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Going back to Those Gold Soundz: The Church of Andrew W.K.

Going back to Those Gold Soundz: The Church of Andrew W.K.

Adam Spektor, A&E Editor

September 3, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

“It’s Time to Party.” “Long Live the Party.” “Party ‘Til You Puke.” “Party Party Party.” Are these the drunken manifestos of a stereotypical frat dude? Perhaps, but they also all happen to be song titles from pop-metal powerhouse Andrew W.K, a man who hopes to turn partying into a...

Engineers Without Borders breaks cultural boundaries, builds wells in Cameroon

Engineers Without Borders breaks cultural boundaries, builds wells in Cameroon

Sana Haider, Kate Hart, Lydia Whittington, Contributing Reporters

September 3, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

This summer, six Case students from Engineers Without Borders (EWB), Noah Garfinkle, Stephen Fleming, Lydia Whittington, Kate Hart, Sana Haider, and Robin Wilson teamed up with seven professionals from the Central Ohio chapter of EWB and traveled to Batoula, Cameroon with the specific purpose of building...

Friends and strangers combine forces to help Paul Paterson graduate

Friends and strangers combine forces to help Paul Paterson graduate

Adam Spektor, A&E Editor

September 3, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

By the final semester of college, most people have a general idea of what they’ll be doing after graduating, or at the very least, they’ll have an idea of when they’ll be graduating. Senior engineering major Paul Paterson, however, came close to needing to reschedule his entire spring around one...

The Buzz

September 3, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Saturday, September 4 Some of the best Cleveland bands are playing together this Saturday at Now That’s Class on Detroit Rd. in Lakewood. Cloud Nothings, Filmstrip, Safari, and Fangs Out are all on the bill. Get away from campus and chill out at this great event supporting local music. Time: 9 p.m....

MOCA makes big plans for move to University Circle

MOCA makes big plans for move to University Circle

Rachel Hunt, Assistant A&E Editor

September 3, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fine Arts

“Location, location, location”: The importance of this recognizable real-estate quote is something that The Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland (MOCA) knows all too well. For over ten years, the museum has been planning to build a permanent home for its artwork, which will enable them to move out...

Hitting the Spot: Distractions

Hitting the Spot: Distractions

Adam Wisniewski, Staff Reporter

September 3, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Looking for some kind of distraction to pass the time while classes are building up their furious momentum? Fortunately for you, The Spot will be hosting Distractions for the third Spot Night installment this semester on the evening of Wednesday, September 6th. For the uninitiated, Spot Night is an event...

Modern music dominates new season for Cleveland Orchestra

Modern music dominates new season for Cleveland Orchestra

John Eldridge, Staff Reporter

September 3, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

As we draw further into the 21st century, the musicians at Severance Hall continue to draw further into the 20th for this year’s concert schedule. The Cleveland Orchestra will open their 2010-2011 season at Severance Hall on Thursday, September 23 with a performance of Igor Stravinsky’s Le Sacre...

Sex and Dating: Gentlemen…

Brigit XX

September 3, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Living in a co-ed dorm, I’ve witnessed the blossoming of many close male-female friendships. I’ve also heard a lot of boys asking their female friends for advice, or simply for an explanation of why girls do the things they do. Men often seem perplexed by the women in their lives, probably because...

The Buzz

August 27, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Monday, August 30 Each and every Monday, Case hosts the Rainbow Farms Farmer’s Market in the atrium of the Biomedical Research Building. Catch them this Monday to eat your fruits and veggies like your Momma told ya! Support locally grown food and bring cash. Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Location:...

Scott Pilgrim epitomizes style over substance in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Scott Pilgrim epitomizes style over substance in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Adam Wisniewski, Staff Reporter

August 27, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television, Games

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World is the story of the eponymous 23-year old veteran video gamer, amateur rocker, and Canadian slacker who encounters the seemingly-magical girl of his dreams, Ramona Flowers, and must secure their relationship the only way he could possibly comprehend - by defeating all seve...

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