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Late Night Double Feature: Rocky Horror comes to Eldred Theater!

Late Night Double Feature: Rocky Horror comes to Eldred Theater!

Joseph Verbovszky, Theatre and Dance Reporter

October 5, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Theatre & Dance, Top Stories

This is not Strosaker! Rather than actors simply acting out the scenes from the iconic cult film on stage, Eldred is pleased to bring you an authentic theater production of the Rocky Horror Show in all its campy glory. Moreover, this is a very special production for Eldred. The last time Eldred put on a music...

A Morning With WRUW: Swing-a-Verse with Brian Tietz

A Morning With WRUW: Swing-a-Verse with Brian Tietz

Anne Nickoloff, Music Reporter

September 28, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Music

I stood outside the Mather Memorial Building, hoping that someone inside heard me ring the doorbell. It was cold, and I usually was not walking around campus at nine in the morning.      Thankfully, someone came to my rescue and I rushed through the open doors of the campus radio station.  ...

Don’t pour it: Coventry’s Steve Presser

Don’t pour it: Coventry’s Steve Presser

Shadi Ahmadmehrabi, Special Interest Reporter

September 19, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

“Don’t, don’t, don’t pour it. Every person who thinks they can pour it spills it.” Sitting down in a booth at Tommy’s Restaurant on Coventry Road, Steve Presser, Coventry Marketing Director and owner of Big Fun Toy Store calls over Diane, who pours a milkshake with the finesse only an experienced...

Stories From Inside the Blockade: CWRU in Cuba

Katy Witkowski, Staff Reporter

August 24, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

“This is a place without time,” said artist Rolando Estévez Jordán.  A place where vintage American cars are used daily as taxis; where college students have never accessed the Internet; where pay phones are common, and cell phones do not have data plans.  This is where the students of SPAN 306:...

The post-graduation blues: How to be an entrepreneur straight out of undergrad

The post-graduation blues: How to be an entrepreneur straight out of undergrad

Rachel Hunt, A&E Editor

March 2, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

Students all over the country will walk across auditorium stages in early May to receive their undergraduate diplomas. Ranging in degree from B.A. to B.S. to B.F.A., scholars from a variety of backgrounds will look to their parents, smile for the cameras, and take a giant breath. They will quietly ask...

Beyond the music: WRUW’s Public Affairs Broadcasting

Beyond the music: WRUW’s Public Affairs Broadcasting

Sheehan Hannan, Assistant A&E Editor

February 3, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Music

Anchored deep in the labyrinth beneath the Mather Quad, the subterranean headquarters of Case Western Reserve University’s radio station, WRUW-FM 91.1, are an embodiment of their reputation as proprietors of fantastic underground music. But lost in the shuffle of guitars, vinyl records, and voice boxes...

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