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The Observer

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

LTTE: CWRU faculty letter to President Kaler and Provost Ward

CWRU Faculty May 20, 2024

As faculty at Case Western Reserve University, we respectfully ask President Eric W. Kaler and all other administrators to refrain from deploying police officers to detain and arrest student protesters. We...

LTTE: An appeal to reconsider how we think about Jews, Arabs and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Jay Geller, Samuel Rosenthal Professor of Judaic Studies May 13, 2024

As a professor who teaches courses on the history of Zionism and anti-Zionism and on Jewish-Christian-Muslim relations, I have been struck by the misinformed rhetoric used in the discourse on our campus...

LTTE: What the administration has not done yet

Jeremy Bendik-Keymer, Professor of Philosophy April 5, 2024

The administration of Case Western Reserve University continues to fail CWRU's student body and the faculty. They have not been adequately transparent and responsive in their discussions and announcements...

LTTE: An open letter from CWRU Law Students for Justice in Palestine

Professor Adham Hassouna of Al-Aqsa University in Gaza. Professor Jihad Al-Masri of Al-Quds Open University in Gaza. Dean Ibrahim Alastal of the Islamic University in Gaza. Israeli airstrikes murdered...

LTTE: An open letter to President Kaler and Provost Ward

CWRU Law Professors March 22, 2024

Dear President Eric Kaler and Provost Joy K. Ward, We, the undersigned faculty, are concerned by the university administration’s decision to suspend the undergraduate Students for Justice in Palestine...

LTTE: From the students of Michael Sachs

CIM Trumpets December 8, 2023

Dear Members of the Board, In recent months, the Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM) has lost credibility in the world of elite music education. All alumni have been concerned about the institution’s...

LTTE: Response to Steinberg LTTE dated November 17, 2023

CWRU Faculty December 1, 2023

We write to address misleading statements in Ted Steinberg’s Nov. 17 Letter to the Editor accusing the university of “[o]penly siding with a foreign government.” On Oct. 7, Hamas terrorists launched...

LTTE: President Kaler’s administration’s support of Israel violates its free speech policy

Ted Steinberg, Adeline Barry Davee Distinguished Professor of History November 17, 2023

Nothing Case Western Reserve University President Eric Kaler wrote in his Nov. 10 statement acknowledging Palestinian suffering, a development noted in The Observer, changes the fact that the university...

LTTE: Vote yes on Issue 38

Joe Bialek November 3, 2023

I am not directly affiliated with People’s Budget Cleveland (PB CLE)—nor do I speak on their behalf—but I do support it completely. This amendment emerged because of the continued waste, fraud and...

LTTE: A response from CWRU Students for Justice in Palestine regarding President Kaler’s recent email

To President Kaler, Case Western Reserve University’s Students for Justice in Palestine writes to you in response to your email addressed to the university community on Oct. 13. We feel betrayed...

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