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Yule Ball soars to new heights

Yule Ball soars to new heights

Lars Torres, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2016

Late Saturday night, students showcased their bountiful love for Harry Potter at the Yule Ball, hosted by CWRUcio Quidditch. It took place in The Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Ballroom C from 8 p.m.-11 p.m., and featured a wide variety of activities pertaining to the world of Harry Potter. The...

Annual Relay for Life draws Cleveland community, raises funds

Annual Relay for Life draws Cleveland community, raises funds

Adithi Iyengar, Copy Editor

April 23, 2015

This year’s Relay for Life was illuminated first by a bright sun and cloudless sky, and later by a solemn Luminaria Ceremony. As the day grew warmer, people converged on the DiSanto Field in the North Residential Village, ready for a day of celebration, fundraising and awareness. In support of cancer...

Over 400 campus projects presented at Research ShowCASE

Over 400 campus projects presented at Research ShowCASE

Jessica Yang, Social Media Editor

April 23, 2015

This campus prides itself on research. Last Friday, April 17, even the usually sports-oriented Veale Convocation Center was taken over by students in business attire standing in front of posters and booths which showed off their academic advances. Research ShowCASE, the second annual event put on...

A sweet night

A sweet night

Sierra Blanton, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2015

Going out for a fun dinner in the name of a good cause is pretty sweet, but adding chocolate to the mix makes it that much sweeter. Last Friday night, Feb. 6, Kids Against Hunger (KAH) and the Chocolate Club held their first Chocolate Banquet, and there was plenty of dessert to go around. Promptly...

CWRU docs rock

Anne Nickoloff, Arts & Entertainment Editor

December 11, 2014

Case Western Reserve University has a nerdy sense of humor, and on Friday December 12th, the medical students will get to perform every medical spoof they can think of. This will be at, of course, the annual Doc Opera, held this year in the Cleveland Masonic Auditorium. This year’s theme, “A...

The Jolly Scholar launches weekly comedy series

Julia Bianco, News Editor

November 26, 2014

Comedy fans, rejoice! The Jolly Scholar is bringing the local comedy scene to campus with their new Wednesday night comedy series, in partnership with Chucklefck. “The thought was to try to find something that was interesting to a freshman in their first semester and a graduate student,” said...

Andaaz 2014

Andaaz 2014

November 20, 2014

The performances this year at Andaaz 2014 were colorful,impressive and simply beautiful. This year’s show featured the first Andaaz performances of CWRU Rasa, Spartan Swaras and Plan Beta, along with the usual line-up of Dhamakapella, Case Kismat, the class dances and more.

Students show off their talents in UPB’ CWRU’s Got Talent event

Tiffany Cheung, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2014

The spotlight is on, the clapping has subsided, and the audience waits. Can the next performer top the previous one? There is already extraordinary talent in the air and oozing out of the Kelvin & Eleanor Smith Ballroom in the Tinkham Veale University Center. As the next act ends, the audience cheers...

We’re all a little mad here

We’re all a little mad here

Katie Laird, Contributing Reporter

November 20, 2014

It’s a freezing cold night on Nov. 14, complete with wind whipping through hair and snow blowing in faces. It’s not quite a winter wonderland, but inside Strosacker Auditorium, a different kind of Wonderland makes an appearance. It’s nearly 7 p.m. and the sisters of Sigma Psi are preparing to...

Howl-o-ween Slideshow

November 2, 2014

[portfolio_slideshow id=12770] Campus Canines for a Cure brought puppies to campus as part of their Howl-o-Ween event on Oct. 30. The therapy dogs were in the Halloween spirit, and all dressed up in their favorite costumes. At the event, there was also puppy chow and free mug painting. All proceeds...

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