"A lot of folks are afraid of needles. But the people who are receiving the blood products are experiencing a lot more pain and suffering than you would when you're donating blood. The fact that you're going to save three lives with every pint you collect makes it worth that pinch."
The Case Western Reserve University women's basketball team hit the road last weekend, traveling to Atlanta, GA to face Emory University and then on to Rochester, NY to battle the University of Rochester Yellow Jackets. The Spartans were able to edge Emory 71-65 on Friday, Jan.
Despite this being my fourth straight Cleveland winter, the veritable b----slap of negative-degree wind chill that will wake me up each morning (if a shower fails to do so) never fails to both come as a shock and provide me with a daily goal - to get warm by whatever means possible.
Last weekend, guests in Severance Hall heard a little bit of night music, albeit the sort of night music that stands in complete opposition to Mozart's Eine Kleine Nachtmusik. While Mozart's ubiquitous string quartet piece might accurately accompany an 18th century Viennese dinner scene, the night music of Béla Bartók is truly the music of the night, using traditional Western instruments to evoke the sounds of rustling trees, crickets, owls, and cicadas.