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Case College Republicans Commentary

Case College Republicans Commentary

Andrew Breland

August 24, 2012


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Greetings to the Class of 2016 and welcome back to the returning students here at Case Western Reserve University. The 2012-2013 year promises to be an exciting time for everyone, both here on campus, and around the country – especially with the presidential election in less than three months. For...

Young Americans for Liberty Commentary

Young Americans for Liberty Commentary

Victoria Granda

August 24, 2012


Filed under Columns, Opinion

One group stands outside binary, partisan politics at Case Western Reserve University: Young Americans for Liberty. Not affiliated with any party, our sole mission is to promote individual liberty through education and activism, spreading awareness of political issues on campus. As we respect individual...

Editorial: Semester Grades

April 27, 2012


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

A for Alzheimer’s Disease Research Breakthrough: The Case Western Reserve University community was in good spirits during the month of February, when the CWRU School of Medicine announced a key research breakthrough in Alzheimer’s disease. CWRU professor of neurosciences Gary Landreth and his research...

Trayvon and Me

Trayvon and Me

Andrew Schriver, The Red Liberal

April 27, 2012


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Do I really deserve to die? That’s the question I asked myself after watching an episode of Bill O’Reilly’s show last week. You see, I was 17 once upon a time. I wore hoodies pretty much every day, and still do. I wanted a tattoo, though my parents thankfully didn’t let me get one. I was suspended...

I’m back, I’m back, and I’m back

Edwin Lo, Rabbiting in London

April 27, 2012


Filed under Columns, Opinion

A few weeks ago, I finished my study abroad term in London and decided that I needed to see more of the British culture, and that is exactly what I did. I packed up my life into my suitcase and stored at the train station and left to Penzance. Penzance is a small fishing town near the west coast of...

Letter to the Editor

April 27, 2012


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

To the editor: This letter is in reference to the editorial called “Programming with student interests in mind”. As the Director of Information of UPB, I’m writing this letter to clarify some of the things mentioned in the editorial. First, although Springfest wasn’t mentioned, it sounded...

Composting: the inside story

Composting: the inside story

Brian Weiser, CWRU Green Speaks

April 27, 2012


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Springfest and Thwing Study Over, this Saturday and Tuesday, respectively, will both have composting bins in order to send less of the events’ waste to the landfill. Food and biodegradable plates and utensils will be the main products composted at these events. Composting is the process of turning...

Defining what it means to LIVESTRONG

Defining what it means to LIVESTRONG

Amanda Brown, Real World Issues

April 20, 2012


Filed under Columns, Opinion

It’s a phrase you see in a lot of places: wristbands, clothing, bumper stickers, even tattoos. But many people either don’t know or have forgotten exactly what the phrase means. Originally given widespread recognition by Lance Armstrong, LIVESTRONG is an actual organization that, in partnership with...

Editorial: University’s attentiveness to student life leaves room for improvement

April 20, 2012


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Case Western Reserve University’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) recently announced the winning proposals for its Student Life Improvement Grant (SLIG). Typically valued at around $10,000, the grant offers an opportunity for students, staff, and faculty members, to submit their improvement...

Next steps for the new Republican nominee

Next steps for the new Republican nominee

Zachry Floro, Wag of the Finger

April 20, 2012


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Rick Santorum has suspended his campaign for the Republican presidential candidacy and has thus left virtually no doubt that Mitt Romney will be battling Barack Obama to become the next president of the United States. Of course, there is still much to be determined before November. The first question...

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