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The Student Newspaper of Case Western Reserve University


New Videos

Freshmen 5 Artist Every Avenue talks about everything from how they got their start to going down slip and slides wearing cowboy boots.


VIDEO PREMIERE: Anthony Hamilton "Cool"

Emily's countdown is inspired by Dance4Life, the nonprofit she works with after class at Temple.

DEAN'S LIST: Hosted by Emily Arden


VIDEO PREMIERE: Beyonce "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)"

Music Headlines

Danity Kane's Dawn Richard Denies Solo Rumors -- Although She's Up For It With Diddy's Blessing

Danity Kane's Dawn Richard denied rumors that she's going solo in an interview with Essence — although she said she'd be up for it with Diddy's blessing.

Travis Barker Released From L.A. Burn Center: Report

Travis Barker has been released from a Los Angeles burn center, a representative for the drummer told "Access Hollywood."

Rick Ross Ignores Controversy While Prepping New Album With Kanye And T.I.

Rick Ross says denying gossip about his alleged prison-guard past isn't worth his time as he prepares to release Deeper Than Rap in early 2009.

Britney Spears' 'Womanizer' Director Joseph Kahn Talks 'Toxic' Comparisons

Watch Katy Perry Dive Into A Giant Cake, Slide All Over The Stage At Los Premios!

'American Idol' Vet Nikki McKibbin Comes Clean About Problems, Says 'I Don't Blame' Simon Cowell

Danity Kane Fans React To Aubrey O'Day, D. Woods' Dismissals

'Max Payne': Rain Man, By Kurt Loder

Jonas Brothers' 'Lovebug' Video -- Starring Camilla Belle -- Had A 'Canoodle-Free Set'

Jim Jones Kick-Starts Major-Label Solo Debut With 'Pop Champagne' And A Hip-Hop Play

'LittleBigPlanet' Release Delayed Over Quotes From Quran

How Local Teens Beat Sarah Palin In The Battle Of The Wasilla Skate Park

Travis Barker Blogs From Hospital, Posts Pics Of Himself With Game

Jennifer Hudson Angles For A 'Sex And The City' Comeback, Calls 'Secret Life Of Bees' A 'Powerful Film'

Nelly Furtado Reveals She's Been Married For Almost Three Months

Top 10 Videos

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1. There For Tomorrow "No Room To Breathe"

2. Tech N9ne "Like Yeah"

3. The Honorary Title "Stay Away"

4. All Time Low "Poppin' (Live)"

5. Crystal Castles "Crimewave (Crystal Castles VS. Health)"

6. Val Emmich "Get On With It"

7. Jet Lag Gemini "Run This City"

8. The Bridges "Pieces"

9. U-N-I "Soul Hop"

10. Atmosphere (Rap) "You"

In This Issue


  • Demolition or renovation of Morley building may cost university
  • Have you heard about: Case Dagorhir?
  • Nancy Pelosi visits campus to learn about Great Lakes Institute for Energy Innovation
  • RAD course offers students basic self-defense training
  • Relay for Life hosts kickoff event
  • RTA's Euclid Corridor Project nears completion
  • Student loans: federal vs. private


  • Cross Country: Men join women on top at All-Ohios
  • LBJ would be great TE
  • Men's Soccer: Spartans don't give or get goal in Brandeis tie
  • Solid 28-7 win keeps Spartans undefeated
  • Spartan Notebook
  • Spartan Spotlight: Jeff Brown
  • Volleyball drops two in weekend tri-match
  • Women's Soccer: Nothing appealing about loss to Judges

Fun Page

  • Crossword Answers
  • Crossword Answers
  • Jumble Answers
  • Jumble Answers
  • Sudoku #1 Answers
  • Sudoku Answers #2


  • Country visit results in different view of British
  • Editorial: Sculpture collection needs better presentation
  • Either candidate has chance to win in November election
  • Plug-in hybrids not safest choice for drivers


  • After years under the radar, Brett Dennen releases new album to rave reviews
  • GLTF shines with other half of fall repertory
  • Just in Case: Worried about partying pals
  • Oliver Stone's W. falls short of expectations
  • Sex and Dating: Avoiding awkward hookups
  • The Buzz
  • The Secret Ingredient: The many flavors of pumpkin
  • Worst Case Scenario: Stifling the big-word urge
  • Zombie Survival Guide author charismatically entertains Case Western Reserve students