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Reyna: Thoughts on being back

Christian Reyna, Staff Writer September 17, 2021

Case Western Reserve University has opened its doors fully to its students this academic year in hopes of a step forward to normalcy. Students moved back in last month, some seeing friends they hadn’t...

Reyna: Consequences of online learning

Christian Reyna, Staff Columnist April 23, 2021

We’re approaching the end of a tumultuous academic year. Week after week, we hopped onto Zoom for class, did our homework and attended virtual events organized by clubs across campus. As time progressed,...

Greg Abbott, the governor of Texas since 2015, is known for pushing conservative policies, and his poor handling of the pandemic and recent power outages have resulted in pushes to vote him out.

Reyna: It’s Abbott time Texas gets a new governor

Christian Reyna, Staff Columnist March 12, 2021

Texas is an interesting state. Born and raised there, I always thought of myself as a proud Texan. I had to recite the Texas Pledge of Allegiance every morning and even took a class in middle school devoted...

The Biden-Harris administration seeks to lead the U.S. both out of a pandemic and toward greater unity.

Reyna: Establishing priorities for the Biden-Harris administration

Christian Reyna, Staff Columnist February 12, 2021

Courtesy of The Sunday GuardianJust last month, we inaugurated President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris—making history and breaking glass ceilings. The inauguration brought forth a new vision...

The reality of voter suppression makes our government a false image of a democracy where everyone can vote without concern or difficulty.

Reyna: Voter suppression and safety in America

Christian Reyna, Staff Columnist October 23, 2020

As citizens of this country, we are able to vote for many elections, throughout our lifetime, that can choose presidents, representatives, senators and other leaders. Voting is an opportunity for each...

Reyna: Reflecting on quarantine

Christian Reyna, Staff Columnist April 21, 2020

I never thought in my life that I would be in this situation. I left my dorm the Friday before spring break, packing what I thought was necessary for a week at home: some clothes, my laptop and a folder...

Reyna: The importance of increasing young voter turnout

Christian Reyna, Staff Columnist March 29, 2020

We’re living in interesting and confusing times. Case Western Reserve University switched to online remote classes and students are trying to adjust and combat the current COVID-19 pandemic by limiting...

Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Peter Buttigieg specks at a Town hall.

Reyna: Primaries are important too

Christian Reyna, Staff Columnist February 6, 2020

Primary season is upon us. We’ve begun the process of deciding who will be the Democratic Party’s nominee for the President of the United States. It is always our civic duty to exercise our right to...

Reyna: Mental health tips for finals

Christian Reyna, Staff Columnist December 6, 2019

It’s that time of the year again: finals. It’s time for students to push through multiple exams—for the unfortunate ones on the same day—after suffering, for many, through days, if not weeks, of...

Reyna: Advice for first-year students

Christian Reyna, Staff Columnist September 6, 2019

This year, there are 1,360 first-year students representing the Case Western Reserve University Class of 2023. Each new student brings unique experiences, skills, cultures and personalities that help make...

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