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Talk on microaggression echoes the spirit of Diversity 360

Shivalika Keni, Contributing Reporter

September 16, 2016

In an effort to make Case Western Reserve University a more inclusive and diverse campus, the Division of Student Affairs, the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Office of Inclusion, Diversity, and Equal Opportunity developed a new program in the fall of 2015 called “Diversity 360.” On Sept. 1...

Talk highlights parallels between human rights violations at home, abroad

Adithi Iyengar, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2014

What are the similarities between Gaza and Ferguson? On Nov. 20, Rhonda Williams, associate professor of history and director of the Social Justice Institute, and Noura Erakat, assistant professor at George Mason University, tried to answer that question in a discussion called “From Gaza to Ferguson:...

Dennis Lehane’s blood sport

Nardine Taleb, Contributing Reporter

October 31, 2014

Dennis Lehane’s talk on Thursday, Oct. 23, had the audience guffawing in their seats. Not only is the thriller-novelist responsible for writing several adored books like “Shutter Island” and “The Given Day,” he is also a Bostonian—and a hilarious one, too. Before diving into his comedic...

The Apple doesn’t fall far from the CLE

The Apple doesn’t fall far from the CLE

John Brogan, Contributing Reporter

October 10, 2014

Case Western Reserve University students greeted Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak with thunderous applause as he got situated for an hour-long question and answer session at the Tinkham Veale University Center on Oct. 4. The session was moderated by Jeffrey Duerk, dean of the Case School of Engineering....

Laci Green helps the define best sex ever

Laci Green helps the define best sex ever

Anastazia Vanisko, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2014

Talking about sex can be uncomfortable. But for Laci Green, a sex education activist and YouTube star, talking about sex is just what she does. Green spoke to students at the Tinkham Veale University Center on Oct. 7. “Best Sex Ever!” aimed to educate people about their bodies and their sexualities...

Schubert Center hosts talk on LGBT parenting

Aquene Kimmel, Contributing Reporter

September 26, 2014

In 1989, Charlotte J. Patterson was teaching a course on child development at the University of Virginia when she noticed that none of the textbooks mentioned lesbian or gay parents. Twenty-five years later, after publishing multiple review articles on LGBT parenting, Patterson came to Case Western Reserve...

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