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Quidditch: Bringing fictional game into reality

The Quidditch club brings the fictional Harry Potter sport to life, even competing against other schools. In addition to the sport, the club throws an annual Yule Ball that students can purchase tickets for. // The team competes in tournaments across the region, facing other schools who share the fictional game. CWRUcio has beaten both Indiana State and Oberlin this season.

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018

The Case Western Reserve University club Quidditch team, or CWRUcio, has enjoyed a magical fall season, and are looking forward to a clean sweep in the spring. The Quidditch team is inspired by J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” series, which features the popular wizarding sport. The Chicago Tribun...

N.E.W.T.: Harry Potter in the most stereotypically CWRU way

N.E.W.T.: Harry Potter in the most stereotypically CWRU way

Tian Yang, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2016

“Do you remember how Harry got his invisibility cloak?” “Write down the gift Hagrid gave Harry on his birthday.” “Can you recall the name of the house elf Harry set free from Malfoy?” Sitting there at the rehearsal quietly, I knew I was not ready for this mock trivia game. But when I ...

3, 2, 1, Brooms Up

Quidditch tournament

Brittany Bishop, Contributing Reporter

October 16, 2014

Dozens of students straddle their brooms, the wind flying through their hair as they race towards the coveted quaffle. But these Quidditch players aren’t at Hogwarts. They’re not wizards, and they’re not flying through the air on the latest Nimbus broomstick. They’re muggles, at the Van Horn...

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