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Bilinovich: For all the bad things in life…

Beau Bilinovich, Development Editor October 8, 2021

There are the good things, too. Keeping up with life can sometimes seem like a constant barrage of negativity. It can be dizzying and overwhelming. We might experience feelings of anger and frustration. The...

Many familiar faces from The Sopranos return, albeit played by new actors in this prequel film.
Photo Credit: Barry Wetcher/Warner Bros.

“The Many Saints of Newark” is not “The Sopranos,” but it’s still good

TJ Disabato, Staff Writer October 8, 2021

Nearly 15 years after the infamous cut to black in the finale to “The Sopranos,” David Chase has returned to give an earlier look at the series that first gave him fame. Fans of “The Sopranos”...

Reyna: Being Hispanic at CWRU

Christian Reyna, Staff Writer October 8, 2021

I grew up in Alton, Texas, a small town near McAllen, Texas—a few minutes drive from Mexico. My parents immigrated from Mexico as young adults to provide a better future to their children. I learned...

Paul Simon (left) and Art Garfunkel (right) provide soothing tones that might be just what you need to accompany your evening walk through the quad as the leaves start to fall

It’s time to add Simon & Garfunkel to your fall playlist

Elie Stenson, Contributing Writer October 8, 2021

I told my roommate the other day that when I’m listening to music, there’s a 70% chance that it was penned by Paul Simon, and while that’s likely a slight exaggeration, there’s no other time of...

The iconic pop stars battle for her independence from her father turns in her favor after 13 years of convervatorship.

Britney Spears’ toxic conservatorship almost at an end

Kate Gordon, Contributing Writer October 8, 2021

After 13 years of being in total control of his daughter’s finances, Jamie Spears has finally been forced to step down from his position as Britney Spears’s conservator. Suspended for the moment, he’s...

Vetter: Why proficiency exams matter and why CWRU should inform students about them

Milo Vetter, Contributing Writer October 8, 2021

With Case Western Reserve University’s massive Class of 2025 (standing 1,600 strong) filling up the freshman dorms and even most of Clarke Tower, courses are noticeably crammed. For example, MATH 121:...

Eettickal: Curry isn’t what you think it is

Enya Eettickal, Contributing Writer October 8, 2021

Sitting in my apartment with my windows open on a Tuesday afternoon, the smells from Indian Flame Restaurant wafted up into my living room. And with the familiar aroma of cardamom and roasted chili peppers,...

Jack Begley leads the team to a 4th place finish, as Spartans look forward to a team-building and record-breaking season

Men’s and women’s cross country finish 4th and 2nd at Mike Woods Invitational

Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor October 8, 2021

The Case Western Reserve University cross country teams ran out of the Mike Woods Invitational in Geneseo, New York this past Saturday with stellar results that were highlighted by a record-breaking performance. The...

The SSC invites students to the University Farm to enjoy hayrides and other relaxing activities at the 11th annual Farm Harvest Festival

CWRU rediscovers the Farm Harvest Festival

Caroline Kuntzman, Staff Writer October 8, 2021

The Case Western Reserve University Farm spans a delightful 400-acre plot approximately 30 minutes away from campus. First acquired in 1919 after Andrew Squire left his own 277-acre farm to Western Reserve...

This week’s potion of emotions

Christie Lanfear, Contributing Writer October 8, 2021

Everyone here at Case Western Reserve University is busy. Homework, sports practice and volunteering, combined with everyday tasks such as folding the laundry that sadly won’t fold itself, take up...

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