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Dark Ages

On the Beat
January 30, 2015

It’s January at Case Western Reserve University. The holidays have passed. This is the season of battleship-grey skies, full academic workloads and inescapable, rampaging viruses that turn us all into...

CWRU Police Blotter, Nov. 19 to Dec. 2

December 5, 2014

Nov. 21— Felony theft. Wallet taken from purse, Bingham. Nov. 21— Aggravated menacing. Female student menaced by male with knife who fled scene on foot, Euclid Ave. and E 115th St. Nov. 22—...

Break time

December 5, 2014

We are approaching winter break, which seemed like such a distant speck on the horizon during orientation in August. It is a time for many to go home, rest, recharge, drink eggnog and catch up on sleep,...

Greek Life events face scrutiny following allegations of sexual misconduct

December 3, 2014

UPDATE: More information has been made available about this topic. A more complete story can be found here.    Following allegations of sexual misconduct committed by fraternity brothers, the...

Riding safely

November 21, 2014

The Safe Ride program is one of the best known programs run by the Case Western Reserve University Police and Security Services Department. If you haven't used the service yourself yet, you have probably...

CWRU Police Blotter, Nov. 11 to Nov. 18

November 21, 2014

Nov. 14—Felony theft. Wallet taken from purse, Kelvin Smith Library. Nov. 14—Theft from auto. Glass smashed and items taken from parked auto, 1920 Martin Luther King Drive. Nov. 15—Criminal...

CWRU Police Blotter, Nov. 5 to Nov. 12

November 14, 2014

Nov. 5: Petty theft—Furniture taken from kitchen/common area, Sherman House. Nov. 5: Telecommunications fraud—Attempts made to hack into multiple CWRU staff accounts, Kelvin Smith Library. Nov....

Cleveland voters say no to traffic cameras

Traffic Cameras
November 13, 2014

The voters of Cleveland have spoken: they want the traffic cameras removed. With drivers frequently complaining about the inaccuracy of the cameras, 77 percent of Cleveland voters voted yes on Issue...

CWRU Police Blotter, Oct. 28 to Nov. 4

November 7, 2014

Oct. 29: Bicycle theft—bike taken from rack, Leutner Commons. Oct. 30: Petty theft/shoplifting—items taken from store, Barnes and Noble. Oct. 31: Bicycle theft—bike taken from rack, Storrs...

Clery Act amended to further improve crime reporting policies on college campuses

November 7, 2014

The Clery Act, a federal statute requiring colleges and universities to keep and disclose information about crime around campus, was recently amended with the passage of 2013’s Violence Against Women...

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