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Horwitz: Everything is at stake

Avi Horwitz, Staff Writer October 22, 2021

Over the next few weeks, Congress will either pass a robust reconciliation package that significantly improves working people's lives and makes the first real investments in fighting the climate crisis...

Gabby Petitos disappearance had an answer: the same cannot be said for many other missing women.

Schachter: Gabby Petito and the missing white woman syndrome

Leah Schachter, Staff Writer October 22, 2021

Rajah McQueen was last seen in a car with her boyfriend in Cleveland, and has now been missing for nearly four months. Paige Coffey is another young woman who has been missing for almost two years and...

A Pokemon Mew Oreo is currently listed on eBay for $100,000 plus $29.99 shipping.

Kuntzman: I unknowingly ate a $15,000 Oreo

Caroline Kuntzman, Staff Writer October 22, 2021

On Sept. 18, 2021, I made what I considered at the time to be the unremarkable decision to eat a Mew Oreo. It tasted no different from the other Pokemon Oreos I ate that day, to the best of my recollection....

The idea of social media tying us down has become more of a reality than a hyperbole

Radwan: Social media and mental health

Aziz Radwan, Staff Writer October 22, 2021

Social media has become a non-negligible part of our lives. Some people have become so addicted that they check their notifications from the moment they wake up to the last thing they do before they sleep. Before...

Bilinovich: For all the bad things in life…

Beau Bilinovich, Development Editor October 8, 2021

There are the good things, too. Keeping up with life can sometimes seem like a constant barrage of negativity. It can be dizzying and overwhelming. We might experience feelings of anger and frustration. The...

Reyna: Being Hispanic at CWRU

Christian Reyna, Staff Writer October 8, 2021

I grew up in Alton, Texas, a small town near McAllen, Texas—a few minutes drive from Mexico. My parents immigrated from Mexico as young adults to provide a better future to their children. I learned...

Vetter: Why proficiency exams matter and why CWRU should inform students about them

Milo Vetter, Contributing Writer October 8, 2021

With Case Western Reserve University’s massive Class of 2025 (standing 1,600 strong) filling up the freshman dorms and even most of Clarke Tower, courses are noticeably crammed. For example, MATH 121:...

Eettickal: Curry isn’t what you think it is

Enya Eettickal, Contributing Writer October 8, 2021

Sitting in my apartment with my windows open on a Tuesday afternoon, the smells from Indian Flame Restaurant wafted up into my living room. And with the familiar aroma of cardamom and roasted chili peppers,...

Mizuno: Rating the Biden Presidency so far

Dane Mizuno, Staff Writer October 8, 2021

A couple of weeks ago, I stumbled upon an article in the New York Times. At first glance, it did not seem like much: just another militaristic means meant to deter the Chinese and their increasingly imperialistic...

Agarwal: The mess of COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Aambar Agarwal, Contributing Writer October 8, 2021

Nearly half of the world’s population has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine: an impressive feat, considering the pandemic began less than two years ago and has claimed 4.5 million lives...

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