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Mathews: The privilege of HvZ

Nailah Mathews, Contributing Columnist

October 11, 2019

Humans vs. Zombies (HvZ) is a Case Western Reserve University tradition. So is being annoyed by the people that play it. Whether the disdain is general anti-cosplay curmudgeonly behavior or actual annoyance at students that seem on God’s chosen mission to make sure the Binary Walkway is a mosh pit at...

Louis Stokes

Jasmine Gallup, Staff Writer

August 28, 2015

Louis Stokes was Ohio’s first African American congressman, an Army veteran, a husband and a father. He was also an alumnus and faculty member of Case Western Reserve University. To many people he was also a representative of the needs, desires, concerns and fears of the African American community....

The CWRU ice skating pro

Sanjana Krishnakumar, Contributing Reporter

December 5, 2014

The lights shine brightly around the skating rink and over 10,000 people watch from the stands as William Littlefield makes his way from the Zamboni gate to the center of the rink. He breathes deeply and takes his starting pose. The crowd becomes quiet and the music begins. At age seven, Littlefield...

Juniper police headquarters to be torn down, replaced with new alumni wing

Gabrielle Buffington, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2014

It seems like everyday at Case Western Reserve University there are orange cones and yellow helmets. But there are no blockades or construction workers around the police headquarters on Juniper. Just a sign on the front lawn that reads “Future site of the Linsalata Alumni Center.” Although the...

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