The Shakerite

Trial Postponed For Student Accused of Rape

John Vodrey, Campus and City Editor

January 22, 2014

A judge postponed the trial for the male student charged with rape and kidnapping Sept. 23. According to information provided by court spokeswoman Mary Davidson, the adjudicatory hearing, or trial, was scheduled to begin yesterday, but fo...

Suspect in Alleged Rape Will Likely Face Expulsion

Shane McKeon, Print Editor in Chief

September 18, 2013

The Shaker student arrested Sept.10 for the alleged rape of a female student will almost definitely face expulsion. Additionally, new details from school and police officials suggest the incident did not occur in a locker roo...

An Open Letter to Students

Shane McKeon, Print Editor in Chief

September 17, 2013

Last week, we reported that a male student allegedly raped a female student at our school. As with any sensitive story, concerns emerged within the student body and community about our coverage. These are legitimate concerns, an...

Police Chief Lee Outlines Investigative Process

John Vodrey, Campus and City Editor

September 14, 2013

Shaker Heights Police Department Chief Scott Lee told The Shakerite Friday that both the suspect and victim involved in the Sept. 10 alleged rape at the high school are 15 years old. This assertion contradicts reports by local TV news stations that either the suspect or ...

Student Arrested For Rape at School

Shane McKeon, Print Editor in Chief

September 11, 2013

UPDATE, Sept. 12: The story has been changed to reflect the language in the incident report after discussion among contributing editors and to link to previous Shakerite coverage of sexual assault. A Shaker Heights High School student is in c...

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