The Observer

September 17, 2015

The Collaborative Initiative to End Human Trafficking, which was formed in 2007, has spearheaded much of the work against human trafficking in Ohio. Its mission is to educate and advocate for the prevention and abolition of human trafficking and to connect services on behalf of trafficked persons, a...

Monica Chavan: Investigating a CWRU Education

Monica Chavan

September 11, 2015

Case Western Reserve University is first and foremost an institution of higher education. Sure the sports, diverse student groups, think[box] and even the shiny new Tinkham Veale University Center attract new students, but the main reason we all came here was for the education. But what exactly does...

Heather O’Keeffe: Up against the pillars of our nation, a reminder that diversity is imperative

Heather O’Keeffe: Up against the pillars of our nation, a reminder that diversity is imperative

Heather O’Keeffe

September 3, 2015

Like many students last Thursday, I saw Hillary Clinton grace Freiberger Field. My friends and I staked out a spot in the second row, happy to skip classes to see an experienced politician and accomplished woman. I attended the event with my freshman year roommate, who is very plugged into politics...

June 5, 2015

November 29, 2012: Around 10:30 p.m. that night, CPD Officer John Jordan ran the plates on Russell and Williams’ 1979 Chevy Malibu, which was parked on Lakeside Avenue. Russell, 43, and Williams, 30, who were both homeless, had met at a shelter. Russell had previous convictions for receiving stolen...

June 5, 2015

December 1, 2012: East Cleveland Police Chief Michael McGrath announces that the thirteen officers involved in the shooting are on administrative leave for three days. December 4, 2012: Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner Thomas P. Gibson ruled Russell and Williams’ deaths homicides. March 14, 2013: The U.S. Depa...

June 5, 2015

March 22, 2015: Attorneys for Brelo request that the case only be presented before a judge, not a jury. This is the right of any defendant in a criminal case, as stated in Rule 23 of the Ohio Rules of Criminal Procedure. Cuyahoga County prosecutors filed a motion against this, saying, "If there has ever been a case that needs to be, and deserves to be, tried to a jury...

June 5, 2015

May 23, 2015: Protests began in downtown Cleveland after the verdict, with 71 total protesters arrested for “failure to disperse,” according to deputy police chief Wayne Drummond. According to the CPD’s Twitter, three people were also arrested for aggravated rioting and felonious assault on a r...

The Verdict

April 24, 2015

Results from the poll have shown that students prefer Leutner over Fribley. Our reviewers shared the same opinion....

Teddy Eisenberg’s Dining Hall Review

Teddy Eisenberg’s Dining Hall Review

Teddy Eisenberg, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2015

Teddy Eisenberg, Staff Reporter, The Observer I am Teddy Eisenberg, a soon-to-be senior at CWRU that has written food reviews for The Observer for the past year. I can claim very little authority on food other than the fact that I love eating it and enjoy sharing that love with others. Eating is one of...

Anne Nickoloff’s Dining Halls Review

Anne Nickoloff’s Dining Halls Review

Anne Nickoloff, Director of Print

April 24, 2015

Anne Nickoloff, Director of Print, The Observer I am the new director of print for The Observer, after working for a year as the arts and entertainment editor. I’ve written about food in the past for The Observer and a little bit for Cleveland Scene Magazine during an internship there. The di...

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