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Unfazed by the concrete jungle

Unfazed by the concrete jungle

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

The big lights inspired the Case Western Reserve University volleyball team as they traveled to the Empire State and swept the Buffalo State Bengal Challenge, winning all three matches in dominating fashion. On Sept. 15 the Spartans demolished St. Lawrence University in four sets and subsequently crush...

Besl Saves the Day

Besl Saves the Day

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2017


Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

DiSanto saw the last of the Spartans for an entire week after its defending team won this past Saturday. The Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team played its final two matches of its four match home stand this past week, losing the first and winning the second. First up was No. 7 John Carroll University (...

CMA sidewalk gallery features chalk fest

CMA sidewalk gallery features chalk fest

Chloe Mieras, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) has always been a place that embraces new artists and gives young people an outlet for their creative juices. On Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 16 and 17, the museum celebrated its annual Chalk Festival. Those juices were on full display all around the building in the form...

Burke, Henderson lead Spartans over Wolverines

Burke, Henderson lead Spartans over Wolverines

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

There were both expected and unexpected aspects of the football game between Case Western Reserve University and Grove City College on Sept. 16. The final score read 42-10 in favor of the Spartans. That was the expected part, as Grove City came in on a 32 game losing streak while CWRU was ranked No. 17 in...

Constitution Day panel debates free speech on college campuses

Constitution Day panel debates free speech on college campuses

Henry Bendon, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

On Monday afternoon, Sep. 17, the Case Western Reserve University School of Law hosted the 2017 Constitution Day Committee’s presentation on Freedom of Expression on college campuses. The presentation was hosted by CWRU’s student run Constitution Day Committee, and is necessary because of an...

Second annual SEXPO serves as safe space for students

Second annual SEXPO serves as safe space for students

Nahee Kim, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

The second annual SEXPO was presented by Sexual Assault and Violence Educators (SAVE) and Greek Life at the Tinkham Veale University Center ballroom on Friday, Sept. 8. The event, which hosted speakers, information booths and activities, aimed to build an open environment where students could learn more...

UPBeats’ EDM Night thrills at the Jolly Scholar

UPBeats’ EDM Night thrills at the Jolly Scholar

Harrison Bloom, Contributing Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

On Saturday, Sept. 9, I spent my night dancing with my fellow Case Western Reserve University students at UPBeats’s first concert in the semester, EDM Night, featuring Caked Up. Two young DJs were standing on stage taking sips of Red Bull and jamming to their music as I walked into the Jolly Scholar...

Working overtime

Working overtime

Sanjay Annigeri, Contributing Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Soccer

The Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team ended last week with a spectacular overtime win at Allegheny College on Saturday Sept. 9, bouncing back from their first loss of the season to Penn State Behrend on Wednesday. The team broke a 1-1 tie in the 96th minute with first-year midf...

Rising Star hosts artist Lisa Lorek

Rising Star hosts artist Lisa Lorek

Yvonne Pan, Contributing Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

My first venture to Little Italy began on Saturday, Sept. 9, in a cozy coffee shop on Murray Hill Road called Rising Star Coffee Roasters for their Meet the Maker event. The small shop smelled like coffee and potential, and it held true to its name: it hosts events for local “rising stars” to get...

New Korean eatery, BIBIBOP, a tasteful addition to Uptown

New Korean eatery, BIBIBOP, a tasteful addition to Uptown

Victoria Radcliffe, Contributing reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food, Top Stories

Those of you who savor the Yum Yum sauce of restaurants like Happy Dog and Kenko can now rejoice. A new curator of the popular sauce has come to Euclid Avenue. BIBIBOP Asian Grill, an Asian fusion restaurant conveniently located between Potbelly Sandwich Shop and the Cleveland Clothing Company, opened Aug. 8...

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