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American Music Masters Series wraps up week with Janis Joplin tribute

American Music Masters Series wraps up week with Janis Joplin tribute

When Janis Joplin spoke about performing, she described "getting into the feeling" of the music and getting turned on by all the energy surrounding her. When Janis sang, anyone within earshot heard her on another wavelength. Part beatnik, part bohemian, and a whole lot of soul woman, Janis Joplin is known as one of the leading ladies of rock and roll.

Sigma Psi hosts Mr. CWRU competition to benefit local communities

Sigma Psi hosts Mr. CWRU competition to benefit local communities

Tonight, Case's oldest sorority, Sigma Psi, will be hosting its 31st annual Mr. CWRU male beauty pageant. Mr. CWRU is one of Case's Greek life's most anticipated fundraising events, and promises to be just as popular this year as in the past.

CIM graduate returns to Cleveland with jazz, cabaret aspirations

CIM graduate returns to Cleveland with jazz, cabaret aspirations

Young singer-songwriter Stephanie Nilles isn't particularly fond of comparisons, even when names like Tom Waits and Ella Fitzgerald are tossed around.

Holiday season with a cranberry craze

Holiday season with a cranberry craze

Holiday Relish Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 5 minutes

Delta Gamma swims for sight

Delta Gamma swims for sight

The Theta Beta chapter of Delta Gamma sorority will be making a splash for sight at its annual Anchor Splash event this Saturday, Nov. 21 from 12 to 4 p.m. in Veale Natatorium. Throughout the week, the sisters of the Delta Gamma sorority have been collecting donations in Nord Atrium with the Creative Team Photo Coin Drop.

Latest installment in popular Call of Duty series improves on already high quality franchise

Latest installment in popular Call of Duty series improves on already high quality franchise

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, created by the game design aces at Infinity Ward Studios, is a fast-paced and tactical first person shooter set in an eerily realistic near-future. The title, as a collective, is comprised of a robust suite of gameplay modes that almost divide the title into three separate games.

Hitting the spot: Atlas Sound

Hitting the spot: Atlas Sound

While you're eating turkey with the family, UPB is going to give concertgoers one more thing to add to their list of "things to be thankful for" this Thanksgiving holiday. The Wednesday after class resumes on December 2, Atlas Sound will be gracing The Spot along with openers Founding Fathers.

Green is the new black: eco-friendly fashion

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Green is the new black: eco-friendly fashion

The unnaturally warm weather of late has served as a reminder that global warming isn't just a concern, it's an urgent matter that is leading more and more people to the "green movement." What started with organic produce has extended to everything we put inside our bodies and even on our bodies.

Starving Student: simple grub

Starving Student: simple grub

Guarino's Location: Little Italy Distance: 5-10 min. walk Atmosphere: Very decorative, almost comical or bizarre. There are beads hanging from the ceiling near the bar and some of the seating is on a bench with pillows. Dress can be casual or dressy, depending on the time.

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Passive pregnancy prevention plan

Three weeks ago, I discovered something shocking: I am enrolled in a biology course! Since I began showing up to class, though, I have encountered a number of distresses. Every day, with frightening regularity, there is a man at the front of the room who insists upon speaking very loudly about topics which are completely impertinent to my interests.

In This Issue

News

  • Can you name this place?
  • Class inspires students to start CSEC
  • CWRU's Eco-Party
  • Eyewitness: Editor-in-chief for a day
  • Have you heard about Grupo de Capoeira?
  • Spectrum's sixth annual Drag Ball takes place Saturday
  • The college student's guide to credit cards - Part 3
  • USG creates transparency committee to improve communication
  • USG Brief

Sports

  • Colts and Saints are NFL's teams to beat
  • Five thoughts on the '09 season
  • Football's success is built on this senior class
  • Men win Veale Classic
  • Spartan Spotlight: Erin Hollinger
  • Spartans cap perfect 10-0 regular season
  • Spartans get first-ever win against B-W
  • Women's basketball drops lidlifter

Fun Page

  • Combo Scramble Solution
  • Crossword Solution
  • Sudoku Solutions

Opinion

  • Discriminating against smokers again
  • Editorial: CWRU athletics' accomplishments praiseworthy
  • It takes two to have unsafe sex
  • Nothing much humane about humanity
  • SEC referendum deserves impartial consideration
  • The gap year: volunteering
  • Where is your favorite campus spot to chill, nap or relax?

Focus

  • American Music Masters Series wraps up week with Janis Joplin tribute
  • CIM graduate returns to Cleveland with jazz, cabaret aspirations
  • Delta Gamma swims for sight
  • Green is the new black: eco-friendly fashion
  • Hitting the spot: Atlas Sound
  • Holiday season with a cranberry craze
  • Latest installment in popular Call of Duty series improves on already high quality franchise
  • Sigma Psi hosts Mr. CWRU competition to benefit local communities
  • Starving Student: simple grub
  • The Buzz

Cross Country

  • Women finish third in region, qualify for nationals

Football

  • Bracket Breakdown
  • Football Gameday: Case vs. Trine

Sex and Dating

  • Passive pregnancy prevention plan

Soccer

  • Crooks UAA's Coach of the Year
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