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Sanity Restored

Meredith Collier, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

“When we amplify everything, we hear nothing.” I’ve had a week to recover from my 30 hour road trip to D.C. and even now when I look at my pictures, I’m not really sure what everyone was rallying for or what, if anything, we accomplished that day. Sure, we saw a lot of great musical performances...

WRUW’s Stella Salamone, co-host of “Domestic Decay,” passes away

WRUW’s Stella Salamone, co-host of “Domestic Decay,” passes away

Jacob Martin, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

On October 27, The Case community learned of another tragic death in the WRUW 91.1 FM family. Longtime on air programmer Stella Salamone passed away unexpectedly. Determined to be from a terrible reaction to a pain medication, she was 44 years old. Salamone was with WRUW for over 20 years, many in...

Halloween at Home packs Freiberger with festive activities

Halloween at Home packs Freiberger with festive activities

Kate Clancy, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Last year, when the Class Officer Collective decided to bring festivities “home” instead of at the farm for Halloween weekend, they didn’t get the results or turnout they had wanted, and quickly began trying to improve the event for the future. Improvements were made and the 2010 Halloween at Home...

Worst Case Scenario: Department of complaints

Ryan Shoup, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

This week, instead of my normal rant about ridiculous things on campus, I would like to sarcastically present to you, the humble readers of this illustrious newspaper, a list of the top ten Case Western essentials. Without further ado, the things we could not live without: Ten: Kelvin Smith. No, not...

PTG produces experimental 30 in 60 play; audience to determine outcome

PTG produces experimental 30 in 60 play; audience to determine outcome

Melanie Sayre, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Theatre & Dance

30 in 60, performed by the Players Theater Group (PTG), is the newest addition to the circle of productions on campus. As the name implies, the performance is created with a core of 30 short plays that are performed within the time span of an hour. It is based on the original idea from Chicago’s Neo-Futu...

The Buzz

November 5, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Friday, November 5 ShowCASE will host a meeting of musical minds to benefit The Gender and Sexuality Group of the American Medical Student Association. All proceeds will go to benefit the Pride Clinic at Metro Hospital. Evil Elite, Edgewater Lights, and The House Band will play as well as select op...

Sex and Dating: Flags on the play

Bridgit XX

November 5, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

You’ve probably heard the so-called “red flags” of dating—things to look for in a potential mate that should, supposedly, make you think twice about him or her. Some are obvious, some may be useful to keep in mind, but some are just ridiculous. For instance, I’ve been warned against dating...

Sex and Dating: Shaking things up

James Love, Ph.D.

October 29, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

If you find yourself living the same day over and over again, you are a zombie. You are a drone on autopilot, running the same program, trapped in the same loops. If you stay on this path, you may find yourself burning down your place of employment or schooling over something as poignantly simple as...

The Buzz

October 29, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Friday, October 29   The sisters of Alpha Chi Omega are raising awareness, but not through any usual means like a walkathon or a dinner. They’re taking a more competitive route and hosting their Domestic Violence Awareness Week Kickball Tournament. Coming in at the tail end of a week of...

Worst Case Scenario: Case Western: Zombieland

Ryan Shoup, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

(Note: Thank you to Babs for her shout-out at the Student State of the University address. I may or may not have blushed as a result of this recognition. My friend Babs – we are friends now – was also listed as one of the top 10 CLE-inspired Halloween costumes. Check it out!) Case Western, it’s...

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