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The TASA Night Market was intended to be a celebration of Taiwanese culture, but the event was mismanaged, leaving many students unsatisfied with their experience.

Flavors of frustration: TASA Night Market fails to satisfy

Shivangi Nanda and Zachary Treseler November 17, 2023

Case Western Reserve University brings together students from all kinds of backgrounds, and our student groups reflect that. With dozens of cultural and diversity organizations on campus, students can...

Nine local Cleveland coffee shops to support instead of Starbucks or Dunkin’

Kate Gordon, Life Editor November 10, 2023

It should come as no surprise that there are countless reasons not to support large coffee chains like Starbucks and Dunkin’. Starbucks has appeared in the news numerous times in the second half of this...

Sweet rivalry: Presti’s Bakery and Café vs. Corbo’s Bakery

Shivangi Nanda and Noah Henriques October 13, 2023

Cleveland’s historic Little Italy is famous for its scenic streets and high-quality restaurants. Located just outside University Circle, the neighborhood is beloved by many Case Western Reserve University...

Sweet, savory and sexy: Foods for the college couple

Shivangi Nanda and Noah Henriques September 22, 2023

Keeping the title of a Case Western Reserve University couple is a rare feat—it’s hard to manage the demanding CWRU lifestyle while still making time for each other. Even with moments to spare, planning...

Your guide to the best spots to eat on campus

Your guide to the best spots to eat on campus

Megan Abel, Staff Writer September 1, 2023

Do you struggle to use your meal swipes effectively? Do you regret spending money on lackluster food? Have you ever had your order stolen at The Den by Denny’s? If any of these apply to you, then this...

The Cleveland Guardians have six home games from this weekend through the middle of next week, with many seats still available for purchase.

What to do this week(end) (9/1/23)

Kate Gordon, Life Editor September 1, 2023

Now that classes have officially started and homework is beginning to pile up, it can be hard for Case Western Reserve University students to tear themselves away from academics—even if it’s a long...

Labre Homeless Outreach serves Cleveland with food and faith

Cameron Ward, Staff Writer April 21, 2023

On Monday nights a white Center for Civic Engagement and Leadership (CCEL) van loaded with hot meals and donations hits the streets of downtown Cleveland. The people in the van are on their way to give...

The annual Cleveland Pickle Fest draws a large enthusiastic crowd of casual pickle enjoyers and pickle aficionados alike.

The Cleveland Pickle Fest: A pickle-lover’s dream

Joey Gonzalez, Life Editor September 23, 2022

On Saturday, Sept. 17, pickle lovers across Cleveland gathered for the fourth annual Cleveland Pickle Fest, with music, pickles and so much more. This event had a little something for everyone—even those...

NRVs Coffee House is one of many places to settle in with a cup of coffee on campus.

A coffee lover’s guide to the CWRU coffee scene

Shivangi Nanda, Copy Editor August 26, 2022

For many college students, coffee is both a wake-up call in the morning and a study buddy on those late nights. This is no different for the students at Case Western Reserve University. So, in an effort...

Sittoos is among the many great dining options available to CWRU students.

Cleveland cuisine for CWRU students: A guide to your new favorite restaurants

Joey Gonzalez, Life Editor August 26, 2022

When it comes to our diets, students at Case Western Reserve University, like most college students, tend to stick to our staples—whether it’s our favorite instant noodles, crappy dining hall food...

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