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Four CWRU alumni launch social networking website for musicians

Four CWRU alumni launch social networking website for musicians

It was the fall of 2006 when an idea was born in Case Western Reserve University's Clarke Tower. Former CWRU music students John Knific and Marc Plotkin were sophomores with a plan, and with persistence and some help from a few of their peers, they soon became entrepreneurs.

Eldred's Ballyhoo tells story of Jewish identity with stellar student cast

Case Western Reserve University's Eldred Theater is about to kick off its production of The Last Night of Ballyhoo, a Tony Award-winning play by Alfred Uhry.

Boulez leads Cleveland Orchestra through grand performances of Messiaen, Ravel, Debussy classics

Boulez leads Cleveland Orchestra through grand performances of Messiaen, Ravel, Debussy classics

World-renowned composer and conductor Pierre Boulez turns 85 years old in just over a month, but from the exuberant, graceful manner in which he conducted the Cleveland Orchestra last weekend, he might as well have been a young man with experience beyond his years.

Another round at Cleveland's renowned Gateway District

Another round at Cleveland's renowned Gateway District

Happenings after a Cavs game at East 4th provided the truth behind Sammy Davis, Jr.'s statement, "Alcohol gives you infinite patience for stupidity." Round two of the Gateway District found me back on the area's main drag. Cheers!

Fashion of love: Valentine's Day do's

CWRU Runway

Fashion of love: Valentine's Day do's

Over the past few weeks, it seems as if the entire campus has caught the love bug with the "Buy a Crush for your crush" and "Roses for Haiti" ads everywhere. For some people, this holiday is a chance to celebrate being together, while for others it is a depressing "single awareness" scam.

Editorial: SEC referendum showed disregard for CWRU's media organizations

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The result of the recent student referendum to disallow student activity fee (SAF) money to be used for student stipends is a disappointing one, and it doesn't bode well for the future of student media publications and products at Case Western Reserve University.

Finding the perfect V-Day gift

With Valentine's Day coming up, we know you are all sitting on the edge of your awkwardly-shaped desk chairs ,frantically googling "fantastic Valentine's Day gifts," hoping that this time something new pops onto the screen screaming, "Buy me! I'm cheap and sure to win their heart!" If only Cupid was like Santa and gave gifts instead of assaulting us with arrows, maybe this holiday wouldn't drive us all up the wall.

Just another day

It would be horribly cliche; to talk about Valentine's Day the weekend before, but even avoiding the holiday has become a cliche.

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Issue Summary


  • A conversation with Professor Jessica Green
  • Nation's first research-oriented wind turbine constructed near Veale
  • Thwing Study Over to provide students much-needed break this Sunday
  • Transformation on horizon for KSL
  • USG reflects upon accomplishments at last meeting of semester


  • Grapplers drop match against rival John Carroll, fall to 0-2
  • Spartans encounter cold spell late in second half, go 0-2 in JCU tournament
  • Spartans place 18th at cross country NCAA championships
  • Sports Shorts
  • Women fall behind early, lose to Baldwin-Wallace

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  • Cleveland provides refugees, volunteers opportunities with Refugee Response program
  • Editorial: Semester Grades
  • There's no 'I' in team - but there is in 'Republican'
  • What are you doing over winter break?


  • A look back: best of 2010 entertainment
  • Art history department says goodbye as distinguished professor Dr. Edward Olszewski retires
  • Cleveland writer Susan Streeter Carpenter reads from counter-culture novel Riders on the Storm
  • Magic of Mr. CWRU uses talent, gusto to benefit East Cleveland
  • Our friend Kelvin
  • The art of seduction, part II
  • Two recent film releases: Harry Potter disappoints; Enter the Void intrigues
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