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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....

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,...

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