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Women’s tennis aces competition

Ben Resnick, Staff reporter

April 14, 2017


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

The women’s tennis team went 2-1 at the Midwest Invitational in competition against three nationally ranked teams. No. 19 Case Western Reserve University fell to No. 8 University of Chicago while beating No. 30 Denison University and No. 31 DePauw University to round out the tournament. All-in-a...

NASA scientist visits, speaks on global water crisis

NASA scientist visits, speaks on global water crisis

Srivatsan Uchani, Staff reporter

April 14, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

The Maltz Performing Arts Center recently hosted Jay Famiglietti, an internationally acclaimed hydrologist, for a talk on the global water crisis. The talk, titled “Can We Solve the Global Water Crisis?” was the last speaking event of the year hosted by Think Forum at Case Western Reserve Univers...

Smells like Greek spirit

Smells like Greek spirit

Eddie Kerekes, Sports editor

April 14, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Sororities Overall: First Place- Delta Gamma Second Place- Alpha Phi   Greek Sing: First Place- Sigma Sigma Sigma Second Place- Alpha Phi   Raft Race: First Place- Sigma Sigma Sigma Second Place- Alpha Phi   Knockout: First Place- Phi Mu Second P...

Softball works home magic

Softball works home magic

Eddie Kerekes, Sports editor

April 14, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports, Top Stories

“Don’t ever count us out.“ Those were the words of Case Western Reserve University softball Head Coach Josie Henry after her team completed yet another late game comeback victory. Of the team’s nine home victories this year, four have come after the Spartans scored in the bottom of the fi...

Dream Matcher brings new networking experience to graduate students

Dream Matcher brings new networking experience to graduate students

Tian Yang, Staff reporter

April 14, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

On Friday, April 7, Case Western Reserve University Graduate School Council hosted Dream Matcher as part of their Graduate Student Appreciation Week events. With light music and snacks, participants were asked to write down their dreams and choose one match.  “I attended many networking events, but ...

Graduate Student Appreciation Week features networking

Graduate Student Appreciation Week features networking

Roxanne Yang, Staff Reporter

April 7, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Alumni Networking Night, a Graduate Student Appreciation Week (GSAW) event, was held in the Tinkham Veale University Center ballroom on April 4. GSAW is hosted by the Office of Student Activities & Leadership (SA&L) annually to celebrate graduate students’ intellectual, teaching and cultural contribut...

Bring out the brooms

Bring out the brooms

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

April 7, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University baseball team swept their home weekend series against Brandeis University, winning all four contests and pushing their winning streak to a season high six games. The Spartans have won 10 out of their last 12 games, improving their record to 12-11. The team also holds a...

WISER banquet raises money for schools in India

WISER banquet raises money for schools in India

Celia Wan, News Editor

April 7, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

After a year of samosa sales in Nord Hall, Women in Science and Engineering Roundtable (WISER) concluded their 2016-2017 campaign of benefiting a school in India with a banquet on Thursday, March 30. Held at the Thwing Center Ballroom, WISER's SEVA Banquet was the group’s final fundraiser for ...

Church of the Covenant a cross denomination sanctuary for all students

Church of the Covenant a cross denomination sanctuary for all students

Shivalika Keni, Copy Editor

April 7, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

The Church of the Covenant’s yard showcases a sign often stating a message of hope inspired by national events. Sometimes that message is meant for Case Western Reserve University students—for the past weeks, it has read, “YouAreWelcomeHereCWRU.” A major landmark in the Uptown and Universit...

Adventures in northeastern traveling

Adventures in northeastern traveling

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

April 7, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports, Top Stories

With spring break in the rearview mirror and one week already gone in April, snow is the furthest thing from anyone’s mind right now. However, the Case Western Reserve University softball team learned the hard way that you can’t forget the fluffy white stuff. Three of their scheduled games at Bra...

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