The Observer

Assmus: Improve campus security year-round

Abby Assmus, Columnist

August 20, 2016

Before the start of the Republican National Convention in which hundreds of “peace officers” were housed on campus, President Barbara R. Snyder sent out an email to the student body. She explained that the decision to close campus for classes and cancel other activities was in response to recent viole...

Two forums on campus housing during RNC held to address concern

Taylor Moran, Executive Editor

July 23, 2016

In response to the petition related to the Republican National Convention (RNC) police officers being housed in university residence halls, university President Barbara Snyder decided to hold two forums for students and faculty to learn more about this issue. These forums took place Wednesday July 6 at ...

Galleries of the Republican National Convention 2016

Anmol Nigam, Photography Editor

July 19, 2016

Day One of RNC 2016 Day Two of RNC 2016 ...

Increasing Police Presence During RNC Concerns Campus

Increasing Police Presence During RNC Concerns Campus

Anmol Nigam, Photography Editor

July 11, 2016

This summer students may notice the sudden increase in armed personnel on campus. Groups of Republican National Convention (RNC) officers coming from all around the country have already made arrangements to be housed throughout the Case Western Reserve University campus. An upwards of 2,700 officers ar...

Community leaders push for charges in Tamir Rice case

Julia Bianco, Director of Web and Multimedia

June 10, 2015

We boil down what happened in Cleveland this week. Community leaders push for charges in Tamir Rice case Although the case of Tamir Rice, a twelve year old boy who was killed by Cleveland police officer Timothy Loehmann in November, was recently referred to the county prosecutor, community leader...

Ten-year old killed in house fire the night before her alleged rapist’s trial; RNC organizers considering lawsuit over convention hotel rooms

Julia Bianco, Director of Web and Multimedia

April 24, 2015

We boil down what happened in Cleveland this week. Ten-year-old killed in house fire the night before her alleged rapist’s trial Ten-year-old Youngstown native Corinne Gump and her grandparents were killed in a house fire on March 30, the night before she was supposed to testify against her mother’s...

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