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Case Western Reserve University’s campus identity question

September 20, 2019

Stepping onto campus, it’s evident that Case Western Reserve University has an issue with identity. The campus itself is split into the Mather and the engineering Quads, bracketed on either side by the...

Editorial: One-dimensional ethnic holidays meant to increase cultural accessibility

September 13, 2019

The Mid-Autumn Festival marks the night of the brightest full moon of the year, representing a time of harvest and plenty, of spending time with family and loved ones in many Asian cultures. In a 51 percent...

Editorial: No longer safe

Safe Ride vehicles’ behavior threatens student safety
September 6, 2019

For countless students on campus and across the nation, going to university is not only a time for learning and personal growth, but also a time for seeking new experiences and having fun. Thus, the university’s...

Editorial: University Circle’s branding problem

August 30, 2019

In recent years, University Circle has lost many of its staple restaurants. From the Happy Dog Euclid Tavern to the Falafel Cafe, many university favorites have closed down. Other notable mentions include...

Editorial: What need-aware admissions mean for CWRU

August 23, 2019

Recent college admissions scandals have swept universities and prompted many to open conversations about how selective colleges choose the students that they are admitting. While many colleges boast need-blind...

Editorial: Referendum strikes out

April 19, 2019

Student government elections are unfortunately often overlooked on this campus. This year though, a referendum may potentially nudge us out of this pattern. In addition to the usual positional elections,...

Editorial: Keep the RTA pass, no matter the cost

April 12, 2019

For years, Case Western Reserve University students have never had to ask how much a Regional Transit Authority (RTA) pass costs. We’ve known that, as part of our Cleveland cultural enrichment, we are...

Editorial: How to break up the post-spring break blues

April 5, 2019

It’s been over a week since we returned from spring break, and it’s becoming increasingly difficult to care about our schoolwork. Post-spring break complacency is an affliction that many of us...

Editorial: Campus stops on the CWRU tour route not taken

March 29, 2019

It’s March, which means many students are awaiting or have already received their college decisions. It also means that a number of prospective students will be flocking to Case Western Reserve University...

Editorial: Wealth’s clear advantages in college admissions

March 22, 2019

The immense pressure and anxiety that accompanies applying for college cannot be understated. While the recency of the experience of college admissions varies around campus, all of us can definitely remember...

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