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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


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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...

Dillione named two-time All-American in 100-, 200-yard butterfly

Dillione named two-time All-American in 100-, 200-yard butterfly

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

March 29, 2013


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

Swimmer finishes 12th, 14th in first ever trip to national champinonship Case Western Reserve University junior captain Maggie Dillione returned from the 2013 NCAA Division III Championship a two-time All-American after a pair of top-16 finishes. The meet was held at the Conroe ISD Natatorium in Shena...

Editor’s Note: All Quiet on the Western Front

Editor’s Note: All Quiet on the Western Front

Tyler Hoffman, Executive Editor

March 22, 2013


Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Top Stories

Four days can pass quickly at Case Western Reserve University. But I imagine they constitute an eternity when spent in a Zimbabwe prison cell. Beatrice Mtetwa, the 2011 recipient of CWRU’s Inamori Ethics Prize, does not have to envision this comparison. It has been her forced reality for more than...

Saturday Night Live head writers visit CWRU campus

Saturday Night Live head writers visit CWRU campus

Katy Witkowski, Copy Editor

March 22, 2013


Filed under Headlines, News, Top Stories

The lobby of Severance Hall filled as 8:00 p.m. approached this past Tuesday. Case Western Reserve University students, community members, and families joined together to watch Colin Jost and Seth Meyers perform—not on the television screen. “I’ve never seen him live, but I’m a big Saturday...

New tunes with Newshoes

New tunes with Newshoes

Anne Nickoloff, Music Reporter

March 22, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Top Stories

Tonight, local rock band Newshoes will be headlining at the Foundry at 8:00 p.m. Although Newshoes is a “rock band,” it cannot be adequately defined by just one genre. Band member Matt Deulley’s instrumental diversity represents the band’s variety itself; he plays guitar, keyboard, some percussion,...

Sluggers win first ever conference Championship

Sluggers win first ever conference Championship

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor

March 22, 2013


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Top Stories

Spartans, Bears finish atop UAA with 5-3 Association records The Case Western Reserve University baseball team won a share of its first ever University Athletic Association Championship last week, finishing 5-3 in the conference tournament. The Spartans will split the Association title with the Washington...

‘Increased interest’ nets Dance Marathon $18,000 for Children’s Miracle Network

‘Increased interest’ nets Dance Marathon $18,000 for Children’s Miracle Network

Brian Sherman, Campus Events Reporter

March 22, 2013


Filed under Headlines, News, Top Stories

On Mar. 2, the main gym in the Veale Convocation, Athletic, and Recreation Center suddenly became a place for exciting music, nonstop dancing, and smiles all around. From noon to midnight, SpartanThon took over the center and never looked back. A fundraising event that benefits Children’s Miracle...

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