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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...

LTTE: An investment in education can help fix CWRU

Jeremy Bendik-Keymer, Professor of Philosophy October 6, 2023

In the Friday, Sept. 22 issue of The Observer, two articles addressed problems in the quality of Case Western Reserve University’s education. One addressed the latest U.S. News and World Report rankings...

LTTE: In response to “Kaler’s email puts CWRU and USG in national spotlight”

David Singer, Professor of Mathematics December 9, 2022

To the editors: The Nov. 18 issue of The Observer makes it appear that the campus is completely united behind the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) resolution and offended by President Kaler's...

LTTE: Open letter to President Kaler from CWRU’s Students for Justice in Palestine

SJP CWRU December 9, 2022

Dear President Eric Kaler, Case Western Reserve University’s Students for Justice in Palestine, alongside 13 different cosigning organizations, would like to issue a formal response to the email you...

LTTE: An open letter from CWRU faculty regarding President Kaler’s statement

CWRU Faculty November 18, 2022

We write in defense of our students, who have taken a principled stand against the policies of a state. Whether one agrees with the students’ proposed solutions or not, labeling their stand as hateful...

LTTE: In regards to President Kaler’s message from a Jewish graduate student

Sam Seidman, Graduate Student November 18, 2022

I am a Jewish member of the Case Western Reserve University community for whom President Kaler claimed to speak in his email of Nov. 9. In the email, he informed the CWRU community that the Undergraduate...

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