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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...

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...

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...

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...

CCEL is assisting students to register to vote for the first time as Ohioans anticipate the upcoming elections.

Celebrating National Voter Registration Day on campus

Matthew Chang, Contributing Writer October 1, 2021

National Voter Registration Day occurred this past Tuesday, Sept. 28, during which volunteers and organizations all over the United States came together to spread awareness of voter registration opportunities...

Two consecutive robbery cases on campus

Dylan Jewell, Staff Reporter September 24, 2021

Violent crime is an unfortunate but common occurrence of schools based in big cities. But how is it mitigated? The preponderance of students claim to feel very uneasy walking around campus after dark,...

USG represents undergraduate students needs.

First-year representative elections for USG

Lelia Durand, Staff Writer August 27, 2021

For first-year students, the transition from high school to college can be difficult, especially when moving to a new city where they may not know many people. Serving as a first-year representative for...

USG President Sophie Vilamara elaborates on her motives to impliment the policies outlined in the taskforce For a Better CWRU.

New USG President Sophie Vilamara commits to an administration of advocacy and connection

Shreyas Banerjee, Life Editor August 27, 2021

The 2020-2021 school year was one of the most eventful in the history of Case Western Reserve University. Between the departure of our university president, Barbara Snyder, an outpouring of student activism...

Delta variant and fall semester policies

Nihal Manjila, Staff Writer August 20, 2021

This past week was filled with scenes of freshmen moving into dormitories, orientation week events and other campus activities amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The return to semi-normal university life is...

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