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While the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee opposes a boycott, the U.S. State Department will have the final say on whether American athletes participate in the 2022 Beijing Olympics.

Increasing popularity for US to boycott 2022 Winter Olympics

Akhil Medarametla, Staff Reporter April 9, 2021

Recently, pressure has mounted for the United States to boycott the upcoming 2022 Winter Olympics over China’s alleged human rights abuses.  The first details of such human rights abuses came from...

Fourth-year Sidney Brannam led the softball team in their sweep of Bluffton University on April 2, holding Bluffton to zero runs in the first game and three in the second.

CWRU varsity sports return to action

Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor April 9, 2021

The pandemic disrupted every aspect of our normal life. For the fall semester, teams didn’t compete in any games and struggled to conduct meaningful practices under the social distancing guidelines....

How to make a cosmopolitan: The grown-up vodka cran

Cocktails with Chris
Chris Markham, Director of Print April 9, 2021

The cosmopolitan, often known as just “the cosmo,” is truly a modern masterpiece of mixology. With its fruity flavors and pink hue, it’s both easy to drink and easy to recognize. If you like tasty...

Read classics like “Batman 244” by Denny O’Neil and Neal Adams right on your smart devices with services like DC Universe Infinite and Marvel Unlimited.

There’s never been a better time to get into comic books

Shreyas Banerjee, A&E Editor April 9, 2021

I’ve been a comic book fan for as long as I can remember. I have a faint memory of being given a copy of “Batman: The Long Halloween” in a comic book shop when I was six, and the rest was history....

The giant lizard and giant monkey face off in the most ambitious crossover event of the century.

“Godzilla vs. Kong” is the big action distraction we needed

Streaming recommendation of the week 4/9/21
Shreyas Banerjee, A&E Editor April 9, 2021

The beautiful thing about movies is that it’s such a diverse medium. You can really tell a story about anything through the series of images spliced together that make up films. Sometimes, you want to...

Richards: A pandemic commencement amidst a promising recovery

Jason Richards, Staff columnist April 9, 2021

Last year, the year of COVID-19, Case Western Reserve University moved commencement to a fully remote format. Graduating students sent in slides that would be presented remotely, with their name, picture...

Johnson: The problem with female superheroes

Johnson: The problem with female superheroes

Grace Johnson, Staff columnist April 9, 2021

Superheroes are a large part of our modern culture, and just about every one of us has a favorite. However, we rarely acknowledge the continued problem of extreme female sexualization of superheroes. Whether...

High school students are imputed to universities from around the world and then groomed, not only by courses and labs, but by co-curricular activities until they graduate.

Radwan: Invest in being a college student

Aziz Radwan, Staff Columnist April 9, 2021

As part of my degree in Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering (ECSE), I took a course that dealt with operation management, including the concept of the transformation process. In simple terms,...

Kinstler: New feedback system through UHCS for students

Ethan Kinstler, Staff Columnist April 9, 2021

In my effort to champion mental health awareness on Case Western Reserve University’s campus, I have repeatedly encouraged anyone struggling with their mental health to reach out and utilize mental health...

Lakhiani: Listen to women

Karuna Lakhiani, Staff Columnist April 9, 2021

Trigger warning: sexual harassment.  One month ago, Sarah Everard was murdered by police officer Wayne Couzins while she was walking home from a friend’s house. Despite this happening in the United...

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