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Julia Bianco
Julia Bianco is a senior cognitive science and political science student currently working as The Obsever’s Director of Web and Multimedia. She has been working at the paper since the spring of her freshman year, where she started as a reporter in the news section. She then spent a year as News Editor. Outside of The Observer, Julia is the president of the Case Footlighters and works as a contributor and a proofreader for the Athenian. She has had articles published in a number of other publications, including the Huffington Post and Buzzfeed and has spent summers interning at Comedy Central and MTV News.

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Julia Bianco, Director of Web and Multimedia

Apr 15, 2016
Lack of communication on Gender-Inclusive Housing upsets RHA, LGBT Center (Story)
Apr 15, 2016
RAs not being offered free summer housing due to RNC (Story)
Apr 14, 2016
Variety Show skit sparks campus debate on free speech (Story)
Apr 08, 2016
A day in the life of Doctor Doomsday (Story)
Apr 01, 2016
Men’s tennis drops against top tier talent (Story)
Apr 01, 2016
Bianco: USG should clarify election bylaws for one-candidate races (Story)
Apr 01, 2016
Relay for Life kicks off on April 16 (Story)
Apr 01, 2016
Students weigh in on RNC open-carry petition (Story)
Mar 25, 2016
Make Mather Memorial security practical (Story)
Mar 18, 2016
UDC settles in, has new projects underway (Story)
Mar 18, 2016
Yost is almost toast (Story)
Feb 26, 2016
CWRUcio zooms to third place finish at College of Wooster tournament (Story)
Feb 26, 2016
Student group funding structure considers drastic rehaul (Story)
Feb 19, 2016
How does a class end up on MediaVision? (Story)
Feb 19, 2016
Scholarships get personal (Story)
Feb 17, 2016
“Survivor: Kaoh Rong” makes it first impression (Story)
Feb 12, 2016
“Scandal” returns strong in “It’s Hard Out Here for a General” (Story)
Feb 12, 2016
“How to Get Away With Murder” kills in season two midseason premiere (Story)
Feb 12, 2016
Changes coming to class times for fall 2016 (Story)
Feb 12, 2016
Snyder and Stark discuss future of campus housing at RHA meeting (Story)
Feb 05, 2016
IFC and PHC presidents talk moving forward, co-sponsorships and Culture of Care (Story)
Jan 29, 2016
Discounts returning to the NRV Starbucks (Story)
Jan 27, 2016
Dunkin’ Donuts to offer meal swipe options (Story)
Jan 26, 2016
“Lucifer” attempts to show the friendlier side of the devil (Story)
Jan 23, 2016
“Legends of Tomorrow” is a less than super superhero show (Story)
Jan 23, 2016
‘The 100’ is still strong in its season three premiere (Story)
Jan 22, 2016
SyFy’s “The Magicians” isn’t new, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t good (Story)
Jan 22, 2016
Students can now use three meal swipes per week outside of the dining halls (Story)
Jan 22, 2016
College students increasingly becoming “sugar babies” to help alleviate student debt (Story)
Jan 14, 2016
“Colony” reunites “Lost” star and co-creator for a twisty new drama (Story)
Dec 17, 2015
“Survivor: Cambodia” marks the show’s best season in years (Story)
Dec 13, 2015
“Quantico” proves its got what it takes in mid-season finale (Story)
Dec 06, 2015
“America’s Next Top Model” goes out on top (Story)
Dec 04, 2015
Transportation Safety Board releases report on plane crash that killed four CWRU students (Story)
Dec 04, 2015
Top 10 TV shows of 2015 (Story)
Dec 04, 2015
USG allocates mass funding for spring of 2016 (Story)
Dec 02, 2015
Chabad and Hillel team up to create “can-orah” for charity (Story)
Nov 24, 2015
“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay– Part 2” loses itself in its fast pacing (Story)
Nov 20, 2015
UDC and USG to host forum on need-aware admissions (Story)
Nov 13, 2015
Hult Prize @ CWRU looking for students to enter social enterprise competition (Story)
Nov 13, 2015
Men’s soccer finishes season strong with a win against Carnegie Mellon (Story)
Nov 06, 2015
Student Medical Plan waiver to change for spring 2016 (Story)
Nov 03, 2015
Dunkin’ Donuts taking over Barnes and Noble Café (Story)
Oct 30, 2015
CWRU aims to increase consumption of “real food” (Story)
Oct 07, 2015
“Supernatural” putters along in season 11 (Story)
Oct 07, 2015
“Arrow” fails to impress in its season four premiere (Story)
Oct 06, 2015
“iZombie” season two premiere hints at a great season (Story)
Oct 02, 2015
Everything we learned about Cleveland’s “Drunk History” (Story)
Oct 01, 2015
Register to vote before the Oct. 5 deadline (Story)
Sep 28, 2015
“Quantico” is twisty fun (Story)
Sep 27, 2015
Fire breaks out on E 123rd Street (Story)
Sep 25, 2015
Comedian Bill Burr to perform at Playhouse Square on Oct. 23 (Story)
Sep 25, 2015
“Scream Queens” isn’t as good as it thinks it is (Story)
Sep 25, 2015
Students for Sensible Drug Policy hopes to reform CWRU’s handling of alcohol, drug violations (Story)
Sep 25, 2015
Hispanic Heritage Month comes to CWRU (Story)
Sep 18, 2015
Human trafficking an increasing concern as Cleveland’s RNC approaches (Story)
Sep 18, 2015
“The Mindy Project” is back in fashion on Hulu (Story)
Sep 11, 2015
Case Cycling Team to host a race at NEOCycle this weekend (Story)
Sep 11, 2015
“The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” shines despite early stumbles (Story)
Sep 04, 2015
Chipotle delivery coming to CWRU (Story)
Sep 04, 2015
Law School’s former interim deans named as co-deans (Story)
Sep 04, 2015
Men’s Soccer nets five in season opening win over Mt. Union (Story)
Sep 04, 2015
SEC reforms under way (Story)
Sep 04, 2015
Officer Mark Chavis leaves CWRU PD (Story)
Aug 28, 2015
Live Blog: Hillary Clinton at CWRU (Story/Media)
Aug 28, 2015
Volleyball looking to continue team success (Story)
Aug 28, 2015
“Fear the Walking Dead”: All the shoddy character development, none of the fun (Story)
Aug 24, 2015
Hillary Clinton to speak at CWRU on Thursday (Story)
Aug 21, 2015
Looking forward: Shows and movies coming this fall (Story)
Aug 06, 2015
We give Comedy Central’s “Review” five stars (Story)
Jul 29, 2015
Taco eatery coming to Tomlinson Marketplace (Story)
Jul 25, 2015
“The Bachelorette” has a rare moment of honesty on cyberbullying (Story)
Jul 17, 2015
“Trainwreck” doesn’t pull any punches (Story)
Jul 16, 2015
The Emmy nomination snubs people aren’t talking about (Story)
Jul 13, 2015
New residence hall still heading for Sept. 12 move-in date (Story)
Jul 06, 2015
Are we becoming musically illiterate? (Story)
Jun 14, 2015
Lock in for season three of “Orange is the New Black” (Story)
Jun 12, 2015
Dinos soar in “Jurassic World” (Story)
Jun 10, 2015
Community leaders push for charges in Tamir Rice case (Story)
Jun 05, 2015
Timeline: Everything you need to know about the Michael Brelo case, and its aftermath (Story)
Apr 28, 2015
Undergraduate Diversity Collaborative to join SEC (Story)
Apr 24, 2015
SEC members talk board progress, visibility, reform (Story)
Apr 24, 2015
Tennis prepares for seasons ending (Story)
Apr 24, 2015
Ten-year old killed in house fire the night before her alleged rapist’s trial; RNC organizers considering lawsuit over convention hotel rooms (Story)
Apr 20, 2015
“Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us” chosen as the 2015 common reading book (Story)
Apr 17, 2015
Toddler falls into cheetah pit at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo; Clevelanders protest against police violence; Local school boards change minimum requirements for certain positions (Story)
Apr 16, 2015
OMA hosts Day of Dialogue in response to racist graffiti in Fribley (Story)
Apr 15, 2015
Referendum on addition of diversity collaborative to SEC available on OrgSync (Story)
Apr 10, 2015
Trial begins for Cleveland police officer charged with killing unarmed couple; Factory fire on the East Side seen from the quad (Story)
Apr 09, 2015
Housing announces hotels for students displaced from new residence hall (Story)
Apr 03, 2015
Career Center warns students about phishing scam (Story)
Apr 03, 2015
Caffeine at a cost (Story)
Apr 03, 2015
Spreading the word (Story)
Apr 03, 2015
Tapingo to expand to more than just food (Story)
Apr 03, 2015
Ohio University (OU) students protest over president’s $1.2 million new home after bats force him out of old house; Canton woman stabs boyfriend over salsa dispute (Story)
Apr 03, 2015
IMPROVment shows the campus a good time at fourth annual Lake Effect show (Story)
Mar 27, 2015
Letters of intent to run for USG positions due March 31 (Story)
Mar 27, 2015
Nonprofits look to improve lakefront; Cleveland increases street-paving budget; Ohio senators extend statute of limitations for rape cases (Story)
Mar 27, 2015
USG president talks progress, future goals (Story)
Mar 27, 2015
What it’s like to be insulted by Nick Offerman in front of the whole school (Story)
Mar 27, 2015
Students will vote on Undergraduate Diversity Council (Story)
Mar 27, 2015
SEC decides on allocations for next semester (Story)
Mar 20, 2015
APO hosts tenth annual March for Marfan charity run (Story)
Mar 20, 2015
Sigma Alpha Epsilon re-launches colony at CWRU following 2006 suspension (Story)
Mar 20, 2015
President Obama speaks at the City Club; Police get photo of Akron man who pooped on neighborhood cars; Steve’s Hot Dogs burns down (Story)
Mar 19, 2015
New residence hall will not be finished by next year as planned (Story)
Mar 19, 2015
New allergy-free station opens at Fribley Café (Story)
Mar 19, 2015
Property Management Apartments reopen for upperclassmen housing (Story)
Mar 08, 2015
SEC discusses student representation, transparency and accountability (Story)
Mar 07, 2015
Proposed diversity council presents before SEC (Story)
Mar 03, 2015
Diversity board, proposals for structural change to be discussed at March 5 SEC meeting (Story)
Feb 27, 2015
Kasich makes State of the State Address; Local Fox 8 anchor uses racial slur on air (Story)
Feb 27, 2015
Gender inclusive housing options will be available for next year (Story)
Feb 20, 2015
New think[box] center receives one million dollar grant (Story)
Feb 20, 2015
Celebrate throwback weekend tonight and Sunday (Story)
Feb 20, 2015
CWRU graduate student named finalist for prestigious fellowship (Story)
Feb 20, 2015
ITS to open new CARE Center in KSL (Story)
Feb 20, 2015
USG pushes for diversity with new oath of inclusion (Story)
Feb 20, 2015
Record cold stuns city; Anti-abortion bill makes reappearance in Ohio House (Story)
Feb 19, 2015
Break away (Story)
Feb 19, 2015
Property Management Apartments no longer on-campus housing option (Story)
Feb 13, 2015
Republican National Convention gets a CEO; Superman flies into CLE (Story)
Feb 05, 2015
RHA’s president on residence hall pride, gender inclusive housing (Story)
Feb 05, 2015
Shaker Square shooting leaves two dead; Bonne Bell closes doors, lays off (Story)
Jan 30, 2015
Cleveland Catch-Up (Story)
Jan 30, 2015
Campus insider (Story)
Jan 29, 2015
Campus letters stolen, peed on (Story)
Jan 23, 2015
“The Nightly Show” brings a different face to late-night TV (Story)
Jan 23, 2015
Cleveland Catch-Up (Story)
Jan 17, 2015
Greeks organize focus group to address sexual misconduct (Story)
Jan 16, 2015
Cleveland catch-up (Story)
Dec 12, 2014
CWRU School of Medicine Students participate in #whitecoatsforblacklives (Story)
Dec 05, 2014
Campus quiet as Cleveland protests (Story)
Dec 03, 2014
Greek Life events face scrutiny following allegations of sexual misconduct (Story)
Dec 01, 2014
Meal swipes are coming to TVUC (Story)
Nov 26, 2014
The Jolly Scholar launches weekly comedy series (Story)
Nov 24, 2014
Six cars have been broken into since Nov. 14 (Story)
Nov 21, 2014
There’s something about Margarita (Story)
Nov 21, 2014
Village gym to be transformed into practice space for dance groups (Story)
Nov 21, 2014
Veale removes towel charge (Story)
Nov 14, 2014
Cat skeletons, gladiators among The Observer’s picks for the five most interesting classes to take this spring (Story)
Nov 14, 2014
Semper Fi, Always Faithful (Story)
Nov 14, 2014
USG opens applications for Student Life Improvement Grants (Story)
Nov 14, 2014
USG works out contract to cover TVUC ballroom reservation fees (Story)
Nov 14, 2014
Construction begins on new seven-story think[box] building (Story)
Nov 14, 2014
Ohio’s election turnout may be the lowest in state’s history (Story)
Nov 14, 2014
Film professor publishes book on analyzing movies (Story)
Nov 06, 2014
The tree that time forgot (Story)
Oct 31, 2014
President Snyder responds to racist statements made against #webelonghere movement (Story)
Oct 17, 2014
Steven Wright, king of the one-liners, coming to Cleveland on Oct. 26 (Story)
Oct 17, 2014
Ebola infected nurse traveled through Cleveland Hopkins Airport (Story)
Oct 10, 2014
The Lucas Bros. heading to Cleveland on Oct. 13 (Story)
Oct 03, 2014
A conversation with comedian Hannibal Buress (Story)
Oct 03, 2014
Inamori Ethics Prize awarded to doctor who treats sexual assault victims (Story)
Oct 02, 2014
Lean into discomfort (Story)
Sep 29, 2014
Tech giant Steve Wozniak to visit CWRU this Saturday (Story)
Sep 19, 2014
“Thank God for Jokes” (Story)
Sep 12, 2014
Family of plane crash victim files court document requesting information about circumstances of crash (Story)
Aug 29, 2014
CWRU honors the lives of four students lost in tragic plane crash (Story)
Aug 29, 2014
Village students evacuated after report of suspicious package (Story)
Jul 19, 2014
Students robbed at gunpoint in Wade Commons (Story)
Apr 30, 2014
It’s official: Melt location to open in new university center (Story)
Apr 18, 2014
Benefactors announce increased donation to performing arts center (Story)
Apr 11, 2014
CWRU to offer binding early decision option for next year’s applicants (Story)
Apr 08, 2014
Vice President for Research and Technology Management to leave CWRU at year’s end (Story)
Apr 04, 2014
Write-in candidate captures most votes in COC presidential race, doesn’t win election (Story)
Mar 28, 2014
USG debates proposed campus-wide tobacco-free policy (Story)
Mar 22, 2014
CWRU to expand student fitness options (Story)
Feb 28, 2014
Sigma Alpha Epsilon to return to campus following suspension (Story)
Feb 28, 2014
USG looking for greater share in Student Activities Fee (Story)
Feb 21, 2014
CWRU ROTC sees rise in participation after move from John Carroll University (Story)
Feb 21, 2014
Inamori Center program to promote global discussion on military ethics (Story)
Feb 14, 2014
CWRU dining halls gear up for Valentine’s Day (Story)
Jan 31, 2014
CWRU finalizing plan to house expanding class sizes (Story)
Jan 31, 2014
A guide to current campus construction (Story)
Jan 23, 2014
Law school law clinic provides over 16,000 hours of free assistance (Story)
Jan 16, 2014
International trade show in Las Vegas highlights CWRU student innovators (Story)
Dec 08, 2013
USG mass funding meets 29 percent of budget requests (Story)
Nov 22, 2013
Food stamp cut hits 272,143 Cuyahoga County residents (Story)
Nov 14, 2013
I would go back (Story)
Nov 08, 2013
Facilities Services to replace carpeting in Strosacker, Nord, Sears (Story)
Nov 08, 2013
Granddaughter of Kelvin Smith, CWRU grad join University Board of Trustees (Story)
Nov 04, 2013
Freshman owns, operates four prominent local haunted houses (Story)
Oct 24, 2013
Voices for Violence event empowers sexual assault victims to share their stories (Story)
Oct 11, 2013
A look inside the Tinkam Veale University Center (Story)
Sep 27, 2013
Syria: the CWRU connection (Story)
Sep 20, 2013
CWRU reclaims Taplin Hall to house incoming freshmen (Story)
Sep 13, 2013
Bon Appétit donates $50,000 to the Wyant Athletic and Wellness Center (Story)
Sep 06, 2013
RTA to build new northside Red Line spot (Story)
Sep 06, 2013
ITS adds wireless network exclusively for gaming consoles in university owned apartments (Story)
Aug 30, 2013
Case Western Reserve University School of Law makes curriculum changes (Story)
Aug 23, 2013
Tinkham Veale University Center construction on schedule (Story)
Aug 23, 2013
Severance Hall’s Case Club closed after caterer shutters doors (Story)
May 01, 2013
Thwing Study Over Draws Hundreds (Story)
Apr 26, 2013
Town hall meeting examines campus diversity (Story)
Apr 19, 2013
CWRU’s first free online courses to begin May 1 (Story)
Apr 19, 2013
Senior Week tickets now on sale, early bird options available (Story)
Apr 12, 2013
Corporate campaign sparks campus debate (Story)
Apr 05, 2013
Cleveland National Air Show cancelled for 2013 (Story)
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