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Letter to the Editor: Vice President Mobley and Vice President Stark in response to “Austin Stroud: CWRU fails to structurally understand diversity”

September 17, 2015


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

To the editor, A collaboration between the Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity (OIDEO) and the Division of Student Affairs, Diversity 360 is a new campus-wide initiative designed to assist students, staff and faculty in becoming more culturally competent. Although Austin Stroud ...

Aderinola Fasipe in response to Josh Lehrer’s “Hillary Clinton: an agent of progress?”

September 11, 2015


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

To the editor, Despite how even the best-intentioned media have portrayed it, voting rights aren’t the only issues that minorities face. Few of the most important issues in today’s society that minorities face are those of police brutality and mass incarceration. Hillary Clinton supported her husband’s Violent Crime Control and Law En...

Bergeron in response to Heather O’Keeffe’s “On the toilet: unwelcome, automatic splashes are just that”

Michelle Bergeron

August 27, 2015


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

To the editor, Case Western Reserve University alumna, class of 2014 here: pretty much everyone hates automatic flush toilets. That being said, I work at a big fancy company (thanks, CWRU education!) where everyone has big fancy degrees and earns big fancy paychecks, but you'd be amazed at how often...

Letter to the Editor: The time is now to make the fundamental right to marry available to same-sex couples

Joshua D. Lehrer

April 29, 2015


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

There remains great controversy over the matter of same-sex marriage equality, and even our U.S. Supreme Court justices are apprehensive. We are a nation defined by diversity and inclusion, yet we still try to deny people basic rights others are not able to retain. In the April 28 hearing, the justices...

Dorsey in response to “What we lack”

J. Dorsey

April 23, 2015


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

To the editor, I'd like to begin by thanking Andrew Breland and Jacob Martin for having the courage to speak out against the scourge of radical political correctness and the threat it poses to our freedom of expression. I agree that when student lives are policed by the specter of administrative ov...

In Response to the Unity Banquet Keynote Speech

Hiram Cortez

April 23, 2015


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Observer Staff, I am writing in response to the Unity Banquet keynote speech given by nationally recognized journalist Jeff Johnson on April 10 here at Case Western Reserve University. This letter is from a personal point of view not representing any student organization. In case you haven’t...

Assmus and Galipo In response to “What we lack”

Abby Assmus and Anna Galipo

April 23, 2015


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

To the editor, In response to the article “What we lack,” by Andrew Breland and Jacob Martin in the Opinion section last week, we would like to identify that some of their examples of "free speech" are not in fact free speech; instead, they are examples of harassment. We fully support and agree wi...

Worden in response to “What we lack”

Colin Worden

April 23, 2015


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

To the editor, I’d like to preface my letter to the editor by stating that I am friends with both Andrew Breland and Jacob Martin, and that I respect their commitment to pressing the envelope on a number of issues. Even if I may not agree with them on a variety of issues, especially as of late,...

Mobley on the importance of campus climate

Marilyn Mobley

April 9, 2015


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

To the editor, The recent article in The Observer indicating that the university was investigating an incident of racist graffiti found in Fribley Commons was a critical reminder that our campus climate needs more work to be the kind of campus where everyone can thrive. We seek to be a diverse, inclu...

Saker in response to Jacob Martin’s March 27 letter to the editor

Siba Saker

April 2, 2015


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

To the editor, One of the first things I do when I visit another university is pick up their school newspaper to get a feel for the culture that exists on that campus. The newspaper is a reflection of the student voices and is a platform for discussing the things that they find important. This past...

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