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NuJoy ready to serve baos, kebabs and milk tea in Uptown

Tracy Wang, Contributing Reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food, Local Events

Ninja City, the Asian fusion bistro on Euclid Avenue, closed on Feb. 24. After months of preparation, the restaurant that would be replacing it, NuJoy, opened in August. NuJoy is co-owned by two Case Western Reserve University alumni from the Class of 2012. The owners, Bowen Sun and Xiwen Kang, n...

Cleveland Taco Festival: Overpriced, underwhelming

Aura Rossy, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food, Local Events

This past Saturday, Sept. 8, marked the second annual Cleveland Taco Festival, held at JACK Thistledown Racino. The event boasted over 25 taco and food vendors from around the city. For those of age, the alcoholic options ranged from a frozen margarita “bar” to a tequila sampling tent. The entertainmen...

What to do This Weekend

Matt Hooke, A&E Editor

September 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, This Week

Friday, Sept. 14 What: Not The Enemy: The Crucial Role of Journalists in Society Where: Freedman Center, Kelvin Smith Library When: 3:15 - 4:30 p.m. The English Department’s colloquium series is bringing Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery to campus. ...

IMPROVment Slumber Party is anything but sleepy

Kyle Smith, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

On Saturday, Sept. 8, over 70 people packed into the Eldred Black Box for a slumber party. Unlike a high school get together, this party featured a live performance by IMPROVment, Case Western Reserve University’s short-form improv comedy troupe, from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. The audience consisted of s...

Larchmere Festival celebrates local culture

Yvonne Pan, Staff Reporter

July 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

A New York City native, this summer is my first spent in Cleveland and I have not been disappointed. From live concerts every Wednesday at Wade Oval to countless trips to Edgewater Park Beach, I have grown to love Midwestern hospitality and the Cleveland community. My parents instilled a love for flea markets...

Clarke After Dark brings games, fun

Yvonne Pan, Contributing Reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

As a North Residential Village (NRV) resident, I try to attend as many events planned by the Residence Hall Association (RHA) as possible, in effort to meet co-NRV residents. I heard about Clarke After Dark, and although I rarely venture to that area of campus, I decided to go. The lures of free food, ...

Enjoy the calm before the storm

Aura Rossy, Contributing Reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, April 20 What: Crave It: Food Trucks When: noon-2 p.m. Where: Bellflower Road Notes: UPB will be bringing food trucks to campus near Mather Quad with food from Manna Truck, Jones Bones BBQ and Fortune Cafe. Entertainment will include giant board games, a caricature artist, airbrush tatt...

Charismatic comedians entertain CWRU

Charismatic comedians entertain CWRU

Amy Yu, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Comedy, Local Events

Around 5:30 p.m. on April 13, passersby on Euclid Avenue could spot a line of students waiting to enter Severance Hall stretching outside the building. They were waiting in line for the University Program Board (UPB)’s annual comedy event, “Late Night with Hasan Minhaj and Special Guest Chris D’Elia,...

Speakeasy takes center stage at IMPROVment

Speakeasy takes center stage at IMPROVment

Julia Knight, Contributing Reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fine Arts, Local Events

A quiet gasp escaped the crowd as the packed Eldred Black Box went completely dark. Rhythmic claps arose from audience members as a well-known theme song rang out in the almost claustrophobic space around us. The players took center stage; we all cheered in enthusiasm for the hilarity that was to co...

Car Club hosts second annual Car Show

Car Club hosts second annual Car Show

Aura Rossy, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

Last Saturday, president Jingsen Huang and advisor Elizabeth Miller welcomed participants of Case Western Reserve University’s second annual Car Show, hosted by the university’s Car Club. Students were welcomed to come park their cars in Lot 84 for display during the event. The show benefited fr...

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