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International Club hosts dinner to celebrate cultural diversity

International Club hosts dinner to celebrate cultural diversity

Hannah Cho, Contributing reporter
March 31, 2017
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On March 25, International Club (I-Club) hosted the International Dinner at the Thwing Center Ballroom. With the aroma of various of dishes wafting from the entrance and chatter from well-dressed students and staff filling the room, the event attracted more than 150 attendants this year to celebrate cultural...

Former law professor appointed Cleveland housing court judge

Celia Wan, News Editor
March 24, 2017
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Ronald O’Leary, former adjunct professor and alumnus of Case Western Reserve University School of Law, was appointed on March 14 by Ohio Governor John Kasich as the Cleveland Housing Court judge. O’Leary will preside over the Cleveland Housing Court, replacing Ray Pianka, who passed away sud...

Bioengineering professor gives talk on biology, physics working together

Srivatsan Uchani, Staff Reporter
March 24, 2017
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Some people usually don’t see biology and physics as having many inherent similarities. Herbert Levine, physicist and professor of bioengineering at Rice University, seeks to challenge that view. In a talk on March 8 at the Euclid Tavern, Levine described in detail the ways in which computational mod...

USG resolution calls for CWRU to become a sanctuary campus

Eamon Sheehan, Staff Reporter
March 24, 2017
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The Undergraduate Student Government took a large step towards making Case Western Reserve University a sanctuary campus. On March 7, Tuesday, the USG General Assembly (GA) took a strong stance against a surge of national anti-immigration policy by passing Resolution R. 26-04, which calls for the CWRU to res...

White House news recapped, political science professors give their take

White House news recapped, political science professors give their take

Henry Bendon, Staff Reporter
March 24, 2017
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At the end of February, President Donald Trump addressed the Congress with a speech that was well-regarded by a large portion of the country. Polling had the speech at a 70 percent approval rating and many media outlets were referring to Trump’s actions as presidential, a term many media outlets have ...

Center for Women event holds onto energy of Women’s Marches

Center for Women event holds onto energy of Women’s Marches

Tian Yang, Staff Reporter
March 24, 2017
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On March 3, the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women held a “Next Up Huddle” as their follow-up to the Women’s Marches in cities across the world in February as part of an international protest for women’s rights and gender equality. The organization that planned the central march on Washington, D...

Commission continues to devise changes to education at CWRU

Roxanne Yang, Staff Reporter
March 24, 2017
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The Provost’s Commission on the Undergraduate Experience (CUE) released its second Progress Report on March 10, 2017. Since the last Progress Report in October last year, CUE has revised its “Goals for the Undergraduate Experience” draft, formed five Thinking Groups and an Undergraduate Advisory G...

Civil rights lawyer that defended MLK to speak at commencement

Civil rights lawyer that defended MLK to speak at commencement

Christopher Nguyen, Staff Reporter
March 24, 2017
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Fred Gray, a lawyer, civil rights activist and alumnus of what is now the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, was chosen to be the commencement speaker for the class of 2017 in early March. After earning his law degree from Western Reserve University, Gray became a central figure of the C...

Send a personal message with student-made “CWRU Love”

Send a personal message with student-made “CWRU Love”

Roxanne Yang, Staff Reporter
March 3, 2017
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In the spirit of appreciation and love, Case Western Reserve University’s Hacker Society launched a web service called “CWRU Love.” The service allows anyone at CWRU to send a message to each other in no more than 140 characters. “CWRU Love” is a customized version of Yelp Love, a web appl...

Residence halls to get furniture upgrade starting this summer

Residence halls to get furniture upgrade starting this summer

Smruthi Maganti, Copy Editor
March 3, 2017
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Late last Feburary, part of the first floor of the Tinkham Veale University Center was filled with furniture that wasn’t meant for its cafeteria. Instead it was meant for the residence halls. On Feb. 21 and 22, University Housing held showings for new sets of furniture with the goal of providing stu...

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