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USG Election Guide 2018: Morgan Wood

USG Election Guide 2018: Morgan Wood

April 12, 2018


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Name: Morgan Wood Year: Third-year Major: Economics and art history Pronouns: She/her/hers Relevant Experience: I have spent three years in student government on the academic affairs, finance and public relations committees. I have also sat on the FSCUE Subcommittee on Academic Standing, and served as the...

USG Election Guide 2018: Hersh Bhatt

USG Election Guide 2018: Hersh Bhatt

April 12, 2018


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Name: Hersh Bhatt Year: Second-year Major: Economics and finance Pronouns: He/him/his Relevant Experience: First Year Representative on Student Life Committee (2016-17), College of Arts and Science Representative on Student Life Committee (2017-18), Fall Elections Commissioner (Fall 2017) Running fo...

Legacy Week to look back on federation, university development

Matt Hooke, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2018


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In a few weeks, Case Western Reserve University will celebrate its creation through Legacy Week: Better Together, honoring the 50th anniversary of the federation of Case Institute of Technology and Western Reserve University. The initiative is led by the Student Presidents’ Roundtable (SPR) and scheduled...

Summer study abroad programs offered on six continents

Alexia Kim, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2018


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The Office of Education Abroad is currently offering unique and enriching study abroad opportunities for the summer of 2018. With a wide range of summer study abroad programs offered to all students, there is easily a program for everyone. According to the Office of Education Abroad, students can expand...

Cleveland Catch Up

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

April 6, 2018


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Ohio senate candidate slams incumbent In an interview with The Plain Dealer and Cleveland.com, U.S. Representative Jim Renacci (R) offered what his campaign against Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown (D) would look like should he advance in the Republican primary election. With support from the Ohio Republican Pa...

RHA week celebrates residence halls, Cleveland

Katherine Broderick, Contributing Reporter

April 6, 2018


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Love Where You Live Week, jokingly referred to as “Residence Hall Association (RHA) Week,” is RHA’s biggest event of the academic year, and kicked off on Monday, April 2 with free coffee and donuts at Tinkham Veale University Center. The week-long event will culminate on Friday, April 6 in Night...

Controversial resolution shakes up USG, student body

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

April 6, 2018


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Resolution 27-04, the controversial bill written by Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Treasurer, Tim O’Shea, and third-year student and former USG member Andrew Thompson, calls on the university to divest from all holdings with companies involved with occupation of the Gaza Strip and West Bank....

International Affairs repeats diversity campaign

Ibtesam Ghazy, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2018


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“I love the diversity of our students, and I love that we have over 80 countries represented on our campus. I want to make sure that every one of them knows they are valued here and they are an important member of our community,” said Assistant Director of International Student Services Elizabeth...

New provost previously focused on history, diversity initiatives

Virginia Behmer, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2018


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Ben Vinson III has been named the next Case Western Reserve University provost and Executive Vice President, a role currently held by William A. “Bud” Baeslack III. Vinson’s transition into office will occur on July 2, following the culmination of his tenure at George Washington University (GWU) as ...

Exhibit raises sexual harassment, assault awareness

Virginia Behmer, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2018


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Editor’s Note: This article describes an installation about gender-based violence. “But what were you wearing?” The Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences (MSASS) is currently exhibiting the “Hearing the Silence” installation, which will be held from April 2 through 8 in honor of Se...

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