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Computer science student develops RTA tracking app

Computer science student develops RTA tracking app

Isabel Torres-Padin, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2017


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With an unassuming sweetness, second-year computer science major and cross country runner Jacob Goldberg is not out for recognition when it comes to the impressive app he engineered over the past year. The app, Cleveland Transit, is a thorough RTA mapping app that shows users where the closest RTA sto...

Cleveland Catch up

Aziza Mbugua, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2017


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Annual Fathers Walk is a Success Cleveland dads participated in the annual Fathers Walk on the morning of Sept. 20. The Fathers Walk is sponsored by the Healthy Fathering Collaborative, according to Cleveland.com, and began as a way for fathers and father figures to show their support for the students of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District. Participating ...

COC election results stand

Lyndsey Cole, News Editor

September 22, 2017


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The Division of Student Affairs and the Class Officer Collective’s (COC) have both closed their investigation into COC’s election. The hacking allegations were made on Sept. 11 by first year student Connor Zhu, who was a candidate in the race for president of the class of 2021. Zhu received confir...

Constitution Day panel debates free speech on college campuses

Constitution Day panel debates free speech on college campuses

Henry Bendon, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2017


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On Monday afternoon, Sep. 17, the Case Western Reserve University School of Law hosted the 2017 Constitution Day Committee’s presentation on Freedom of Expression on college campuses. The presentation was hosted by CWRU’s student run Constitution Day Committee, and is necessary because of an...

Students, staff came together to overhaul Thwing

Students, staff came together to overhaul Thwing

Kushagra Gupta, Director of Print

September 15, 2017


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One Saturday in the fall of 2016, a group of students came together to discuss and brainstorm their dream for Thwing Center. They began in daylight before lunch and ended in the dark well past dinnertime; throughout the meeting, they discussed countless points and took a large tour of public and rest...

Second annual SEXPO serves as safe space for students

Second annual SEXPO serves as safe space for students

Nahee Kim, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2017


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The second annual SEXPO was presented by Sexual Assault and Violence Educators (SAVE) and Greek Life at the Tinkham Veale University Center ballroom on Friday, Sept. 8. The event, which hosted speakers, information booths and activities, aimed to build an open environment where students could learn more...

Cleveland Catch Up

Lyndsey Cole, News Editor

September 15, 2017


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Gordon Square Arts District to be adorned with 8 new murals Two artists are set to collaborate on the first of eight murals in the Detroit Shoreway area of the Gordon Square Arts District. Eileen Dorsey, a Cleveland area painter, as well as Chicago-based graffiti artist Ish Muhammad were chosen for th...

First-time SEC Allocations Committee elected

Roxanne Yang, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2017


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Over the weekend, four major elections took place at Case Western Reserve University. The newly formed Student Executive Council Allocations Committee welcomed its first nine members, and the Residence Hall Association (RHA), Undergraduate Student Government (USG) and Class Officer Collective (COC) ...

Losing candidate alleges COC elections hacked

Lyndsey Cole, News Editor

September 15, 2017


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The Class Officer Collective’s recent elections have received a great deal of attention from the Case Western Reserve University community following allegations that the electronic ballots may have been tampered with. On Monday, Sept. 11, Connor Zhu, a candidate for president of the class of 2021, ...

UH&CS offers new wellness program for students

UH&CS offers new wellness program for students

Lyndsey Cole, News Editor

September 15, 2017


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Case Western Reserve University Health and Counseling Services (UH&CS) announced a new approach to student wellness beginning in the Fall 2017 semester. The student program is modelled after a similar one that has previously been offered to CWRU faculty and staff, and includes several new wellne...

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