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Fundraiser supplies crafts to third world societies

Jack Heneghan, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

Bead bracelets and bookmarks—these objects may bear minimal significance to many children but are incredibly important to those who have little in the way of personal possessions; that’s why Case Western Reserve University DCI (Distressed Children and Infants International) held a Bracelets for Service ev...

Walking for wellness

Jack Heneghan, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

Working out can be difficult in college. Students are so busy that many often cannot find the time. Case Western Reserve University Wellness is trying to urge more students to exercise during the month of October with a 31-day walking challenge which kicked off at noon on Oct. 1 with the One to One F...

Renowned historian visits campus, discusses Israeli history

Renowned historian visits campus, discusses Israeli history

Maryam Iqbal, Contributing Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, Headlines, News, Top Stories

“Challenging popular narrative on the inside is seen as treason. My advisor warned me that as an Israeli Jew, I could have gotten out an easier way. I didn’t understand him then, and continued on my path which changed my life forever.” Co-sponsored by the Department of History, historian and social ...

Habitat for Humanity builds houses, character

Nihal Manjila, Contributing Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

This year, Case Western Reserve University’s own Habitat for Humanity chapter will be expanding more than ever before. With the upscaling of its first-year representative program and the addition of an international trip, the current academic year is looking to be Habitat’s best yet. As an internation...

Student club promotes positivity with Motivational Monday

Maryam Iqbal, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Clubs & Organizations, Events & Talks, News

Last Monday morning, hundreds of students walking through the Tinkham Veale University Center may have crossed paths with a table full of buttons. Organized like a mini pop-up stall, passers-by were given the opportunity to make DIY buttons out of various stickers and colored paper in about as littl...

New biomechanics exhibit debuts at Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

On Sept. 29, the Cleveland Museum of Natural History (CMNH) unveiled a new special exhibit entitled, “Built to Survive: Biomechanics.” Located in the museum’s Kahn Hall, a cavernous gallery situated left of the main entrance, the exhibit will last until April 28, 2019. Although biomechanics ...

Farm Harvest Festival welcomes new season

Farm Harvest Festival welcomes new season

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News, Top Stories

Saturday, Sept. 22 marked the Farm Administration and Student Sustainability Council’s (SSC)  ninth annual Farm Harvest Festival. After over a year of organization by dedicated volunteers, the Farm Harvest brought crowds to the Case Western Reserve University Squire Valleevue Farm. Many CWRU st...

Voter registration efforts in full swing on campus

Abbey Wells and Henry Bendon

September 28, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

Presidential elections are big and flashy. They set voting records and often draw a majority of Americans to the polls. Midterm elections are no less important, deciding the makeup of the entire House of Representatives and a third of the U.S. Senate, as well as many governors and other local elections. Howe...

Siegal Program connects greater community with academia

Maryam Iqbal, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

The Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program at Case Western Reserve University has commenced a series of new eight-week long courses covering a wide variety of topics this September. The Siegal Lifelong Learning Program was created with the aim of connecting the academic world to Northeast Ohi...

Asian Mid-Autumn Festival draws small turnout

Jack Heneghan, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News

The annual Asian Mid-Autumn Festival took place on Sept. 24, bringing together the campus community in celebration of the East Asian harvest holiday. The Mid-Autumn Festival celebrates the gathering of family and friends, as well as the gathering of crops during the fall harvest. The holiday is cele...

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