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Editorial: Three times (not) a charm

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One bank robbery in a single week is frightening. Three in a week is obscene. We're certainly glad that none were physically injured, but, like so many other students at Case Western Reserve University, we questioned why the banks in University Circle didn't immediately step up their security in the wake of the first robbery, or even the second.

Democracy: the only class where participation is 100 percent of your grade

Restoring Sanity

On Tuesday, some will head to the polls for that American blood sport, national politics. I encourage you to go with them. There are two very good reasons to vote this year. First, as hard as it is to believe, midterm elections are even more important than midterm tests.

What's Scarier than Pelosi & a Boehner? Not Much, Actually.

Running on Fumes

It doesn't take long to figure out I love summertime. Baseball, beaches, and overall warm weather serve as reminders of how beautiful the Cleveland area can be. Even going to work isenjoyable when the sun shines through the windows of an air conditioned shop.

Issue Summary


  • AXO sorority works to raise domestic violence awareness
  • CWRU EMS holds mock drill
  • CWRU student attends national interfaith conference
  • Delta Chi to induct new members at CWRU
  • Humans and zombies battle on CWRU campus for fifth semester
  • Political science department hosts annual election party


  • "Leftovers" out to prove they're main dish
  • A happy day for one Giants fan
  • CWRU record winning streak snapped at 38 in Chicago
  • Spartans open season with brilliant showing at Rochester
  • Spartans trump Carnegie Mellon, fall to Emory, sit No. 4 with one game to go
  • Women 2nd, Men 7th at UAA Championship
  • Women lose double-header on road trip, fall to 1-6 in the UAA


  • Editorial: CWRU keeps calm amidst bizarre midterm elections season
  • Irregular: how I accidentally became part of the 'new elite'
  • Letter to the Editor: Third party candidates are candidates too
  • When it comes to diversity, it's philosophy - not race - that matters


  • Conviction high on melodrama, low on actual conviction
  • Department of complaints
  • Flags on the play
  • Halloween at Home packs Freiberger with festive activities
  • PTG produces experimental 30 in 60 play; audience to determine outcome
  • Sanity Restored
  • WRUW's Stella Salamone, co-host of "Domestic Decay," passes away
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