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LTTE: Men: Listen to Women. Everyone: Give USG a Break.

November 13, 2020

For those who don’t know me, my name is Dalia Zullig, and I have been a member of the Undergraduate Student Government for almost four years. I am many other things, but for the purposes of this letter...

LTTE: Attn: Case Western Reserve University Department of Theater

July 4, 2020

In response to the Case Western Reserve University Department of Theater’s incredibly disappointing and insufficient statement on diversity and inclusion, we, a coalition of current students and alumni...

LTTE: There’s a place for tolerance

May 4, 2020

Abortion is perhaps the most contentious issue facing our country today. Despite the social progress that we have made in recent years (and there is still much more to go), the divide between those who...

LTTE: Universal Pass/No Credit is not inclusive

The Faculty Senate must keep the Opt-In Pass/No Pass Credit grading policy
April 14, 2020

The fact that Universal Pass/No Credit attempts to address off-campus disparity is a noble idea. However, such a policy does not account for the diversity in opinion of the greater student body and is,...

Letter to the Student Body

April 14, 2020

To the Case Western Reserve University student body: We are writing this letter at a time of great stress for everyone at Case Western Reserve University, particularly its students. Along with you,...

LTTE: A token of whose esteem? Or a token of my extreme?

LTTE: A token of whose esteem? Or a token of my extreme?
November 8, 2019

A family friend whose child is considering applying to Case Western Reserve University was surprised to see my picture in the “Think Humanities” brochure handed out by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions...

Ltte: Why student course evaluations may actually be a disservice to students

November 1, 2019

In the early 20th century, when relatively few individuals went to college, student course evaluations served as prudent pedagogy. In modern times, however, they have evolved in a fashion that is surely...

Ltte: Questioning the reality around tenure

April 15, 2019

On Wednesday, April 17 from 12:30 -1:30 p.m. in the Toepfer Room of Adelbert Hall, “Members of the CWRU Emeriti Academy who have been engaged in the Think Big strategic planning process will lead a discussion...

Ltte: Responding to Reif

March 1, 2019

Last Friday, The Observer ran an opinion column that was mainly a defense of statements made by Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Mn.) which extended to a disappointingly one-sided analysis of the complex Middle East...

Ltte: Aisha’s Law could save lives

February 15, 2019

Last week, Ohio House Rep. Janine Boyd announced that she intends to draft legislation to help prevent domestic violence. The law is named for the late Aisha Fraser, a Shaker Heights teacher who was violently...

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