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Arctic wind, snow disrupt campus

Arctic wind, snow disrupt campus

Staff Reports

January 28, 2013


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This week marked the beginning wintry weather across the Case Western Reserve University campus. After what many meteorologists described as a fairly warm December, temperatures dipped to the single digits as students headed off to class following the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Students heading...

WEPA replaces Print2Here following user complaints

WEPA replaces Print2Here following user complaints

Brian Sherman, Campus Events Reporter

January 28, 2013


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For many students at Case Western Reserve University, printing can range from quick and easy to a nightmare of paper jams and other errors. Despite the increasing amount of digital homework turning-in through mediums such as SmartWork, printing assignments at CWRU has grown steadily. Fortunately, the...

A conversation with Angela Lowery

A conversation with Angela Lowery

Mike McKenna, Assistant News Editor

January 28, 2013


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Angela Lowery is the student service coordinator at CWRU’s Center for Civic Engagement and Learning. She is very involved in two of CCEL’s major programs: CCEL Fellows and CCEL Scholars, two programs that aim to boost civic engagement across campus. Mike McKenna: Can you tell me about the CCE...

Men wrangle Gators in the pool with 228-70 win

Men wrangle Gators in the pool with 228-70 win

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

January 27, 2013


Filed under Men's Swimming, Swimming & Diving, Top Stories

Women fall just short in 150-149 loss to Allegheny   The Veale Natatorium scoreboard might have been broken, but the Case Western Reserve University men’s swimming and diving team was rolling on all cylinders.  The Spartans won 15-of-16 events; all but the 100-yard butterfly, as they cru...

Bell, Book and Candle: there is no magic here

Bell, Book and Candle: there is no magic here

Joseph Verbovszky, Theatre and Dance Reporter

January 27, 2013


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

Give me frogs, locusts; anything but this! There is no love potion, spell or unholy power strong enough to compel me to write a favorable review of this two and a half hour plague of monotony, filled with enough empty-headed, meaningless, and downright cheesy dialogue to make an inarticulate monologue...

Cleveland Orchestra experiences record ticket sales

Cleveland Orchestra experiences record ticket sales

Anne Nickoloff, Music Reporter

January 27, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Top Stories

The Cleveland Orchestra has been experiencing a peak in popularity this season. Currently, ticket sales are up 62 percent, compared to this time last year, according to a Cleveland Orchestra press release. Case Western Reserve University has certainly had a large impact on this heightened interest...

A Carol for Cleveland at Cleveland Play House

A Carol for Cleveland at Cleveland Play House

Joseph Verbovszky, Theatre and Dance Reporter

December 15, 2012


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

Things certainly have changed since Dickens’ time. The miserly scrooge-like main character is now poor and has a family but still cannot feel the Christmas spirit. It’s almost like a peak into the classic Scrooge’s life if he would have proposed to the woman he loved instead of pursuing money; then,...

Nick Pilla Presents: The CWRU Album

Nick Pilla Presents: The CWRU Album

Anne Nickoloff, Music Reporter

December 15, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Music, This Week, Top Stories

A new artist has become an overnight student sensation at Case Western Reserve University. Nick Pilla, a third year student, recently released what he calls "a CWRU-based comedy/ somewhat legitimate album" on Dec. 2. The album became immensely popular among the student population very quickly; in just under t...

Gift exchange spreads merriment on and off campus

Gift exchange spreads merriment on and off campus

Mike McKenna, Assistant News Editor

December 10, 2012


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A self-described fan of projects, Dan Dean, director of alumni and student relations for the Case Alumni Association, wanted to do something different this year. With his quirky sense of humor, Dean embarked on an epic quest to meet with old friends and make new ones through a fairly common game:...

Men win third straight Wooster Invite, women fourth

Men win third straight Wooster Invite, women fourth

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

December 7, 2012


Filed under Men's Swimming, Sports, Swimming & Diving, Top Stories, Women's Swimming

Dillione resets school records in 100-, 200-yard butterfly The No. 13 nationally ranked Case Western Reserve University men’s swimming and diving team won its third straight annual College of Wooster Invitational. The men swam to the team title with 23 top five finishes, including 11 on the...

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