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Kishi Bashi Review

Kishi Bashi Review

Jason Walsh, Contributing Reporter

March 9, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Album: 151a Artist: Kishi Bashi Label: Joyful Noise Release Date: April 10, 2012 3.5/5 stars               Kishi Bashi's greatest strengths are his voice and his violin, and 151a, his first solo release, shows his skill with both. Despite being a touring member of indie-ma...

This Friday Night: Greenhouse Tavern Restaurant

This Friday Night: Greenhouse Tavern Restaurant

Sam Lehnecker, Contributing Reporter

March 2, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

Rating: 4.75 out of 5 meal swipes Price: 2 to 5 work study hours   A 15-minute ride on the RTA Healthline is the only thing separating you from a meal that is sure to be one-of-a-kind. Located on lively E. 4th street in the heart of downtown Cleveland, the Greenhouse Tavern sits a ston...

Something Borrowed

Something Borrowed

Joseph Verbovszky, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Theater & Dance

Players’ Theatre Group presents: The Borrowers Have you ever lost something around the house and never found it? A sock perhaps, a hammer from the toolbox, or a piece of silverware? Could it be that it was “borrowed” by little people who live under your floorboards? While this is most lik...

Sex and Dating: Keeping your affection in check

Miss Terri Reider

March 2, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It happens to the best of us. You’re sitting in a KSL cubby by the Austrian History section, glancing around at anything except your philosophy paper, and all of a sudden you are hit with…you know…urges. Uh oh. What’s a student to do? Don’t panic. First things first. Whether you are or aren’t nea...

Worst Case Scenario

Eileen Sabrina Herman, Editor-in-Chief

March 2, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

CaseCash, debit, and credit cards are probably the only kind of monetary exchange that Case Western Reserve University students engage in these days. Cash is, I’ve noticed, slowly becoming a foreign concept in locations both on and off campus. Going to the bookstore to get some candy, or perhaps...

The Buzz

The Buzz

March 2, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

2 Friday Faculty forum: grade inflation Greek Life hosts this panel discussion on grades and what they really mean in our academic setting. What is you’re A really worth? They will be discussing the impact that grade inflation has on our academic records. Dean Nancy DiIulio will moderate the d...

Oscar wrap-up: Get your fix of the golden gnomes!

Sheehan Hannan, Assistant A&E Editor

March 2, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television

On Sunday night, Feb. 26, the awards season continued with the ever-flashy Academy Awards. The 84th Oscar ceremony was in sharp contention with the Grammys, with the latter squeaking out 39.9 million viewers to the former’s 39.3. While CBS hardly managed to propel their music show past ABC’s presentation...

Symbiosis of Sight + Sound

Symbiosis of Sight + Sound

Lisa Viers, Features Editor

March 2, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

For those of us living in cloudy locales like Cleveland, planetariums are meant to show us the beauty of the night sky we rarely get to see. On Feb. 23, the planetarium at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History projected a deep-sea explorer, ancient Eastern paintings, and two young lovers up onto...

The post-graduation blues: How to be an entrepreneur straight out of undergrad

The post-graduation blues: How to be an entrepreneur straight out of undergrad

Rachel Hunt, A&E Editor

March 2, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

Students all over the country will walk across auditorium stages in early May to receive their undergraduate diplomas. Ranging in degree from B.A. to B.S. to B.F.A., scholars from a variety of backgrounds will look to their parents, smile for the cameras, and take a giant breath. They will quietly ask...

Celebrity, consumerism, & anxiety: 66th Student Independent Exhibition shows off CIA’s finest

Celebrity, consumerism, & anxiety: 66th Student Independent Exhibition shows off CIA’s finest

Joseph Sussi, Contributing Reporter

February 24, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fine Arts

The themes of celebrity, consumerism, and the anxiety caused by our post-industrial culture-hungry society are some of the most commonly speculated topics in the art community today. However, students at the Cleveland Institute of Art have explored these topics independently of the press, and individually...

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