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    Opinion

    Students find motivation to serve in local, international efforts

    In 1974, the American Psychiatric Association removed the term homosexuality from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. By that time, Case Western Reserve University already had a sanctioned gay rights group on campus, the Gay Activist Alliance (GAA). (0) comments

    Editorial: Study abroad policies need flexibility

    While it's safe to say that students should expect some hassles given everything that goes into the preparation for a study abroad experience, it would also be right to say that the experience shouldn't be one they end up regretting. Unfortunately, the current system under which students are permitted to study abroad at Case Western Reserve University puts both students and their advisers at risk for too many headaches and frustrations, both before and after the actual experience. (0) comments

    Misogynistic comments should not be tolerated

    To the Editor: Thursday night I almost pulled an all-nighter. I stayed in the library from 8 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. studying for an upcoming general chemistry test the next day. By happenstance, I went down to the ground floor of the library to buy a pop when I spotted the 24-hour security guard standing by the bathroom hallway entrance. (0) comments

    Living abroad forces students to gain real world experience

    Living abroad forces students to gain real world experience

    I am in denial that the year is ending. As the weather turns somewhat warmer and the flowers burst into bloom, spring serves as a cruel reminder that final exams are near. Possibly the more terrifying thought is that exams summon the end of my year abroad. (0) comments

    Eight stages of genocide offer chances for prevention

    Alas, loyal readers, I write now my final article of the semester. In this moment, I find myself reminiscing about all I have written about throughout the course of these past few months. I find it fitting thus to write now, for this final piece, about something which unifies all genocides occurring throughout the world, and perhaps possible measures to prevent new ones from happening. (0) comments

    Surprising talents abound at Case

    The start of college for a freshman is a mix of excitement and chaos. At the beginning of this year, I decided to embrace the insanity instead of shy away from it. Looking back at those first couple weeks, I am so happy I decided to branch out and meet as many people as I could. (0) comments

    In This Issue

    News

    • "Doc Oc" memorial statue to be dedicated
    • "Zombies" continue attacks
    • Cleveland, Case community celebrate Village at 115's LEED certifications
    • Despite recession, Case optimistic about incoming freshmen enrollment
    • Have you heard about: Ballroom Dance Society?
    • How to choose the right health insurance policy after graduation
    • Meet the Provost: providing answers to tough questions
    • USG ? BRIEF

    Sports

    • Athlete association active off the field
    • Baseball: Walks cost Spartans in twinbill sweep
    • Softball: Andrasik's glove, bat key to win over Hiram
    • Spartan Spotlight: Angel Rice
    • Track & Field: Last stop before UAAs: Lynchburg

    Fun Page

    • Crossword Answers
    • Jumble Answers
    • Sudoku Solutions

    Opinion

    • Editorial: Study abroad policies need flexibility
    • Eight stages of genocide offer chances for prevention
    • Living abroad forces students to gain real world experience
    • Misogynistic comments should not be tolerated
    • Students find motivation to serve in local, international efforts
    • Surprising talents abound at Case

    Focus

    • Bat for Lashes impresses with soundscapes on Two Suns
    • Humorous Observe and Report has potential for cult film status
    • The Buzz
    • Winning story from CRAP Board's short story contest
    • Yeshiva University professor discusses transgenderism

    Sex and Dating

    • Letting it go

    Worst Case Scenario

    • Paper writing 101
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