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Asian Mid-Autumn Festival features various cultural clubs

Students enjoy the events offered at the Asian Mid-Autumn Fest

Nihal Manjila, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2019

Various cultural clubs from Case Western Reserve University came together to host the annual Asian Mid-Autumn Festival this past Friday in Thwing Center. The Festival served as a gathering of students, clubs and other organizations, with food catered from various Asian restaurants around Cleveland fo...

SEXPOpalooza excited students to discuss safe and consensual sex

Students learn about safe sex practices at SEXPOpalooza 2019.

Jordan Reif, Staff Reporter

September 13, 2019

Last week, over three hundred students rose to the occasion to have open conversations about sex and sexuality at the annual SEXPOpalooza event. Co-hosted by Sexual Assault and Violence Educators (SAVE) and Greek Life, the convention fostered discussions about safe and consensual sex through partnerships...

The OL Experience

Nihal Manjila, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

Entering college can be a daunting task. Incoming students have to leave their families and homes and join a new community in a new place. Discover Week plays a vital role in integrating new students into the Case Western Reserve University community before the academic year starts. This is due in gre...

Constitution Discussion Roundtable: Q&A with Madeline Myers

Katharine Toledo, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

Each year to celebrate Constitution Day, students from Case Western Reserve University put together a student-led discussion forum with two guest speakers to debate various constitutional issues pertinent to current events. This year’s Constitution Day Forum is entitled Battle for the Ballot Box,...

Chabad and Hillel get Jewish students in the Passover spirit

Students enjoyed a celebratory Seder meal at the Albert and Norma Geller Hillel Student Center.

Lev Pearlman, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2019

On Friday, April 19, the Cleveland Hillel Foundation and Chabad at CWRU began their respective Passover celebrations. The Jewish holiday that commemorates the Jews’ mass exodus from Egypt to escape slavery over 2,000 years ago. On the first two nights of Passover, Hillel and Chabad hosted Seders....

New major student organization presidents discuss positions

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2019

Spring elections have come and gone on Case Western Reserve University’s campus and the next generation of major student organization leaders have been announced. Next year, the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) will be led by current third-year Marin Exler, a political science and Spanish double...

Show me the money

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2019

From April 17-30, Case Western Reserve University undergraduate students will have the opportunity to vote on a referendum that would allow club sports to join the Student Presidents’ Roundtable (SPR).  If 25 percent of all undergraduate students vote and a simple majority of that percentage votes in fav...

Student-founded pastry app launched

Jack Heneghan, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2019

There’s an app for everything these days: dating, streaming, ride-sharing and, now, pastries.  PastryNow is the self-proclaimed “bakery of the future” started by Case Western Reserve University students Igor Tutelman and Aaron George that delivers locally sourced baked goods. A launch event for t...

Engineering organization builds clean water pipeline in Costa Rica

Katharine Toledo, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2019

This past week, engineering students affiliated with the Humanitarian Design Corps (HDC) at Case Western Reserve University spent their spring break traveling to Costa Rica to continue their involvement with the province of Guanacaste through the development of a water pipeline that will greatly impr...

Yemen Accountability Project aims to document war crimes

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2019

Case Western Reserve University law students are working with the Henry T. King, Jr. War Crimes Research Office to initiate the first comprehensive mapping of war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Yemeni Civil War. This initiative, called the Yemen Accountability Project, has drawn over 70...

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