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Masoom: ‘True Gentlemen’ shouldn’t shirk accountability

Sumaia Masoom, Op-Ed Contributor

February 27, 2017

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...

Kaplan: Panhellenic recruitment needs a revamp

Marisa Kaplan, Columnist

January 23, 2017

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

A flock of nearly 500 women filed down Sheridan Road to start Winter Quarter with Panhellenic Recruitment, bundled in parkas, thick scarves and snow boots. Each student waited outside one of the 12 PHA sorority houses, shivering...

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

Alana Farkas, Columnist

January 16, 2017

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

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, 2016

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety

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, 2016

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, 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...

Letter to the Editor: Members of the Greek community support Christina and Macs

April 6, 2016

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

We, as members of IFC and PHA Greek organizations, are voting for Christina and Macs for student body President and Vice President. We urge all members of the Greek community to do the same this coming Thursday. Why should ...