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Quidditch: Bringing fictional game into reality

Quidditch: Bringing fictional game into reality

Riley Simko, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

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...

Yule Ball soars to new heights

Yule Ball soars to new heights

Lars Torres, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

Late Saturday night, students showcased their bountiful love for Harry Potter at the Yule Ball, hosted by CWRUcio Quidditch. It took place in The Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Ballroom C from 8 p.m.-11 p.m., and featured a wide variety of activities pertaining to the world of Harry Potter. The...

Annual Yule Ball combines dancing and magic

Annual Yule Ball combines dancing and magic

Lars Torres, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

Jan. 30, a magical event lifted from the pages of the “Harry Potter” books will come to campus, courtesy of CWRUcio Quidditch: the Yule Ball. The Yule Ball, in the series, is traditionally held following the first task of the Triwizard Tournament as described in “Harry Potter and the Goblet...

The Quaffle isn’t the only ball the Quidditch Team is throwing

The Quaffle isn’t the only ball the Quidditch Team is throwing

Sanjana Krishnakumar, Contributing Reporter

February 5, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local Events, Top Stories

The “Harry Potter” theme song resonated throughout the room, as students entered the Tinkham Veale Ballroom in ball gowns and tuxes. Hogwarts-inspired decorations surrounded the tables and windows, while a mouthwatering appetizer station and dessert bar had the guests coming for seconds. You guessed...

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