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N.E.W.T.: Harry Potter in the most stereotypically CWRU way

N.E.W.T.: Harry Potter in the most stereotypically CWRU way

Tian Yang, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

“Do you remember how Harry got his invisibility cloak?” “Write down the gift Hagrid gave Harry on his birthday.” “Can you recall the name of the house elf Harry set free from Malfoy?” Sitting there at the rehearsal quietly, I knew I was not ready for this mock trivia game. But when I ...

What to do this weekend

Alex Clarke, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 28, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Oct. 28 Flavor of Fall: Pumpkin Beers: 5-8 p.m. at Heinen’s Downtown. Sample 10 different pumpkin beers for $5 per person. Watsky x Infinity Concert: 9-11:30 p.m. at Musica (51 E Market St, Akron, Ohio 44308) CWRU CKI Haunted House 9 p.m.-12 a.m. at the Thwing Center. Haunted House th...

What To Do This Weekend

Alex Clarke, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 14, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Friday, Oct. 14 Family Game Night: Mysteries in the Museum: 5:30-8 p.m. at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Hands-on games in the atrium and a ghostly scavenger hunt through the galleries. Have their own version of MouseTrap, Minute to Win It challenges and a giant chess game. Get prizes for solving a ...

Homecoming Dance a flop

Sierra Cotton, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Walking to the Tinkham Veale University Center on Oct 8, I had reasonable expectations for “Tinkerball”, the annual Homecoming dance put on by the University Program Board. I didn’t want to get my hopes up too high in case they were crushed, despite having heard the event was a big hit last year....

Amy Schumer Comes to Cleveland

Isabel Torres-Padin, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Comedy, Local Events

Walking into The Quicken Loans Arena (The Q)  Oct. 6 I was prepared for quite the show from America’s comedy “Sweetheart” Amy Schumer. Known not only for her stand up but for her movie, “Trainwreck” (which takes place in Cleveland), she has quickly become one of the biggest names in comedy....

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 ...

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