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Springfest blowout to feature activities, student bands and national headlines

Springfest blowout to feature activities, student bands and national headlines

Case Western Reserve University's yearly spring concert, perfectly suited to celebrating the end of the semester and escaping the onslaught of finals, is upon us. The aptly titled Springfest will occur this Saturday at Freiberger Field. Starting at 12:30 p.

MaDaCol performance distinguishes dance as alternative communication medium

MaDaCol performance distinguishes dance as alternative communication medium

Homo sapiens is one of the luckiest species alive. We are able to communicate to one another not only through verbal, gestured, and written language, but also through music, art, and dance. This higher understanding charges our interactions with an emotional intensity unlike any other worldly experience.

Tri-C Jazz Festival features stunning jazz organ performance, among others

Tri-C Jazz Festival features stunning jazz organ performance, among others

Eddie Baccus may not be the first name that pops into mind when asked to name great jazz organists. A list on Wikipedia includes such names as Count Basie, Herbie Hancock, Keith Jarrett, Fats Waller, and Joe Zawinul, but this Cleveland native is nowhere to be seen.

The best bars in Cleveland

From the Bar

The best bars in Cleveland

Well friends, it's only appropriate that I round out my experiences with what I define as the best bars in Cleveland, and, of course, one last Rat Pack quote. So "now the end is near," and here are some of my favorites. Cheers! Best Sports Bar - Barley House (Warehouse District) With outstanding food, great service, a collection of massive TVs, and a great patio, I don't know any bar in the city better for catching the game.

A final fling for finals

Sex and Dating

While most columns will give you advice on making your romance survive the summer or how to pick up a summer fling, we'd like to take a broader scope.

Despite an oppressive crowd and disappointing opener, Ben Folds continues to impress on stage

Despite an oppressive crowd and disappointing opener, Ben Folds continues to impress on stage

Over his 15-year career, Ben Folds has crafted a series of punchy, piano-driven rock ballads, and in a recent performance at the House of Blues, he once again demonstrated that a guitarist isn't needed to make music rock. Although his namesake ensemble, the ironically-named trio Ben Folds Five, dissolved 10 years ago, Folds proved that he still has enough 90s-driven angst to sustain his career through this decade and beyond.

Parting word of advice: Express yourself

Parting word of advice: Express yourself

"Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening."

Issue Summary

News

  • 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

Sports

  • 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

Fun Page

  • Fun Page Solutions

Opinion

  • 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?

Focus

  • 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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