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Expansive Ancient Galleries latest addition to Cleveland Museum of Art

Expansive Ancient Galleries latest addition to Cleveland Museum of Art

Rachel Craft, Staff Reporter

September 3, 2010

Museums can be dry, and art can be dull—especially when it’s the same Christian-themed European art that shows up all too frequently in high school history classes. But the Cleveland Museum of Art’s latest addition, the Ancient Galleries, has a lot to offer besides crucifixes and nativity scenes....

Jesty Beatz brings fame to Zeta Psi house

Jesty Beatz brings fame to Zeta Psi house

September 3, 2010

Independent hip hop artist Jesty Beatz got a little more famous after an energetic performance last Saturday night outside of the Zeta Psi house, brought in part by UPB, and the remnants of neon orange paint that still exist on the lawn are testaments to how intense the night was. Beatz performed for...

Worst Case Scenario: Facebook nightmares

Ryan Shoup, Contributing Reporter

September 3, 2010

My online life flashed before my eyes last week. No, not in the sense I actually saw the end, but I’d say it was dangerously close. My mother friended me on Facebook. Sigh. My mother made it to the twenty-first century ten years later than the rest of us. What is the protocol for this situation?...

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

“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

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

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

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....

Hitting the Spot: Distractions

Hitting the Spot: Distractions

Adam Wisniewski, Staff Reporter

September 3, 2010

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...

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

“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...

Sex and Dating: Gentlemen…

Brigit XX

September 3, 2010

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...

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