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Albert Wilhelmy V speaking at his 2019 summer internship with the NASA Glenn Research Center.

Athlete spotlight: Albert Wilhelmy V

Puneet Bansal, Sports Editor February 19, 2021

Coming to Case Western Reserve University was Albert Wilhelmy V’s goal early on. “I have wanted to come to CWRU for a very long time. It was my dream school since my sophomore year in high school.” Now,...

Athlete Spotlight Savannah Glimpse

Athlete Spotlight Savannah Glimpse

Medha Nayak, Sports Editor January 30, 2020

Savannah Glimpse is a first-year engineering student and member of the women’s basketball team at Case Western Reserve University. Although Glimpse says it’s difficult to manage her academic commitments...

First-year tennis player thanks the team for making her transition to college easier

First-year tennis player thanks the team for making her transition to college easier

Medha Nayak, Sports Editor January 23, 2020

Cristina Hoog, who goes by Nina, is a first-year tennis player on the Case Western Reserve University tennis team. Academically, Hoog plans to major in biomedical engineering. While she says that playing...

First-year runner appreciates the structure and discipline the track team provides

First-year runner appreciates the structure and discipline the track team provides

Medha Nayak, Sports Editor December 6, 2019

Ellijah Fragnoli is a first-year member of Case Western Reserve University’s track team. He plans to major in biomedical engineering. What is your favorite part of being on the track team? Why?  My...

Second-year swimmer excited for new season

Second-year swimmer excited for new season

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter November 22, 2019

Kate Ptashnik is a second-year distance free swimmer on the Case Western Reserve University swim team. With the season still young, she looks to improve on a stellar first year that featured an 18:21.88...

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The team comes first for second-year soccer player

Nicholas Kamlet , Staff Reporter November 8, 2019

Christina Hickson is a second-year forward on the Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team. In just 10 games this season, she has recorded 16 points, including six goals and four assists....

First-year soccer player off to a blistering start

First-year soccer player off to a blistering start

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter November 1, 2019

Aniya Hartzler is a first-year forward on the Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team. In just her first year, she is already off to an amazing start, scoring five goals and racking up four...

Fourth-year football player reminisces on final season at CWRU

Fourth-year football player reminisces on final season at CWRU

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter September 27, 2019

Adam Zybko is a fourth-year tight end on the Case Western Reserve University football team. Over his four seasons, he has seen action in 30 games, accumulating 318 yards and one touchdown. Zybko has also...

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Second-year cross country runner powered by special moments

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter September 20, 2019

Claire Keanna is a second-year runner on Case Western Reserve University’s cross country team. While she did not see the course too often her first year, she looks to build with a strong sophomore campaign...

First-year volleyball player makes smooth transition to college

Nicholas Kamlet, Staff Reporter September 13, 2019

Gianna Lambert is a first-year right-side hitter on the Case Western Reserve University volleyball team. In just her first year at CWRU, she has already seen significant playing time, turning in 24 kills...

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