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Using Hololens 2 technology, CWRUs Interactive Commons has been working to forge a promising educational future for students since the creation of the space in 2015.

A look at CWRU’s Hololens program: What is the future of mixed reality?

Milo Vetter, Staff Writer March 24, 2023

When computers were first created, only academics, warmongers and managers of the most complicated industries had any use for them. But today, everyone in the developed world either owns or uses computers...

Why internet boycotts don’t work

Why internet boycotts don’t work

Milo Vetter, Staff Writer February 17, 2023

On Jan. 12, the TV show “Velma” was released on HBO Max to almost universally negative reviews. The show currently stands at a 41% critic score and a 7% audience rating on Rotten Tomatoes, which really...

The pitfalls of climate activism

Milo Vetter, Staff Writer January 20, 2023

There’s a stereotype that climate activists are idealists with little to no understanding of what they’re trying to change. That stereotype may be an exaggeration, but it is sometimes accurate. When...

Eric Kaler’s statement about USG’s Israel resolution is disingenuous

Milo Vetter, Staff Writer November 11, 2022

The global debate about the Isreal-Palestine conflict has always been fraught with antisemitism. Antisemitic people commonly disguise their antisemitism as criticism of the Israeli government, which both...

Your guide to a post-Roe CWRU

Milo Vetter, Staff Writer August 26, 2022

As the academic year begins at Case Western Reserve University once more, everyone is itching to get settled in and get back to routine college life. Considering that CWRU’s COVID-19 policies are much...

Vetter: The case for workplace democracy

Milo Vetter, Staff Writer April 15, 2022

I think I speak for most of us when I say that work sucks. That might seem like a weird or even childish thing to complain about—possibly similar to complaining that the sun’s too bright or that your...

Vetter: Welcome to the national housing crisis

Milo Vetter, Staff Writer March 18, 2022

As you are probably aware by now, recently, the Case Western Reserve University administration announced that campus housing only has space for 83% of upperclassmen that apply for the on-campus housing...

Vetter: Gandalf is right about the death penalty

Milo Vetter, Staff Writer February 11, 2022

Although the death penalty is gradually becoming less prevalent in the United States, it remains legal in 27 states, where some will defend it fiercely. And even in states where capital punishment has...

Vetter: The case for a national vaccine mandate

Milo Vetter, Staff Writer January 14, 2022

As Omicron surges and we all retreat to our dorm rooms once again, I imagine that most of us are feeling apathetic, exhausted or even bitter about the pandemic. This situation has now dragged on for two...

Vetter: Does college really prepare us for our careers?

Milo Vetter, Staff Writer December 3, 2021

What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “bullshit job?” You might think of a difficult, horrible job where employees are mistreated, or maybe a job made up by a CEO in order to keep their children...

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