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Parr: The perks of being a non-STEM major

Parr: The perks of being a non-STEM major

Sarah Parr, Columnist

September 16, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Top Stories

“I’m majoring in biomedical engineering.” “I’m biology, possibly pre-med.” “I’m mech-E, pre-law.” If you haven’t heard these phrases at least a few (hundred) times in the last couple of weeks you might wanna book the next flight to Cleveland, because you probably aren’t at Ca...

Studio-A-Rama rocks through the rain

Studio-A-Rama rocks through the rain

JP. O’Hagan, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Top Stories

In the normally quiet courtyard behind the Mather Memorial Building, music broke through the silence last Saturday night, Sept. 10. The 35th annual Studio-A-Rama brought hundreds of people to a hidden corner of the Case Western Reserve University to enjoy performances from 11 bands throughout the da...

A City With No Future

Anmol Nigam, Photography Editor

September 16, 2016


Filed under Cleveland Catch Up, News, Top Stories

On the border of University Circle was once was a thriving city. Now, the City of East Cleveland is struggling to breathe. A drive down what was formerly known as “Millionaires’ Row” once brought images of elegance and wealth. Today, it is a portrait of decay and neglect. Right by the East Clev...

New faces going faster

New faces going faster

Veijay Raj, Web Editor

September 2, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Sports

Coming off top 10 finishes in the NCAA Division III Great Lakes Region, the women’s and men’s cross country teams have high expectations entering this season. Last season both teams were loaded with fourth-year students at the top. Head Coach Kathy Lanese will need strong improvement from the you...

Kicking into overdrive

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

August 20, 2016


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Women's Soccer

Even though the Spartans are losing both their top offensive weapon and starting goalkeeper from last year, there is hope that this year’s team will outperform the previous year’s squad. After facing one of the toughest schedules in the country, the Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer tea...

Kicking it to the next level

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

August 20, 2016


Filed under Men's Soccer, Soccer, Sports

The Spartans are going to have to deal with a few tough losses, and losing isn’t something the squad has dealt with much in the past few seasons. A successful 2015 season saw the Case Western Reserve University men’s soccer team post a 13-4-1 record—their most wins since 2011—and finish second ...

Jawhari: Floss, Drugs and Cocoa Puffs

Sarah Jawhari, Columnist

August 20, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Patients lie. Some more than others. In 2008 a survey found that four in 10 patients stretched the truth when in the dental chair. Patients lie because they do not want to be judged, lectured or perceived as unhealthy—a reprehensible sin in our magazine world of sleek models with perfect teeth. I ge...

One housekeeper’s labor of love

One housekeeper’s labor of love

Sruthi Meka, Staff Reporter

September 4, 2015


Filed under Headlines, News, Top Stories

“You get used to things, and I’ve been like that for a lot of my life,” said Angela Love. “Sometimes, you’ve got to take a leap of faith and try something different. You can’t get too comfortable with your position, or your surroundings because they do change. That’s the way life is.” Love...

A closer look at dietary restrictions in CWRU’s dining halls

A closer look at dietary restrictions in CWRU’s dining halls

Aneeka Ayyar, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2015


Filed under Headlines, News

For students with dietary restrictions, the dining halls can be difficult to navigate. Check out your options here.

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Tuition hikes frustrate, confuse students

Suneil Kamath, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2015


Filed under Headlines, News

As college tuition climbs across the country, some students are struggling to keep up. According to The College Board, tuition rates at United States universities have more than tripled over the past three decades, causing student debt to increase exponentially. A recent survey by the National Survey...

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