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CWRU ASA’s first “Naija Night” celebrates “Nigerian Independence Day”

CWRU ASA’s first “Naija Night” celebrates “Nigerian Independence Day”

Sierra Cotton, Staff Reporter
October 8, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

Fifty-six years ago on Oct. 1, 1960, Nigeria gained its independence from the United Kingdom. Today, “Nigerian Independence Day” is celebrated all over the world in honor of the liberation. This year, the Case Western Reserve University African Student Association hosted its inaugural “Naija N...

Saint Pablo Tour Stops in Cleveland

Alex Tomazic, Staff Reporter
October 7, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Music

“This album is actually a Gospel album.” That’s what Kanye West tweeted about “The Life of Pablo” on Jan. 27  earlier this year. It’s no secret that West is a devout Christian. It’s also no secret that West fancies himself a god. On Oct. 1, thousands were gathered in Quicken Loans Arena ...

What to do this weekend

Alex Clarke, Arts and Entertainment Editor
October 7, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Oct. 7: Club Urban: 5-8 p.m. at Leutner Pavilion. Featuring dance performances and open workshops from Case Western Reserve University's dance groups such as Spartan Dance Team, Salsa Dance Club, Ballroom Dance Society, Nritya Dance Team, Swing Dance Club, and Urban Elementz. There will be f...

Interview with Cleveland Scene’s Andrew Zelman

Isabel Torres-Padin, Staff Reporter
September 30, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Despite exams, homework, job interviews and the general stresses of Case Western Reserve University life having fun should never fall out of the picture. I am not talking the house party and slightly trashy kind of fun many of us may use to unwind after a long week, but some cultural, stimulating fun....

Ohio City Street Festival

Lars Torres, Staff Reporter
September 30, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

On Sept. 25, the Ohio City Street Festival on the West Side celebrated everything that is amazing and wonderful about the Ohio City neighborhood.  At the festival, a variety of various venues and events were showcased to the public, free for all, which included: live music, food from food trucks ...

What to do this weekend

Alex Clarke, Arts and Entertainment Editor
September 30, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Sept. 30: Oktoberfest 2016 : Friday 11 a.m.- Sunday 11 p.m. at Hofbrauhaus Cleveland. Along with live music, the weekend events include face painters, stilt walkers and Stein Holding and Pretzel Tossing contests. KATwalk 2016: 7-10 p.m. at the Thwing Center. Kappa Alpha Theta’s fall p...

Focus on sustainability

Sierra Cotton, Staff Reporter
September 23, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

On Sept. 17 from 1-6 p.m., the Student Sustainability Council (SCC) hosted their annual Farm Harvest Festival, a tradition since 2010. According to Heather Eby, secretary of the SCC and a second-year chemical engineering student, “the group’s goals were to educate Case Western Reserve University...

What to do this Weekend

Alex Clarke, Arts and Entertainment Editor
September 23, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Sept. 23: Halloweekends at Cedar Point: Starts this Friday, Sept. 23, and continues until Oct. 30. Cedar Point Amusement Park will have rides open while turning parts of the park into haunted houses. Ingenuity Fest: Friday, Sept. 23: 5 p.m.-1 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 24: Noon-1 a.m. and S...

Celebrate sustainability this weekend

Chrismaly Vidal, Staff Reporter
September 16, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

An annual tradition since 2010, the Farm Harvest Festival will be entering its sixth year Sept. 17. Presented by the Student Sustainability Council (SSC), this is a fun-focused event that allows Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) students, faculty, staff and other community members to enjoy the U...

What to do this weekend

Alex Clarke, Arts and Entertainment Editor
September 16, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Sept. 16: Elyria Apple Festival: Friday Noon-9 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-9 p.m., and Sunday 11 a.m.-6 p.m. in downtown Elyria. Plenty of great food and wares to sample, entertainment, corn hole, Princess Pageant, art and apple pie eating contest. EID Celebration: 12:45-2 p.m. in the Thwing Cen...

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