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A symphony of scandal surrounds the Cleveland Institute of Music as former Principal Conductor Carlos Kalmar sues the prestigious institution for the alleged mishandling of a Title IX adjudication proceeding.

Carlos Kalmar sues CIM

Lexy Jensen and Zachary Treseler February 16, 2024

Following a tumultuous academic year at the Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM) complete with a Title IX investigation and student protests, former Principal Conductor Carlos Kalmar filed a lawsuit against...

Just when you thought CWRU academics were challenging, trying to find a functional washing machine is even worse. Students across campus are met with out of order signs and visibly broken machines, leaving them with piles of unwashed clothes and unnecessarily added stress.

A spin cycle of emotions: Students express challenges using on-campus laundry facilities

Zachary Treseler, News Editor December 1, 2023

Starting in 2010, Case Western Reserve University has provided laundry rooms to students free of charge. However, these machines are frequently subject to malfunction and interoperability for weeks on...

CIM students walk together to Kulas Hall in order to peacefully protest the continued employment of Principal Conductor Carlos Kalmar, wearing blue to symbolize unity.

CIM students peacefully protest during first orchestra rehearsal

Lexy Jensen, Development Editor September 15, 2023

On Sept. 13 at 3:45 p.m., dozens of students, faculty and staff from the Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM) sat silently in Kulas Hall during the school’s first orchestra rehearsal of the academic year. The...

CWRU Motorsports laborious efforts pay off as they place 1st overall in Baja SAE Ohio competition this past weekend.

CWRU Motorsports sweeps Baja SAE Ohio, places 1st overall

Sara Khorshidi, Copy Editor September 15, 2023

From Sept. 6-10, the Case Western Reserve University Motorsports team—as well as 75 other university teams—hauled their Baja car to Nashport, Ohio to compete in Baja SAE Ohio, one of three official...

The long flowing robes of the statue make it resemble a Greek philosopher, an unusual artistic decision if the statue, in fact, depicts the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius.

‘Marcus Aurelius’ statue seized from CMA in looting investigation

Elie Aoun, Director of Print September 8, 2023

A headless bronze statue thought to depict Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius was recently removed from the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) as part of an investigation by New York officials into looted antiquities...

The tornado impacting much of Northeast Ohio caused severe power outages and property damage, including the destruction of the New Life at Calvary Church.

Tornado hits Cleveland, sends students into whirlwind of panic

Zachary Treseler, News Editor September 1, 2023

During the middle of Discover Week, students were rudely awoken by an alert from the National Weather Service (NWS), warning them of a Tornado Warning in effect and instructing them to find shelter. A...

COVID-19 vaccinations start at CWRU

Shreyas Banerjee, A&E Editor March 3, 2021

Case Western Reserve University started distributing vaccines to eligible populations on Thursday, March 4. After completing an application to be a vaccination site in 2020, the university was approved...

Biden voters celebrate in Times Square after Biden victory.

Celebrations break out nationwide after Biden victory

Megan Gawronski, Staff Reporter November 13, 2020

As the news spread throughout the country on Nov. 7 that Democratic candidate for president Joe Biden was projected to win the state of Pennsylvania, and thus, the election, mass celebrations broke out...

Takeaways for students from the first presidential debate

Nathan Lesch, Executive Editor October 9, 2020

Starting just a few moments after 9 p.m. EST, the first presidential debate, hosted by Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Clinic and moderated by Fox News Sunday anchor Chris Wallace, was,...

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CWRU closed until Thursday

Eddie Kerekes, Executive Editor January 29, 2019

In an article released in the Daily this morning, Case Western Reserve University announced the closure of campus from 7 p.m. tonight (Tuesday, Jan. 29) until 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan.  31 due to extremely...

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