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Letter to the Editor: Proud to be Greek

September 3
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Next week an important decision will be put in front of the student body. Tucked into the freshmen [USG] elections is a referendum that was petitioned for last year. The referendum is to decide whether or not Greek Life on this campus should remain fully funded. Greek Life on this campus is one of...

Rough and tumble: the spirit of Cleveland

Steven Schoenwald, Running on Fumes
September 3
Filed under Columns, Opinion

A few weeks ago I took RTA’s Healthline Transit service over from the main campus of the Cleveland Clinic towards public square. I was planning to meet up with a friend of mine over at Progressive Field to watch the Indians face the White Sox. After purchasing some bagels from a local convenience store,...

Bush who? What the 2003 tax cuts mean for your 2011 job outlook

Bush who? What the 2003 tax cuts mean for your 2011 job outlook

Mike Yavorsky, Restoring Normalcy
September 3
Filed under Columns, Opinion

I spent the summer in limbo, waiting to see if a job would come through for me. Three months later when it finally did, I was faced with another problem. See, some Case students chose to stay in school over the summer. Others went home and sought employment. And some of those that couldn’t find a job...

Flouting the system, 101

Flouting the system, 101

Gillian Seaman, News Editor
August 27
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Class of 2014, take note: in order to dissuade anyone from taking this column or its author seriously, I feel I must make you aware of several facts, lest any of you assume I know anything about anything or am remotely competent. I ripped the name of this column off a refrigerator magnet in The Observer...

Letter to the Editor: Commutes Students Association offers home to all CWRU students

August 27
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

As expected, the moving in period for Case Western Reserve University students has been hectic and various campus-run organizations have already begun pestering them to become more involved in campus activities. While most of these clubs are well run and worth students’ attention, it is understandable...

Editorial: Student body, SEC ready to move on

August 27
Filed under Editorial, Opinion

The restorative properties of summer break deserve a medal. After a tumultuous spring semester, the new leadership just coming into power on the Student Executive Council (SEC) seems ready to move past the perceived wrongs of last year’s SEC. Dominated by extreme personalities, previous SEC boards...

Spreading the wealth

Spreading the wealth

Tiffany Oliver, Staff Reporter
August 27
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Over the summer, I reconsidered some of my political positions, particularly the redistribution of wealth and the progressive tax scale. I used to adamantly oppose a system that sought to force the wealthy to pay a greater portion in taxes than less fortunate Americans, but President Obama, the Democratic-controlled...

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