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New fitness center coming to Uptown

Jahci Perry-Richardson, News Editor

April 27, 2018


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This summer, 121 Fitness’ Uptown Cycle will take on a new location in Uptown. The larger space, which was formerly occupied by Cleveland Yoga, will allow the fitness center to incorporate features including locker rooms and more equipment, both of which its previous location on Euclid Avenue, next...

Student body elects USG President, Maya Rao

Student body elects USG President, Maya Rao

Sophia Yakumithis, Director of Print

April 27, 2018


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Last week, the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) held its elections for the 2018-2019 academic year. Third-year chemistry major Maya Rao took the top executive position, president, by a 53.76 percent win. She hopes to “steer the organization in a positive direction over the course of the [2018-...

Revival of gender equality amendment

Revival of gender equality amendment, Virginia Behmer

April 27, 2018


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A film screening and a live screen discussion panel celebrated the second annual Campus Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) Day, which was hosted by the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women (CFW) to increase support and awareness for the ERA. Case Western Reserve University is one of eight total universities...

Immigration stories shared in local teahouse

Immigration stories shared in local teahouse

Ibtesam Ghazy, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2018


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“[When you listen to people’s stories], you don’t only hear their experiences, but you really dive in deep into how other people think and why they made the decisions that they did. It is a taste of [someone else’s life],” said Amalia Gitosuputro, a fourth-year chemical engineering major. On Fr...

Cleveland Museum of Natural History celebrates Astronomy Day

Cleveland Museum of Natural History celebrates Astronomy Day

Katharine Toledo, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2018


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The Cleveland Museum of Natural History (CMNH) hosted its annual Astronomy Day, a public event intended to educate the community on space and related topics. Last Saturday’s festivities included a variety of interactive activities meant to engage visitors of all ages. Kaelee Parker is a third-year astronomy and ...

Research ShowCASE brings together community of researchers

Research ShowCASE brings together community of researchers

Yugan Sakthi, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2018


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On Friday, April 20, Case Western Reserve University held its highly anticipated Research ShowCASE, a day-long event showcasing the wide variety of research, technological development and creative and intellectual activities which occur on campus. This year’s ShowCASE was the largest to date, featuring a keyn...

A walk to fight cancer

A walk to fight cancer

Katherine Broderick, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2018


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Case Western Reserve University held its 11th annual Relay for Life event at the Coach Bill Sudeck Track on DiSanto Field. The goal of the fundraiser was to raise money for cancer research through a team-based approach. Every year, the 15-hour-long event consists of a relay where at least one me...

Cleveland Catch Up

Sophia Yakumithis, Director of Print

April 20, 2018


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Largest rubber duck takes Ohio This July, the World’s Largest Rubber Duck will make its debut in Ohio after exploring waterfronts across the world since 2014, according to Cleveland.com. The record-breaking waterbird is visiting Sandusky in celebration of the Festival of Sail Sandusky. The 61-foot, 15-ton duck is owned by C...

Banned book course offering

Banned book course offering

Virginia Behmer, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018


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“To Ban a Mockingbird in 2018” will be a course offered during the month of May through the Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program. Focusing on the novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” (TKAM) by Harper Lee, the course is free and open to the public. The Siegal program is on its sixth year of o...

Special Olympics Summit champions camaraderie, leadership

Special Olympics Summit champions camaraderie, leadership

Virginia Behmer, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018


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Guest speakers and team-building activities filled the Tinkham Veale University Center Ballroom on April 17, where Spartans for Special Olympics hosted its first Special Olympics (SpOly) Ohio Unified Champion Schools Youth Summit. The Summit was well received by the estimated 140 local SpOly athletes and al...

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