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Case Democrats host political science panel in TVUC

Case Democrats host political science panel in TVUC

Josef Scheidt, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2017


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The Tinkham Veale University Center filled with students and Case Western Reserve University community members on Friday, Nov. 10 as Case College Democrats hosted a panel of three experts from different fields of political science. The headlining speaker at the event was Ken Harbaugh, a graduate of Yale L...

Cleveland catch-up

Lyndsey Cole, News Editor

November 16, 2017


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Employee charged for stabbing co-worker with scissors at Cleveland Hopkins Vonda Gardner of East Cleveland, a Spirit Airlines employee, was accused of stabbing her co-worker with a pair of scissors at the ticket counter at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport on Sunday night, according to Clevelan...

International stories to focus on

Henry Bendon, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2017


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Condemnations of Roy Moore Continue On Tuesday, House Speaker Paul Ryan joined the ranks of congressional Republicans calling on Roy Moore, Alabama’s Republican Senate Nominee, to end his candidacy. This comes on the heels of revelations that Moore had pursued sexual relationships with multiple tee...

Economics society talks Trump at Happy Dog

Economics society talks Trump at Happy Dog

November 9, 2017


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Climate change, health care and “Crooked Hillary” were among topics discussed on Nov. 6 at Trumponomics 2.0, a Weatherhead Economics Society-hosted forum. The event, which was held at Happy Dog at the Euclid Tavern, included faculty presentations and a questions-and-answers session. The event...

Students tutor at Church of the Covenant

Nahee Kim, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2017


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On a chilly Saturday morning, eager students rushed into the basement at the Church of the Covenant. Cars filled up the parking lot as parents dropped off their children, ranging from elementary to high school students. They were all here for the Saturday Tutoring Program, which offers free tutoring...

Portions of RTA’s Red Line close through Thanksgiving

Portions of RTA’s Red Line close through Thanksgiving

Henry Bendon, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2017


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Due to scheduled track replacement and maintenance, the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) has closed down between Tower City Center and West 117. The track closure is scheduled to last until at least Dec. 2, and until that time the train will be replaced by the 66R rail replacement bus...

“Refuse Fascism” holds protest downtown

Matt Hooke, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2017


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On Saturday, Nov. 4, around 60 protesters from the group known as Refuse Fascism marched through downtown Cleveland. The protesters chanted “we refuse a fascist America” and “No hate. No fear. Immigrants are welcome here.” The protest was one of 60 organized across the country. At the front of...

CWRU Police Blotter

The Observer Staff

November 9, 2017


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The Observer is reestablishing the police blotter as a staple in the News Section.   Oct. 31: Robbery—Student robbed by two suspects who brandished a firearm, East 115 Street and Ashbury Avenue. Nov. 1: Petty theft—Juveniles observed shoplifting, Barnes & Noble Nov. 3: Petty ...

Law professor discusses homophobic bakeries

Kevin Smith, Executive Editor

November 9, 2017


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Like candles, the question of whether a baker can deny a gay couple a wedding cake because of their religious beliefs has been burning in legal circles. School of Law Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Jessie Hill presented the issues surrounding the Supreme Court case, Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd....

Cleveland Catch-Up

Lyndsey Cole, News Editor

November 9, 2017


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Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson Elected to Fourth Term In a historic election on Tuesday, Cleveland mayor Frank Jackson was elected to serve his fourth consecutive four year term, an unprecedented victory, according to Cleveland.com. According to unofficial counts from the Cuyahoga County Board of...

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