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Zeta Psi house caught fire during ritual

Aquene Kimmel, Staff Reporter
November 18
Filed under News

The Zeta Psi fraternity house caught fire over the weekend, causing some damage to the building but no major injuries. The fire alarm in the Zeta Psi house on the south side of campus sounded just before 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12. Case Western Reserve University Police and firefighters arriv... Read more »

Campus sculptures symbolize CWRU traditions

Roxanne Yang, Staff Reporter
November 18
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During this year’s New Student Orientation, President Barbara R. Snyder told students with great humor that, although following Pokemon Go is a great way to get around campus, it would be nicer to actively go around and explore. One way to do this is to learn about and visit the many artistic sculptu... Read more »

Community members address impending Cleveland Police reform

Samuel Qian, Staff Reporter
November 18
Filed under News

On Tuesday, Nov. 15, a week before the two-year anniversary of 12-year-old Tamir Rice’s death at the hands of a police officer outside Cudell Recreation Center, an on-campus forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland discussed the Cleveland Consent Decree. The Consent Decree,... Read more »

Fun with fire alarms

Brian Johnson, Staff Reporter
November 18
Filed under calCWRUlations, News

One of the joys of living in a dorm is getting woken up at three in the morning by a blaring fire alarm. There is something magical about trudging down 11 flights of stairs, half asleep, only to hear after 20 minutes of standing outside in the cold that someone forgot to put water in their Easy Mac.... Read more »

Exploring workplace gender discrimination

Prottusha Sarkar, Contributing Reporter
November 11
Filed under Campus Insider, News

Case Western Reserve University is a place where everyone is given a fair shot, for both men and women. Unfortunately, this may not be the case everywhere you go. Federal statistics from 2015 show that the median pay gap between men and women across the country is 20 cents. In other words, about half of w... Read more »

For Freedoms public forum celebrates art as political expression

For Freedoms public forum celebrates art as political expression

Sruthi Meka, Staff Reporter
November 11
Filed under Events & Talks, News

“Freedom from small mindedness. Freedom from hunger. Freedom from judgment.” These are just some of the messages scrawled across the red, white and blue yard signs decorating the pavilion near the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA). The signs are a small part of an initiative spearheaded by For F... Read more »

Counting the meters

Srivatsan Uchani, Staff Reporter
November 11
Filed under Campus Insider, News

One of the most commendable features of Case Western Reserve University is its forward-thinking dedication to being environmentally sustainable. A host of initiatives and organizations on campus have worked for years to reduce CWRU’s environmental footprint. One of the most recent initiatives in this d... Read more »

New class highlights a holistic approach to wellness

Mia Huang, Staff Reporter
November 11
Filed under Campus Insider, News

On Nov. 15 and 18, Lynn Kam, assistant professor at the Department of Nutrition and teacher of Nutrition Strategies and Wellness Programming, a class offered here at Case Western Reserve University, will take seven students to deliver a presentation at the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) at... Read more »

Chabad, Radical Student Union holds events at odds

Chabad, Radical Student Union holds events at odds

Kushagra Gupta, Staff Reporter
November 11
Filed under Campus Insider, News, Top Stories

Differing opinions between campus groups over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is now well-established at Case Western Reserve University. This past Sunday, Nov. 6, the Radical Student Union (RSU) at CWRU hosted a screening of the Israeli documentary “The Law in These Parts” that clashed with... Read more »

Healthcare advocate encourages students to advance health for all

Healthcare advocate encourages students to advance health for all

Prottusha Sarkar, Contributing Reporter
November 11
Filed under Events & Talks, News, Top Stories

On November 6, the Universities Allied for Essential Medicines (UAEM) held a teach-in at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. The speaker for the day was Alexandra Greenberg, an Advocacy and Campaigns Officer for North America for the UAEM. Right off the bat, Greenberg stated the main... Read more »

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