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Academic Integrity Board hosts Eaton executive

Katharine Toledo, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2019

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...

Cleveland Eats festival canceled

Courtesy of Cleveland Eats Twitter
A scene from the 2017 edition of the Cleveland Eats Festival. This past month, festival organizers announced it would no longer continue.

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2019

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

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

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

A high energy environment greeted participants of this year's Dance Marathon. During the annual event, students raise money and commit to 12 hours of dancing.

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2019

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...

[Think]box provides unique hackathon experience

Students worked on teams for projects during HackCWRU 6 in the [think]box.

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2019

Over 350 students from across Northeast Ohio holed up in the Larry Sears and Sally Zlotnick Sears think[box] for 36 hours as a part of HackCWRU 6 from 9 p.m. Feb. 15 to 9 a.m. Feb. 17. HackCWRU is an annual hackathon event organized by the student organization HackCWRU, and is part of the official stu...

CWRU welcomes Cleveland bishop for annual memorial lecture

Katharine Toledo, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2019

On Thursday, Feb. 7, Case Western Reserve University School of Law welcomed Cleveland Bishop Nelson Perez for the annual Judge Frank J. Battisti Memorial Lecture. Perez spoke on the topic of “Immigration and the Dignity of the Human Person.” The annual lecture is named after Battisti, a federal judge for ...

Power of Diversity lecture discusses racial equity

Jordan Reif, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2019

Last Tuesday, Feb. 5, the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity (OIDEO) welcomed Estela Mara Bensimon, Ph.D. to campus as part of their Power of Diversity series. The yearly series, first started in 2010, includes two nationally and internationally acclaimed speakers, and four CWRU faculty...

Spring career fair features many new employers

CWRU's 2019 Get Experienced Career Fair

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2019

This Monday students attended the Get Experienced Career Fair. Held annually in the Veale Convocation, Recreation and Athletic Center, this fair helps kick off the spring recruiting season. This year’s fair featured around 100 employers, a significant increase from the 80 employers that attended last...

School of Law hosts prominent law scholars discussing recent Supreme Court decision

School of Law hosts prominent law scholars discussing recent Supreme Court decision

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2019

On Tuesday, Jan. 5, Case Western Reserve University School of Law welcomed Robert Alt and Martin Malin to lecture on the 2018 Janus v. AFSCME Supreme Court ruling. In the Janus decision, the Supreme Court ruled that labor unions’ mandatory agency fees for public sector employees are unconstitutional...

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