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Residence halls to get furniture upgrade starting this summer

Residence halls to get furniture upgrade starting this summer

Smruthi Maganti, Copy Editor
March 3
Filed under News, Top Stories

Late last Feburary, part of the first floor of the Tinkham Veale University Center was filled with furniture that wasn’t meant for its cafeteria. Instead it was meant for the residence halls. On Feb. 21 and 22, University Housing held showings for new sets of furniture with the goal of providing stu...

Track and Field teams seeing double

Track and Field teams seeing double

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter
March 3
Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Track and Field

The Spartans earned two top five team finishes at the two-day University Athletic Association (UAA) Indoor Championships this past weekend at Brandeis University. The women’s squad fought for fourth place out of seven and the men earned fifth place out of seven teams. Washington University in St. Lo...

Ending the season on a sour note

Ending the season on a sour note

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter
March 3
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Basketball

The Spartans concluded their season with a hard-fought game at home on Senior Day. Case Western Reserve University hosted the Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Tartans for the last game of the season. The Spartans came into the game on a two-game losing streak, and their head coach, Jennifer Reimer, wa...

International Affairs films welcome video as part of response to Trump’s immigration

International Affairs films welcome video as part of response to Trump’s immigration

Celia Wan, News Editor
March 3
Filed under News, Top Stories

On Friday, Feb. 24, the lobby of Tomlinson Hall was filled with foreign music, national flags from different countries and conversations of inclusivity. Some of those that attended videotaped welcome messages for a video the Center for International Affairs is compiling. The event was part of the center’s #YouAre...

Spartans drop season finale to Carnegie Mellon

Spartans drop season finale to Carnegie Mellon

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter
March 3
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team played their final game of the season last Saturday against Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) in what was also Senior Day for the team. The Spartans looked to honor the only fourth-year student on the team, Javier Alvarez. Alvarez finished h...

Sherrod Brown visits CWRU, speaks about his past

Sherrod Brown visits CWRU, speaks about his past

Henry Bendon, Staff reporter
February 24
Filed under News, Top Stories

On Monday night, Jan. 20, Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown was looking for the entrance to Clark Hall, only three minutes before an audience expected him. He and his wife were walking next to Harkness Chapel studying Clark’s many entrances, patiently searching for a door that would actually open a...

Spartans pull shocking upset

Spartans pull shocking upset

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter
February 24
Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University men’s basketball team went 1-1 on their final road trip of the season, losing to Emory University but pulling off a stunning upset over No. 6 University of Rochester. The Spartans moved to 8-16 overall in the season and 3-10 in the University Athletic Association...

HvZ spinoff, Nerf Wars, fires away

HvZ spinoff, Nerf Wars, fires away

Miriam Ridge, Staff Reporter
February 24
Filed under News, Top Stories

Humans vs Zombies (HvZ), held every semester by Case Western Reserve University’s Big Games Club, is a regular experience for many CWRU students, whether they play the game or not. For some students whose schedules do not allow for game play, it can be a disappointment. To offer them an opportu...

Panel on refugees honors World Day of Social Justice

Panel on refugees honors World Day of Social Justice

Tian Yang, Staff Reporter
February 24
Filed under News, Top Stories

On Feb. 20, in tribute of the United Nations’ (UN) World Day of Social Justice, the Social Justice Institute and the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence hosted a panel discussion called the “Refugee Crisis in Syria”, in Crawford Hall. The panel discussed the different facets of ...

UPB volleyball tournament lights up the night

UPB volleyball tournament lights up the night

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor
February 24
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Booming house music, glow sticks everywhere, large black lights illuminating the room and throngs of sweaty college students. Is that a description of the hottest new club in Cleveland? On the campus of Case Western Reserve University, the event was tame in reality. University Programming Board (UPB) hosted th...

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