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Second-year suites reassigned to first-years in Clarke Tower

Second-year suites reassigned to first-years in Clarke Tower

Kushagra Gupta, Director of Print

August 25, 2017


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Students with housing assignments in two second-year suites on the fourth floor of Clarke Tower were relocated by University Housing. The move was made to allow first-year students the opportunity to live in the Clarke Tower suites. Excluding one student, the second-years were relocated to the South Res...

Construction begins on the Nord Family Greenway

Construction begins on the Nord Family Greenway

Dalia Zullig and Lyndsey Cole

August 25, 2017


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As students move into their Residence Halls before the beginning of the 2017-18 school year, they will notice an expansive construction project underway on the west side of campus. While construction is nothing out of the ordinary for Case Western Reserve University students, this project is particularly un...

See a concert or join a late night bike ride this weekend

See a concert or join a late night bike ride this weekend

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor

August 11, 2017


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Friday, Aug. 11 What: Yacht Rock: Dreadlock Dave (Aug.12+13, 3-6 p.m.) Where: Music Box Supper Club Time: 3-6 p.m. Notes: Free admission; Music on the Riverfront Porch and happy hour. What: Flat Out Fridays Where: Flats East Bank Time: 7-11 p.m. Notes: Free admission; Live music by Carlo...

Spend the weekend celebrating the waterfront

Spend the weekend celebrating the waterfront

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor

August 5, 2017


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Saturday, Aug. 5 What: Cleveland Beach Day Where: Edgewater State Park Time: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Notes: Free admission; Must register through the link on their Facebook event to participate in volleyball and sandcastle competitions. What: Free First Saturday Where: Museum of Contemporary Art, 114...

Behind the petition for change to the sexual misconduct policy

Behind the petition for change to the sexual misconduct policy

Lyndsey Cole and Kushagra Gupta

July 23, 2017


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In late May, a Case Western Reserve University alumna created an online petition calling for the administration to change the sexual misconduct policy. The petition is in support of a call for change to the policy by Emma Bardwell, a survivor of sexual assault on campus, in a column published in The O...

A look at the new turf on North Side’s athletic fields

A look at the new turf on North Side’s athletic fields

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

July 22, 2017


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Over the past few years, new buildings and renovations of current ones have dominated summer construction at Case Western Reserve University. Now, the fields get their turn. CWRU replaced the 12-year old turf on DiSanto Field and is in the process of replacing the infields at both Mather Park and No...

Loosen up at the weekly Wade Oval concert

Loosen up at the weekly Wade Oval concert

Kushagra Gupta, Director of Print

July 19, 2017


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Under a blanket of clouds, there was only supposed be rain. That did not deter the band nor the crowd and so on July 12, the weekly Wade Oval Wednesday (WOW) concert carried on for the fifth time this summer. And luckily there wasn’t even a drizzle. After a day in the summer heat and bustle of University...

Habitat for Humanity Awareness finds success

Habitat for Humanity Awareness finds success

Christopher Nguyen, Staff Reporter

April 28, 2017


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From April 17 to April 22, the Case Western Reserve University chapter of Habitat for Humanity held a Habitat for Humanity Awareness Week. The goal of the event was to raise awareness of housing issues that many families face, solutions to these problems, and the organization itself. The weeklong event ...

“Aliens” tells immigrant stories

“Aliens” tells immigrant stories

Isabel Torres-Padin, Staff Reporter

April 28, 2017


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This past weekend Eldred Theater was brought to life with the uniquely reassuring play, “Aliens with Extraordinary Skills.” With a plot centering on a naïve Moldovan clown, her girl crazy clown partner and the acquaintances they make after moving to New York as illegal “aliens” (hence the name), ...

Relay for life raises funds for American Cancer Society

Relay for life raises funds for American Cancer Society

Roxanne Yang, Staff Reporter

April 28, 2017


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Sponsored by Colleges Against Cancer (CAC), the fourth annual Relay for Life at Case Western Reserve University was held this past Saturday, April 22, at DiSanto Field. Relay for Life is a fundraiser that supports the American Cancer Society. Teams of undergraduate, graduate and medical school st...

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