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The Buzz

Issue date: 8/28/09 Section: Focus
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Friday, August 28

The last day of Thwing's Plant and Poster Sale has arrived. Add some color to your dorm room by using posters to cover some of the white space. Increase your oxygen flow with a lovely, fresh plant. Don't forget to take advantage of this opportunity before your course load kicks in. Cost: Varies Time: Plant Sale, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Poster Sale, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Location: Thwing Ballroom Info:

Saturday, August 29

Want to get an early start on spring-cleaning? Sigma Psi and CWRU Habitat for Humanity have organized a Community Yard Sale for the Case community and anyone else who would like to rid themselves of clutter or unwanted items. Proceeds from the registration fee will go to Habitat for Humanity, while the money you may make off of your items can go right into your pocket (or may be donated, of course). This event is open to anyone, so make sure to tell friends and family. Cost: $5 Registration Fee Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Freiberger Field Info:

The Confused Greenies have wasted no time in attempting to bring laughter to campus. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the Confused Greenies, they are Case's very own comedy troupe. The troupe has planned to perform several commedia shows, last week's show being the first of four total. Commedia is a Renaissance comedic style that's based on improvisation.

Enjoy these "four weeks of foolery" before it's too late. Cost: Free Time: 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Location: Nord 410 Info:

Sunday, August 30

The beauty of music is that it is universal. Despite the differences among cultures, a connection can always be made through dance and music. In light of Latino Heritage Month, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame will be hosting its annual Latino Heritage Festival. The festival will include performances of Latin music and dance, and even a salsa dancing contest. So you think you can dance? Cost: Free Time: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Main stage of the Rock Hall Info:
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In This Issue


  • A conversation with Major Jason Winterle
  • Budgeting 101 for college students
  • Can you name this place?
  • Case holds first annual Campus Security Fair
  • Case Western prepares to serve community
  • Have you heard about ACM?
  • Nursing "freshmen stimulus" provides support for incoming students, provokes unease
  • USG Briefs


  • Club sports & news
  • Fantasy Football
  • Gameday
  • Volleyball goes 3-1 at Wooster
  • Women's soccer takes two at JCU

Fun Page

  • Crossword Solution
  • Maze Solution
  • Sudoku Solutions


  • "You lie:" an old-fashioned outburst
  • Buenos Aires: most romantic city?
  • Editorial: Student groups deserve credit for programming
  • Learning to be responsible
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Letters to the Editor
  • State your case photos: What would you do with an Inamori Ethics Prize?


  • All's Well in CWRU MFA/Cleveland Playhouse production of overlooked Shakespeare classic
  • Dittrick Medical History Center reopens exhibit on history of contraception
  • Fashion for the frugal: look stylish on a budget
  • Hitting the Spot: The Antlers
  • Making breakfast work for you: getting a grip on granola
  • Nintendo DS game mixes strategy and traditional RPG elements for unique, timesaving gameplay
  • The Buzz
  • The Worst Case Scenario
  • Trail of Dead coming to Cleveland


  • Whalen becomes all-time passing leader in win over Rochester

Sex and Dating

  • Executing the first date


  • Stopped at nothing: Spartans shut out No. 21 Ohio Northern

Spartan Spotlight

  • Spartan Spotlight: Andrea Wojtowicz
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