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Wild wins and reaching records

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

April 22, 2016

Despite the harsh conditions for most of the spring semester, Spartans still competed in six varsity sports: men’s and women’s track and field, men’s and women’s tennis, baseball and softball, compiling a total record of 73-41. Though women’s tennis is the only team to have finished the regul...

Spartans sizzle despite winter chills

March 25, 2016

1. Spartans repeat Obelisk victory It is always a big deal when your arch-rival Carnegie Mellon University comes to town. It’s an even bigger deal when you beat them for the second year in a row. The Spartan women posted an impressive 88 points and the men added 58 points of their own to clinch...

Top 10 Cleveland concerts of 2015

Bands at Brite Winter performed for huge crowds in Ohio City despite freezing February temperatures.

Anne Nickoloff, Director of Print

December 4, 2015

In terms of concerts, Cleveland has become more and more on the map over the years. Bands that once avoided the city are now visiting for sold-out crowds, at venues small and large. Some of those venues have been Case Western Reserve University itself. Just this past year, the concert scene has grown....

Top 10 movies of 2015

Lars Torres, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2015

1. “Room” This film may look and seem simple, but don’t let that fool you. This is outstanding filmmaking on all scales, not just small. Based on the novel of the same name by Emma Donoghue (who also adapted this film version) and directed by Lenny Abrahamson, “Room” follows the mesmerizing,...

Top 10 TV shows of 2015

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Julia Bianco, Director of Web & Multimedia

December 4, 2015

The year of 2015 has been accused by many as being a year of almost too much peak TV, and for good reason. With just about each and every network pushing out their own award-worthy TV show, it can be difficult to figure out what to watch. To celebrate the end of the year of almost-too much (but never...

Top 10 albums of 2015

Punk rock band Sleater-Kinney's new album

Teddy Eisenberg, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2015

1. “To Pimp A Butterfly”—Kendrick Lamar This Compton rapper’s artistic metamorphosis is a genre-defining masterwork of smooth hip hop, funky jazz grooves and dark poetry that proves Lamar is one of the most important musicians making music today. Recommended Tracks: “King Kunta,” “Alright”...

A look back at the top 10 moments of the fall season

JP. O'Hagan, Sports Editor

November 20, 2015

1- Tournament bound The Spartan Volleyball team made program history as they were selected to compete in the DIII NCAA Championship Tournament this season. This was the Spartans’ second NCAA tournament bid in program history. The Spartans earned the tournament bid after finishing the season with a record...

Top 10 winter sports stories

JP. O’Hagan

March 19, 2015

Here are the top ten moments from Cleveland's winter sports.

The top 10 moments in CWRU 2014 fall sports

The top 10 moments  in CWRU 2014 fall sports

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

November 21, 2014

Here are all of the top moments from CWRU's sports last fall.

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