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Computer Science Major Requirements Revamped

Samuel Qian, Contributing Reporter
September 16
Filed under Campus Insider, News

Computer Science (CS), one of the most rapidly expanding and changing academic fields, has become one of the most popular degrees to pursue across college campuses. Just as quickly as the field changes, so do the course requirements for those looking to pursue CS at Case Western Reserve University. For...

Upcoming Link-State technology conference will allow students, professionals to network

Mark Patteson, Staff Reporter
October 2
Filed under Headlines, News

“Come for an hour. Come for all nine. Come in your PJs. Come in your dapper suit. Or come in your Formal Hoodie. Come to learn about technology,” says an announcement for the Case Western Reserve University’s Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) fourth annual Link-State Conference. ...

36 hours of computer power

Nardine Taleb, Staff Writer
February 5
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Case Western Reserve University’s campus will be preparing for the buzz of Hackathon this weekend on the Quad, hosted by the Hacker Society. Hackathon is an event where students from other universities come together in one place to code, construct web applications, hack hardware or complete other creative...

Make a resolution to code in the new year

Kathleen Wieser, Executive Editor
December 15
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Tech

With winter break right around the corner, many of you may be looking for a new year's resolution to give you a little push towards your long-term goals in 2015. For you non-computer science majors, one you may want to consider is the initiative put together by Code.org to inspire students across the...

Poo at CWRU

Alexander Wheaton, Staff Reporter
October 10
Filed under Headlines, News

One intrepid student created an app that crowdsources rankings of CWRU's bathrooms.

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IBM’s Watson Supercomputer Coming to Lerner College of Medicine

Owen Bell, Games and Tech Reporter
November 16
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Games, Local Events, This Week

IBM’s Watson, the computer that won Jeopardy in 2011, will be going to school at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. Unlike its time on national television, though, this time, Watson will be working with a purpose. In three years, the programmers, IB...

Link-State and ACM: a conference and an organization with big plans for CWRU Computer Science

Link-State and ACM: a conference and an organization with big plans for CWRU Computer Science

Owen Bell, Games and Tech Reporter
November 2
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Games, Local Events, Top Stories

It’s cold and raining at 9 a.m. on Oct. 27. Despite the weather, people are gathering at Nord Hall. They are here for the first Link-State, an annual conference held by the Case Western Reserve University chapter of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), a computer science society. All of...

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