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Blackbear brings crowds despite delay

Blackbear brings crowds despite delay

Yvonne Pan, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2018


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

I grew up listening to hip-hop and R&B music in its birthplace of New York City. When the University Program Board (UPB) sent out a survey to choose an artist for a spring concert last November, blackbear was highly requested; I eagerly anticipated his arrival last Friday night, April 6. I arr...

“Chill” out with the Footlighters

“Chill” out with the Footlighters

Mary McPheeters, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

Last weekend the Case Western Reserve University Footlighters put on a production of “Be More Chill.” During its four-show and three-day run from March 29 to April 1 audiences were taken back to the days of high school, a place where popular kids run the show and everyone else wants to be cool. Directed...

Nunnery: Thoughts on hope, hate and race

Nunnery: Thoughts on hope, hate and race

Anthony Nunnery, Columnist

April 6, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Top Stories

For three days and two nights, the Posse Foundation took Case Western Reserve University students, faculty and staff out of the campus bubble to address problems present in our country that stop the world from being as accepting, safe and forward-thinking as we perceive it to be. The “Hope, Hate and...

Italian Film Festival opens on campus

Italian Film Festival opens on campus

Smruthi Maganti, Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 6, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

On the evening of April 2, 150 members of the Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland community walked into Strosacker Auditorium to experience the opening night of the Italian Film Festival USA - Cleveland, featuring Antonio Padovan’s “The Last Prosecco.” The Italian Film Festival - USA...

Baseball starts UAA home opener with a win

Baseball starts UAA home opener with a win

Joey Recchia, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Top Stories

Following a series win over Ohio Wesleyan University two weekends ago, the No. 13 Case Western Reserve University baseball team kept its momentum going with another series win at Nobby’s Ballpark against Emory University. CWRU played its first game of the weekend on Friday, March 30. The team was...

The Mowgli’s concert boasts impressive turnout

The Mowgli’s concert boasts impressive turnout

Julia Knight, Contributing Reporter

April 6, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

The Jolly Scholar was electric on Friday night as students lined up to take part in the good vibes brought to Cleveland by the Los Angeles band, The Mowgli’s. The excitement of the concert-goers was evident: While they waited for entry, multi-colored lights emanated from the Jolly’s windows and upbeat...

Satirical production knocks audiences “dead”

Satirical production knocks audiences “dead”

Yvonne Pan, Staff Reporter

March 30, 2018


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

If you had a million dollars and only one week to live, what would you do? In Players’ Theatre Group (PTG)’s production of “The Dead Guy,” Eldon Phelps (Will Erickson), a narrow-minded town loser, faces a tough decision. Phelps is on a reality show that will give him one million dollars to...

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...

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