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Fantasy Focus

Some sleepers, studs for your draft

It's time for baseball to take a backseat. Who really cares about basketball right now? And hockey….psht, please. The men of the NFL are back in town and its time for fantasy freaks to study up about studs, sleepers, and suckers. (0) comments

Assistant coach keeps the fun in running

Assistant coach keeps the fun in running

Men's and women's assistant cross country coach Tim Barnes is in his eighth year with cross country, and his tenth year overall at Case. In that time, he has earned a reputation for helping keep the teams unstressed at races. (0) comments

Cross country goes young for first meet

The No. 12-ranked women's cross country team took a limited squad to Wooster Tuesday for their first meet of the 2009 season. (0) comments

Football Gameday

Returning from a 21-game regular season winning streak, the Spartans revisit the action at home against long-time rivals, the Kenyon Lords. Ranked a modest No. 16 on the poll, the Spartans aim to open their season with a bang by sending the Lords home in defeat. (0) comments

Hiram tops men's soccer

The men's soccer team lost to Hiram College, 2-1, in the first game of the 2009 season in Hiram, Ohio. (0) comments

Spartans gain momentum, but can't roll to win in opener

Spartans gain momentum, but can't roll to win in opener

Three yellow cards; scoreless first half; eleven Spartan shots on goal; an NCAA Division II opponent-- the women's soccer team's first game of the season against Ashland University had all the right ingredients for an exhilarating match. (0) comments

Spartan Spotlight: Caroline Garber

Spartan Spotlight: Caroline Garber

Caroline Garber is a Senior midfielder for the women's soccer team. Caroline is a biology and hails from Cincinnati, Ohio. (0) comments

In This Issue


  • A conversation with: Duwain Pinder, president of USG
  • An open letter from Sigma Nu president John Horton
  • Can you name this place?
  • Case School of Medicine ranked No. 1 in Ohio
  • Case study: health care debate reaches Case campus
  • Case Western undergrad program ranked No.41 in the nation; No.1 in Ohio
  • Click to see some fall recruitment photos!
  • Fire sweeps through Sigma Nu fraternity house
  • See our top stories in photos!
  • USG Briefs
  • What is financial literacy and what does it mean for me?


  • Fantasy Focus

Fun Page

  • crossword solution
  • Killer Sudoku Solution
  • Maze Solution


  • Editorial: UHS, while decent, has room for improvement
  • Latin American metropolis an unexpected hub for Americans
  • Red, White, and Skewed
  • State your case photos: what is your favorite kind of weather?
  • The Seniority Report


  • Cleveland Museum of Art's new East Wing provides expansive collection of modern, classic artwork
  • Eating well and inexpensively still possible despite economic recession
  • Hitting the Spot: Robert Francis
  • Indie band Ra Ra Riot prep for Grog Shop
  • Inglourious Basterds builds cinematic glory out of historical revisionism, ultra violence
  • The Buzz
  • Yo La Tengo offer masterful collection

Cross Country

  • Assistant coach keeps the fun in running
  • Cross country goes young for first meet


  • Football Gameday

Sex and Dating

  • Risky business


  • Hiram tops men's soccer
  • Spartans gain momentum, but can't roll to win in opener

Spartan Spotlight

  • Spartan Spotlight: Caroline Garber

Worst Case Scenario

  • The Worst Case Scenario



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