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E.O. Wilson delivers Distinguished Lecture

An English servant, Edward O. Wilson said, had once come across Charles Darwin looking at a colony of ants in his backyard. "What a pity this man doesn't have something to do to pass his time," said the servant. Wilson, a well known biologist and one of the world's foremost experts on ants, came to Severance Hall this Tuesday as part of Case's Distinguished Lecture Series to speak about the impact of Darwin's studies on the landscape of modern biology. (0) comments

University continues to look for input on SAGES

University continues to look for input on SAGES

As the SAGES program, to some, could provide a constant fount of complaints, it was only appropriate that students and faculty equally shared and placed blame, as well as suggested solutions, at last Friday's Greek Life/UCITE (the University Center for Innovation in Teaching and Education) forum. (0) comments

USG's Student Life Improvement Grant delayed, but still moving

Buy a cheap new car. Pay Case tuition for (not quite) half a semester. Spend it all on candy. What's the best way to use $15,000? Some alternate ideas are currently discussed by Undergraduate Student Government as they go about awarding a grant for that amount to the most promising proposal from the campus community. (0) comments

Have you heard about: Student Executive Council?

There are over 160 student groups at Case, and each semester, these groups arguably accomplish some pretty impressive things. Some groups mentor middle school students, others produce elaborate musicals, while still others host campus-wide dances and events. (0) comments

The Internet and your finances

Our generation, generation Y, is blessed in a different way than generations before us. With the Internet, we have access to more information than ever before. This has increased communication and helped break some of the national borders that seemed so impenetrable before. (0) comments


Tuesday night's Undergraduate Student Government General Assembly began with an announcement by adviser Colleen Barker-Williamson. "I know this a very stressful week for you all," she stated, and urged them to "be a little concerned about your health this week," before passing out survival packages to all representatives. (0) comments

Research at Case: Indian philosophy

Deepak Sarma, of the CWRU religious studies department, works toward developing materials that he believes will make it easier for others to learn about the study of Indian philosophy. He views his projects and research as "a service to [his] field and students," he explained. (0) comments

In This Issue


  • E.O. Wilson delivers Distinguished Lecture
  • Have you heard about: Student Executive Council?
  • Research at Case: Indian philosophy
  • The Internet and your finances
  • University continues to look for input on SAGES
  • USG's Student Life Improvement Grant delayed, but still moving


  • Baseball: Spartans split No. 10 Wooster
  • Men's Basketball: Spartans get happy ending against Emory
  • MLB Preview: Angels will continue to dominate AL West
  • Softball Preview: Young, small squad and interim head coach hope to come together
  • Spartan Spotlight: Phil Keefe
  • Track & Field: Nwanna mastering all trades
  • Women's basketball struggles in second half, falls to Emory

Fun Page

  • Crossword Answers
  • Jumble Answers
  • Sudoku Answers


  • Chimp mauling, octomom clog Congressional operations
  • Editorial: Grant selection process needs refinement
  • Good night's sleep brings health, success


  • Local artist opens tongue-in-cheek exhibit at AAWR
  • Memoir strays from current popular topics, brings refreshing take to genre
  • Sex and Dating: The benefits of casual sex
  • Spartans of Style: Picking the perfect suit
  • Spring break 2009: a slice of Case students' travel plans
  • The Buzz
  • The Secret Ingredient: Tart and tangy grapefruit
  • The Worst Case Scenario: Enjoying Cleveland in the spring
  • U2 expands Horizon with experimental album
  • Watchmen delivers on hype, lives up to comics
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