The Observer

A MaDaCol Dancer’s Experience

Elaina Lin, Theatre and Dance Reporter

December 15, 2012

Editors Note: In addition to her duties with The Observer, Elaina dances in the Mather Dance Collective. She wrote this article to chronicle her experience with the group’s current production.   It is a pleasant and breezy Sunday afternoon. At this time of day, most students are hastening to finish...

Hip-Hop at CWRU: Urban Elementz

Hip-Hop at CWRU: Urban Elementz

Elaina Lin, Theatre and Dance Reporter

October 13, 2012

The music is loud, with footsteps stomping rhythmically in time to the beat. This is not your average workout routine. Here in the Veale multipurpose room, Urban Elementz is taking hold of the dance floor.   Started in 2006, Urban Elementz seeks to spread the art of hip-hop dance to the Case Western Reserve ...

Halftime Hype: The Spartan Dance Team

Halftime Hype: The Spartan Dance Team

Elaina Lin, Theatre and Dance Reporter

October 5, 2012

The music crescendos, along with the crowd's cheers and sounds of excitement. Standing on the field is a group of students, no wait Spartans, dancers! The Spartan dance team performances at games and events have certainly brought not only excitement, but spirit and enjoyment as well. "We promote schoo...

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