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Where is your favorite campus spot to chill, nap or relax?

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Editorial: CWRU athletics' accomplishments praiseworthy

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The Case Western Reserve University Spartans football team just completed its third straight regular season undefeated, and everyone involved with the team should be congratulated for putting together one of the most best stretches in school history.

SEC referendum deserves impartial consideration

Letters to the Editor

I would like to address Kathy Ward's letter, "SEC article presented incomplete argument," in last week's issue. While important in the dialogue about the upcoming SEC referendum, the letter's arguments deserve a response.

It takes two to have unsafe sex

Letters to the Editor

If you'll continue to be so kind as to publish me, I would like to make a regular thing of it to write in opposition to the Sex and Dating column, because in good conscience, I can't read such nonsense and remain quiet.

The gap year: volunteering

The Seniority Report

Typically utilized by recent high school graduates, the "gap year" has been adopted by recent college grads. This is in part due to a difficult economy, indecisiveness about our futures, or just because we feel the need to embrace the freedom of our youth before we start families and have real jobs.

Nothing much humane about humanity

I knew a student who had been injured during his service in the military. He walked with a limp and smoked cigarettes almost religiously.

Discriminating against smokers again

Case Western Reserve University, along with many other colleges, has created designated smoking areas (DSAs) around campus. The goal is to isolate non-smokers from second hand smoke, for various reasons. Such action is becoming more common around college campuses, especially at public colleges.

In This Issue


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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?


  • 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


  • Bracket Breakdown
  • Football Gameday: Case vs. Trine

Sex and Dating

  • Passive pregnancy prevention plan


  • Crooks UAA's Coach of the Year
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