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Panhellenic Council hosts empowerment series

Maryam Iqbal, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Events & Talks, News

On Thursday, Nov. 1, Tinkham Veale University Center hosted the second part of the “Our Story, Our Voice” event, a three day empowerment series hosted by the Panhellenic Council and supported by the Greek Office. Open to anyone identifying as feminine or gender fluid, the event took on the theme #LI...

Cleveland Catch Up

Emily Young, Copy Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Cleveland Catch Up, News, Outside the Circle

Record voter turnout for 2018 gubernatorial election On Tuesday Nov. 6, Ohio voters turned out in record numbers to vote in the 2018 midterm elections. In the gubernatorial race between Democrat Richard Cordray and Republican Mike DeWine, preliminary tallies showed 4,307,665 votes cast, according...

Black women unified through The Sisterhood

Nihal Manjila, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News, Student Clubs & Organizations

“We want to give black women on campus support and provide opportunities for growth academically, professionally, spiritually, emotionally and generally,” said third-year student Yannique Stewart, president of The Sisterhood. The Case Western Reserve University community lauds a number of cultural a...

Trumponomics 3.0 panel clarifies confusing national policies

Trumponomics 3.0 panel clarifies confusing national policies

Jack Heneghan, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News, Top Stories

Our current president confuses a lot of people. Experts on the news struggle to explain various policies which can elicit explanation-less feelings in regards to the questions the general public may have. In an attempt to explain national policies under the Trump Administration, the Weatherhead Econ...

Legal writing workshop highlights “text-speak”

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

In recent years, the move to a more casual, conversational tone in writing has been gaining traction. One reason for this change is the increase in “text-speak” in everyday life, a trend which has begun to spill over into legal writing as well. In her workshop this past weekend entitled “Plain and Precise ...

“You Don’t Care” student podcast to debut next week

Jordan Reif, Contributing Reporter

November 2, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

If one is looking for a way to better connect with Case Western Reserve University and the greater community, “You Don’t Care (YDC),” dubbed the podcast of the people, may be the place to start. The new podcast, hosted by fourth-year student Sai Supriya Vuda, will make its debut on the morning o...

Campus holds vigil for victims of synagogue massacre

Campus holds vigil for victims of synagogue massacre

Justin Hu, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Events & Talks, News, Top Stories

On Monday, a community memorial service was hosted outside of the Tinkham Veale University Center in memory of the 11 killed in the recent Pittsburgh shootings, the deadliest attack against the Jewish community in U.S. history. The service consisted of reading passages from the Torah, mourning prayer...

Ohio Chief Justice takes hardline stance against Issue 1

Ohio Chief Justice takes hardline stance against Issue 1

Katharine Toledo, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

In the days before the 2018 midterm elections, Chief Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court Maureen O’Connor continues to advocate against the passage of Issue 1, a proposed amendment to the Ohio Constitution which is on the ballot for Ohioans this Nov. 6. The justice visited campus last weekend. Issue ...

Dental school receives million dollar endowment

Maryam Iqbal, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, News

Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine recently welcomed a gift of $1 million from the Delta Dental Foundation, a long time partner of the school. The gift will be used toward new equipment to better serve patients, helping to secure the future of academic dentistry at CWRU. The gift ...

New board aims to improve on-campus housing experience

New board aims to improve on-campus housing experience

Jack Heneghan, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, News, Student Clubs & Organizations, Top Stories

Everyone wants to love where they live. Luckily, Case Western Reserve University honors that notion through an organization of residents dedicated to improving the living conditions of the students: the Residence Hall Association (RHA). Now, the description also applies to the University Housing Resid...

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