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The smallest voice struggles to be heard

By: Jason Russell

It seems in Northeast Ohio we are always looking for the next big project that is going to save our region and return us to the economic prowess of yesteryear. In the process, we lose sight of the smaller things that make us who we...

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Time for some new perspectives

By: Nainita Madurai

The first political science class I took at Case Western was on the Middle East. I’ll admit, it was randomly selected; political science interested me and the Middle East was just a region that got a lot of attention at the...

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The Future of the Flats

By: Jason Russell

Earlier this week, I was sitting on an abandoned dock in the Flats, thinking back to my year as a coxswain on the Saint Ignatius Crew. It was the first activity I joined at Ignatius my freshman year and influenced my life more than...

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Website downtime, Thursday 6/2/2011

By: Jerry D'Antonio

Last Thursday, 6/2/2011, The Civic Commons website was offline for approximately 20 minutes. The downtime began at 9:22 PM and the website was back online by 9:42 PM. The downtime was the result of a failed database migration while...

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