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Ltte: CWRU already embraces “ideological diversity”

Ltte: CWRU already embraces “ideological diversity”

Monica Windholtz
March 3
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

To the editor, I take issue with the way conservative ideologies were recently portrayed in two columns recently written by Paul Rutecki for The Observer. Case Western Reserve University does embrace ideological diversity, just not ideologies that actively call for the discrimination and oppression of ...

Ltte: Feminist Collective differentiates between identity, political opinion

Jessica Lam, Tori Hamilton, Nailah Mathews, and Nat Bick
February 24
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

To the editor, To the Case Western Reserve University Community: We, as members of the Feminist Collective at CWRU, have witnessed repeated instances of misconceptions about what tolerance should look like on our campus. We would like to clarify a few points in response to rhetoric from our peers concer...

LttE: Ann Jung speaks on COC impeachment

Ann Jung
February 17
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Editor’s Note: The Observer attempted to reach Ann Jung on Jan. 16 at 5:45 p.m. and Jan. 17 at 5:32 a.m. via Facebook Messenger and on Jan. 18 around 9 p.m. via phone. The Observer could not verify the accuracy of statements here concerning the constitution and bylaws of the Class Office Collective, in...

Letter to the Editor: On the news story concerning the COC president’s impeachment

Austin Mak
January 27
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

  To Whom It May Concern, After reading The Observer's recent article about the impeachment of the 2019 Class Officer Collective president, I couldn't help but feel it was a bit unnecessary. While it was definitely interesting, I felt that such a potentially delicate topic for the girl in...

Open Letter: Let Civility Make America Great Again

Kylene Ye
January 27
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Have you ever written posts like “If you supported this candidate, unfriend me from Facebook”? Or “How can someone even vote for this candidate? It’s completely unfathomable!”? If you haven’t, then I applaud your ability to avoid the disgusting pit hole of polarization that politics has bec...

Letters to the Editor: Phi Delt’s Offensive Costumes Return

Letters to the Editor: Phi Delt’s Offensive Costumes Return

November 30
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion, Top Stories

Greetings CWRU Community, I am writing to discuss a recent act of racial arrogance on our campus and the Case Western Reserve University administration's unwillingness to address it. As most of you know, last semester (April 2016) the Phi Delta Theta fraternity (Phi Delt) performed a skit where they dressed up,...

Letter to the Editor: Afro Am and ASA response to “An end to UDC”

Tulibona Namulemo
November 18
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

In a previous issue, a letter to the editor was written by Edward Bennett and Maleeka Aljawad calling for an end to the University Diversity Collaborative (UDC), citing the African American Society (Afro Am) and The African Students Association (ASA) as two of the organizations that have been oppressed while ...

Letter to the Editor: In response to “Locker Room Banter”

November 18
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

This is a response to an Oct. 14 submission by Jeremy David Bendik-Keymer, professor of Ethics at Case Western Reserve University. It is unfortunate that the professor experienced ridicule and even abuse for things such as a hyphenated last name and for having a progressive-looking father. Curiously, he attribute...

Letter to the Editor: UDC responds to “An End to the Undergraduate Diversity Collaborative”

UDC
November 11
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

We are compelled to write today in response to a letter calling for the end of the Undergraduate Diversity Collaborative (UDC). Thank you to the authors of this letter for beginning this conversation in such a public forum. UDC is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion, and the idea tha...

Letter to the Editor: In response to “An End to the Undergraduate Diversity Collaborative”

Cameron Childers
November 11
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

In the letter to the editor published last week, Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Representatives Edward Bennett for the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing and Maleeka Aljawad  for the College of Arts and Sciences  attacked the Undergraduate Diversity Collaborative (UDC) for presumably failing to...

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