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...

Red Alert

Sergeant Jeffrey Daberko

October 30, 2015

Within the past several weeks Case Western Reserve University has had to send out several security alerts that have popped up in everyone’s email or caused everyone’s phone to ring, vibrate, scream or bark depending on their settings. We don’t do this for the fun of it. We do it because we are...

Graduate student attacked by CWRU security officer

Makela Hayford and Mike McKenna

September 11, 2015

On the night of Wednesday, Sept. 2, a Case Western Reserve University security officer attacked a 32-year-old CWRU graduate student on Bellflower Road near Ford Drive. The perpetrator was later identified as Robert Peterson III, a 26-year-old mobile patrolman. Peterson also verbally threatened...

CWRU’s campus goes dark

CWRU’s campus goes dark

Anne Nickoloff, Director of Print

September 8, 2015

At 10:00 p.m. on Sept. 7, 2015, the Case Western Reserve University campus went dark. “There was a general scream when it first happened,” said third year student Abby Ortenberg, the resident assistant for the fourth floor of Sherman House. “Then, a lot of ‘what’s going on?,’ and I don’t...

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