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An outsider’s perspective: Indian Flame

An outsider’s perspective: Indian Flame

Jack Behrend, Copy Editor

April 12, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food, Top Stories

Indian Flame is located on Euclid, just a short walk from the freshman dorms.

Finance, advocacy dominate USG presidential debate

Finance, advocacy dominate USG presidential debate

Noora Somersalo, Student Affairs Reporter

April 5, 2013


Filed under Headlines, News, Top Stories

The Undergraduate Student Government elections are quickly approaching, and the campaigns for executive positions are in full swing. On Wed., Apr. 3, dozens of students gathered in the Jolly Scholar at the presidential debate to get to know the candidates better and see who has what it takes to be the...

The Observer endorses Colin Williams for USG president

The Observer endorses Colin Williams for USG president

April 5, 2013


Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Top Stories

Forthcoming year necessitates finance expertise, balanced approach The position of Undergraduate Student Government (USG) president is arguably one of the most important roles a Case Western Reserve University undergraduate could fill. From channelling the voice of undergraduate students in me...

Softball splits with No. 5 Trine

Softball splits with No. 5 Trine

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

April 5, 2013


Filed under Softball, Sports, Top Stories

Sluggers improve to 9-10 overall Behind a strong pitching performance by sophomore Rebecca Taylor in the opener, the Case Western Reserve University softball team handed No. 5 nationally-ranked Trine University only its second loss of the season as part of a doubleheader split on Saturday at TU So...

Bats stay hot, Spartans win 3 of 4 over the weekend

Bats stay hot, Spartans win 3 of 4 over the weekend

Shinichi Inoue, Asst. Sports Editor

April 5, 2013


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Top Stories

Coming off a week of rest due to the ever-changing Cleveland weather, the Case Western Reserve Spartans went on a road trip over the weekend. On Friday, Mar. 29, the Spartans visited Ohio Wesleyan University and split the doubleheader. A day later, they drove out to Thiel College in Greenville, Penn....

“Good People” at Cleveland Playhouse

“Good People” at Cleveland Playhouse

Joseph Verbovszky, Theatre Critic

April 5, 2013


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

Who are “Good People?” This is what Margie Walsh calls her one time friend and lover, Mike Dillon just after “busting balls” about how he has become “lace-curtain.” A phrase that describes parvenu middle-class Irish who want to assimilate into mainstream American culture to distance themselves...

Kids Against Hunger to host Mock Oscars event

Kids Against Hunger to host Mock Oscars event

Brian Sherman, Campus Events Reporter

March 29, 2013


Filed under Headlines, News, Top Stories

With midterms finally finished and the threat of finals looming over the far horizon, the average Case Western Reserve University student may be in need of a little self-esteem boost. Fortunately, Kids Against Hunger (KAH) is willing to help. The group dedicated to alleviating hunger in the Cleveland...

SLJC Spotlight on…Operation Smile

SLJC Spotlight on…Operation Smile

Jenna Millemaci, Senior News Reporter

March 29, 2013


Filed under Headlines, News, Top Stories

When Gabrielle Kelly was in elementary school, there was no competition against her in the classroom, or when she played the “scar game.” From a distance, it may just look like she’s worn too many headbands, but Kelly doesn’t make an effort to hide the perfectly hairless line that arches around...

Charter One Bank Robbed

Charter One Bank Robbed

March 29, 2013


Filed under Headlines, News, Top Stories

The Charter One Bank on Euclid Avenue was robbed on Tuesday around 10:30 a.m. by a white male wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt. He handed the bank teller a note demanding cash, but authorities are unsure of the amount of money he stole. Charter One officials would not comment on the situation. The hompage...

Fighting Gobies finish second at fifth annual Chicago Invite

Fighting Gobies finish second at fifth annual Chicago Invite

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

March 29, 2013


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Ultimate Frisbee

No. 32 Case emerges from group of death unscathed, finish 6-2 The Case Western Reserve University Fighting Gobies Ultimate Frisbee team kicked off its spring season with a second-place finish in the 69-team field at the Chicago Invite, one of the biggest tournaments in the world. The Fighting Gobies f...

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