The Observer

Journalist visits campus, discusses US history

March 23, 2018

In partnership with Case Western Reserve University ThinkForum and the F. Joseph Callahan Distinguished Lecture, Harvard Professor of History and The New Yorker writer Jill Lepore spoke about American...

A brief history of the burned-down Little Italy warehouse

A brief history of the burned-down Little Italy warehouse
October 1, 2015

On Sunday, Sept. 27 flames engulfed the abandoned warehouse on East 123rd and Coltman Road. Though the building had been abandoned for years, previously it had served several different purposes. Here is...

The tree that time forgot

Newton Tree
November 6, 2014
One of the trees on CWRU's main quad is a descendant of the tree that inspired Isaac Newton's theory of gravity.

Brown’s success is one for the history books

Browns Exhibit
Western Reserve Historical Society hosts Title Town exhibit
October 2, 2014

With the Browns currently standing at fourth in the AFC Northern Division (as of press time), with two losses and one win under their belt, it seems as though every Clevelander is thinking the same thing: Hey,...

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