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Baseball looks for strong repeat

Baseball looks for strong repeat

David Chang, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Top Stories

As the season slowly changes from winter to spring, the Case Western Reserve University baseball team is ready to bring out the bats and swing out for another good season. “Our goal is to take it one step at a time … win [the] conference, then win [the Division III] world series, but now the goal...

Men’s tennis goes 2-1 over the weekend

Men’s tennis goes 2-1 over the weekend

Joey Recchia, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2018


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

No. 15 Case Western Reserve University men’s tennis team won two games this weekend, taking down Washington College 9-0 and No. 28 Christopher Newport University (CNU) 6-3, while losing to No. 32 North Carolina Wesleyan College (NCWC) 5-4. The team’s record rose to 4-4 after the weekend was over. The...

Cleveland neighborhood celebrates historic murals

Cleveland neighborhood celebrates historic murals

Matt Hooke, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Every neighborhood has defining features. For University Circle, that includes Severance Hall and the Case Western Reserve University campus; for Coventry, that includes a wide collection of art and music held in different venues, like the Grog Shop. If Sankofa Fine Art Plus (Sankofa) upholds its objectives,...

A new and improved “Uncle Vanya”

A new and improved “Uncle Vanya”

Sunayana Jampanaboyana, Contributing Reporter

March 2, 2018


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

One country house. A new, attractive wife. Boredom. Tea in the sunlight. Unrequited love. Unexpected humor. A gunfight where not a single person is hurt. What could be more interesting? As the third theatrical production of the Eldred Theater’s 2017-18 season, the Case Western Reserve University...

Editorial: Mural controversy leads to positive reaction

Editorial: Mural controversy leads to positive reaction

February 23, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Top Stories

A hallway in the A.W. Smith Building recently made local news and is about to look very different. What could have been the story of media overreaction and the stifling of dialogue has instead turned into an opportunity for collaboration. The hallway features a mural depicting the faces of six women...

HackCWRU codes success

HackCWRU codes success

Alexandre Tilly, Contributing Reporter

February 23, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Over 350 students from Case Western Reserve University, outside undergraduate schools, graduate schools and high schools participated in hackCWRU, a 36-hour coding marathon between Friday, Feb. 16 and Sunday, Feb. 18. The competition is an annual platform for computer scientists to collaborate with ...

CIA students showcase art at annual exhibition

CIA students showcase art at annual exhibition

Ann Marie Smetona, Staff Reporter

February 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

Professionalism is what defined the Cleveland Institute of Art’s (CIA) 72nd  annual Student Independent Exhibit at the Reinberger Gallery. Opened on Friday, Feb. 16, the exhibit features visual art created by CIA students and will remain open until Mar. 18. What sets this exhibit apart is its missi...

Fatally wounded man left on Theta Chi parking lot

Fatally wounded man left on Theta Chi parking lot

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

February 23, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

An unidentified man was found fatally shot in the parking lot just outside the Case Western Reserve University Theta Chi fraternity house on Magnolia Drive the afternoon of Monday, Feb. 19. Police say that the shooting happened on East 105th Street and Superior Avenue, and a homicide investigation is...

Up-and-coming magazine distributes at hospitals across Cleveland

Up-and-coming magazine distributes at hospitals across Cleveland

Yugan Sakthi, Contributing Reporter

February 23, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

With the objective of encouraging children to read pieces written by people their own age, beginning this April the Young Writers of Cleveland (YWC) magazine will be distributed to pediatric centers in University Hospitals (UH) and the Cleveland Clinic. Expanding YWC’s distribution was always on Case...

Research team advances in U.S. Department of Energy competition

Research team advances in U.S. Department of Energy competition

Virginia Behmer, Contributing Reporter

February 16, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

A Case Western Reserve University research team of undergraduate and graduate students is being recognized at multiple regional competitions for a project which improves the efficiency of wind turbines. Their startup company, Boundary Labs, strives to expand the efficiency of the clean energy sector. ...

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