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Advocate for women’s education in Israel speaks at CWRU

Nihal Manjila, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2019


Filed under Campus Insider, Events & Talks, News

On Monday, March 25 Case Western Reserve University hosted a presentation by Amal Abu Alkom, an advocate for women’s education in Israel. She was accompanied by Gabe Axler who translated Alkom’s words from Hebrew to English. The talk began with Axler giving attendees a quick overview of the plan...

Author, journalist Timothy Egan gives talk

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2019


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We are storytelling people. This is the message author Timothy Egan shared during his visit to Case Western Reserve University on March 19 as a part of the Writers Center Stage series. An award-winning author of eight books, Egan has a long history in journalism and is an opinion columnist for the N...

Prominent Arab-Israeli conflict scholar speaks on campus

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2019


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On Tuesday night, in the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Community Studies Center, Mouin Rabbani spoke to Case Western Reserve University students and University Circle community members about “Israel, Zionism and Anti-Semitism.” Rabbani, a senior fellow at the Institute for Palestine Studies, argued t...

Lecture focuses on racial disparities in treatment of autism

Lev Pearlman, Contributing Reporter

March 1, 2019


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On Feb. 26 Dr. David Mandell, the Kenneth E. Appel Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, delivered the third annual Kessler-Freedeim Lecture. The event was sponsored by the Schubert Center for Child Studies and co-sponsored by the International Center for Autism R...

Academic Integrity Board hosts Eaton executive

Katharine Toledo, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2019


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On Friday, Feb. 22, the Case Western Academic Integrity Board (CWRU AIB) hosted its concluding event of I-Week, a keynote address from guest speaker Mark Lekan of the Eaton Corporation. Lekan serves as the Director of Ethics and Compliance, Americas, for the Eaton Corporation, a global power manage...

Long-shot Democratic nomination candidate Andrew Yang visits Cleveland library

Long-shot Democratic nomination candidate Andrew Yang visits Cleveland library

Grace Howard, News Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under Events & Talks, News, Outside the Circle

On Feb. 24, Andrew Yang, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for president, spoke to a packed room at the Mayfield Branch of Cuyahoga County Library about his 2020 presidential campaign and platform. Yang has been flying under the mainstream media’s radar for the most part, with Fox News ...

Cleveland Eats festival canceled

Cleveland Eats festival canceled

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2019


Filed under Events & Talks, News, Outside the Circle, Top Stories

A beloved Cleveland festival is no longer. The widely attended Cleveland Eats Tri-C Culinary Festival has been canceled after only two years. Michael Huff, the dean of the Hospitality Management Center at Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C), helped launch the festival in 2017. “Cleveland Eats bega...

Latest Think Big discussion focuses on humanities

Maryam Iqbal, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2019


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On Monday, Feb. 25, there was another discussion led by Case Western Reserve University Provost Ben Vinson as part of the university’s “Think Big” initiative, aiming to involve the entire campus in the strategic planning for the future. The discussion featured two speakers on the panel. The first was...

Engineering Challenges Carnival kicks off E-Week

Jordan Reif, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2019


Filed under Events & Talks, Inside the Circle, News, Outside the Circle

Hundreds of students aged 2-18 years-old from the greater Cleveland area gathered at the Thwing Center last Saturday for the Engineering Challenges Carnival. Kicking off the week-long celebration of engineers, or “E-Week,” the annual carnival is Case Western Reserve University’s largest science,...

Dance marathon celebrates yearlong SpartanTHON fundraising

Dance marathon celebrates yearlong SpartanTHON fundraising

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2019


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This past Saturday, Feb. 16, a few hundred dancers committed to staying upright for 12 hours as a part of SpartanTHON’s 11th annual Dance Marathon. Participants had fundraised throughout the year either individually or as a part of an organization. Dance Marathon is part of a national series of da...

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