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“Once Upon a Time” begins a new chapter

Sanchi Kalra, Contributing Reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television

“Once Upon a Time” season seven premiered on Oct. 6, but it would be more accurate to call it the beginning of a whole new show. Taking place several years into the future, the show focuses on new storylines and characters, while still retaining some elements (and only three characters) of the o...

Check out dinners, concerts for a study break

Sarah Parr, Social Media Editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Oct. 13   What: Gala Latina Where: Tinkham Veale University Center Time: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Notes: Free admission for undergraduates; dinner, dancing, guest speaker Michael Reyes and more. RSVP on Eventbrite with the link on the Facebook event.   What: Tapping Into Humanity Cha...

Playlist of the Week Oct 13 – 19

Shivaika Keni, Copy Editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

www.genius.com “Help Me Out” - Maroon 5 & Julia Michaels Maroon 5 is back with another single off their 10-track LP, “Red Pill Blues.” This time, they rope in “Issues” singer Julia Michaels. “Red Pill Blues” is expected to release Nov. 3 and will also feature SZA, Kendrick Lamar ...

Little Italy Harvest Festival showcases local artisans

Little Italy Harvest Festival showcases local artisans

Hope Yashnik, Contributing Reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

The art galleries are filled with new, unique exhibits created by local artists and jewelers. Local musicians showcase their talent on a storefront patio. The Columbus Day parade was surrounded by restaurants serving classic Italian cuisine. These and other Harvest Festival events are surrounded by the ch...

“Supergirl” season three soars

Victoria Radcliffe, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television

On Oct. 9, “Supergirl” season three premiered on The CW. The episode begins a few months after the devastating separation of Kara Danvers (Melissa Benoist)–Supergirl’s human identity–and her boyfriend, Mon-El (Chris Wood). However, Kara is still deeply buried in the grieving process and has...

A visual, storytelling treat of a dystopian future

A visual, storytelling treat of a dystopian future

Lars Torres, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television

Thirty-five years have passed since the release of the original 1982 Ridley Scott film, “Blade Runner,” which was initially met with mixed reactions due to its cuts, pacing and lack of action. However, it is now regarded as a classic in the science fiction genre. Now acclaimed director Denis Villeneuve, who...

Charlie Puth apologizes for being unfaithful

Amy Yu, Contributing Reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

In the second single off of his upcoming sophomore album, “VoiceNotes,” Charlie Puth details his conversation with a scorned lover after he admits he cheated on her.  Released on Oct. 5, “How Long” picks up where “Attention,” his wildly successful single released earlier this year, leaves off...

Echosmith evolves from last release

Alex Clarke, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

The combination of emo and electro 80s dance doesn’t seem like it would work, but American band Echosmith has made it their niche. Their hit “Cool Kids,” which reached number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100 from their debut 2013 album “Talking Dreams,” perfectly combined the two. “Inside...

Students talk Mahler’s Sixth Symphony

Weiwei Kong, Contributing Reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fine Arts, Music

Thursday, Oct. 5 and Friday, Oct. 6, The Cleveland Orchestra performed Gustav Mahler’s Tragic Symphony, composed in the early 20th century. Mahler was strongly influenced by the Romantic movement when he composed the first five symphonies, infusing them with simplicity, naturalness and innocence. ...

Mid-Autumn Festival celebrates culture

Mid-Autumn Festival celebrates culture

Chloe Mieras, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

“Imagine being in a different country and having to celebrate Thanksgiving without your family…” Molly Watkins, head of planning proposed. The Case Western Reserve University Asian Mid-Autumn Festival is a fairly new tradition that gives our international students a little slice of home. On Wedne...

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