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NASA scientist visits, speaks on global water crisis

NASA scientist visits, speaks on global water crisis

Srivatsan Uchani, Staff reporter
April 14, 2017
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The Maltz Performing Arts Center recently hosted Jay Famiglietti, an internationally acclaimed hydrologist, for a talk on the global water crisis. The talk, titled “Can We Solve the Global Water Crisis?” was the last speaking event of the year hosted by Think Forum at Case Western Reserve Univers...

Feminist Collective hosts ACLU, talks protester rights

Kevin Smith, Opinion editor
April 14, 2017
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On April 6, The Feminist Collective at Case Western Reserve University hosted a talk in Stephanie Tubb Jones Building to educate students about their rights when protesting and interacting with police officers. Emma Keeshin, the legal assistant from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) spoke at...

Doctoral candidate elected to national Microscopy Society of America

Doctoral candidate elected to national Microscopy Society of America

Smruthi Maganti, Copy editor
April 14, 2017
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On March 31, the Microscopy Society of America (MSA) announced the creation of its Student Council (StC), which would work towards increasing the involvement of students on the local and national levels and increasing the level of student input in the organization’s decision-making. One of the ina...

A look at the new meal plan options

Celia Wan, News editor
April 14, 2017
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More meal plan options will be available for students next semester and are already reflected on housing applications. Meal plans are developed by Campus Services. The changes include a new unlimited meal plan option open to all students. This meal plan allows students to access campus dining halls...

Protests rise in response to Oil and Gas Energy Industry Forum

Chris Nguyen, Staff reporter
April 14, 2017
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On April 6, the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering hosted the Oil and Gas Industry Energy Forum. Sponsored by the Case Alumni Association, the event brought in Case Western Reserve University alumni who are business leaders in the gas and oil industry to share their experiences work...

“The Nuclear Option”: What’s happening Washington lately

Henry Bendon, Staff reporter
April 14, 2017
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The news bulletin with the most deadly sounding name out of Washington last week was not the 59 missiles fired on a Syrian airbase or any other kind of military venture. It was the nickname given to a change in Senate procedure carried out by Senate Republicans that changed the number of votes needed to e...

Dream Matcher brings new networking experience to graduate students

Dream Matcher brings new networking experience to graduate students

Tian Yang, Staff reporter
April 14, 2017
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On Friday, April 7, Case Western Reserve University Graduate School Council hosted Dream Matcher as part of their Graduate Student Appreciation Week events. With light music and snacks, participants were asked to write down their dreams and choose one match.  “I attended many networking events, but ...

USG Election Debates 2017

April 14, 2017
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USG Election Guide 2017: Benjamin Tooke

USG Election Guide 2017: Benjamin Tooke

April 13, 2017
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Name: Benjamin Tooke Year: Third-year Major: Biochemistry Running for: Vice President of Student Life Relevant experience: I have been elected to Undergraduate Student Government (USG) for three consecutive years. For two of those years I served on the Student Life committee and championed initiat...

USG Election Guide 2017: Ari Menon

USG Election Guide 2017: Ari Menon

April 13, 2017
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Name: Ari Menon Year: Second-year Major: Economics Running for: Vice President of Public Relations Relevant experience: Programming Chair, Murray Hill Community Council, Residence Hall Association and Fundraising and Public Relations Chair for Nritya Dance team.   In what specific wa...

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