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The Center for International Affairs holds its 2021 Global Citizen Awards ceremony online

Megan Gawronski, Staff Reporter April 9, 2021

On April 22 at 3 p.m, the Center for International Affairs will be holding a virtual ceremony to announce the winners of its various Global Citizen Awards.  The Global Citizen Awards are a collection...

After years of effort by students, CWRU finally commits to divesting from fossil fuels.

CWRU will completely divest its endowment from publicly traded fossil fuel companies over the next decade

Hoai Phuong Nguyen, News Editor April 9, 2021

In the past few decades, fossil fuels have become an increasingly pressing global issue. In the United States, in particular, fossil fuels have long been the point of political arguments about global warming...

Clevelanders march to end violence and racism against Asian Americans.

“Stop Asian Hate” march in Cleveland highlights violence against the community

Shreyas Banerjee, A&E Editor April 2, 2021

After the horrific shooting in Atlanta earlier this month, a new national spotlight has shown upon an issue that has been long ignored: the growing spread of anti-Asian violence. With six of the eight...

CWRU distributes vaccines in Veale.

Vaccinations open to general public in Ohio

Ohio now in Phase 2D of vaccine distribution
Kevin Pataroque, Staff Reporter April 2, 2021

On Monday, March 29, all adults in the state of Ohio became eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Several facilities close to the Case Western Reserve University campus, such as the Wolstein Center...

A newspaper clipping from the Dayton Metro Library's women's suffrage collection outlines how to respond to anti-suffrage arguments.

History of women’s suffrage in Ohio preserved at Dayton Metro Library

Hannah Jackson, Staff Reporter April 2, 2021

As Women’s History Month came to a close, the Dayton Metro Library made one of their most extensive collections available to the public to learn more about the history of the fight for women’s voting...

The necessity of the disabilities task force proposals

David Chang, Staff Columnist April 2, 2021

“I had a panic attack due to an excessive intake of caffeine during a trial period of higher ADHD medication prescription than I had previously taken … When the first responders showed up, the first...

A history of pranks on our campus

Hoai Phuong Nguyen, New Editor April 2, 2021

On April Fools’ Day, as the tradition goes, selective amounts of harmless pranks are all that’s needed to bring the campus community closer together. Historically, Case Western Reserve University has...

Plum Market opens to mixed reactions from students

Nathan Lesch, Executive Editor March 19, 2021

As rays of sunshine beamed down onto colorful shelves—meticulously organized and stacked high with foodstuffs—and employees frantically finished getting the newly retrofitted space ready, Case Western...

Recent initiative on hunger insecurity

Lelia Durand, Staff Reporter March 19, 2021

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) defines food insecurity as a “household-level economic and social condition of limited or uncertain access to adequate food.” Households are food...

Remembering and celebrating Women’s History Month

Yvonne Pan, Development Editor March 12, 2021

This month not only marks the one-year anniversary of shutdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but also Women’s History Month, with International Women's Day celebrated on Monday, March 8. This year’s...

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