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      Village at 115 awarded LEED Silver rating

      Case Western Reserve University has been awarded a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver rating for the entire Village at 115 residence hall complex and a Gold rating for House 5. The U.S. Green Building Council awards LEED ratings based on a point system that rewards buildings considered to have achieved a superior level of energy efficiency and sustainability. (0) comments

      G20 protest in London: A firsthand account

      G20 protest in London: A firsthand account

      When I arrived at the pre-G20 protest at noon on April 1, I didn't know that I'd be held there for almost nine hours against my will. On the day before the G20 convened in London, there was a series of protests across the city.� I attended one of the largest demonstrations, which was held at the Bank of England. (0) comments

      ITS prepares for mail switch

      On May 18, Case's ITS department will complete the final switch from Case's current e-mail server, known as the iPlanet Management System, to Google's mail system. Case currently supplies its own e-mail service, which is stored on a server. While some students have already begun to utilize Google mail instead of iPlanet, starting May 18, all students will automatically be integrated into the new Google mail system. (0) comments

      Understanding car insurance

      I remember when I turned 15 and a half, and I could finally receive my temporary driver's license. I had the perfect plan to be driving as soon as the law allowed it. The dream of owning a car and being independent felt so close. Only now do I realize, as the proud owner of a Honda Civic, that the dream has led to a few more costs than I ever considered. (0) comments

      New USG president to be chosen tonight: Douglas or Pinder

      Voting for the 2009-2010 class of Undergraduate Student Government at Case Western Reserve University began at 8 a.m. yesterday morning, and the polls close just before midnight tonight. Hence, the power of chief executive officer, or president, of USG will soon formally change hands, headlining the end of a spring campaign season that began last Thursday. (0) comments

      Sigma Phi Epsilon, Phi Mu win Greek Week competition

      Sigma Phi Epsilon, Phi Mu win Greek Week competition

      The annual grouping of events known as Greek Week was held last week, sponsored by the Case Office of Greek Life. Fraternity Sigma Phi Epsilon and sorority Phi Mu were announced the first-place winners based on the week's point totals. Sigma Nu and Delta Gamma were awarded the Sportsmanship Awards, while Theta Chi and Sigma Psi won the Spirit Awards. (0) comments

      From newspapers to the net: famed editor delivers lecture on future of journalism

      "The future of journalism is the Internet," said Tina Brown at her lecture last Wednesday. "Newspapers have failed to capture the interest of their readers like the Internet does, and the opportunities to bring talented people into new mediums are limitless online. (0) comments

      In This Issue

      News

      • From newspapers to the net: famed editor delivers lecture on future of journalism
      • G20 protest in London: A firsthand account
      • ITS prepares for mail switch
      • New USG president to be chosen tonight: Douglas or Pinder
      • Sigma Phi Epsilon, Phi Mu win Greek Week competition
      • Understanding car insurance
      • Village at 115 awarded LEED Silver rating

      Sports

      • Baseball: Spartans bring brooms vs. Bethany, Grove City
      • Softball gets out of jams, into wins
      • Spartan Spotlight: Clay Hurley
      • Tennis: Women snap losing streak
      • Track & Field: Women's track takes fifth, men take ninth at DePauw
      • Ultimate: Women Gobies have fighting chance at regionals
      • Water polo workhorses

      Fun Page

      • Crossword Answers
      • Jumble Answers
      • Sudoku Answers

      Opinion

      • Community Supported Agriculture benefits both consumers, farmers
      • Don't let weather dictate your mood
      • Editorial: Administration should take responsibility for CSP
      • Students find motivation to serve in local, international efforts
      • Test bank not issue of Greeks versus non-Greeks
      • Coverage of AIB was slanted
      • Progress on test bank available

      Focus

      • Andrew Bird charms crowd with musicianship, melody and humor
      • CIM Orchestra to hold inspirational concert at Severance
      • Eldred delivers a solid ensemble performance with their latest, Stage Door
      • New movie review site combines Facebook with Rotten Tomatoes
      • Secret Ingredient: Pineapple
      • Sex and Dating: Serial Monogamy
      • Spartans of Style: Back to the '80s
      • The Buzz
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