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Cleveland Catch up

Celia Wan, News Editor

September 9, 2016

Wednesday Night Power Outage at John Carroll University According to, more than 500 John Carroll University students spent a sleepless night this past Wednesday due to a power failure of their residence halls. These students were settled at the school’s student center, where power...

Spartans sweep fall baseball against John Carroll

Billy Heyen, Contributing Reporter

October 9, 2015

As the MLB Postseason gets started, the Case Western Reserve University Spartans’ baseball team played their annual fall doubleheader against John Carroll University. Every fall the baseball team is allotted one official game day by the NCAA, and this is how they spend it. On a beautiful Sunday...

Spartans looking sharp

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

April 10, 2015

The rain is an unavoidable nuisance for any spring sport, but for the Case Western Reserve University Spartans, it has kept them from a four-game win streak. The team has a one-run lead over cross-town rival John Carroll University in their second game of the originally planned double-header. The game...

Tennis pushes down final stretch

Evan Rose, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2015

Both the men’s and women’s tennis teams completed a difficult mid-season stretch, with the men returning to action after their spring break trip with four games in three days and the women competing in the Blue-Grey Invitational. The 12th-ranked Spartan men were 3-1 in the stretch from March 27-29,...

Spartans split week’s series

Senior Pitcher Andrew Rossman prepares to pitch during the Spartan’s game against Otterbein last week.

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

April 3, 2015

The Spartans continue their struggles this season, splitting their week with a strong pair of wins followed by a pair of losses. The Spartans started their play last week on Sunday, playing their doubleheader against Denison University, which was originally scheduled for Saturday. The Spartans won...

JCU student featured for fashion in The Plain Dealer

Allison Duchin, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2015

Dwight Venson is a sophomore at John Carroll University (JCU) who was recently featured in The Plain Dealer for his unique sense of style—which he has, on multiple occasions, described as “in your face.” Venson’s sense of style transcends his clothes and has iconicized the “can do, will do”...

Swimming and Diving out swims John Carroll

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

November 7, 2014

Following a loss to rival Carnegie Mellon the Case Western swimming squads returned to the pools of the Veale Natatorium against crosstown rival John Carroll last Saturday. Both the men’s and women’s squad swam their ways to victory against the visiting Blue Streaks. The men’s squad captured...


Taylor Fletcher, Contributing Reporter

October 3, 2014

The Case Western Reserve University women’s soccer team fought crosstown rival John Carroll University to a 0-0 standstill on Friday night. The Spartans dominated play on both ends but unfortunately were just unable to finish their multitude of chances. The result extends their unbeaten streak to six...

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