Tomorrow, Saturday, Nov. 13, Case Western Reserve University's Dance Marathon (DM) team will host its greatest undertaking yet: a 12-hour dance marathon to benefit the pediatric patients at University Hospitals. The event will run from noon to midnight in the Veale fieldhouse and is open to the entire Cleveland community; in fact, several young cancer patients will be making an appearance.
It's the time of year again when the world seems to be crashing in around college students: we have 10 papers to write before the end of classes, there are weird midterms that happen near the end of the semester (which should be called late-terms), and we are cramming everything we didn't do during the semester into the last couple of weeks.
Among music's many transformative qualities is the pronounced capability to call people to action to help others. ShowCASE attempted to do just that with their most recent event, which they co-hosted with the American Medical Student Association's sex and gender group at the Jolly Scholar on Friday, Nov.
What does it mean to talk about a rape culture? What do men and women do to avoid being violated? These are just two of the many questions answered during the presentation "Hunk, Hustler, and Hard-Ass: Masculinity in the Media," sponsored by the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women November 4.
According to a probably reliable Internet dictionary, the fourth definition of the verb "seduce" is to win over; attract; entice. As in, "the baker seduced customers with her delicious pie." This example shows the two primary aspects of seduction - interaction and subtlety.
For most Case Western Reserve University students, weekends resemble a collage of cram sessions and all-nighters rather than the whirlwind of socially lubricated parties that the mainstream media would have me believe comprises college life. As such, when there does happen to be that elusive window in one's calendar, we find ourselves searching for that distinct note of elegance that campus life is the antithesis of.
The Cleveland Institute of Music student orchestra took center stage Oct. 27 in a special collaboration with CIM's new president Joel Smirnoff in a lively program of works by Mozart, Bartók, and Beethoven. The level of playing from the orchestra, violin soloist, and conductor re-affirmed why the school is one of the world's leading music conservatories, and why the community benefits from performances that are on par with professional orchestras'.
UPB is bringing back the essence of summer next Wednesday, Nov. 17 with the Southern California-inspired indie pop of Gold Motel for this week's Spot Night. Based in Chicago, Gold Motel is the recently implemented side project of The Hush Sound's singer and keyboardist Greta Morgan, who spent some time living in Los Angeles soaking up the sun and the music scene.