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Professor James Zull (pictured) founded UCITE, the faculty education and development center at CWRU.

Nord Grants available for faculty by application

Matthew Chang, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

Applications for Nord Grants, financial awards designed to foster innovative teaching and research projects that benefit student learning, are currently open, but will not stay open for much longer. Any...

The Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry, a nonprofit organization located 10 minutes from CWRUs campus, is currently looking for food and meal donations.

Help needed at the local Lutheran men’s shelter

Siddharth Mehta, Staff Writer November 19, 2021

The Center for Civic Engagement and Learning (CCEL) recently announced a new service opportunity for students to donate meals to the Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry’s local men's shelter, which is located...

The new and updated abortion laws in Ohio sanction only extremely specific cases for an abortion to occur.

Updates on Texas abortion law and newly-introduced abortion bill in Ohio

Lelia Durand, Staff Writer November 12, 2021

Abortion regulations date back to the 1820s and 1830s when they were first enacted to target dangerous drugs used by women to induce abortions. By the 1880s, abortion was outlawed across most of the United...

North Star Award for students interested in scholarships

Matthew Chang, Staff Writer November 5, 2021

This year, Case Western Reserve University is partnering with nine historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and minority-serving institutions (MSIs) to offer a new graduate scholarship that...

Justin Bibb (right) talks to college students about his agenda, including CWRU third-year Cameron Tong (left)

Justin Bibb wins hard-fought Cleveland mayoral election in landslide victory

Shreyas Banerjee, Life Editor November 5, 2021

History was made on Tuesday, Nov. 2. For the first time in 16 years, the City of Cleveland elected a new mayor after a prolonged campaign. Justin Morris Bibb defeated City Council President Kevin Kelley...

More than a statistic: figures call attention to the lives of domestic abuse victims, their families, their friends and their loved ones during Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Flora Stone Mather Center for Women displays Silent Witness figures

Megan Gawronski, Staff Writer November 5, 2021

Trigger warning: sexual violence, domestic violence. In the Tinkham Veale University Center, close to the Koch entrance and right in front of the massive windows, stands a somber display of 11 life-size...

Previewing Cleveland’s “FRONT International 2022” contemporary art exhibition

Lelia Durand, Staff Writer October 29, 2021

Cleveland is a hotspot for those interested in art, with the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA), the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) and ARTneo, to name a few.  In 2016, FRONT Exhibition Company—a multi-venue...

The drag queens get ready to ascend their thrones in the Tinkham Veale Ballroom as the students prepare for a special night of incredible performances and lots of noise.

“HalloQUEEN” from oSTEM for an upbeat Halloween at CWRU

Hoai Phuong Nguyen, News Editor October 29, 2021

Halloween is around the corner, and with it, numerous ways for students to embrace its creative spirit. One of the biggest events on campus this Halloween also has that creativity at heart. On Oct. 29,...

CWRU enters a new and exciting chapter with the highly-anticipated inauguration of President Eric Kaler

The inauguration of CWRU’s 11th president

Siddharth Mehta, Contributing Writer October 22, 2021

This past Friday marked the grand inauguration of Case Western Reserve University’s 11th president, President Eric W. Kaler. The event which took place in Amasa Stone Chapel began outside with clear...

KSL celebrates its 25th anniversary with speakers and events

KSL celebrates its 25th anniversary with speakers and events

Matthew Chang, Staff Writer October 8, 2021

Kelvin Smith Library (KSL) celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, during which a variety of events have and will be held. All events are free and open to the students and faculty of Case Western Reserve...

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