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Henry Bendon
Henry Bendon is a fourth-year political science major who has been writing and taking photos for the Observer since the fall of 2016. In his time with the paper he’s covered marches and protests, written on location from Ireland and Italy, and, most importantly, authored the authoritative review of university circle area coffee shops. For story tips and job offers, email

Henry Bendon, Staff Reporter

Jul 06, 2020
Lessons from bread making in quarantine (Story)
Apr 28, 2020
Bendon: My growth as a reporter and the memories I’ve made along the way (Story)
Apr 14, 2020
Bendon: Opt-in is only fair (Story)
Feb 21, 2020
Bon Appétit breaks CWRU’s heart (Story)
Feb 13, 2020
Blue Sky Brews brings life back to Rising Star’s former location (Story/Media)
Feb 06, 2020
Brewnuts and Mitchell’s celebrate National Ice Cream For Breakfast Day (Story/Media)
Jan 23, 2020
Slyman’s Restaurant and Deli has a pile of meat you’ve got to eat (Story/Media)
Jan 17, 2020
Paris transit strike forces Professor Toman’s study-abroad course to adapt (Story/Media)
Dec 06, 2019
Before you go: CMA edition (Story)
Nov 22, 2019
Tom Holland and Russo Brothers come to campus to film movie (Story)
Nov 01, 2019
Candy corn is garbage, and other Halloween candy facts (Story)
Oct 25, 2019
For Matt and Kim fans, grand tour hits all the right notes (Story)
Oct 25, 2019
Who is Toby? (Story)
Oct 11, 2019
Mitchell’s 20th birthday brings lines full of happy customers (Story)
Oct 11, 2019
Club soccer goes for unbeaten season (Story/Media)
Oct 04, 2019
Relying on social media helped make the Ohio City Street Festival successful (Story/Media)
Oct 04, 2019
A 30-minute drive, but a world away: Cuyahoga Valley National Park (Story/Media)
Sep 27, 2019
Matt and Kim bring “Grand” back to Cleveland: a conversation with Matt Johnson (Story)
Aug 30, 2019
Streaming services are the new cable: is that a good thing? (Story)
Aug 23, 2019
University Circle coffee houses reviewed (Story)
Apr 19, 2019
Winter is here (Story)
Apr 12, 2019
With “Shazam!” DC finds its groove (Story)
Apr 05, 2019
CBS All Access and the changing TV landscape (Story)
Mar 29, 2019
Are we living in the golden era of comic book adaptations? (Story)
Mar 22, 2019
Hozier’s sophomore album worth the five year wait (Story)
Mar 01, 2019
Netflix gives a great “Sex Education” (Story)
Feb 22, 2019
“The Umbrella Academy” challenges superhero stories (Story)
Feb 15, 2019
“Games of Thrones” in space (Story)
Jan 25, 2019
“So Social” tour brings Smallpools back to Cleveland (Story)
Jan 18, 2019
Discovery warps into season two (Story)
Dec 07, 2018
Fluffy Duck Cafe brings homemade pastries to Cleveland (Story)
Nov 30, 2018
Latest J.K. Rowling movie entertaining but cluttered (Story)
Nov 30, 2018
Chef duo from Edwins Restaurant visits campus (Story)
Nov 16, 2018
Parisian chef visits CWRU, teaches art of French cooking (Story)
Nov 16, 2018
Naach Di Jolly celebrates South Asian music, culture (Story)
Nov 09, 2018
Acoustic guitar, karaoke and free drinks: This is ‘Sing Bro’ (Story)
Oct 26, 2018
What’s new with the Fall Concert artists (Story)
Oct 12, 2018
Author Ben Fountain visits Cleveland (Story)
Sep 28, 2018
Terra Madre Salone Del Gusto: a worldwide sustainable food event (Story)
Sep 28, 2018
Voter registration efforts in full swing on campus (Story)
Sep 28, 2018
News from Terra Madre: Alice Waters wants to feed California’s kids (Story)
Sep 21, 2018
Noche Latina makes strong comeback (Story)
Sep 14, 2018
SexPo provides safe space to talk about uncomfortable topics (Story)
Sep 07, 2018
Amine rocks Tink Ballroom at the first UPB concert of the semester (Story)
Aug 31, 2018
Revamped Spartigras draws large crowds (Story)
Aug 24, 2018
Playlist of the Week: Welcome to College Parties (Story)
Aug 17, 2018
Unite the Right protest takes Washington (Story/Media)
Jul 19, 2018
Listen to Lance Alston’s advice: don’t buy his book (Story)
Apr 27, 2018
Playlist of the week (Story)
Mar 30, 2018
Students rally against gun violence (Media)
Mar 30, 2018
Era of gun violence research emerges in New York, Washington (Story)
Feb 23, 2018
Natural History Museum unveils dinosaur exhibit (Story)
Feb 16, 2018
RTA fare hike attempts to address budget woes (Story)
Jan 25, 2018
Beyond the Bubble (Story)
Jan 18, 2018
CWRU startups glow at Consumer Electronics Show (Story)
Dec 07, 2017
What the house and senate tax bills would mean for CWRU students, universities (Story)
Nov 30, 2017
TEDx prepares for first campus conference (Story)
Nov 30, 2017
French Consul General visits campus, talks food (Story)
Nov 16, 2017
International stories to focus on (Story)
Nov 09, 2017
Virginia election gives Democrats hope (Story)
Nov 09, 2017
Portions of RTA’s Red Line close through Thanksgiving (Story)
Oct 27, 2017
Updates on revolutions in Catalonia, Kurdistan (Story)
Oct 13, 2017
Vice President Mike Pence walks out of NFL game in protest, costing taxpayers (Story)
Oct 06, 2017
International News Roundup (Story)
Sep 29, 2017
Construction continues on Nord Family Greenway (Story)
Sep 22, 2017
Constitution Day panel debates free speech on college campuses (Story)
Sep 08, 2017
Students protest the end of DACA (Story)
Aug 25, 2017
Nine candidates for mayor to make primary ballot in September (Story)
Apr 28, 2017
French Election sees rise in populism (Story)
Apr 14, 2017
“The Nuclear Option”: What’s happening Washington lately (Story)
Mar 24, 2017
White House news recapped, political science professors give their take (Story)
Feb 24, 2017
Sherrod Brown visits CWRU, speaks about his past (Story/Media)
Feb 17, 2017
Provost speaks on tuition increase (Story)
Feb 17, 2017
FiveThirtyEight reporter, Cleveland native speaks on Trump (Media)
Feb 03, 2017
Trump’s order sends CWRU scrambling, triggers concerns (Story/Media)
Feb 03, 2017
Chef brings culinary and historical knowledge to campus (Story)
Jan 27, 2017
Campus Reacts To Trump Inauguration (Story)
Jan 20, 2017
Women’s March On Washington draws nationwide, local support (Story)
Dec 09, 2016
Protestors gather for #NotMyPresident rally (Story)
Dec 02, 2016
Contentious election continues division on campus (Story)
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