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Spartans dominate rival CMU

Spartans dominate rival CMU

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

As the weather heated up, so too did the Case Western Reserve University softball team. The Spartans won three of their four home games against Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) on April 5 and 6. CWRU dominated the first day of competition, winning the two games 6-0 and 8-0. Third-year pitcher Ilis...

“Captain Marvel” middling, still entertaining Marvel film

“Captain Marvel” middling, still entertaining Marvel film

Lars Torres, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television, Top Stories

Leading up to its release, there was much anticipation and scrutiny of “Captain Marvel,” Marvel’s first female-led superhero film in the current Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The commotion was fueled by Brie Larson’s commentary up until the release of the film regarding male critics, which r...

The origin of the Ohio-Michigan rivalry

The origin of the Ohio-Michigan rivalry

Ryan Yoo, Director of Design

April 12, 2019


Filed under Cleveland & National Sports, Sports, Top Stories

The University of Michigan-Ohio State University football rivalry is often considered to be one of the biggest (and the most heated) rivalries in American football history. Since their first game in 1897, the two teams have met 115 times on the football field, most recently on Nov. 24, 2018 when the Ohio ...

Kim: Striking a balance as a student leader

Kim: Striking a balance as a student leader

Won Hee Kim, Copy Editor

April 12, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Top Stories

One of the hardest parts of having a leadership role in a campus organization is time management. As the spring semester winds down, many clubs have started the process of electing and training new officers, transitioning power to other, usually younger, members. As someone with senior status and experien...

Passion for life drives second-year club soccer player

Passion for life drives second-year club soccer player

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2019


Filed under Fall Sports, Soccer, Spartan Spotlight, Sports, Top Stories, Women's Soccer

This week the Athlete Spotlight is focusing on second-year club soccer player Naomi Kane, rather than a varsity athlete. She has played soccer ever since she can remember and loves spending time with others who share her passion. Kane also is a Chemistry 111 Supplemental Instruction leader where she gets ...

La Alianza introduces petition to establish Latin American studies major

La Alianza introduces petition to establish Latin American studies major

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2019


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

La Alianza, Case Western Reserve University’s undergraduate Latinx student organization, recently began circulating a petition aimed at encouraging the university to establish a Latin American and Latinx studies major. Advocates believe adding this major will reinforce CWRU values, increase faculty r...

Alumni create new bike-sharing program

Alumni create new bike-sharing program

Alexandra Faccenda, Pauly Suchy, and Justo Karell

April 12, 2019


Filed under Campus Insider, Inside the Circle, News, Outside the Circle, Top Stories

Anyone who lives in a major city has probably seen a bike-sharing system. For most people, biking is a fun and convenient way to get around. For people in lower income neighborhoods, however, it’s a vital opportunity to access the resources they need to improve their careers, education and life. That...

Who are the Springfest headliners?

Who are the Springfest headliners?

Chris Heermann, Social Media Editor

April 12, 2019


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

Much like Butch Cassidy, my first thought when the Springfest committee released the headliners to this year’s concert was, “Who are those guys?” Coast Modern? Echosmith? MadeinTYO? As someone who rarely listens to the indie pop genre, I was lost. So naturally I opened up Spotify and searched u...

Holi takes CWRU

Holi takes CWRU

Maryam Iqbal, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2019


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

If anyone were to look at Freiberger Field in the days following Saturday, April 6, they would see a riot of colors. Purple, blue and pink smears of powder across the field were the only remnants of the annual Holi event. A joint venture between the Center for International Affairs, the Office of Multicul...

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