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One University Circle apartments near finalization

Sophia Yakumithis, Director of Print July 19, 2018

In attempt to celebrate and expand the greater-Cleveland neighborhood, University Circle Inc.’s (UCI) multi-million dollar development project has reaped nothing but success. According to UCI, the its...

Life: its all we have, says Forrest MacNeil, fictional host of Comedy Centrals Review. But is it any good? Hes here to tell us.

We give Comedy Central’s “Review” five stars

Julia Bianco, Director of Web and Multimedia August 6, 2015

Nobody really knows how to explain “Review.” The Comedy Central series’ official logline reads: “A critic takes aim at intense real-life experiences in lieu of food or cinema. Fair game includes...

Ex “Parks” star moves past the stache

Ex “Parks” star moves past the stache

Anne Nickoloff, Arts & Entertainment Editor March 26, 2015

Nick Offerman waved Retta onto the Severance Hall stage at the end of his standup set on Friday, March 20. The audience immediately hushed, but a few seconds into his acoustic strumming, the room buzzed....

Nerds become stars in Eldred’s latest play “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.”

Eldred loves losers

Ellie Rambo, Copy Editor December 4, 2014

“Your word is cow.” “Could I have the definition please?” “It means cow.” “Could you use it in a sentence?” “Please spell cow.” “C-O-W.” “That is correct.” This...

War film still fits today’s issues

Nardine Taleb, Staff Reporter November 28, 2014

Now, the nation watches the aftermath of a jury’s decision to let the officer who shot and killed Mike Brown walk free. There is unrest not only in Ferguson, but also in the rest of the country. It came...

Crop Kitchen

Taking a bite out of Cleveland… at Crop Kitchen

Teddy Eisenberg, Staff Reporter November 7, 2014
Crop Kitchen provides global comfort food within walking distance.

Kevin Hart Stars in Impeccable New Comedy

Temi Omilabu, Staff Reporter November 7, 2014

I had the pleasure of viewing “The Wedding Ringer” two months before its premiere, and, let me tell you—you absolutely need to head to the theatres in January. Directed by Jeremy Garelick and...

Smaller screen can’t smash popular game

Brian Sherman, Staff Reporter October 16, 2014

The newest installment in the “Super Smash Bros.” series is here, but this time, it can fit in your pocket. Yes, for the first time, you can settle it in Smash when you’re on the go. Despite being...

Social media from your perspective

Winston Eng, Staff Reporter October 9, 2014

Few actions define our character as well as our ability to connect with others. In this day and age, when the internet has integrated into our lives, often we find ourselves seeking solace in the murky...

New season of “Legend of Korra” gets off to mysterious start

Brian Sherman, Staff Reporter October 9, 2014

“Legend of Korra,” the sequel series to the original “Avatar: The Last Airbender,” is back. After “Legend of Korra: Book Three” ended a couple of months ago, “Legend of Korra: Book Four,...

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