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Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer speaks at Cleveland Clinic

Suneil Kamath, Staff Writer

September 25, 2015

Marissa Mayer, Google’s first female engineer and current CEO of Yahoo!, sat down with Cleveland Clinic CEO Toby Cosgrove on Sept.16 as part of Cleveland Clinic’s “Ideas for Tomorrow” speaker series. In his introduction to Mayer’s talk about her life’s unexpected trajectory, Cosgrove said...

Journalist, civil rights activist speaks at Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation

Journalist, civil rights activist speaks at Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation

Maria Fazal, Copy Editor

January 30, 2015

She was the first African-American woman to enroll at the University of Georgia and one of the first two African-American students to integrate the university. She is a revered journalist and correspondent who has worked for big names like The New York Times, PBS and NPR. Her name is Charlayne Hunter-Gault,...

Leadership summit highlights those who take action to stop hatred

Participants in the summit held breakout sessions to discuss the talks and what they could do to take action against hatred.

Adithi Iyengar and J.P. O’Hagan

January 23, 2015

The college identity is tied to the idea that a college student has the potential make a difference wherever they put their mind to work. The What You Do Matters Leadership Summit, hosted on campus this past weekend and organized by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum​, embraced this ideology...

Laverne Cox: What makes up identity?

Transgender actress Laverne Cox visited campus last week and spoke to a sold-out crowd.

Aquene Kimmel, Opinions Editor

November 14, 2014

With Case Western Reserve University becoming more LGBT-accepting by leaps and bounds but struggling over issues of race, the message of Laverne Cox’s recent talk was perfectly matched to its audience. On Nov. 6, Cox walked onto the Tinkham Veale University Center ballroom stage wearing a blood or...

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