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“I’m Possible with Joshua Rivedal” event from NAMI

November 6, 2020

Trigger Warning: suicide It is normal to feel anxious or down at times, especially during such an uncertain period for our nation right now. However, during such times, people who have already suffered...

The LGBT Center’s Queer Peers mentoring program gains national recognition

The LGBT Center unveiled their Queer Peers mentoring program aimed at helping first-year and transfer students build connections with others on campus this past summer.
October 30, 2020

Case Western Reserve University’s LGBT Center, located in the Tinkham Veale University Center, runs a great variety of programs focused on fostering inclusion and belonging among members of the LGBT+...

Historian Martha S. Jones reveals hidden history of the 19th Amendment at virtual Think Forum

Author and professor Martha S. Jones joined CWRU virtually last week as a part of the Think Forum to talk about her recent book.
October 30, 2020

Martha S. Jones, historian, author and professor at Johns Hopkins University, spoke last Thursday evening at the Think Forum about her book “Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and...

Cleveland Orchestra begins fall season with new coronavirus policies

October 2, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has significantly impacted those in the music industry. Between the cancellation of live shows, postponement of tours and the closure of venues, musicians across the country have...

Two CWRU undergraduates discuss their experience with COVID-19

Third-year student, Jessica Lin, was one of the first members of CWRU's community infected with the coronavirus.
September 18, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic reached the U.S. around eight months ago and has since infected hundreds of thousands of people. Two Case Western Reserve University students were among those infected, though they...

Dave’s Cosmic Subs and Jolly Scholar are open for business

September 11, 2020

Two of the most popular dining spots on campus, Dave’s Cosmic Subs (Dave’s) and The Jolly Scholar Brewing Company (Jolly) have both recently reopened. While both market themselves as dining establishments,...

Student experiences in quarantine differ across and off campus

Bon Appetit provides food to students quarantined in hotels.
September 3, 2020

2020 is the year that just keeps on giving, as many students find themselves back on campus only to end up in quarantine. However, this quarantine looks different for a lot of students, depending on whether...

“Know Your Neighbors” campaign seeks to address division between students and community

August 21, 2020

Case Western Reserve University's students have always been focused on their engagement within the campus-community. However, some students now feel that it is time for change.  Recent alums and undergraduate...

Opioids: The silent crisis during a global pandemic

April 24, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic approaches its peak, Ohioans suffering from opioid use disorder (OUD) face a crisis of their own. Allegra Schorr, president of the Coalition of Medication-Assisted Treatment Providers...

Ohio students are stepping up in the face of dwindling supplies

April 6, 2020

Amidst falling medical supply levels and rising concerns, college and medical students around Northeast Ohio are helping fight COVID-19. Those on the frontline of the pandemic are beginning to feel the...

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