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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...

Sorority holds discussion panel on diversity

Nihal Manjila, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2019

On Tuesday, April 16, the sorority Sigma Sigma Sigma (Tri Sigma) held its “Inclusion Happens Here” discussion panel on advocating for inclusion in everyday life. The panel included Andre Lessears from the Akron Cleveland Clinic, Eileen Anderson-Fye a psychology professor at Case Western Reserve University,...

CWRU faculty involved in nuclear forensic research

Christine Duval, assistant professor of Chemical and Biomoleclar Engineering

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2019

So you’ve found some uranium—now what? This question was posed by Christine Duval, an assistant professor in the department of chemical and biomolecular engineering. Her presentation on nuclear forensic research was the final in a series hosted by the Case Western Reserve University Science and ...

CWRU mourns, celebrates Justine Boyle

Grace Howard, Copy Editor

April 12, 2019

On Friday, April 5 the memorial celebration for Justine Boyle was held at the Amasa Stone Chapel. Though the occasion for the gathering was tragic, the message of the afternoon was one of hope and love, focusing on celebrating life rather than mourning the loss of it. Dozens of students and s...

La Alianza introduces petition to establish Latin American studies major

La Alienza, the undergraduate Latinx student organization, recently petitioned to establish a Latin Amercican and Latinx studies major.

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2019

La Alianza, Case Western Reserve University’s undergraduate Latinx student organization, recently began circulating a petition aimed at encouraging the university to establish a Latin American and Latinx studies major. Advocates believe adding this major will reinforce CWRU values, increase faculty r...

Holi takes CWRU

Two participants of Holi enjoy the warm day while covered in pigments of color.

Maryam Iqbal, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2019

If anyone were to look at Freiberger Field in the days following Saturday, April 6, they would see a riot of colors. Purple, blue and pink smears of powder across the field were the only remnants of the annual Holi event. A joint venture between the Center for International Affairs, the Office of Multicul...

Breaking new ground

A rendering of the discovered Theosodon arozquetai and Llullataruca shockeyi by paleoartist Velizar Simeonovski

April 5, 2019

Case Western Reserve University professor Darin Croft has a new exhibit at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History (CMNH). The exhibit, titled “Mammal Mysteries of South America,'' highlights Croft’s work in the Quebrada Honda region in Bolivia. Several fossils found at the site were displayed at the exhibit,...

Students play campus-wide game

Nihal Manjila, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2019

Case Western Reserve University students and faculty are playing another game of Humans vs. Zombies (HvZ) from March 27 to April 5. HvZ is open to all members of the CWRU community. As of press time, there are 102 players in CWRU HvZ spring 2019 game. HvZ is a game that was started at Goucher College, Maryland in f...

Office of Multicultural Affairs to host annual Unity Banquet

Grace Howard, Copy Editor

April 5, 2019

On Friday, April 12, the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) will host its 29th Annual Unity Banquet & Scholarship Dinner. The banquet is a celebration of the academic accomplishments of underrepresented minority students and graduating students at Case Western Reserve University. The evening ...

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