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News from Terra Madre: Alice Waters wants to feed California’s kids

News from Terra Madre: Alice Waters wants to feed California’s kids

Henry Bendon, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


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

Alice Waters is a James Beard Foundation Award-winning chef, a political activist and vice president of Slow Food International who wants to feed the students of California. At the U.S. delegates meeting last Thursday, Waters laid out an ambitious plan to work with the incoming governor of California...

Playlist of the Week – 9/28/2018

Playlist of the Week – 9/28/2018

Kyle Smith, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Top Stories

On Sept. 22, the campus bid summer farewell and welcomed fall with the Farm Harvest Festival and sweatshirts as the weather turned wet and cold. This week’s playlist is a few melancholy songs to get you in the mood for the changing seasons. “Never Meant” - American Football Nothing says fall like ...

Tennis duo goes down in record books

Tennis duo goes down in record books

Andrew Ford, Sports Editor

September 28, 2018


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

The dynamic duo of fourth-year student Jessica Liu and second-year student Madeleine Paolucci marked their names in Case Western Reserve University tennis history. Liu and Paolucci won the 2018 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division III Central Regional Championships on Sunday, Sept. 23,...

Terra Madre Salone Del Gusto: a worldwide sustainable food event

Terra Madre Salone Del Gusto: a worldwide sustainable food event

Henry Bendon, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


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

Every two years, thousands of people descend on Turin, a small city nestled in the hills of northern Italy, to eat, talk, network and party at Terra Madre Salone Del Gusto. Terra Madre is a massive convention organized by Slow Food International, an organization designed around the idea that food should be healthy...

Farm Harvest Festival encourages students to live sustainably

Farm Harvest Festival encourages students to live sustainably

Tracy Wang, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

On Saturday, Sept. 22, Case Western Reserve University Student Sustainability Council (SCC) and the Farm Administration celebrated the ninth annual Farm Harvest Festival at Squire Valleevue and Valley Ridge Farms which aimed to increase CWRU’s environmental responsibility by informing the campus comm...

Taking advantage of every opportunity

Taking advantage of every opportunity

Julia Knight, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

Fourth-year music education major Maddy Yankell takes advantage of every opportunity that comes her way. Whether it is voice-directing shows for the CWRU Footlighters, running half marathons or traveling to Italy, Yankell has made the most of her experience at both the Cleveland Institute of Music (C...

Concert Across America raises gun violence awareness

Concert Across America raises gun violence awareness

Aura Rossy, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

Last Sunday, Sept. 23 the Cleveland edition of The Concert Across America To End Gun Violence took place in the University Circle United Methodist Church, with performances by local arts organizations including The Karamu House, DuffyLit, Twelve Literary Arts, Cleveland School of the Arts (CSA) and th...

BoJack Horseman offers a fresh twist on a tired trope

BoJack Horseman offers a fresh twist on a tired trope

Michael Wu, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television, Top Stories

There are a million shows on television, and a good chunk of them are boring. At some point in recent television history, airwaves became plagued by shows with male protagonists defined by being sad and troubled. With every show scrambling to become the next “Mad Men” or “Breaking Bad,” a once-r...

Latino Art Show honors children held in detention centers

Latino Art Show honors children held in detention centers

Kyle Smith, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fine Arts, Top Stories

Students studying in Kelvin Smith Library (KSL) on Friday, Sept. 14 may have noticed the four foot tall walls of faces around the library. The faces belong to black and white portraits by artist Mark Krieger. The pieces are part of “For the Children,” a Latino art show hosted by the Latino stude...

Coleman: Does bigger mean better with the new iPhone?

Coleman: Does bigger mean better with the new iPhone?

Kehley Coleman, Staff Columnist

September 21, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Top Stories

Whether you follow all Apple announcements religiously or you simply stumbled into one of the numerous summaries of the event online, you’ve almost certainly heard about Apple’s Special Event that took place on Sept. 12. During the event the company announced the upcoming releases of several new models ...

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