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Resonance blood drive assists in time of need

"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."

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Women split, tie last year's conference win total

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.

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Growing pains and gains in University Circle

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.

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Modern music of the night: Cleveland Orchestra astounds with performances of Bartok, Hosokawa

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.

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Issue Summary

News

  • Be the Match registry on campus today
  • Binary walkway construction irks traveling students
  • Resonance blood drive assists in time of need
  • UPTOWN development project on schedule
  • USG Briefs at a Glance

Sports

  • CWRU track off to terrific start at Spartan Relays
  • Men fall to No. 10 Mt. Union despite Dukes's return
  • Men remain undefeated, women lose despite Dillione's record smashing
  • Men swept on road, fall to third in UAA
  • The terrible woes of Jay Cutler
  • UAA Athletes of the Week
  • Women split, tie last year's conference win total

Opinion

  • Editorial: Moving on "up" thanks to Uptown
  • Growing pains and gains in University Circle
  • Resolved to Responsibility

Focus

  • Cats kicks off Playhouse Square season in entertaining, cheesy manner
  • CWRU dropout becomes rising indie star as Cloud Nothings
  • Going to the Erie Shore, b----!
  • Modern music of the night: Cleveland Orchestra astounds with performances of Bartok, Hosokawa
  • Purveyor of nostalgia: Troy Schwartz's Star Pop

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