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Legal writing workshop highlights “text-speak”

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018


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In recent years, the move to a more casual, conversational tone in writing has been gaining traction. One reason for this change is the increase in “text-speak” in everyday life, a trend which has begun to spill over into legal writing as well. In her workshop this past weekend entitled “Plain and Precise ...

“You Don’t Care” student podcast to debut next week

Jordan Reif, Contributing Reporter

November 2, 2018


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If one is looking for a way to better connect with Case Western Reserve University and the greater community, “You Don’t Care (YDC),” dubbed the podcast of the people, may be the place to start. The new podcast, hosted by fourth-year student Sai Supriya Vuda, will make its debut on the morning o...

Campus holds vigil for victims of synagogue massacre

Campus holds vigil for victims of synagogue massacre

Justin Hu, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018


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On Monday, a community memorial service was hosted outside of the Tinkham Veale University Center in memory of the 11 killed in the recent Pittsburgh shootings, the deadliest attack against the Jewish community in U.S. history. The service consisted of reading passages from the Torah, mourning prayer...

Ohio Chief Justice takes hardline stance against Issue 1

Ohio Chief Justice takes hardline stance against Issue 1

Katharine Toledo, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018


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In the days before the 2018 midterm elections, Chief Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court Maureen O’Connor continues to advocate against the passage of Issue 1, a proposed amendment to the Ohio Constitution which is on the ballot for Ohioans this Nov. 6. The justice visited campus last weekend. Issue ...

CWRU lives its best life at annual ceremony

CWRU lives its best life at annual ceremony

Justin Hu, Staff Reporter

October 26, 2018


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Oct. 12 marked Case Western Reserve University’s 133rd annual All-Classes Celebration. Students and alumni gathered at the Larry Sears and Sally Zlotnick Sears think[box] for the evening’s events, which included the Innovation ShowCASE, a performance by the Case Men’s Glee Club and the Case Alumni A...

Blue Block Party takes over Toby’s Plaza

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter

October 26, 2018


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Students, alumni, parents and other community members turned out in droves on the evening of Oct. 11 for Case Western Reserve University’s annual Blue Block Party. Dressed from head to toe in various shades of blue clothing, revelers traveled to Toby’s Plaza in Uptown to enjoy a night filled with li...

Founder of Me Too movement draws huge crowd to Maltz

Founder of Me Too movement draws huge crowd to Maltz

Maryam Iqbal, Staff Reporter

October 26, 2018


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Last Tuesday, Case Western Reserve University boasted the opportunity to host Tarana Burke, founder of the Me Too movement and globally esteemed activist, at the Milton and Tamar Maltz Performing Arts Center as part of its ongoing ThinkForum lecture series. Her talk was followed by an audience-led que...

LGBT+ employment fair receives warm welcome

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2018


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The Case Western Reserve University LGBT Center hosted its first annual Professionals with Pride event on Friday, Oct. 5. Kent State University (KSU), Cleveland State University (CSU), John Carroll University, Baldwin Wallace and Lorain County Community College also participated in Professionals...

Women’s Center holds dialogue on judicial hearings

Women’s Center holds dialogue on judicial hearings

Katharine Toledo, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2018


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**Due to the sensitive nature of the discussion panel, the names of its participants will not be included in this article and all speakers will be referenced using gender-neutral pronouns. Furthermore, no specific stories shared by the participants in the discussion will be shared out of respect of t...

Law school lecture discusses federalism, courts

Maryam Iqbal, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2018


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“Think of it in terms of basketball terms: you’ve got two shots, state and federal courts. Now no one wants just one shot in basketball. Two is always better. So why isn’t it the same for constitutional law? After all, who doesn’t want a second shot?” Those were the words of the Honorable Jeffre...

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