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Boxerman: We should abolish Greek life at NU, and it wouldn’t be as hard as you think

Aaron Boxerman, Op-Ed Contributor

October 9, 2016

Filed under Columns, Contributors, Opinion

When we think of the classic “college experience,” we often jump straight to Greek life: brotherhood, boozy tailgates and basement parties. Every college movie is full of these tropes. From “Animal House” to “Neighbors,”...

Kim: NU Panhellenic chapters should offer space to process racism

Justine Kim, Op-Ed Contributor

October 3, 2016

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

Following a pair of racist incidents on American University’s campus, one involving a report of rotten bananas found outside black student’s dorm room and another involving a banana thrown at another black student, Greek organizations...

Schwalb: A call for self-critical participation in PHA and IFC

Jessica Schwalb, Columnist

September 26, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

By the end of the summer, my answers to prodding family and friends had become well-rehearsed: Yes, I’m in Greek life, but my chapter and my friends are more nuanced than the stereotypes. Yes, I buy into my Panhellenic Association...

Letter to the Editor: 31 members of Greek leadership in support of Joji and Archie

April 7, 2016

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

We, as current and former leaders of the Greek community, are proudly supporting Joji Syed and Archie Baskaran for Associated Student Government President and Vice President. The ideas here do not represent our chapters or councils,...

Letter to the Editor: Response to Ettinger on sorority recruitment

Ben Connelly

February 10, 2016

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

After reading a recent article in The Daily on hazing during sorority rush, I found myself unsurprised to hear that some people have a hard time during the process. That’s a well-known fact; however, I have never heard of th...