The Buzz


2 Friday

Faculty forum: grade inflation

Greek Life hosts this panel discussion on grades and what they really mean in our academic setting. What is you’re A really worth? They will be discussing the impact that grade inflation has on our academic records. Dean Nancy DiIulio will moderate the discussion, with members of the College of Arts and Science, Case School of Engineering, Weatherhead School of Management, and Francis Payne Bolton School of Nursing on the panel. Free lunch will be provided with a chance to win a Qdoba gift card.

Location: Clapp 108

Time: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Price: FREE


2 Friday


ShowCASE is an annual charity open-mic night hosted by Universities Allied for Essential Medicines, which helps provide global healthcare and access to medicines in developing countries. The Jolly Scholar will offer special deals to those in attendance. Performers include the Case house band and others.

Location: The Jolly Scholar, Thwing Center

Time: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Price: FREE, donations suggested


3 Saturday

Cleveland Winter Chow Down

Join all of your favorite Cleveland food trucks as they camp out behind the Agora Theatre in the Prospect Ave. parking lot and serve up old favorites and new deliciousness from their windows. In attendance will be Dim & Den Sum, Umami Moto, StrEAT Bistro, Seti’s Polish Boys, and Sweet! Mobile Cupcakery.

Location: The Agora, 5000 Euclid Ave.

Time: 4 to 10 p.m.

Price: FREE to attend, $3-$15 to eat


3 Saturday

Spring SatCo

If you were lucky enough to get a slot an awesome spring SatCo, congratulations and don’t forget to go! Hang out with members of various clubs around campus as they embark on special outings, lead workshops, and hold activities designed to get people out of their dorms and into the campus and Cleveland community. For a full list of programs and to register, visit co/classes.html.

Location: Various

Time: Various start times on Saturday and Sunday

Price: FREE


3 Saturday

Color Me Equal: A Night of Art and Rock

GLASA has partnered with Cleveland State University’s Office of Diversity and Multi-Cultural Affairs to host their annual art show and silent auction. Local artists, bands, and merchants will showcase their talents and goods in support of Cleveland’s LGBT community. The event is open to everyone no matter your background or sexuality. Over 10 local bands have been booked for the event.

Location: Bounce Nightclub, 2814 Detroit Ave.

Time: 4 to 10 p.m.

Price: $5


4 Sunday


In honor of the midterm exams and writing assignments right around the corner, the SAGES Peer-writing Crew is hosting a special get-together where students can stop by to work on midterms, personal statements, or lab reports without an appointment. They can enjoy root beer, chicken wings, pizza, and advice while they’re at it!

Location: Wade Commons

Time: 1 to 4 p.m.

Price: FREE


5 Monday

The Baker-Nord Center presents: the Double Life of Celebrity

Celebrities are extraordinary and typical, omnipotent and vulnerable; they can seem simultaneously masculine and feminine, straight and gay; and they appeal across ethnic, religious, and national boundaries. In this lecture, Sharon Marcus, the Orlando Harriman Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, explores the dual nature of celebrity by focusing on 19th-century actress Sarah Bernhardt.

Location: Clark Hall 309

Time: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Price: FREE