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          Major work on LGBT Center completed

          Major work on LGBT Center completed

          With the surreptitious replacement and repositioning of a sign, the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) Center in the west wing of the Thwing Center opened its doors on Monday. The opening, originally projected for late March when renovations began in early February, was pushed back to April, then to "Spring 2010," an estimate that was still displayed on the sign outside the entrance late into the summer.

          New international student orientation session debuts

          While many Case Western Reserve University students were saying goodbye to family or wrapping up summer internships two weeks ago, this year's incoming international students took part in the debut of the International Student Orientation session. As CWRU's international student populartion steadily increased throughout recent years, the need for a separate orientation period to welcome them to Cleveland became more and more apparent.

          Optimizing your credit cards

          Optimizing your credit cards

          Few people wake up in the morning, yawns, stretches, and says, "Today I want to become financially literate!" However, many do want to become financially independent and no longer stress over their finances. Unfortunately, most of the financial advice avaliable is rife with misconceptions.

          University names new controller

          University names new controller

          On Aug. 5, Bradley Fralic was appointed permanent university controller by president Barbara Snyder. The interim controller since last fall, Fralic plans to continue his various improvements. According to Case Daily reports, over the past several months, Fralic and his staff have enhanced streamlined accounting processes and reduced the time required to complete major quarterly reports by more than 50 percent.

          More to coffee than its morning punch

          More to coffee than its morning punch

          There is nothing better than a freshly brewed pot of coffee in the morning. But there is much more to coffee than the delightful jolt of energy from the caffeine For years coffee has had the reputation of stunting growth and causing heart problems and cancer.

          USG Briefs: Filer to be taken offline

          Tuesday marked the first Undergraduate Student Government General Assembly meeting for the 2010-11 academic year. President Minh-Tri Nguyen began by welcoming everyone back and illustrated all the hard work done by the executive members that had been on campus over the summer.

          Meet your USG Executive Board

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          An interview with the members of the USG Executive Board.

          In This Issue

          News

          • Major work on LGBT Center completed
          • Meet your USG Executive Board
          • More to coffee than its morning punch
          • New international student orientation session debuts
          • Optimizing your credit cards
          • University names new controller
          • USG Briefs: Filer to be taken offline

          Sports

          • A conversation with Otto Penicka, voice of Spartan athletics
          • Another year, another slap in the face
          • Conference Previews
          • Men's XC team to avenge snub
          • Spartan Spotlight: Cindy Spahn
          • Spartan women have their eye on return trip to Nationals
          • Women's Soccer looks to build on surprising season

          Opinion

          • Flouting the system, 101
          • Letter to the Editor: Commutes Students Association offers home to all CWRU students
          • Sex and Dating
          • Spreading the wealth
          • Student body, SEC ready to move on

          Focus

          • Going back to Those Gold Soundz: I was a six-year-old Phish phan
          • Kate Voegele, Meagan McCormick charm crowd at Welcome Back Concert
          • One student's story: wielding Magic in foreign countries.
          • Scott Pilgrim epitomizes style over substance in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
          • SEC positively affecting campus
          • The Buzz
          • Welcome Back Comedy Night a real laugh
          • Welcome Days
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