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Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument Tunnel Tours

Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument Tunnel Tours

Abbey Wells, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2019

For one day only the public will be able to tour the tunnels underneath the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument. This opportunity will take place on Saturday, April 23 and is only offered once a year. The Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument was built in 1894 to commemorate the 9,000 Cuyahoga County...

Countdown to Finals/Last Day of Class

Countdown to Finals/Last Day of Class

Jackson Rudoff, Director of Web & Multimedia

April 26, 2019

April comes to a close, we often find ourselves caught between a few moods: celebration of the warm weather, anticipation of finally returning home to comfier beds and of course, existential dread propagated by final exams. Rather than suit this latter feeling with a playlist of vaguely nihilistic ...

Spartans honor Doyle but lose series

Spartans honor Doyle but lose series

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2019

On Saturday, April 20, the Case Western Reserve University softball team honored lone fourth-year player Nicole Doyle for her commitment, dedication and excellence. The ceremony led off a four-game series against Emory University at home. Doyle has been an exceptional shortstop for the Spartans. During...

Game of Thrones continues feminist tone

Game of Thrones continues feminist tone

David Chang, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2019

Heading into finals week, the change in the weather is much appreciated by all. Campus can also get excited about the only instance in which we don’t mind that winter is coming. “Game of Thrones” is back with its second episode of the final season, and this time, something else is coming with i...

Second-year tennis player discusses interests and extracurriculars

Second-year tennis player discusses interests and extracurriculars

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2019

Madeleine Paolucci is a second-year tennis player on the Case Western Reserve University women’s tennis team. In only her first year, she was ranked tenth in Division III doubles with partner Nithya Kanagasegar, and finished 16-11 in singles. When she is not playing tennis, she is an active member of Pi ...

Men’s tennis has four-match winning streak heading into championships

Men’s tennis has four-match winning streak heading into championships

Claire Nordt, Sports Editor

April 26, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University men’s tennis team had a busy week, taking on Walsh University last Thursday, Hope College and the College of Wooster on Saturday and Oberlin College on Sunday. The packed schedule did not hinder the Spartans, and they finished the week with four wins. The match...

Winter is here

Winter is here

Henry Bendon, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2019

When “Game of Thrones” first aired on April 17, 2011 it was groundbreaking in several capacities. The immense production, from its enormous cast size to its globe-spanning filming sites, instantly set “Game of Thrones” apart from the rest of television and the show became more than just another...

Baseball wins opener at Emory, loses series

Baseball wins opener at Emory, loses series

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team faced a tough series against Emory University, winning one game 4-1, while losing the other three 8-7, 13-3 and 10-6 between Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13. CWRU started the first game strong, with dominant pitching by second-year righty Ma...

CWRU faculty involved in nuclear forensic research

CWRU faculty involved in nuclear forensic research

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2019

So you’ve found some uranium—now what? This question was posed by Christine Duval, an assistant professor in the department of chemical and biomolecular engineering. Her presentation on nuclear forensic research was the final in a series hosted by the Case Western Reserve University Science and ...

Aaron Lee Tasjan rocks Beachland Ballroom

Aaron Lee Tasjan rocks Beachland Ballroom

Sunayana Jampanaboyana, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2019

Aaron Lee Tasjan pulled out a blank page from his notebook and a black Sharpie, titling the page “Cleveland Rocks.” He then casually posed a question to bassist Tommy Scifres: “Hey Tommy, what do you think we should open the show with?” They decided that “The Rest is Yet to Come” was the ...