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McPheeters: Don’t chalk Spitball

Mary McPheeters, Copy Editor

April 12, 2019

It’s been awhile since Spitball has been chalked. That changed last week, when someone, or multiple people, drew a squirrel on Spitball and wrote “This is OUR campus.” and “Hey, whatcha doin’ under here? Wanna cuddle?” on it. It is precisely the noticeable lack of chalking recently that ma...

McPheeters: Why this Clevelander chose CWRU

Mary McPheeters, Copy Editor

April 5, 2019

As someone from Cleveland Heights, Ohio, I often get asked why I chose to go to a school so close to home. Generally, it’s something along the lines of “that would be too close for me” or “why would you want to stay in Cleveland?” When I was a senior in high school, I got into every school I ap...

McPheeters: CWRU needs to improve restroom inclusivity

McPheeters: CWRU needs to improve restroom inclusivity

Mary McPheeters, Copy Editor

February 1, 2019

As far as college campuses go, Case Western Reserve University seems to be one of the more LGBT-friendly campuses in the country. However, there is always room to grow and improve, and CWRU would do well to improve restroom inclusivity across campus. I recently talked to a friend who identifies as non-binary about...

McPheeters: Body modification positivity only, please

Mary McPheeters, Columnist

November 9, 2018

I’m tired of people commenting on others’ body modifications. When I say “body modification,” I mean all types. Not just tattoos and piercings but also cosmetic surgery and any other way you can modify your body. Generally, the idea of getting breast implants after breast cancer or facial recons...

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