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At Taekwondo Club, martial arts are more than just exercise

At Taekwondo Club, martial arts are more than just exercise

Paul Jensen, Contributing Reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Barefoot students and faculty meet twice a week in the Veale Convocation, Recreation and Athletic Center to practice the Korean martial art of Taekwondo. Organizing the meetings is the Case Western Reserve University Taekwondo Club, a fun, friendly group where students and faculty of any skill or exp...

A much needed end to midterms

A much needed end to midterms

Chloe Mieras, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

When midterms are winding down and the weekend of Halloween is upon the Case Western Reserve University campus, students are in desperate need of something fun to do, and the University Program Board (UPB) knows this too well. The groups fall halloween-themed fall concert, Trick or Trap, featured rap...

Annual pumpkin drop celebrates 20 years

Annual pumpkin drop celebrates 20 years

Tian Yang, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

On Monday, Oct. 30 at 12:35 pm, Case Western Reserve University’s Physics and Astronomy Club (PAC) and the Physics Graduate Student Association (PGSA) collaborated to host the 20th annual Pumpkin Drop outside Strosacker Auditorium, adding a sense of fall holiday spirit to campus. “The purpose of...

Free Speech panel addresses safe spaces, freedom of press, White supremacists, and hate speech

Free Speech panel addresses safe spaces, freedom of press, White supremacists, and hate speech

Kevin Smith, Executive Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

On Oct. 30 at the Tinkham Veale University Center, Case Western Reserve University held “Freedom of Speech: Understanding Our Rights in Troubling Times,” a panel with five experts that discussed free speech on college campuses, Richard Spencer’s brand of white supremacy, safe spaces and most recently, ...

Richards: Abandoned bicycle f(rust)ration

Richards: Abandoned bicycle f(rust)ration

Jason Richards, Columnist

November 2, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Top Stories

The frustration that ensues when putting in all of your effort to wrestle your bike between two others on a bike rack is the bane of owning a bike here at Case Western Reserve University. Besides the adrenaline of almost getting hit by a shuttle on Euclid Avenue, the reason bikers on campus have bikes is ...

Thwing construction takes hiatus

Thwing construction takes hiatus

Sophia Yakumithis, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

At the core of Case Western Reserve University’s campus lies Thwing Center, the meeting place of many on and off-campus organizations, events and conferences, as well as the home of the Jolly Scholar. Recently, Thwing’s Euclid entrance underwent external construction after a series of changes made ...

excELLEnce

excELLEnce

Sanjay Annigeri, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2017


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

Fourth-year midfielder Elle Zadina has scored six goals this season for the Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team. Half of those six came in the team’s 3-1 victory over Oberlin College on Saturday, Oct. 21, as her hat trick led the Spartans to a late season, non-conference win. ...

Cai: Burst out of the bubble

Cai: Burst out of the bubble

Yingying Cai, Columnist

October 27, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Top Stories

“Case is a bubble.” This is something I have repeatedly heard since the first day of school. On campus tours, during orientation, in class…people usually say this to reassure one another that no matter how miserable outsiders think Cleveland is, Case Western Reserve University has nothing to do wi...

Football team dominates for seventh straight win

Football team dominates for seventh straight win

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

October 27, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

For the seventh consecutive game, the Spartans trotted out on the field. And for the seventh consecutive game, the outcome never really seemed in doubt. Case Western Reserve University was victorious again, as the football team improved to 7-0 on the season and 6-0 in the Presidents’ Athletic Conf...

Two-man show wows in the Black Box

Two-man show wows in the Black Box

Victoria Radcliffe, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Theatre & Dance, Top Stories

This past week, fourth-year student Brett DiCello and second-year student Tony Monczewski, both theater and biomedical engineering majors, brought two artists to life in the Eldred Black Box with Players’ Theater Group’s “Red.” DiCello portrayed Rothko, a older artist working on a commissione...

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