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Volunteers send sunshine to children’s hospitals

Volunteers send sunshine to children’s hospitals

Katherine Broderick, Contributing Reporter

March 30, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Project Sunshine, a campus group which advocates for patients in local children’s hospitals, recently hosted its largest open-campus event of the semester, called Sending Sunshine, where student volunteers put together goodie bags for children in Cleveland hospitals. The goodie bags, which were...

Spartans make waves at NCAAs

Spartans make waves at NCAAs

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter

March 30, 2018


Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving, Top Stories

Six members of the Case Western Reserve University men's and women's swimming and diving teams traveled to Indianapolis last week for the 2018 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships, hosted by the Indiana Sports Corporation and Franklin College at the Indiana University-Purdue University...

Students rally against gun violence

Students rally against gun violence

Katharine Toledo, Staff Reporter

March 30, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Thousands of people gathered at Cleveland’s Public Square on Saturday, March 24 for the March for Our Lives, a rally which protested gun violence and pushed for stricter gun control policies. The national March for Our Lives campaign was facilitated by a group of students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas...

Student-run Food Symposium features acclaimed short film

Student-run Food Symposium features acclaimed short film

Smruthi Maganti, Arts and Entertainment Editor

March 30, 2018


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

This past week, students have been able to attend documentary screenings, panel discussions and more, all centering around food. This year’s Food Symposium, themed “Food, Health, and Politics,” began on March 23 and ran through March 30. It took place all over and around campus, from the T...

Humanities festival shines spotlight on healthcare

Humanities festival shines spotlight on healthcare

Jahci Perry-Richardson, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Health and the humanities are formally being brought together by the Cleveland Humanities Festival (CHF), a month-long series of events taking place in a city well known for healthcare and an eclectic art scene. Jane Nord Family Professor and Director of the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities (BNC),...

Softball comes out scorching hot

Softball comes out scorching hot

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports, Top Stories

With a roster of 12 first-year players and a new transfer, fourth-year first baseman and pitcher Katie Dzierwa didn’t know how the start of the new campaign would fare for the softball team. But after 11 wins in their first 12 games, the Case Western Reserve University softball team started th...

Baseball pulls off major upsets

Baseball pulls off major upsets

David Chang, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Top Stories, Uncategorized

As spring approaches and the snow melts away, flowers aren’t the only things blossoming. The Case Western Reserve University baseball team flourished at the start of the season with an impressive 10-1 record, winning all seven games in the Spartan Southern Classic in Lexington, South Carolina. The...

Farmers’ market offers fresh produce, cooking classes

Farmers’ market offers fresh produce, cooking classes

Matt Hooke, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

As he stretched a white lump of mozzarella cheese, whey dripped from the hands of Kevin Scheuring, the vice president of East Cleveland’s Coit Road Farmers’ Market. Scheuring successfully instructed Coit Road’s cheesemaking class in the place of its slated instructor, Lake Erie Creamery’s Mariann...

Editorial: We discuss CWRU police questioning of city councilman

Editorial: We discuss CWRU police questioning of city councilman

March 23, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Top Stories

Over a week ago, city Councilman Kevin Conwell was stopped by Case Western Reserve University police while walking through our campus. Police were responding to a complaint of a man with missing teeth asking students for money and claimed that the black councilman’s clothing matched the descriptio...

Concert aids Yemen famine relief, raises awareness

Concert aids Yemen famine relief, raises awareness

Abigail Bickel, Contributing Reporter

March 2, 2018


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

On Friday, Feb. 24, five bands got together at the Plymouth House, Cleveland’s West Side DIY central music hub, to “turn their debauchery into something positive.” The House hosted a benefit show to raise money for the Yemen famine crisis, and in doing so, helped bring awareness to the problem....

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