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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...

Letter to the Editor: Radical Student Union releases statement on the Presidential Election

Gabriel Murcia
November 11
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Today, we wake up to the news that the Republican candidate for president, Donald Trump, has won the election. The President-elect has invigorated racism in this country against immigrants and followers of Islam, both citizens and refugees, and has amplified the latent nativist and xenophobic current...

Letter to the Editor: Islamophobia and antisemitism

Pete Moore
November 11
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

I applaud The Observer for its critical coverage of Stephen Hoffman’s offensive comments about Muslims in the wake of the January 2015 attacks in Paris. Questioning powerful individuals is a cornerstone of journalism and an important aspect of a liberal arts education. Hoffman is president of the Jew...

Letter to the Editor: Support for UDC

UMB exec
November 11
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

The purpose of the University Media Board (UMB) on this campus is to not only support student media, but to also advance and protect student expression. The University Diversity Collaborative (UDC) is an organization whose members constantly seek to express their identities and encourage others to do so a...

Letter to the Editor: An End to the Undergraduate Diversity Collaborative

November 4
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

We are writing today to call for an end to the Undergraduate Diversity Collaborative (UDC). Since their inception, UDC has been a constructive effort to marginalize and undermine the advancement of minority groups on campus. Without any power to write legislation and without the same influence as the U...

Letter to the Editor: Hoffman’s “Islamophobia”

Glenn Starkman
October 28
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

On Oct. 14, the Observer filled its front page with an article about a public conversation held almost two years ago on the CWRU campus between Dan Moulthrop, CEO of Cleveland City Club, and Stephen Hoffman, President of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland. The headline criticized Hoffman for "sp...

Letter to the Editor: Radical Student Union Addresses Controversy

Evan Adams
October 28
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

On Sept. 21, the Case Western Reserve University’s Radical Student Union (RSU) hosted a public screening of the documentary “The Occupation of the American Mind: Israel’s Public Relations War in the United States,” a film that is available from Kelvin Smith Library for free to all CWRU students a...

Response to Trump on “locker room banter”

October 14
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

When I was about seven years old, my mother wanted her maiden name back. My father respected her and fully supported her choice. She was a coal-miner's daughter from Southern Ohio—Pleasant City—and feminism mattered to her. At 13, just to make being a teenager even more fun, I hyphenated my own l...

Letter to the editor: In response to Hannah Pomerantz’s letter

October 14
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Ms. Pomerantz, I was very interested in your open letter to President Barbara R. Snyder in response to the Case Western Reserve University  Radical Student Union’s screening of “The Occupation of the American Mind: Israel’s Public Relations War in the United States” on Sept. 21. I wa...

Letter to the editor: In response to last week’s editorial

October 14
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

As a member of Greek Life at Case Western Reserve University, I do believe our community is unique and wonderful. We are made up of individuals who uphold the academic honor which characterizes our university as a whole, who care deeply for the causes which we represent. However we are not so different...

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