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Splish, splash

Splish, splash

October 16, 2014


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 9, 2014


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, 2014


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 2, 2014


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 25, 2014


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 25, 2014


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, 2014


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...

CWRU Thoughts

CWRU Thoughts

Maria Fazal, Staff Reporter

September 18, 2014


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 do you think is the biggest change from high school to college? A: I went to a boarding school, so the dorm life isn't really all that different....

Squashing the Mantis

Squashing the Mantis

Alex Clarke, Contributing Reporter

September 11, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

Early last week, amusement park Cedar Point released a cryptic, overdramatic video featuring a lot fake crying and the sounds of an old film reel, with lines that read “Goodbye is never easy / But in this case, it is.” Then after a grim reaper (scythe and all) makes it way up the stairs to the...

CWRU Thoughts

CWRU Thoughts

Maria Fazal, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2014


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 do you think of the choice of Neon Trees for the fall concert? A: I think they’re going to be exciting. I think they’re going to be very...

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