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2019 USG Election Preview: Representatives

2019 USG Election Preview: Representatives

Editorial Board

April 16, 2019

The number of college representative is given by the approximate ratio of one representative per 100 students. As a result, the student body will elect 15 representatives from the College of Arts and Sciences, 15 representatives from Case School of Engineering, three representatives from the Weatherhead...

2019 USG Election Preview: Chief Judicial Officer

2019 USG Election Preview: Chief Judicial Officer

Editorial Board

April 16, 2019

The Chief Judicial Officer aims to uphold USG’s constitution and governing documents by ensuring that all USG members follow them. In addition, the Chief Judicial Officer also presides over the assembled judicial committee that is assembled when member(s) or the action(s) of a member(s) of the general a...

2019 USG Election Preview: VP of Diversity and Inclusion

2019 USG Election Preview: VP of Diversity and Inclusion

Editorial Board

April 16, 2019

The VP of Diversity and Inclusion seeks to advocate for marginalized students and promote an inclusive community by working closely with both CWRU administration, such as with the Director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs (Naomi Sigg), and student organizations, including the executive council...

2019 USG Election Preview: VP of Public Relations

2019 USG Election Preview: VP of Public Relations

Editorial Board

April 16, 2019

The Vice President of Public Relations serves as the chief morale and marketing officer of USG. The VP of Public Relations aims to provide transparent, updated and relevant information to the student body through social media, newsletters and the USG website. In addition, the VP of Public Relations is...

2019 USG Election Preview: VP of Academic Affairs

2019 USG Election Preview: VP of Academic Affairs

Editorial Board

April 16, 2019

The Vice President of Academic Affair represents the undergraduate student body on affairs related to academic affairs. The VP of Academic Affairs gathers the undergraduate student body’s opinion on academic issues and works with administrators to resolve these issues, including the Dean of Undergrad...

2019 USG Election Preview: VP of Student Life

2019 USG Election Preview: VP of Student Life

Editorial Board

April 16, 2019

The Vice President of Student Life represents the undergraduate student body on affairs related to student life and makes sure that undergraduate students have the best possible student experience at CWRU. The VP of Student Life works with key administrators, including the Vice President of Student A...

USG Spring 2019 Election Preview

USG Spring 2019 Election Preview

Editorial Board

April 16, 2019

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) is the main governing body of the undergraduate community at CWRU. With the tagline “Students First,” USG is responsible for representing the interests of students to the university. By voting, students can support candidates who they feel will most closely...

CWRU students to research human-robot factory interactions

Lev Pearlman, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2019

Case Western Reserve University engineering students are working with engineers from Missouri University of Science and Technology and the University of Florida on a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded project to research what human-robot interactions will look like in factories of the future. ...

CWRU graduate fellows to develop infrastructure in Ethiopia

CWRU graduate fellows to develop infrastructure in Ethiopia

Anna Giubileo

April 12, 2019

Graduate fellows at Case Western Reserve University have partnered with the Gelfand Global STEMPower Initiative to help cultivate economic development through creating engineering infrastructure, with a special focus on chemical engineering, in Ethiopia. This initiative aims to grow the infrastructure...

Ohio heartbeat bill passes legislature

Grace Howard, Copy Editor

April 12, 2019

This Wednesday afternoon, the Ohio House of Representatives passed the heartbeat bill that has been in deliberation in the House for the past few weeks. The bill will move on to the desk of Governor Mike DeWine, who has said he will be signing it. The bill was passed 56-40, with all Democrats and a few Republic...

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