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The potential of extending the 14-day limit on human embryo research

Hoai Phuong Nguyen, News Editor April 30, 2021

With the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines being produced through an mRNA-based mechanism rather than using an adenovirus, the rapid progress being made in vaccine technology is readily apparent. However, it...

Citizens for a Safer Cleveland pushes for monumental changes in community oversight of police

Megan Gawronski, Staff Reporter April 23, 2021

As more attention has been brought to police brutality against BIPOC, communities have been calling for changes to be made to a law enforcement system which often harms the very people it has sworn to...

CWRU celebrates its fourth Legacy Week

Nathan Lesch, Executive Editor April 23, 2021

This week marked the fourth iteration of a relatively new Case Western Reserve University tradition: Legacy Week, which celebrates the university’s long, illustrious history. Legacy Week was created...

CWRU celebrates the 51st anniversary of Earth Day

CWRU Office of Energy and Sustainability and student organizations lead sustainable initiatives around campus
Kevin Pataroque, Staff Reporter April 23, 2021

Disclaimer: Kevin Pataroque is a staff member of the Office of Energy and Sustainability. Earth Day, celebrated worldwide on April 22, is a global holiday dedicated to the protection of the environment....

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...

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...

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