The week of Oct. 10 proved especially unusual for the entire campus community. Throughout the week, a plethora of email security alerts arrived in the inboxes of university students, faculty, and staff: a total of three bank robberies and three robberies of students occurred.
"Students are our number-one recruiters," said president Barbara Snyder at the second annual Student State of the University address on Oct. 20 in Strosacker AuditoriuM. "We publish, perform, volunteer, fundraise, score touchdowns at CWRU. This university is nothing without [the students].
When I opened an IRA (Individual Retirement Account) a friend posed the question, "You're saving for retirement now? Why? You're in college." I responded simply, "I want to be rich." Do you want to be rich? Of course you do. Everybody does. Why is it then that so few young people invest their money at all? Many claim that they lack money to invest, do not know how to choose investments, or are generally afraid of the stock market.
Election day is Tuesday, November 2. Your ballot will likely be two or three pages long. Be prepared. Here's a guide to the statewide races this year. If you are registered to vote at your campus address, you'll find all of these candidates on your ballot.
Throughout this week the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence's has hosted its first bi-annual International Peace and War Summit. The purpose of the summit was to bring together military experts and academic scholars from across many fields to discuss the consequences of war in the 21st century and its byproducts.