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Second annual Relay For Life raises over $88,000

Second annual Relay For Life raises over $88,000

For 18 straight hours last Friday night, more than 1,000 members of Case Western Reserve University and the surrounding community came together to fight cancer. Students, faculty, alumni, and friends walked in Relay For Life to fight against the second leading killer in America from 6 p.m. Friday to noon Saturday, and rose over $88,000 in the process. (0) comments

Source of success: fifth annual SOURCE Symposium celebrates students' research

This past Friday, over 160 students presented their research at the annual SOURCE Symposium and Poster Session. From 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., students, faculty, and judges filled Thwing Ballroom to view posters or listen to oral presentations. Many of the students were presenting senior capstone projects, while others showcased independent research endeavors. (0) comments

Forgotten legends: the blockade of Euclid Avenue

A typical day on Euclid Avenue will see hundreds of students crossing to and from the Main Quad. These miniature mobs often hold up traffic coming from Adelbert Road, but only briefly. This was not the case on May 5th 1970, when over 2,000 people blockaded the intersection. They were not people trying to get somewhere on time. This was a message. This was protest. (0) comments

Showing off: Research ShowCASE provides opportunity to present latest research

Among other things, Research ShowCASE allowed the Case community a chance to perform cyber-surgery, drive cars with their wrists, and help prove that art and science can peacefully coexist. More than 600 student and faculty researchers put their work on display at Thursday's ShowCASE. (0) comments

Planning ahead with life insurance

Planning ahead with life insurance

Life insurance is for anyone, not just the elderly. The main purpose is to make cash available to support those that are left behind, as well as pay any outstanding debts in your name (student loans, anyone?). In turn, if you have no debts to pay off, this can become your estate to leave behind. Applying when you are young makes you eligible for a better life insurance policy because, in theory, you are in better health than your parents- although doing a few extra sit-ups or quitting smoking might not hurt anyway. (0) comments

Hudson Relays

Hudson Relays

The Hudson Relays will take place on Saturday, April 25, starting at 9:30 a.m. with the dedication of the statue honoring the late chemistry professor Ignacio "Doc Oc" Ocasio. Following the dedication, the race, which is sponsored by the Class Officer Collective, will begin at 10 a. (0) comments

Alum shares experience as legal clerk for Supreme Court Justice

On Thursday, Arun Subramanian, a 2001 alumnus of Case Western, came to campus to speak about his experiences clerking for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Although Subramanian now works as an attorney at the firm of Susman Godfrey in New York City, he is the only CWRU alum to have succeeded in obtaining a clerkship at the highest court in the nation. (0) comments

USG Brief

Last Tuesday's Undergraduate Student Government General Assembly (G.A.) was bittersweet for many of its members who will be graduating this May. (0) comments

In This Issue

News

  • Alum shares experience as legal clerk for Supreme Court Justice
  • Forgotten legends: the blockade of Euclid Avenue
  • Hudson Relays
  • Planning ahead with life insurance
  • Second annual Relay For Life raises over $88,000
  • Showing off: Research ShowCASE provides opportunity to present latest research
  • Source of success: fifth annual SOURCE Symposium celebrates students' research

The Buzz

  • The Buzz

USG Briefs

  • USG Brief

Worst Case Scenario

  • Worst Case Scenario: 2009-10 preview

Sports

  • Baseball: Spartans lose to Wooster at Progressive Field
  • Seven-to-five job
  • Softball: Spartan bats silent against Bluffton
  • Spartan Spotlight: Allen Ye
  • Top 10 Spartan sports stories of 2008 - 2009
  • What to watch for this summer

Fun Page

  • Crossword Answers
  • Jumble Answers
  • Sudoku Solutions

Opinion

  • Case Culture: Summer break shouldn't break your back
  • Editorial: Semester grades
  • Global Scorning: Earth Day: Don't assume it's only about "flower power"
  • Red, White, and Skewed: So many crises, so little time

Focus

  • Alternative Press editor offers disappointing analysis of scene culture
  • Case alumnus Girl Talk returns for end-of-year blowout
  • Cleveland Museum of Art hosts unique exhibition of powerful African artwork
  • Juggling Club's end of year spectacular wows audience with skill
  • Sex and Dating: Remembering those who matter
  • Spartans of Style: What not to wear
  • Stand-up comedy show tonight
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