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Wilson: Musk is a visionary, albeit a flawed one

Wilson: Musk is a visionary, albeit a flawed one

Peter Wilson, Staff Columnist

October 5, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Top Stories

Every day, it seems like Elon Musk is in the news again. One day, Tesla’s stock—of which he is the Chief Executive Officer—soars as they meet their expected production targets or SpaceX launches another privately funded rocket into space. The next, Tesla’s stock crashes due to the appare...

Renowned historian visits campus, discusses Israeli history

Renowned historian visits campus, discusses Israeli history

Maryam Iqbal, Contributing Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, Headlines, News, Top Stories

“Challenging popular narrative on the inside is seen as treason. My advisor warned me that as an Israeli Jew, I could have gotten out an easier way. I didn’t understand him then, and continued on my path which changed my life forever.” Co-sponsored by the Department of History, historian and social ...

Men’s soccer shuts out No. 7 Kenyon

Men’s soccer shuts out No. 7 Kenyon

David Chang, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Men's Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

Climate change seems to have struck the Spartans, as the Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team has had a blistering hot season. The team tied in their first University Athletic Association match-up against Brandeis University after defeating No. 7 Kenyon College 3-0 at home this past ...

Playlist of the Week: Piano Movie Soundtracks

Playlist of the Week: Piano Movie Soundtracks

Tracy Wang, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Top Stories

There are only 88 keys on a piano, but a keyboard tells countless numbers of romantic stories—a short yet unforgettable summer love in an Italian town, a boy’s forever commitment to the love of films, a taboo relationship between a man and a robot, a genius couple struggling with their marriage ...

Poetry for People Who Hate Poetry

Poetry for People Who Hate Poetry

Dave Lucas, Poet Laurete

October 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fine Arts, Poetry & Literature, Top Stories

This the second monthly column by full-time Case Western Reserve University lecturer and Ohio Poet Laureate Dave Lucas. The column will appear in other publications. This is a love story. This is the story that led me here, writing to you about how and why I fell in love with poetry, and what I think yo...

Farm Harvest Festival welcomes new season

Farm Harvest Festival welcomes new season

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under Events & Talks, News, Top Stories

Saturday, Sept. 22 marked the Farm Administration and Student Sustainability Council’s (SSC)  ninth annual Farm Harvest Festival. After over a year of organization by dedicated volunteers, the Farm Harvest brought crowds to the Case Western Reserve University Squire Valleevue Farm. Many CWRU st...

Noname’s “Room 25” brings the best of old and new

Noname’s “Room 25” brings the best of old and new

Kyle Smith, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Top Stories

Noname has a question for you: “And y'all still thought a (explicitive) couldn't rap huh?” In her first studio album “Room 25,” Chicago rapper Noname establishes herself as a force to be reckoned with. “Room 25,” which was released on Sept. 14, sees Noname pushing the creative boundaries ...

USG starts year with new first-year representatives

USG starts year with new first-year representatives

Anna Giubileo, Contributing Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, News, Top Stories, USG Brief

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) is up and running for the new school year, having just held elections for first-year representatives. Between Sept. 7 and 8 elections and a group retreat the following week, the new members were quickly brought up to speed on their roles for the year. US...

Nicholas Bertrand: For the love of the game

Nicholas Bertrand: For the love of the game

Niko Kamlet, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


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

Nicholas Bertrand is a third-year defenseman for the CWRU men’s soccer team. While he grew up playing many different sports, his love for soccer persisted. Throughout his extensive career, two games standout in particular: one good, one bad. As a biomedical engineering major, he hopes to use his degree ...

Spartan football keeps on winning

Spartan football keeps on winning

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

The Case Western Reserve University football team won their home game against Thiel College in a 63-20 blowout last Saturday night. This win put the team at 3-0 for the season and kept them in the No. 18 spot in the Division III overall rankings, according to d3football.com. By the end of the fi...

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