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CWRU ASA’s first “Naija Night” celebrates “Nigerian Independence Day”

CWRU ASA’s first “Naija Night” celebrates “Nigerian Independence Day”

Sierra Cotton, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

Fifty-six years ago on Oct. 1, 1960, Nigeria gained its independence from the United Kingdom. Today, “Nigerian Independence Day” is celebrated all over the world in honor of the liberation. This year, the Case Western Reserve University African Student Association hosted its inaugural “Naija N...

Jolly Scholar owner keeps CWRU jolly

Jolly Scholar owner keeps CWRU jolly

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor

February 26, 2016


Filed under Campus Insider, News, Top Stories

On Saturday, Feb. 27, The Jolly Scholar will celebrate its 11th year at Case Western Reserve University in true Jolly fashion: a “grandfather” beer night, featuring “the kinds of beer you might find in your grandfather’s refrigerator,” and a battle of the bands. According to owner Matt Vann,...

Girl Scout cookies with drinks to match

Tiffany Cheung, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

The Jolly Scholar is known for its unique theme nights, drink selection and cheap prices. But on Saturday, March 21, the popular Case Western Reserve University bar will be bringing a popular treat to students: Girl Scout Cookies. From 10 p.m. on March 21 to 2 a.m. on March 22, the bar will host its...

Jolly Scholar to deliver to the quad during peak hours

Jolly Scholar to deliver to the quad during peak hours

Sruthi Meka, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2015


Filed under Headlines, News, Top Stories

Soon there will be a new set of wheels on campus. Matt Vann, the owner of the Jolly Scholar, plans to use large, insulated pushcarts to deliver food orders to the main quad in between classes starting March 16. According to Vann, the delivery orders will be accepted exclusively through Tapingo....

Bringing down negative stigmas

Bringing down negative stigmas

Allison Duchin, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Stigma: it affects everyone, it alters how others can view you and, even worse, how you can view yourself. Today, Nov. 14 at 9 p.m., there will be a combination drag show and public awareness event regarding mental illness, titled Stigma is a Drag at the Jolly Scholar. This event is focused on...

Jolly Scholar expands meal swipe options

Jolly Scholar expands meal swipe options

Adithi Iyengar, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2014


Filed under Headlines, News

The Jolly Scholar recently added three new meal swipe options, despite the fact that the restaurant loses about a dollar per swipe. Originally, the only meal swipe option available was grilled cheese. Now, students have the option of exchanging a meal swipe for chicken strips, a cheese pizza or a...

Social media app aims to revolutionize apartment hunting

Miriam Ridge, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2014


Filed under Headlines, News

A new website called Quo is aiming to end the frustration of finding a place to live. The website helps people find an apartment using a user-friendly, social media-like interface. In Sept. 2013, Amit Patel and Todd Goldstein founded Quo, which allows users to search for people and places that are...

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