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Editorial: Unwilling to think beyond the possible

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For a university that strives to stretch its collective mind beyond the possible, it's frankly not doing too much to move beyond the status quo of current international student practices. Case Western Reserve University is home to thousands of insightful, intelligent students, faculty, staff, and administrators - yet no one is able to come up with a fair financial assistance solution for international students.

Letter to the Editor

Third party candidates are candidates too

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To the editor: This letter is in response to the columns of Mike Yavorsky during the election cycle up to last week's article talking about Jon Stewart's rally. Mike has reminded us time and time again to "remember to air our political disagreements with a little civility over the next month", yet at the same time expressed his opinions in the exact opposite way.

Whores no more: the case for legalizing prostitution

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Whores no more: the case for legalizing prostitution

One social issue that receives little attention in American politics is that of prostitution. In a country that openly accepts pornography, an industry where performers are paid to have sex, it surprises me that we have yet to, at the very least, decriminalized prostitution.

Leading by examples: bullying starts - and ends - with parents

The Rational Component

The suburb I was forced to inhabit for the majority of my formative years is its own particular brand of tarmac wasteland socially-conservative hell. You know that person who wears the polo with the popped collar, belongs to a Yacht club and embraces social Darwinism while living off of his trust fund? Yeah, we spawned that.

Issue Summary


  • A conversation with Divya Aggarwal
  • Adiós, Four Loko
  • Faculty Forum addresses questions surrounding core curriculum
  • International student programs make strides, issues remain
  • USG Brief


  • Football thumps Tartans on senior day, win Academic Bowl
  • Men drown competition, win Veale classic; women split
  • Men seeded second in UAA, eye historic season
  • Spartan women third, men seventh at NCAA Division III Great Lakes Regional
  • Spartans drop first dual meet against Baldwin-Wallace
  • Volleyball returns home from their first NCAA Championship satisfied and yearning for more
  • Women to improve winning season, sixth-place finish


  • Editorial: Unwilling to think beyond the possible
  • Leading by examples: bullying starts - and ends - with parents
  • Letter to the Editor
  • Whores no more: the case for legalizing prostitution


  • Atlantic/Pacific
  • CARES hosts vegan feast, panel in hopes of debunking myths, addressing concerns
  • Documentary Inside Job a frightening account of current financial crisis
  • Gold Motel speaks on album, artistic processes
  • Music department caps semester with variety of concerts
  • Pizza! Pizza!
  • Sigma Psi to create "magic" with 32nd Mr. CWRU
  • Students blur gender lines in eighth annual Drag Ball
  • The rules of attraction
  • Who's wearing the pants?
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