The Observer

Grief at a distance

Following the shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Cleveland held several events.

Aquene Kimmel, Staff Reporter

August 19, 2016

Two weeks after the most fatal mass shooting in American history, I started crying in the middle of an interview, sitting at a table across from the Einstein’s in the University Hospitals (UH) atrium. For the rest of this eventful summer, no other news story hit me as hard as the shooting at Pulse n...

Muslim Student Association and UDC hold #ourthreebrothers vigil

Muslim Student Association and UDC hold #ourthreebrothers vigil

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor

March 18, 2016

About 15 people sat in the darkened room, holding electronic candles, mourning the lives of three young men recently murdered in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Mohamedtaha Omar, Adam Mekki and Muhannad Tairab were killed execution-style in a vacant house. The vigil, called #ourthreebrothers, was hosted by...

Vigil for terrorist attacks, other tragedies moves from mourning to hope

Many students and faculty members at the vigil called for unity in the face of the tragedies that had occurred around the world.

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor

November 20, 2015

On Monday, Nov. 16, over 50 Case Western Reserve University students, faculty and community members gathered to hold a vigil for victims of the terrorist attacks and tragedies that had occurred around the world the preceding week. At 6:30 p.m., the time when the event was set to start, students and...

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