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Horwitz: Nicely worded email, dialogue, no action. Repeat.

Avi Horwitz, Staff Columnist

July 11, 2020

The email announcing Case Western Reserve University’s planned Day of Dialogue on June 10, began by referencing the “Black Lives Matter” mural painted adjacent to the White House on 16th Street in Washington, D.C. As the national uprising against systemic racism and police brutality—in wake ...

Horwitz: Cowardice or moral bankruptcy?

Avi Horwitz, Staff Columnist

April 20, 2020

In spring 2014, Undergraduate Student Government (USG), presented Resolution 23-08 which called on “the president and board of trustees of Case Western Reserve University to divest the university’s endowment from publicly traded fossil fuel companies.” Simply put, USG requested the administratio...

Horwitz: Plutocrats protect their own

Avi Horwitz, Contributing Columnist

January 23, 2020

On Dec. 18, 2019, the United States House of Representatives impeached a president for only the third time in our country’s history. The articles of impeachment detail President Donald Trump’s abuse of power and obstruction of Congress as the justification for sending him to face trial in the Senate...

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