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Magic of Mr. CWRU uses talent, gusto to benefit East Cleveland

Magic of Mr. CWRU uses talent, gusto to benefit East Cleveland

At 7:30 p.m. on the cold Friday night of Nov. 19, magic was happening in Schmitt Auditorium. People were buzzing with excitement about Sigma Psi's Mr. CWRU. The mock male beauty pageant fundraised this year for the East Cleveland Neighborhood Center, with the theme of "Do You Believe in the Magic of Mr.

Art history department says goodbye as distinguished professor Dr. Edward Olszewski retires

Art history department says goodbye as distinguished professor Dr. Edward Olszewski retires

This semester, Case Western Reserve University bade farewell to a true Renaissance man. After almost 40 years at the university, Dr. Edward J. Olszewski of the art history department retired from his position as chair of the department and as a professor.

Cleveland writer Susan Streeter Carpenter reads from counter-culture novel Riders on the Storm

Susan Streeter Carpenter turned 21 in 1968, a year she describes as "a year unlike any other." It was this year that inspired her to write the novel Riders on the Storm, the story of six young adults living in Cleveland during the tumultuous sixties and seventies.

Our friend Kelvin

Worst Case Scenario

As the dreaded finals approach, I would like to send a shout out to the kind person who decided he was too good for a cubicle or table in the third floor reading room of Kelvin Smith library. Thank you, d-bag, for taking the group study room and making it your own personal lounge space.

Two recent film releases: Harry Potter disappoints; Enter the Void intrigues

Two recent film releases: Harry Potter disappoints; Enter the Void intrigues

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 Directed by David Yates (Warner Bros.; 2010) Nine years and 1,048 minutes of cinema later, we've finally reached the penultimate installment of the Harry Potter film saga. Pity it's unbearably boring. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 is little more than a chain of nauseatingly confusing climaxes broken up by the occasional joke or somber hug.

The art of seduction, part II

Sex and Dating

The techniques covered last time were for beginners. This week, I will go into the next level of seduction. This involves creating a sensual mood by appealing to all of the senses. For simplicity, let us consider one partner with ambiguous sexual identity, Pat.

A look back: best of 2010 entertainment

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A listing of the best in entertainment in 2010.

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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