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CKI Haunted House, a philanthropic success

CKI Haunted House, a philanthropic success

Roxanne Yang, Contributing Reporter
November 4, 2016
Filed under News

Circle K International (CKI) hosted its second annual Haunted House last Friday, Oct. 28 in Thwing Center. Students had the opportunity to get in the mood for Halloween early while aiding CKI’s philanthropic efforts. This year’s event continued last year’s success. “I [had] wanted to make it bi...

Philanthropy brings sexual assault awareness to campus

Philanthropy brings sexual assault awareness to campus

Adithi Iyengar, Staff Reporter
April 15, 2016
Filed under Headlines, News

Alpha Chi Omega and Delta Chi have partnered up to bring the annual Walk a Mile in her Shoes Event to campus on Sunday, April 17, during Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The core of the event is community members coming together to walk in heels in order to gain empathy for what women experience in...

Walk KSL Oval in her shoes

Walk KSL Oval in her shoes

Jasmine Gallup, Staff Reporter
April 16, 2015
Filed under Headlines, News, Top Stories

With music blasting and people dancing, the third annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes philanthropy event felt more like a party than anything else. Last year those who registered simply walked a mile in high heels, but this year Sigma Psi and Alpha Chi Omega changed it up by raising awareness of domestic...

SpartanTHON’s back and bigger than ever

Brian Sherman, Staff Reporter
February 5, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Tomorrow, Feb. 7, Case Western Reserve University’s own SpartanTHON will hold its annual Dance Marathon in the Veale Gymnasium. This year marks the fifth dance marathon since the club’s inception, and it’s looking to be even larger this year than ever before. The marathon is held to benefit...

CWRU docs rock

Anne Nickoloff, Arts & Entertainment Editor
December 11, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Theatre & Dance

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...

Bigs versus littles

Bigs versus littles

Enio Chinca, Staff Reporter
November 21, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

Nov. 15 was a cold and somber day plagued with snow showers and frightfully bitter weather. However, this did not stop fraternity Sigma Phi Epsilon from hosting their partner event: the Big Little Olympics. For brothers, friends, and everyone else, Adelbert gym was home to a variety of fun and exciting...

Fun for a good cause

Temi Omilabu, Staff Reporter
November 14, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events

From 6-9 p.m. on Nov. 21, 2014 in the Thwing Ballroom, the Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity for Women will host their annual KATwalk, a competitive fashion show to raise money for their philanthropy, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). CASA is a not-for-profit organization that focuses on providing...

Theta Chi hosts Mental Health Awareness Week

Garretson Oester, Staff Reporter
November 13, 2014
Filed under Headlines, News

Mental illness affects an average of one in four college students. Statistically, that means that 1,227 undergraduates at Case Western Reserve University could be affected, the equivalent of the class of 2017. Theta Chi fraternity saw this as an issue on campus and decided to embrace it, said fifth-year...

Spooky service

Spooky service

Sruthi Meka, Staff Reporter
October 31, 2014
Filed under Headlines, News

If you have ever wanted to see your favorite professor dressed in their spookiest, scariest, most festive Halloween garb, Alpha Phi Omega (APO) has you covered. Every year, the service fraternity hosts the Spooky Spartan, one of its fall philanthropic events. “Essentially, professors and other people...

Splish, splash

Splish, splash

October 17, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

On Sept. 26, Delta Gamma hosted their annual philanthropy event Anchor Splash. Held in the Veale Natatorium, the evening included four different events: beach ball relay, frozen t-shirt relay, raft relay and synchronized swimming. The synchronized swimming portion had a theme of “America,” setting...

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