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Otherworldly: CWRU gathers for total solar eclipse
Otherworldly: CWRU gathers for total solar eclipse
Elie Aoun, Director of Print • April 12, 2024

Campus was overflowing with excitement as countless people stood outdoors and eagerly awaited the solar eclipse’s totality, the brief period...

Case Amateur Radio Club gains national attention for eclipse research
Shivangi Nanda and Zachary Treseler April 12, 2024

It's not every day that a Case Western Reserve University student organization gets interviewed for News 5 Cleveland or Smithsonian Magazine....

Otherworldly: CWRU gathers for total solar eclipse
Otherworldly: CWRU gathers for total solar eclipse
Elie Aoun, Director of Print • April 12, 2024

Campus was overflowing with excitement as countless people stood outdoors and eagerly awaited the solar eclipse’s totality, the brief period...

Executive Editor Shivangi Nanda eclipses Director of Design Auden Koetters. Make sure you wear protective glasses when viewing the eclipse on April 8!
Total eclipse 2024: How to watch it around Cleveland, CWRU
Shivangi Nanda and Zachary Treseler April 5, 2024

The solar eclipse is nearly here. On April 8, the eclipse will cross over Mexico, the U.S. and Canada. This year, Cleveland is in the path of...

Second-year Aaron Brula participated in the men’s 4x400 team that came in with the 22nd-fastest time in DIII this season. Overall, the Spartans saw an impressive weekend of wins at the Marv Frye and Wooster Invitationals.
Track and field teams compete at Wooster and Marv Frye Invitationals
Darcy Chew, Copy Editor • April 12, 2024

This past weekend, the Case Western Reserve University track and field teams participated in two separate invitationals, with their throwers...

CWRU softball team racks up 15 straight wins after an undefeated four-game series against Emory
CWRU softball team racks up 15 straight wins after an undefeated four-game series against Emory
Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor • April 12, 2024

Conference play could not have gotten off to a better start for the Case Western Reserve University softball team as the Spartans swept their...

Third-year Lily McCloskey went undefeated at this past Blue Gray Invite. McCloskey and fellow third-year Hannah Kassaie kicked off the invite by securing a win against Southwestern in first doubles 8-0.
Women’s tennis crushes the Blue Gray Invite
Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor • April 5, 2024

From March 23-25, the Case Western Reserve University women’s tennis team competed in the Blue Gray Invite hosted by the University of Mary...

Lizzy McAlpine bares her soul in her third studio album Older, which released earlier this month. It is a return to form for the 24-year-old as the tortured artist returns to her folk-pop roots, poetically tackling grief, guilt and love gone astray.
Lizzy McAlpine breaks through her personal ceilings with "Older"
Kethan Srinivasan, Social Media Content Creator • April 12, 2024

Lizzy McAlpine has been lost on the path to finding her perfect sound for a long time. Despite the remarkable success of her previous album,...

“Funny Girl” delivers showstopping performances at Playhouse Square
Zachary Treseler and Shivangi Nanda April 12, 2024

The classic 1964 musical “Funny Girl” hit Playhouse Square at the start of spring break, bringing with it Fanny Brice’s story of ambition,...

The Footlighters joyously feminine production of 9 to 5 was directed by Milana Sacco, a fourth-year theater and business major. The cast dazzled with their dance numbers and harmonies, exhibiting strong voices that radiated emotion.
Dolly in the CLE: CWRU’s Footlighters' production of 9 to 5
Madeline Golya, Staff Writer • April 5, 2024

Seemingly coordinated with both Pitbull and Beyonce’s recent music releases featuring Dolly Parton, last weekend Case Western Reserve University’s...

Editorial: You might be burned out, not lazy
Editorial Board April 12, 2024

As we approach the end of the semester and race to finish up our classes, the feeling of burnout becomes more apparent. Many of us have had to...

Lets do it for democracy: The pressing importance of voting
Let's do it for democracy: The pressing importance of voting
Katharina Staehr, Staff Writer • April 12, 2024

On March 19 I walked into a polling station for the first time in my life. As I stepped up to the check-in table, the poll worker asked me, “Are...

LTTE: What the administration has not done yet
Jeremy Bendik-Keymer, Professor of Philosophy • April 5, 2024

The administration of Case Western Reserve University continues to fail CWRU's student body and the faculty. They have not been adequately transparent...

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CWRU Students Express Gratitude!
Shejuti Wahed, Video Editor • January 31, 2024

To start off the spring semester, Shejuti Wahed asks CWRU students what they're grateful for and more positive questions! Make sure to leave...

CWRU Students' Spotify Wrapped! (2023)
Shejuti Wahed, Video Editor • January 31, 2024

It's officially Spotify Wrapped/Apple Music Replay season! Join Shejuti Wahed as she asks CWRU students about their top music for 2023, ranging...

CWRU Students Finish the Lyric!
Shejuti Wahed, Video Editor • January 31, 2024

In this video, Shejuti Wahed has picked some of her favorite songs to play outloud to CWRU students and see if they can identify the next lyric!...

Medical Insurance Trivia! (ft. GELS)
Shejuti Wahed, Video Editor • January 31, 2024

In a collaboration with the Global Ethical Leaders Society (GELS), Shejuti Wahed, Grace Lee, and Helen Matia ask CWRU students questions about...

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