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Letter to the Editor: Hoffman’s “Islamophobia”

Glenn Starkman
October 28, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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...

Clarifications regarding “An Open Letter to President Snyder”

October 7, 2016
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

To the Editor: Two clarifications are in order regarding the recent screening by the Radical Student Union of the Occupation of the American Mind: Israel’s Public Relations War in the United States, and the open letter to President Barbara Snyder by Hannah Pomerantz of Israel’s CWRU published on Sept. 30...

Letter to the Editor

Stephen Kerby
October 7, 2016
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

One of the prime motives of the Radical Student Union (RSU) here at Case Western Reserve University  is discussion, which is accomplished by bringing up perspectives seldom discussed in venerable institutions on a large scale. In that vein, RSU accomplished its goal; your response to RSU’s screen...

Letter to the editor

Amy Absher
September 30, 2016
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

To my students, My decision to leave Case Western Reserve University finalized late in July, which means I didn't have a chance to say goodbye to most of you. I am grateful to the editors of The Observer for publishing this letter and offering me the chance to thank all of you. Moving to Cleveland ...

Letter to the editor

Leslie Clark
September 23, 2016
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor, In the spirit of caring, along with student and staff safety in mind, I write this request to all students and staff who ride bikes along campus sidewalks. Please slow down. After several near misses over the past few weeks, I am asking folks to start using verbal signals when pas...

The university did not properly inform us of Adam Savage’s visit

Karthik Mohanarangan
May 7, 2016
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

The university informing no one of Adam Savage's presence is a colossal misstep, especially on the campus of a school that touts itself as an engineering school. Yes, there was a Daily article and information on the engineering school website, but from a practical standpoint, no one knew. Otherwise, we...

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