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CWRU raises awareness of LGBT issues: Snyder officially opens LGBT center

CWRU raises awareness of LGBT issues: Snyder officially opens LGBT center

Gillian Seaman, News Editor

October 8, 2010


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“We’re not going to rest on our laurels, but we are going to celebrate tonight,” said president Barbara Snyder, addressing the students, alumni, faculty and Cleveland community members in a packed Thwing atrium during last Friday’s official opening of the Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender...

A conversation with…Professor Jim Sheeler

A conversation with…Professor Jim Sheeler

Tyler Hoffman, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2010


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Assigned the task of obituary writing at the Colorado weekly newspaper Boulder Planet, Jim Sheeler told the stories of average people through a unique style of immersion and person-to-person conversation. He went on to write a captivating 24-page article entitled “Final Salute,” which honored fal...

CWRU Baja Team roars to 2nd out of 30 teams at Midnight Mayhem event

CWRU Baja Team roars to 2nd out of 30 teams at Midnight Mayhem event

Mike Yavorsky, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2010


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A Case School of Engineering team traveled to the Podium One Racetrack outside of Louisville, Kentucky on Sept. 25 to participate in an event referred to as Midnight Mayhem. This regional competition required the use of an off-road vehicle originally designed and manufactured by CWRU students last spring....

USG Brief

Sage Schaff, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2010


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Students pulling all-nighters in the Kelvin Smith Library (KSL) next year may not have to go very far to get coffee and a snack. Karen Oye from KSL spoke at the beginning of Case Western Reserve University’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) general assembly this past Tuesday, Oct. 5. She shared...

Presumption of Guilt author to open CWRU diversity lecture series

Presumption of Guilt author to open CWRU diversity lecture series

Sean Hobson, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2010


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It was July of last year that President Barack Obama commented that Cambridge police had acted “stupidly” for arresting Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. Gates was arrested on his own properly and charged with disorderly conduct. Though the charges were eventually dropped, during this period...

CWRU chefs participate in Eat Local Challenge

CWRU chefs participate in Eat Local Challenge

Mike Yavorsky, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2010


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This past Tuesday Chefs at Case Western Reserve University joined over 400 other Bon Appétit restaurants and cafes in the Eat Local Challenge, an event that revolves around meals made from scratch with ingredients that come from with 150 miles of the kitchen. This is the sixth year that CWRU has participated,...

Pilot service program helps community, recognizes students

Pilot service program helps community, recognizes students

Tyler Hoffman, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2010


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At the end of the 2009-2010 academic year, CWRU president Barbara Snyder approached the Center for Civic Engagement and Learning (CCEL) with the hope of promoting more CWRU-involved community service in the Cleveland community. An important priority, Snyder also wanted to recognize the students that...

CWRU adopts American Council of Education guidance

Sean Hobson, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2010


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A year after president Synder took office in 2007, she introduced a new five year strategic plan titled “Forward Thinking.” One of the goals of this plan involves promoting an inclusive culture of global citizenship. This small bullet point in the forward thinking university plan gave rise to the...

Marla J. Radvansky, valued CWRU community member, passes away unexpectedly

Marla J. Radvansky, valued CWRU community member, passes away unexpectedly

Jacob Martin, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2010


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On Friday, Sept. 3, 2010, Case Western Reserve University and the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing lost an irreplaceable asset to the community. Her name was Marla J. Radvansky. Her death was unexpected and was quite a shock to the CWRU community. Radvansky worked within CWRU’s engineering...

USG Brief

Sage Schaff, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2010


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Though only mentioned briefly in official business, Homecoming seemed to be on everyone’s mind at Case Western Reserve University’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) General Assembly this past Tuesday, Sept. 28. USG has had a large hand in the preparations for this weekend, which features the...

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