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Second annual SEXPO serves as safe space for students

Second annual SEXPO serves as safe space for students

Nahee Kim, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2017


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The second annual SEXPO was presented by Sexual Assault and Violence Educators (SAVE) and Greek Life at the Tinkham Veale University Center ballroom on Friday, Sept. 8. The event, which hosted speakers, information booths and activities, aimed to build an open environment where students could learn more...

Cleveland Catch Up

Lyndsey Cole, News Editor

September 15, 2017


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Gordon Square Arts District to be adorned with 8 new murals Two artists are set to collaborate on the first of eight murals in the Detroit Shoreway area of the Gordon Square Arts District. Eileen Dorsey, a Cleveland area painter, as well as Chicago-based graffiti artist Ish Muhammad were chosen for th...

First-time SEC Allocations Committee elected

Roxanne Yang, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2017


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Over the weekend, four major elections took place at Case Western Reserve University. The newly formed Student Executive Council Allocations Committee welcomed its first nine members, and the Residence Hall Association (RHA), Undergraduate Student Government (USG) and Class Officer Collective (COC) ...

Losing candidate alleges COC elections hacked

Lyndsey Cole, News Editor

September 15, 2017


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The Class Officer Collective’s recent elections have received a great deal of attention from the Case Western Reserve University community following allegations that the electronic ballots may have been tampered with. On Monday, Sept. 11, Connor Zhu, a candidate for president of the class of 2021, ...

UH&CS offers new wellness program for students

UH&CS offers new wellness program for students

Lyndsey Cole, News Editor

September 15, 2017


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Case Western Reserve University Health and Counseling Services (UH&CS) announced a new approach to student wellness beginning in the Fall 2017 semester. The student program is modelled after a similar one that has previously been offered to CWRU faculty and staff, and includes several new wellne...

CWRU Rocket team holds recruitment event at think[box]

CWRU Rocket team holds recruitment event at think[box]

Josef Scheidt, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2017


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The Case Rocket Team held a rocket-building event at the Sears think[box] on Saturday, Sept. 9. The primary focus was to provide students with a fun way to get people interested in joining the team, emphasizing that no experience is required and that new members are always encouraged to join. The ...

Students protest the end of DACA

Students protest the end of DACA

Henry Bendon, Staff Reporter

September 8, 2017


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In 2012, President Obama’s administration enacted the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The immigration policy allows people who had entered the United States illegally as children to receive two year stays from deportation. Proponents of the program were bipartisan and from a variety of ...

CWRU receives diversity award

Aziza Mbugua, Contributing Reporter

September 8, 2017


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Case Western Reserve University has been recognized for its diversity and inclusion efforts across campus, despite many students’ beliefs that the university has not done enough to promote diversity in the community. This year, along with almost 80 other institutions, CWRU received the Higher Educ...

Centric builds in the circle

Centric builds in the circle

Sophia Yakumithis, Contributing Reporter

September 8, 2017


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Off-campus housing is becoming more common around Case Western Reserve University. In the Summer of 2018, a $70-plus million real estate project on Mayfield Road will conclude after half a decade of planning and redesigning, connecting two major neighborhoods: Uptown and Little Italy. The project is meant...

Class of 2021 sees new arrivals to orientation week

Class of 2021 sees new arrivals to orientation week

Jason Guo, Staff Reporter

September 1, 2017


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Orientation is a scary and exciting time for first-year students every year, and this year was no exception for the close to 1400 students that arrived on campus on August 20. As each first-year student settled into their respective dorms, first day activities started in full swing. Following the fe...

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