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World Expo lights up Thwing

World Expo lights up Thwing

Dylan Rasmussen, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2018


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In celebration of student diversity, the Undergraduate Diversity Collaborative (UDC) hosted its annual World Expo in the Thwing Center. Titled “UDC: On Tour,” this year’s Expo was a music festival-themed event featuring performances by various campus dance groups and 16 student organizations highlighted...

Take Back the Night takes on sexual violence myths

Virginia Behmer, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2018


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Editor’s Note: This article describes an event about gender-based violence. The Sexual Assault and Violence Educators (SAVE) hosted Take Back the Night (TBTN) to raise awareness and empower survivors of sexual assault. Members of the campus community brought pillows and blankets to gather togeth...

Strategic plan enhances resources for students

Alexia Kim, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2018


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Last fall, the Division of Student Affairs proposed a new, three-year strategic plan to identify the University’s priorities and to define their main goals and values for the next three years. Through the Strategic Plan, Student Affairs is hoping to achieve three overall goals: Unity, Wellness and ...

[U]Tech, UCITE encourage active learning

Ryan Yoo, Contributing Reporter

April 13, 2018


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[U]Tech, in collaboration with UCITE, recently published a survey calling for faculty members to propose ways in which mobile technology, including iPads, can be used in the classroom. The initiative, known as Active Learning iPad Pilot, is aimed to promote active, collaborative learning. According...

Student organizations add risk managers

Katharine Toledo, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2018


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Last fall, the Division of Student Affairs proposed a new, three-year strategic plan to identify the University’s priorities and to define their main goals and values for the next three years. Through the Strategic Plan, Student Affairs is hoping to achieve three overall goals: Unity, Wellness and ...

Dramatic USG meeting turns down controversial resolution

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

April 13, 2018


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The tone of the Undergraduate Student Government’s (USG) April 10 General Assembly (GA) meeting was set by a staged walkout in protest of an unarmed security guard being present in Adelbert Hall. Later on, the Assembly voted down on introducing a controversial resolution which has been widely debated...

EMS stages casualty drill

EMS stages casualty drill

Katherine Broderick, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2018


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Cars. Carnage. Mayhem. Bodies lining the Juniper Road shuttle stop. Is the end upon us? If you witnessed any of these sights on Saturday, April 7, you most likely stumbled across one of the biannual MCI (mass casualty incident) drills performed by Case Western Reserve University EMS (Emergency Medic...

USG Election Guide 2018: Joey Kass

USG Election Guide 2018: Joey Kass

April 12, 2018


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Name: Joey Kass Year: Second-year Major: Chemistry Pronouns: He/him/his Relevant Experience: Senator from previous university.  Undergraduate Student Government (USG) College of Arts and Sciences Rep.  Voting Member on Allocations Committee Running for: Vice President of Public Rela...

USG Election Guide 2018: Paritosh Joshi

USG Election Guide 2018: Paritosh Joshi

April 12, 2018


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Name: Paritosh Joshi Year: Second-year Major: Psychology Pronouns: He/him/his Relevant Experience: Served as First-year and College of Arts and Sciences representatives, co-chaired University Food Committee and worked on Student Life and Diversity and Inclusion Committees Running for: Vice...

USG Election Guide 2018: Parv Sud

USG Election Guide 2018: Parv Sud

April 12, 2018


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Name: Parv Sud Year: Second-year Major: Chemical engineering Pronouns: He/him/his Relevant Experience: Elected to Student Government in High School, Elected to Residence Hall Association (RHA) as President of the Cedar Community Council, Elected to Undergraduate Student Government (USG) as...

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