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Chakraborty: Female students shouldn’t excuse harassment

Ankita Chakraborty

April 15, 2016

My friend and I had a routine we followed this semester: after class we would meet up at an establishment to eat and chat. Initially this started off fine; the employees were pleasant and we had a good time. Gradually, the employees began to recognize us and remember our faces and orders,  as we...

CWRU to celebrate Constitution Day with sexual misconduct forum

Jasmine Gallup, Staff Writer

September 11, 2015

Constitution Day (or Citizenship Day, as it was formerly known) is not one of the most widely celebrated national holidays; it typically gets less news attention than Punxsutawney Phil’s shadow. But at federally funded schools and universities, acknowledgement of the holiday is mandatory according...

Greek Life program highlights bystander intervention techniques to help prevent sexual misconduct

Adithi Iyengar, Copy Editor

February 27, 2015

Following a number of allegations of sexual misconduct against fraternity men and last semester’s suggestion that fraternities cancel all social events involving alcohol, discussion about how Case Western Reserve University deals with sexual misconduct has come to the forefront. In an effort to help address this issue, while also tackling the topic of substa...

More than a Greek-only solution needed to solve CWRU’s sexual misconduct problem

January 23, 2015

Although Greek Life has instituted seminars to help prevent sexual misconduct on campus, more than a Greek-only solution is needed.

Greeks organize focus group to address sexual misconduct

Julia Bianco, News Editor

January 17, 2015

Following the decision to request that all fraternities suspend activities involving alcohol for the remainder of last semester, the Interfraternity Council (IFC) has organized a focus group to address the problem of sexual misconduct in the Greek community. As previously reported, ten Case Western Reserve University fraternity men were accused of sexual misconduct during the fall semester. T...

Greek Life Office advises fraternities to cancel some social events after sexual misconduct allegations

Maria Fazal, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2014

After rumors took anonymous social media app Yik Yak by storm, university officials have confirmed that the Greek Life Office has requested all fraternities to cancel any social events involving alcohol for the rest of the semester. This request is following allegations of sexual misconduct committed by ...

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