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Alumni panel discusses the benefits of a humanities degree

Alumni panel discusses the benefits of a humanities degree

Josef Schiedt, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

In an environment geared toward hard science and pre-professional programs, it can be hard to see the benefit of studying the humanities. Five Case Western Reserve University alumni were brought together on Monday, Oct. 2 for a panel discussion on working with a humanities degree.Two of the paneli...

Salm: DOE grant provides support for sustainability research

Salm: DOE grant provides support for sustainability research

Maeve Salm, Columnist

October 6, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Top Stories

As Americans, we live in a capitalist economy where a majority of our interactions with the world are dependent on or are dictated by money. Regardless of progressive intents, a lack of funding can halt research or developmental projects. As a result, one of the greatest hurdles in initiating research,...

New beginnings

New beginnings

Sanjay Annigeri, Contributing Reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Women's Soccer

A fresh start is something people always look forward to. It gives us a sense of forgetting what happened in the past and starting off on a new foot. However, not all fresh starts go the way people would like them to. Such was the case with the Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team, who star...

Ohio City Street Festival is a spotlight for the market

Ohio City Street Festival is a spotlight for the market

Chloe Mieras, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

Ohio City has a diverse group of people and businesses that just five years ago were in desperate need of a way to showcase their city and the great people, food and entertainment it holds. The fourth annual Ohio City Street Festival held on Sunday, Sept. 24, gave the city this opportunity once agai...

Construction continues on Nord Family Greenway

Construction continues on Nord Family Greenway

Henry Bendon, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

When students came back to Case Western Reserve University this year, they were greeted with a construction site outside of the Tinkham Veale University Center (TVUC), in the place of the old Freiberger Field. This Wednesday, Sept. 27, things began to look a little better. The field, which is closed for ...

Martz: A collection of CWRU’s hidden gems

Martz: A collection of CWRU’s hidden gems

Paulina Martz, Columnist

September 29, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Top Stories

Now that Case Western Reserve University is in its fifth week and more and more of the student population's time must be dedicated to classes, work and studying, it’s easy to feel a little bogged down. As summer finally begins changing to autumn, there are many opportunities on this campus to stop and smel...

Spartans swat Yellow Jackets

Spartans swat Yellow Jackets

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

For the second straight week, the Spartans cruised over a weaker opponent under the lights at DiSanto Field as the No. 18 football team defeated Waynesburg University 56-21. With the win on Sept. 23, Case Western Reserve University improved to 3-0 on the season and 2-0 in the Presidents’ Athletic C...

Lawsuit against CWRU challenges Title IX investigation, alleges gender bias

Lawsuit against CWRU challenges Title IX investigation, alleges gender bias

Kevin Smith, Executive Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Members of Case Western Reserve University’s administration faced four charges in a lawsuit by a former student, referred to as John Doe, and prominent Title IX attorney, Andrew Miltenberg. Judge Donald Nugent of the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, dismissed three of the claims filed ...

Spartans bring down a giant

Spartans bring down a giant

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

As many of us have learned from video games, it is often not the boss that kills you, but the small helpers that come along the way that finish the job. The Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team suffered a similar fate this past week, losing two matches away but winning the one at home aga...

Unfazed by the concrete jungle

Unfazed by the concrete jungle

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

The big lights inspired the Case Western Reserve University volleyball team as they traveled to the Empire State and swept the Buffalo State Bengal Challenge, winning all three matches in dominating fashion. On Sept. 15 the Spartans demolished St. Lawrence University in four sets and subsequently crush...

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