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Take a break and think of home

December 9, 2016

Friday, Nov. 30, the Class Officer Collective (COC) held its third annual “Almost Home for the Holidays” event for first- and second-years in the Tinkham Veale University Center Ballroom. The event,...

Transferring to another school, two COC officers resigned

August 19, 2016

In the early April, Case Western Reserve University students elected their new class officers for the year of 2016 to 2017. However, with the resignation of two officers, students may have to vote again...

Snowball is a hit

Students pose with props in the Snowball photo booth, one of the attractions at the annual dance downtown.
February 26, 2016

On Friday, Feb. 19, the Class Officer Collective (COC) hosted the annual Snowball dance, which featured a James Bond theme this year. Although the theme was not in the least bit evident (except for the...

COC throws a Snowball

Snowball attendees enjoyed a night in downtown Cleveland a COC’s Snowball event.
Winter event fun, but problematic
February 26, 2015

Students in elegant dresses or fancy suits began to shuffle into a line for the buses. The crowd was bustling and excited to party like it was 1920 at the Class Officer Collective’s (COC) Snowball 2015,...

SEC begins deliberations on student activities fee allocations

February 13, 2015

The Student Executive Council (SEC) came together for the first time this semester to review their budgets for the upcoming spring semester. The budgets are determined by the Student Activities Fee (SAF),...

Bringing back fashion from 1920

Bringing back fashion from 1920
February 5, 2015

Every year, the Class Officer Collective (COC) organizes Snowball, a tradition that began in 2002 and allows Case Western Reserve University undergraduates to dress up and dance the night away in a formal...

Halloween at Home will not return next year

November 21, 2014

Halloween at Home is discontinued indefinitely. “For the foreseeable future, yes.” Colin Worden, executive president of the Class Officer Collective, uttered this statement gently and with...

COC plans holiday event for freshmen and sophomores

November 21, 2014

The freshmen and sophomore classes are going home for the holidays—almost. The Class Officer Collective’s new event, “Almost Home for the Holidays,” will give freshmen and sophomores a place to...

Homecoming heroes

Planners hope to increase school spirit with week of activities
October 16, 2014

Even though Case Western Reserve University’s Homecoming only lasts one week, the planning starts much earlier. This year, CWRU wanted Homecoming to focus more on school spirit and pride, requiring even...

COC letter to the editor

October 9, 2014

As a member of the Class Officer Collective (COC), I realize there are some people on campus who are still unaware of what exactly our organization does. Many people associate COC with the class-specific...

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