starts. This is due in gre...

Constitution Discussion Roundtable: Q&A with Madeline Myers

Katharine Toledo, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

Each year to celebrate Constitution Day, students from Case Western Reserve University put together a student-led discussion forum with two guest speakers to debate various constitutional issues pertinent to current events. This year’s Constitution Day Forum is entitled Battle for the Ballot Box,...

Miso opens in Tinkham Veale University Center

Matt Hooke, Executive Editor

August 30, 2019

“I don’t know why I’m getting emotional about this stuff,” said Bon Appetit Campus Executive Chef Vincent Gaikens when talking about Miso, the new Asian food concept in Tinkham Veale University Center (TVUC). Gaikens’s emotion was spurred by him talking about going to local Asian markets....

Maltz construction project gains approval

Grace Howard, News Editor

August 30, 2019

Earlier this August, the final plans to construct an addition to the Maltz Performing Arts Center were approved by both the city of Cleveland’s Euclid Corridor Design Review Committee and its planning commission. The project has been in the works since 2015. The addition to the building will ad...

Fire Erupts at Veale Natatorium

Matt Hooke, Executive Editor

August 30, 2019

A fire at a swimming pool may sound so far-fetched it feels like the set up to a National Lampoon sketch. On Monday, Aug. 26th this became reality as the roof of the Veale Natatorium caught fire shortly after 1 p.m. According to Case Western Reserve University, the fire started while a contractor w...

Cleveland to roll out electric scooters around the city

Ryan Yoo, Director of Design

August 23, 2019

The City of Cleveland has recently announced that it approved a measure to roll out electric scooters across the city. In early June, the Cleveland City Council unanimously approved a measure that would allow electric scooter vendors—such as Bird and Lime—to set up scooter stands in target areas including ...

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