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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...

Upperclassmen learn networking tips at wine tasting event

Janet Lanman, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Food

The lure of free food and alcohol brought out a crowd to the House 5 in the Village at 115th last Thursday, April 16. The Upperclass Experience’s (UCE) Wine Tasting event included eight types of wine presented by sommelier Monica Minck. Graduate Resident Mentors (GRMs) Angeline Catena and Bryan Kessler...

CWRU Thoughts

CWRU Thoughts

Maria Fazal, Arts & Entertainment Editor

April 23, 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 do you like track so far? A: I love track, this is my third year running. I run the 400 and the relay. We have conference this weekend, so...

Dining Hall Wars

Dining Hall Wars

April 23, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Food, Top Stories

We solved the age-old CWRU debate: which dining hall is better?

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