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Masoom: ‘True Gentlemen’ shouldn’t shirk accountability

Sumaia Masoom, Op-Ed Contributor

February 27

Filed under Columns, Opinion

As a survivor, I was offended on a fundamental level by Mike Seethaler and his fellow “True Gentlemen” — as the Sigma Alpha Epsilon creed anoints its members — when they deliberately obstructed the Associated Student Gov...

Williams: Northwestern should not allow new IFC chapters until systematic change occurs

John Williams, Op-Ed Contributor

February 19

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

Despite the despicable reputation of IFC fraternities, I rushed one during my freshman year. After meeting one member who shared my political views, I was under the impression that a large portion of the other members were similarly...

Letter to the Editor: Interfraternity Council misses mark with social probation

February 8

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Disclaimer: I write this letter as president of an Interfraternity Council chapter. I do not speak for anyone other than myself. IFC’s recent response, highlighted in a Feb. 8 article from The Daily, to allegations of se...

Farkas: New IFC and PHA members, stick to your values

Alana Farkas, Columnist

January 16

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

It’s that time of year again, when newly-accepted fraternity and sorority members experience their first taste of what it’s like to be part of the Northwestern PHA and IFC community. Some of these eager new members can be...

Williams: Fraternity members should join call for improved MARS workshops

John Williams, Op-Ed Contributor

October 18

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

Despite intermittent workshops designed to give men on our campus, especially fraternity men, a well-rounded understanding of consent and power dynamics, sexual assault and rape is far too common Northwestern. We must improve...

Lumpkin: Don’t leave out multicultural councils when discussing Greek life on campus

Daniella Lumpkin, Op-Ed Contributor

October 11

Filed under Columns, Contributors, Opinion

Greek life at a university like Northwestern is often seen as limited to formals and fund-ragers. This leads students, both in and out of Greek life, to assume that all who join a sorority or fraternity on this campus share a...

Letter to the Editor: A response to ‘We should abolish Greek life at NU, and it wouldn’t be as hard as you think’

October 10

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Mr. Boxerman, in his article on Greek life, focuses primarily on its problems. Surely, he’s heard about the benefits: friendships, meeting new people within the Greek system, service and philanthropy, to name a few. But the author assert...

Students ask administrators to get more creative with sexual wellness outreach

Shane McKeon, Campus Editor

May 17

Filed under Campus, Sexual Assault

The Campus Coalition on Sexual Violence met for its Spring Quarter meeting Tuesday, with its student advisory board asking the administrators present to experiment with new forms of outreach to students. Weinberg junior Wi...

Northwestern Panhellenic Association issues apology for delayed response on banners

Fathma Rahman, Assistant Campus Editor

May 8

Filed under Campus, Sexual Assault, Student Groups

Northwestern’s Panhellenic Association apologized to its chapters Saturday morning via email for what it called a delayed public response to the recent Sexual Assault Awareness Month banners controversy. In its statement, PHA noted the effort was w...