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Avolio: Disaster coverage ignores the West Coast

Madison Avolio, News Designer

September 15, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

On Tuesday, Sept. 5 I opened my social media accounts to see that fires were blazing near my hometown in southwest Washington. Fire has been burning about 60 miles away from my home and ash is raining down even on my front porch. Having lived in the Pacific Northwest for almost 19 of my nearly 20 years of ...

Avolio: Syllabus stress shouldn’t sink the first week of classes

Madison Avolio, News Designer

September 8, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

As the days of summer ticked away, I anxiously awaited the posting of syllabi. As a person taking 22 credits, I knew I needed to organize my schedule as quickly as possible before things got really hectic. In the final five days, the syllabi for three of my seven courses had been posted. Now, I was ...

Avolio: Housing doesn’t need to be a scarce resource at CWRU

Madison Avolio, News Designer

September 1, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

A contentious topic of conversation around campus as of late has been housing. Whether students are discussing the furniture, renovations or even being kicked out of Clarke Tower, many are unhappy with the current situation. A rumor has been circulating around campus that Case Western Reserve Uni...

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