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RHA week celebrates residence halls, Cleveland

Katherine Broderick, Contributing Reporter April 6, 2018

Love Where You Live Week, jokingly referred to as “Residence Hall Association (RHA) Week,” is RHA’s biggest event of the academic year, and kicked off on Monday, April 2 with free coffee and donuts...

Counting the meters

Srivatsan Uchani, Staff Reporter November 11, 2016

One of the most commendable features of Case Western Reserve University is its forward-thinking dedication to being environmentally sustainable. A host of initiatives and organizations on campus have worked...

First-year residential colleges go themeless

Celia Wan, News Editor September 2, 2016

First-year students who moved into the North Residential Village (NRV) this fall may find their residential colleges themeless. While each of the four first-year residential colleges still keeps its unique...

RHA, USG call for consolidation of housing rates

RHA, USG call for consolidation of housing rates

Jeniece Montellano, Social Media Editor April 22, 2016

This past Tuesday, the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) approved a resolution put forth by the vice president and president of the Resident Housing Association (RHA) as well as the president and...

Lack of communication on Gender-Inclusive Housing upsets RHA, LGBT Center

Julia Bianco, Director of Web & Multimedia April 15, 2016

Issues with assigning second-year gender-inclusive housing (GIH) for the 2016-2017 school year have caused some discontent among members of both Case Western Reserve University’s Residence Hall Association...

Snyder and Stark discuss future of campus housing at RHA meeting

Julia Bianco, Director of Web & Multimedia February 12, 2016

University President Barbara R. Snyder and Vice President of Student Affairs Lou Stark recently spoke at a meeting of the Residence Hall Association (RHA), discussing the future of campus housing. On-campus...

Housing Task Force examines housing costs

Jeniece Montellano, Social Media Editor January 29, 2016

In an effort to further include student voices in discussions concerning campus housing, a task force has taken action to involve as much of the student body as possible in an informative survey. Vice...

Resident Assistants are currently not allowed to make food for their residents. Next semester, all student organizations could be bound by a similar policy.

New policy could ban cookouts, bake sales

Suneil Kamath, Staff Writer September 4, 2015

A campus policy is currently in the works which may ban food events such as bake sales and cookouts starting next semester. Thus far, it is unclear which office is implementing the policy, but it seems...

SEC decides on allocations for next semester

Julia Bianco, News Editor March 27, 2015

The Student Executive Council (SEC) decided how they will allocate the Student Activities Fee (SAF) for the fall semester. The SEC is made up of the umbrella organizations on campus, including the...

Property Management Apartments reopen for upperclassmen housing

Julia Bianco, News Editor March 19, 2015

Due to student complaints, the university has decided to reopen 80 upperclassmen housing spots in the Property Management Apartments for the 2015-2016 school year. The decision, which was released by the...

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