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WISER banquet raises money for schools in India

WISER banquet raises money for schools in India

Celia Wan, News Editor
April 7, 2017
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After a year of samosa sales in Nord Hall, Women in Science and Engineering Roundtable (WISER) concluded their 2016-2017 campaign of benefiting a school in India with a banquet on Thursday, March 30. Held at the Thwing Center Ballroom, WISER's SEVA Banquet was the group’s final fundraiser for ...

Church of the Covenant a cross denomination sanctuary for all students

Church of the Covenant a cross denomination sanctuary for all students

Shivalika Keni, Copy Editor
April 7, 2017
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The Church of the Covenant’s yard showcases a sign often stating a message of hope inspired by national events. Sometimes that message is meant for Case Western Reserve University students—for the past weeks, it has read, “YouAreWelcomeHereCWRU.” A major landmark in the Uptown and Universit...

Allocation committee to replace USG finance committee next spring

Christopher Nguyen, Staff Reporter
April 7, 2017
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A new committee to be elected next semester will be allocating at least 15 percent of the funding for student extracurriculars in the spring of 2018. That portion of the money is currently allocated by the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Finance Committee that will continue this role until the fa...

Walk in prisoners’ shoes: panel discussed mass incarceration

Walk in prisoners’ shoes: panel discussed mass incarceration

Celia Wan, News Editor
March 31, 2017
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On Wednesday, March 29, people gathered at the Tinkham Veale University Center Ballroom for a panel discussion on mass incarceration, as part of the First-Year Experience (FYE) Walk in My Shoes program. With panelists from several local non-profit organizations and from Case Western Reserve University...

Cuyahoga County Council passes Quicken Loans Arena transformation resolution

Shivalika Keni, Copy Editor
March 31, 2017
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Cuyahoga County Council passes Quicken Loans Arena transformation resolution In December, 2016 the Cleveland Cavaliers announced a $140 million upgrade to Quicken Loans Arena that would alter the appearance of the arena and make it more competitive by adding more space for dining, bars and public...

Food Recovery Network channels food waste to the ones in need

Miriam Ridge, Staff Reporter
March 31, 2017
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Everyday at Case Western Reserve University, students consume food from a number of on-campus locations. However many students are unaware of what happens to the hundreds of pounds of food that isn’t eaten or served. Behind the scenes, the CWRU Food Recovery Network (FRN) is hard at work. FRN s...

Engineering school considers special SAGES courses for incoming engineering students

Eamon Sheehan, Staff Reporter
March 31, 2017
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The eventual class of 2021 might have to look forward to a very different SAGES experience than the current student body has become accustomed to. The Faculty Senate Committee on Undergraduate Education (FSCUE) endorsed a proposal that recommends an optional engineering specific first-year SAGES cour...

Israel’s CWRU hosts international, Israeli speaker

Kushagra Gupta, Director of Print
March 31, 2017
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Once a lieutenant in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), Hen Mazzig found himself discussing methods to change the perception of Israel on campus with a small group of students last Wednesday, March 29. He was making a stop at the Cleveland Hillel in a “leadership workshop” open to the public. Ma...

RecycleMania raises awareness on waste reduction

RecycleMania raises awareness on waste reduction

Celia Wan, News Editor
March 31, 2017
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The annual RecycleMania Tournament is wrapping up this Saturday, on April 1 with the RecycleMania Carnival in Leutner Commons. Hosted by the the Student Sustainability Council, it is an eight-week intercollegiate competition that promotes and celebrates recycling across college campuses. The...

Interdisciplinary skills reign at competition for business concepts

Ashley Chan, Director of Web and Multimedia
March 31, 2017
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  A chance to showcase business concepts and venture ideas is exactly what over a dozen teams took advantage of this year at ideaLabs, an annual business idea competition presented by the Northeast Ohio Entrepreneurial Education Consortium. For the on-campus ideaLabs competition, CWRU teams submit busine...

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