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Women’s Center holds dialogue on judicial hearings

Women’s Center holds dialogue on judicial hearings

Katharine Toledo, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Events & Talks, News, Top Stories

**Due to the sensitive nature of the discussion panel, the names of its participants will not be included in this article and all speakers will be referenced using gender-neutral pronouns. Furthermore, no specific stories shared by the participants in the discussion will be shared out of respect of t...

Maltz Performing Arts Center to undergo renovations

Maltz Performing Arts Center to undergo renovations

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Inside the Circle, News

Sitting just west of the Cleveland Museum of Art is the imposing, golden-domed Maltz Performing Arts Center (MPAC). Thanks to a $10 million donation from Roe Green, Case Western Reserve University can now begin its second stage of planned renovations to the 1920s-era temple and surrounding area. The fi...

Writers write words

Writers write words

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, News, Top Stories

At a school where the majority of students are pursuing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) or medical degrees, English-centered interests can often be left on the wayside. Case Western Reserve University’s creative writing club, Writers Writing Words (WWW), is trying to change that...

Law school lecture discusses federalism, courts

Maryam Iqbal, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

“Think of it in terms of basketball terms: you’ve got two shots, state and federal courts. Now no one wants just one shot in basketball. Two is always better. So why isn’t it the same for constitutional law? After all, who doesn’t want a second shot?” Those were the words of the Honorable Jeffre...

Cleveland catch-up

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under Cleveland Catch Up, News

Cleveland State University hosts final gubernatorial debate On Monday, Oct. 8 Cleveland State University hosted the final of three governor’s debates between Republican candidate Mike DeWine and Democratic candidate Richard Cordray. The two main candidates, both former Attorneys General for the ...

Kavanaugh confirmation causes conundrum on campus

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, News

The Senate approved Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court appointment last Saturday following one of the most contentious and unusually partisan confirmation processes the country has seen, fuelling an already fierce political divide in anticipation of November’s midterm elections. Kavanaugh, who w...

Fundraiser supplies crafts to third world societies

Jack Heneghan, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

Bead bracelets and bookmarks—these objects may bear minimal significance to many children but are incredibly important to those who have little in the way of personal possessions; that’s why Case Western Reserve University DCI (Distressed Children and Infants International) held a Bracelets for Service ev...

Walking for wellness

Jack Heneghan, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

Working out can be difficult in college. Students are so busy that many often cannot find the time. Case Western Reserve University Wellness is trying to urge more students to exercise during the month of October with a 31-day walking challenge which kicked off at noon on Oct. 1 with the One to One F...

Renowned historian visits campus, discusses Israeli history

Renowned historian visits campus, discusses Israeli history

Maryam Iqbal, Contributing Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, Headlines, News, Top Stories

“Challenging popular narrative on the inside is seen as treason. My advisor warned me that as an Israeli Jew, I could have gotten out an easier way. I didn’t understand him then, and continued on my path which changed my life forever.” Co-sponsored by the Department of History, historian and social ...

CWRU reacts to Kavanaugh hearings

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Headlines, News

With Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s eligibility for a lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court of the United States at stake, his highly impassioned testimony before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary last week sparked national debate as to whether or not the judge’s alleged sexual misconduct is re...

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