The Observer

In response to a skit by the Phi Delta Theta fraternity in the Greek Week Variety Show

April 14, 2016

Editor’s Note: The following letter was sent to The Observer on Tuesday, April 12 at 1:38 p.m. and was made publicly available the same day. Those authors requested that students email latinosinsolidarity@gmail.com to sign it. At the time The Observer received it, the letter contained 154 signatures. A ma...

Oldham and Belli: In response to the Latinx open letter

Will Oldham and Gina Belli

April 14, 2016

Editor’s Note: The following letter was sent to the Greek community on Tuesday, April 12, at 6:40 p.m. The Observer received it on the same day. To the Case Western Reserve University community, Our names are Will Oldham and Gina Belli, and we are the presidents of CWRU’s Interfraternity Congress (IFC)...

Dog Days philanthropy will bring pups to campus

Dog Days philanthropy will bring pups to campus

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor

April 8, 2016

For students who want to “paws” their frantic studying and take some time to support dogs in need, this year Delta Sigma Phi’s Dog Days philanthropy will be expanding from one day to an entire week of events. The week will kick off on Monday, April 18 with cookies on sale in the Tinkham Veale...

Who will come out on top?

Taylor Moran, Director of Business Operations

April 8, 2016

Picks for Greek Week’s feats of strength and skill

Maltz Center looks to serve CWRU community

Maltz Center looks to serve CWRU community

Jeniece Montellano, Web editor

April 8, 2016

Two Greek Week events this year were hosted at Cleveland’s newest performing arts center. The Milton and Tamar Maltz Performing Arts Center at The Temple-Tifereth Israel was chosen by the Greek Week committee because it’s part of Case Western Reserve University. However the initial estimate was more...

Greek rollover seeks project with student life impact

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor

April 1, 2016

Currently $66,000 sits in a Panhellenic Council/Interfraternity Congress bank account, set aside for improvements to the Tinkham Veale University Center (TVUC). It has been there several years, but current leadership hope that the account will soon be empty. In 2010 the Student Executive Council noticed...

Fraternities under review work on moving forward

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor

February 19, 2016

Three campus fraternity chapters, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Phi Kappa Psi and Delta Tau Delta, have recently undergone both sanctions and membership reviews. “I’m hopeful,” said the Greek Life Director Mark Starr of the chapters’ progress thus far. “I think it’s kind of early to tell as they...

Gurian: An open letter to our Greek men

James Gurian

February 19, 2016

Recently, at Beta Theta Pi’s national president’s training, one chapter president suggested to the room that “it’s easy to say, like, at least we don’t pee on our pledges.” I struggled to keep a straight face, but the thinking he so eloquently described is pervasive here at Case Western Reserve...

Fraternity brothers upset by Greek Life sanctions

Fraternity brothers upset by Greek Life sanctions

Anastazia Vanisko, Copy Editor

February 5, 2016

The Greek Life Office (GLO) aims to create a “culture of care” within Greek Life, meaning that they want chapters to work towards self-improvement and bettering the community. However after the membership reviews undergone by Sigma Phi Epsilon (Sig Ep), Phi Kappa Psi and Delta Tau Delta (Delt), some...

IFC and PHC presidents talk moving forward, co-sponsorships and Culture of Care

Julia Bianco, Director of Web & Multimedia

February 5, 2016

This week campus insider sat down with William Oldham, the president of the Interfraternity Congress (IFC) and Gina Belli, the president of the Panhellenic Council (PHC). Moving forward from membership reviews Both Oldham and Belli want to use the recent struggles within the Greek community to...

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