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Best selling authors Judy Blume and Daniel Handler meet at Maltz

Best selling authors Judy Blume and Daniel Handler meet at Maltz

Yvonne Pan, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Poetry & Literature, Top Stories

Two giants of children's literature, Judy Blume and Daniel Handler, the latter who uses the pseudonym Lemony Snicket, met at Maltz Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, Sept. 26. The two came to Cleveland as part of the William N. Skirball Writers Center Stage Series. Their conversation was the hi...

From the stage to the lecture hall

Justin Hu, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Faculty Insight, News

“I have always enjoyed learning a new job and getting to have new experiences.” It’s a simple and common sentiment, but with these words, Charles Korsmo perfectly characterizes himself. Now a professor of law at Case Western Reserve University, Korsmo has had a distinguished career spanning a n...

Baseball starts UAA home opener with a win

Baseball starts UAA home opener with a win

Joey Recchia, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Top Stories

Following a series win over Ohio Wesleyan University two weekends ago, the No. 13 Case Western Reserve University baseball team kept its momentum going with another series win at Nobby’s Ballpark against Emory University. CWRU played its first game of the weekend on Friday, March 30. The team was...

“Love and Information”: a tribute to the daily lives of CWRU students

“Love and Information”: a tribute to the daily lives of CWRU students

Mary McPheeters, Contributing Reporter

September 1, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Theatre & Dance

For this year’s Welcome Back Show, the Case Western Reserve University Department of Theater is staging a production of Caryl Churchill’s “Love and Information” at the Black Box at the Eldred Theater on this Friday, Sept. 2, and the following Sunday. The play, directed by fourth-year student...

A sit down with The International and Multicultural Exchange (TIME)

Isabel Torres-Padin, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On Feb. 4 The International Multicultural Exchange (TIME) took over The Spot in Leutner Commons to celebrate “Tet,” the Vietnamese New Year, with traditional Vietnamese food and activities. TIME looked to promote diversity and unity while shedding some light on lesser represented cultures that some ...

Quick hands lead to four game streak

Quick hands lead to four game streak

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

December 9, 2016


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

The Spartans now have a four-game win streak and are looking to continue it. The Case Western Reserve University women’s basketball team continues to dominate its competition in the regular season and now sits at an impressive 6-2 thus far in the season, a record which includes being undefeated on th...

Barrett: Self-care in the midst of political tension

Barrett: Self-care in the midst of political tension

Eva Barrett, Columnist

November 11, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Top Stories

Bio: Eva is a third year student, black queer poet and teacher who wants to make the load a little lighter for the next generation of students of color. Election Night is over. All of our strange election watch parties have died down— many of us may have fallen asleep during the CNN coverage on...

Chabad, Radical Student Union holds events at odds

Chabad, Radical Student Union holds events at odds

Kushagra Gupta, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2016


Filed under Campus Insider, News, Top Stories

Differing opinions between campus groups over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is now well-established at Case Western Reserve University. This past Sunday, Nov. 6, the Radical Student Union (RSU) at CWRU hosted a screening of the Israeli documentary “The Law in These Parts” that clashed with...

Swim and dive kicks past competition

Swim and dive kicks past competition

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2016


Filed under Sports, Swimming & Diving, Top Stories

With wins over the College of Wooster and Oberlin College, the Spartans’ men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams both went undefeated in their two meets this past weekend. The men’s team’s two wins brought their record to 3-2 on the season while the women’s team’s two wins brought them ...

Saint Motel performs at House of Blues

F.E Abouelsoud, Contributing Reporter

November 4, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

The Cleveland music scene hosted Saint Motel, an indie pop band, on Oct. 17. The show at the House of Blues was a mix of pop and jazz, with Hippocampus and Weathers accompanying the main act. The two smaller bands had two distinct sets, providing a good mix of classic 90s hip hop and rock. The star ...

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