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CWRU Thoughts

CWRU Thoughts

Maria Fazal, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

The Case Western Reserve University community is known for thinking beyond the possible. This column aims to capture a slice of campus life. This week, Science Olympiad participants on campus were interviewed during an event at CWRU. Q: What are you looking forward to the most today? A1: Lying here in th...

CWRU Thoughts

CWRU Thoughts

Maria Fazal, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

The Case Western Reserve University community is known for thinking beyond the possible. Each week this column aims to capture a slice of campus life. Q: What is the most time-consuming part of your day? A: Probably filling out supplemental applications. I think the most stressful part is trying...

CWRU Thoughts

CWRU Thoughts

Maria Fazal, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

The Case Western Reserve University community is known for thinking beyond the possible. Each week, this column aims to capture a slice of campus life. Q: What are you involved in outside of class? A: I’m on the swim team, I volunteer with Center for Civic Engagement & Learning (CCEL) and CCEL...

CWRU Thoughts

CWRU Thoughts

Maria Fazal, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

The Case Western Reserve University community is known for thinking beyond the possible. Each week this column aims to capture a slice of campus life. Q: What are you involved with on campus? A: I’m in an orchestra, the Case Camerata Orchestra. I play violin. Q: What made you decide to play...

Black Goku is a full-time student and part-time celebrity

Black Goku is a full-time student and part-time celebrity

Eddie Kerekes, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

Most people only dream of their 15 minutes of fame. Shaquille Dent, a second-year animation major at the Cleveland Institute of Art (CIA), recently had his 15 minutes and more. Dent is better known around the Case Western Reserve University campus as Black Goku, due to his hair’s resemblance to the...

CWRU Thoughts: Sept. 11

CWRU Thoughts: Sept. 11

Maria Fazal, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

The Case Western Reserve University community is known for thinking beyond the possible. Each week, this column aims to capture a slice of campus life. Q: What are you majoring in? A: Chemistry. Q: What made you decide to major in that? A: When I was in high school, I had a really good chemistry...

Where to eat and shop in University Circle

Where to eat and shop in University Circle

Sarah Lisk, Contributing Reporter

September 11, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

Cleveland’s warm summer months ushered in a number of grand openings in the University Circle neighborhood. While some businesses shuttered their doors, even more opened for the ever-increasing number of students, residents and Circle visitors in the area. Understandably, the number of business openings...

CWRU Thoughts

CWRU Thoughts

Maria Fazal, Arts & Entertainment Editor

September 3, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

The Case Western Reserve University community is known for thinking beyond the possible. Each week, this column aims to capture a slice of campus life. Q: What’s your biggest goal for this year? A: To graduate—this is my final year. Q: What’s been the biggest change you’ve seen since...

CWRU Thoughts

CWRU Thoughts

Maria Fazal, Arts & Entertainment Editor

August 27, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

The Case Western Reserve University community is known for thinking beyond the possible. Each week, this column aims to capture a slice of campus life. Q: How did you spend your summer vacation? A: I spent my summer interning with the refugee and immigrant center over on the west side of Cleveland....

Concerts heat up at the “Hot Topic Oscars”

Concerts heat up at the “Hot Topic Oscars”

Rachel Payne, Contributing Reporter

July 29, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Local Events, Music, Top Stories

The second annual Alternative Press Music Awards, or the “Hot Topic Oscars,” as their hosts laughingly called them, were held at Quicken Loans arena on July 22. Alex Gaskarth and Jack Barakat, lead vocalist and lead guitar, respectively, of All Time Low, hosted the show for a live audience and broadcast...

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