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Ariana Grande surprises with new single

Ariana Grande surprises with new single

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Music, Top Stories

She’s done it again, folks. Ariana Grande has once more proven that this year might really be the “Year of the Woman.” This time, it is because of a surprise single which debuted Monday and broke Spotify’s global, single-day streaming record for a female artist. “Thank U, Next” dropped last Saturday ni...

House of Wills seance brings the dead back among the living

House of Wills seance brings the dead back among the living

Michael Wu, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Local Events, Top Stories

This is a first person account of a seance at the House of Wills, an abandoned funeral home in Cleveland. The article features references to the occult and Satanism. I’m running late to the seance. Despite my plans to arrive at the historic, haunted and infamous House of Wills 30 minutes before the seance i...

Acoustic guitar, karaoke and free drinks: This is ‘Sing Bro’

Acoustic guitar, karaoke and free drinks: This is ‘Sing Bro’

Henry Bendon, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Music, Top Stories

If you like free beer, watching your friends embarrass themselves and fun song covers, the Jolly Scholar has a new event for you. Each Monday night, the Jolly Scholar hosts “Sing Bro,” a new event hosted by third-year student Nick Charles and second-year students Conor Clark and Jared Jacknow, where ...

Trumponomics 3.0 panel clarifies confusing national policies

Trumponomics 3.0 panel clarifies confusing national policies

Jack Heneghan, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News, Top Stories

Our current president confuses a lot of people. Experts on the news struggle to explain various policies which can elicit explanation-less feelings in regards to the questions the general public may have. In an attempt to explain national policies under the Trump Administration, the Weatherhead Econ...

CWRU wins over Waynesburg

CWRU wins over Waynesburg

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University football team defeated Waynesburg University 41-17 at home on DiSanto Field last Saturday, Nov. 3. Waynesburg kicked off the game with a 33-yard field goal in just over five minutes of game time, but the Spartans came right back with their own field goal from first-...

Playlist of the Week

Kyle Smith, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Top Stories

Are you going to a party this weekend? Do you think there will be any insufferable music nerds there? Do you want to impress them with your excellent knowledge of niche music? This week’s playlist is a good place to start solidifying your hipster credibility.   “In The Aeroplane Over The Sea” - Neutra...

Injuries plague volleyball team

Injuries plague volleyball team

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

November 2, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

Injuries have plagued the Case Western Reserve University volleyball team’s season. Earlier in the year, one of their top attackers, third-year outside hitter Brianna Lemon, went down with a foot injury and is out for the year. Last season, second-year outside hitter Fabiola Torres tore her ACL an...

Besl leads Spartans to two wins

Besl leads Spartans to two wins

David Chang, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018


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

The Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team notched another 2-0 weekend record. They beat No. 9 University of Rochester in a tight 3-2 overtime thriller and had a 3-0 blowout against Emory University. The Spartans started off hot against Rochester as third-year forward Zachary Senft ...

Campus holds vigil for victims of synagogue massacre

Campus holds vigil for victims of synagogue massacre

Justin Hu, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Events & Talks, News, Top Stories

On Monday, a community memorial service was hosted outside of the Tinkham Veale University Center in memory of the 11 killed in the recent Pittsburgh shootings, the deadliest attack against the Jewish community in U.S. history. The service consisted of reading passages from the Torah, mourning prayer...

The Cavaliers are in NBA purgatory

The Cavaliers are in NBA purgatory

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

November 2, 2018


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

For the second time in the last eight years, the Cleveland Cavaliers are left picking up the pieces after the departure of superstar LeBron James. The team made the NBA Finals every year for the last four years and won their first championship with James. Now, management has the impossible task of deci...

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