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      Andrew Bird charms crowd with musicianship, melody and humor

      With its romantic décor, mesmerizing lights, and arresting acoustics, the Allen Theatre in downtown Cleveland's theater district is a venue in its own world, seemingly detached from the bustling city outside its walls. Its elegant and inviting atmosphere lets audiences know that they're in for an impressive and captivating act, no matter the performer, and Andrew Bird's performance on April 2nd was more than par for the course - in fact, it surpassed expectations. (0) comments

      CIM Orchestra to hold inspirational concert at Severance

      With the economy in the dumps and employment opportunities for college students scarce, it's hard these days to find inspiration. However, the Cleveland Institute of Music is making it easy for Case students to be inspired this Wednesday, April 15th at 8:00 p. (0) comments

      Spartans of Style: Back to the '80s

      Meredith Collier, Colin Lux, Staff Reporters In the fashion world, what goes around, comes around. Trends from past seasons are always being reworked and recycled to help create a new season's signature looks, and spring 2009 is no different. In recent years, designers have taken to revisiting the 1980s and taking some of the best and most popular trends from that decade and using their influence in their new lines. (0) comments

      New movie review site combines Facebook with Rotten Tomatoes

      There's nothing like watching previews at a movie theatre before the feature starts, with a bucket of popcorn in one hand and a large Coke in the other. Every so often comes a trailer for a movie that you are just dying to see. If you're a big enough fan, you'll re-watch the trailer almost every day, and even count down the days until the movie is released (Twilight anyone?). (0) comments

      Secret Ingredient: Pineapple

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      Sex and Dating: Serial Monogamy

      I remember a time, long ago in my history, when my best friend had two boyfriends at once. We were at sleep-away camp, and she had her camp boyfriend, and her home boyfriend. Granted we were 10, and having a boyfriend meant sitting next to each other at the picnic table during snack time. (0) comments

      Eldred delivers a solid ensemble performance with their latest, Stage Door

      What is a dream worth? For the characters of Eldred's final spring production, Stage Door, it is a question they must continually ask on their journeys to stardom. The play, written by Edna Ferber and George Kaufman, chronicles the struggles of the Footlight's boarding house's actresses and their friends as they try to succeed. (0) comments

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      In This Issue

      News

      • From newspapers to the net: famed editor delivers lecture on future of journalism
      • G20 protest in London: A firsthand account
      • ITS prepares for mail switch
      • New USG president to be chosen tonight: Douglas or Pinder
      • Sigma Phi Epsilon, Phi Mu win Greek Week competition
      • Understanding car insurance
      • Village at 115 awarded LEED Silver rating

      Sports

      • Baseball: Spartans bring brooms vs. Bethany, Grove City
      • Softball gets out of jams, into wins
      • Spartan Spotlight: Clay Hurley
      • Tennis: Women snap losing streak
      • Track & Field: Women's track takes fifth, men take ninth at DePauw
      • Ultimate: Women Gobies have fighting chance at regionals
      • Water polo workhorses

      Fun Page

      • Crossword Answers
      • Jumble Answers
      • Sudoku Answers

      Opinion

      • Community Supported Agriculture benefits both consumers, farmers
      • Don't let weather dictate your mood
      • Editorial: Administration should take responsibility for CSP
      • Students find motivation to serve in local, international efforts
      • Test bank not issue of Greeks versus non-Greeks
      • Coverage of AIB was slanted
      • Progress on test bank available

      Focus

      • Andrew Bird charms crowd with musicianship, melody and humor
      • CIM Orchestra to hold inspirational concert at Severance
      • Eldred delivers a solid ensemble performance with their latest, Stage Door
      • New movie review site combines Facebook with Rotten Tomatoes
      • Secret Ingredient: Pineapple
      • Sex and Dating: Serial Monogamy
      • Spartans of Style: Back to the '80s
      • The Buzz
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