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Building starts on Mather Park

The construction of upgrades to the softball field is underway. Stadium seating and a press box will be built around the current field, located near Clarke Tower. The completed facility will be architecturally similar to Nobby's Ballpark.

Revolving door is no good for the Browns

Pro Sports

This semester, this column has repeatedly attempted to evaluate the moves made by the ownership of the Browns, Cavaliers and Indians. The Indians have taken steps to rectify their leadership woes by ending Eric Wedge's tenure with the team and going in a new direction with new manager Manny Acta.

Dukes, Criss keep grapplers strong in the middle

Dukes, Criss keep grapplers strong in the middle

With the wrestling season nearing the end of the first quarter of the season, the Spartans have been met with several trials and tribulations already. Case's mantra this season appears to be quality over quantity as the team has been plagued by their inability to contend to the lighter weight classes.

All-American, UAA honorees back

All-American, UAA honorees back

As track moves indoors for the winter, expect to see great things from the indoor track team this season. Last season, current junior Justine Jeroski and senior Obinna Nwanna had phenomenal performances and will continue to lead the Spartans statistically this year.

So far, it's been so good for women's basketball

Recently, the women's basketball team has been playing like a house on fire.

For Spartans, Allegheny is splitsville

'Tis the holiday season and what more could one ask for other than two non-conference games against Wilmington College and Montclair University at the Allegheny College Men's Basketball Tournament?

Women finish 15th in nation; Simpson has best finish in university history

The women's cross country team, ranked 15th in the nation in the latest US Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association poll, looked to improve upon that ranking in the NCAA championships in Cleveland. While the team ended up finishing at their exact ranking, the Spartans had two All-American runners for the second year in a row and the third time in four years.

Spartan Spotlight: Reid Anderson

Spartan Spotlight: Reid Anderson

Reid Anderson is a junior guard on the men's basketball team. Anderson, who is from Avon Lake and transferred to CWRU before last season, is a management major who is concentrating on marketing.

Early Ending: Spartans eliminated from playoffs by Trine University

Early Ending: Spartans eliminated from playoffs by Trine University

For the second year in a row, the highly ranked Spartans failed to make it out of the first round of the NCAA Division III playoffs. This year's opponent was Trine University, a university with an enrollment of under 1000 located in Indiana. Trine's specialty is a tough running game with a deceiving play action game, and unfortunately for Case, their Spartan defenses Achilles heel is stopping the run.

Women finish third in region, qualify for nationals

The men's and women's cross country teams were in opposite positions entering the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championships last Saturday. The women were ranked No. 13 in the nation, while the men did not even make the top ten ranking in the region. However, both finished the race with a chance to be selected for the national championship meet tomorrow, hosted by Baldwin-Wallace College and held at the Highland Park Golf Club in Cleveland.

In This Issue

Cross Country

  • Women finish 15th in nation; Simpson has best finish in university history

News

  • A conversation with Christina Mastrangelo
  • CWRU students among thousands at SOA protest
  • CWRU's Great Lakes Energy Institute honored as "Center of Excellence"
  • Relay for Life 2010 kicks off with recruitment fair
  • Smart holiday spending tips
  • USG Minutes

Spartan Spotlight

  • Spartan Spotlight: Reid Anderson

Sex and Dating

  • Are you tired?

Sports

  • All-American, UAA honorees back
  • Building starts on Mather Park
  • Dukes, Criss keep grapplers strong in the middle
  • For Spartans, Allegheny is splitsville
  • Revolving door is no good for the Browns
  • So far, it's been so good for women's basketball

Football

  • Early Ending: Spartans eliminated from playoffs by Trine University

Fun Page

  • Combo Scramble Solution
  • Crossword Solution
  • Sudoku Solutions

Worst Case Scenario

  • Reading days and salad days

Opinion

  • Column on smoking misinformed
  • Copenhagen summit may not be effective
  • Divisive politics dilute meaningful discourse
  • Editorial: Semester grades
  • Junior year abroad - wait, a whole year?
  • Take some time to earn your coal
  • What are your plans for winter break?

Focus

  • Director Peter Jackson discusses film adaptation of The Lovely Bones
  • M.U.S.I.C. assembles talented group of musicians for 24-hour recital
  • Surviving the home stretch
  • The Buzz
  • The Observer's choices for the best books of 2009
  • The Observer's choices for the best films of 2009
  • The Observer's choices for the best music of 2009
  • The Observer's choices for the best video games of 2009
  • The Spectrum Drag Ball
  • tUnE-yArDs' debut record merges folk music with noise
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