The Observer

A City With No Future

Anmol Nigam, Photography Editor

September 16, 2016

On the border of University Circle was once was a thriving city. Now, the City of East Cleveland is struggling to breathe. A drive down what was formerly known as “Millionaires’ Row” once brought images of elegance and wealth. Today, it is a portrait of decay and neglect. Right by the East Clev...

Turning voices into action

Some of the East Cleveland residents whose oral histories were collected for the Voicing & Action Project remarked on how East Cleveland has transformed from the

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor

February 12, 2016

In its early stages, the project that the Social Justice Institute (SJI) recently released on YouTube and began teaching as a curriculum at Shaw High School was simply known as the “Debut Collaborative Project.” All its organizers knew was that they wanted their first project to involve curriculum...

East Cleveland City Council delays possible merger

East Cleveland's mayor, Gary Norton, supports the proposed merger, saying that the city should

Anmol Nigam, Contributing Reporter

October 9, 2015

East Cleveland’s possible merger with Cleveland isn’t only controversial in the larger city. East Cleveland’s leaders are split on whether they should join their neighbor to the west. In July Cuyahoga County’s Board of Elections verified a petition for Cleveland to annex East Cleveland, signed...

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