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CWRU Thoughts

CWRU Thoughts

Maria Fazal, Staff Reporter
November 7
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 would you like people to know about Mental Health Awareness Week? A: It’s really about showing support for everyone. The thing about...

Halloween Trends and Tricks

Allison Duchin, Staff Reporter
October 31
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

Halloween trends change from year to year just like regular fashion trends do. However, the difference is that the general public doesn’t witness these trends until that one night occurs. There will always be the classics: witches, princesses and angels. However, last year and this year there have...

The experience of fear

Alex Clarke, Staff Reporter
October 31
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

Fear Experience is an appropriate name for the haunted house in Parma, Ohio, partly owned by sophomore Max Simon. From the moment you walk in actors follow you, stare at you and block your path. Which makes even to buy tickets an act of bravery. When you do, you’re tricked into thinking that the...

Splish, splash

Splish, splash

October 17
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

On Sept. 26, Delta Gamma hosted their annual philanthropy event Anchor Splash. Held in the Veale Natatorium, the evening included four different events: beach ball relay, frozen t-shirt relay, raft relay and synchronized swimming. The synchronized swimming portion had a theme of “America,” setting...

CWRU Thoughts

CWRU Thoughts

Maria Fazal, Staff Reporter
October 10
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 would you say is a flaw that has helped you throughout life? A: I'm not one of the most social people, but it gives me something to strive...

Laci Green helps the define best sex ever

Laci Green helps the define best sex ever

Anastazia Vanisko, Staff Reporter
October 9
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

Talking about sex can be uncomfortable. But for Laci Green, a sex education activist and YouTube star, talking about sex is just what she does. Green spoke to students at the Tinkham Veale University Center on Oct. 7. “Best Sex Ever!” aimed to educate people about their bodies and their sexualities...

CWRU Thoughts

CWRU Thoughts

Maria Fazal, Staff Reporter
October 3
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: Do you mind if I ask you a few questions? A: I'm like a politician; I don't answer questions.

CWRU Thoughts

CWRU Thoughts

Maria Fazal, Staff Reporter
September 26
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 something that's been bothering you about society lately? A: Honesty, the word "feminism" will always hold some stigma. Many people that...

Pie a Pi Phi

Pie a Pi Phi

September 26
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

On Friday, Sept. 19, members of the Pi Beta Phi sorority held their annual philanthropy event, “Pie a Pi Phi.” For $2, anyone could purchase one pie to slam into a sorority member’s face. However, the best deal by far was 10 pies for $10. All proceeds went to the Pi Beta Phi Foundation, which...

Blood in the Water, Or at Least the Dye

Blood in the Water, Or at Least the Dye

Allison Duchin, Staff Reporter
September 25
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Style, Top Stories

Earlier this season the clothing store Urban Outfitters displayed an apparently bloody sweatshirt with the words “Kent State University” written along it with the school’s logo. To say this shirt resulted in a major backlash from the university’s community is an understatement. As many...

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