The Daily Northwestern

McKeon: Frats are unsafe spaces

Shane McKeon, Columnist

November 8, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

In this series, a writer examines the history and influence of Northwestern fraternities — and proposes what to do about it. He is a former member of an IFC chapter. Allow me to say the same thing three different ways so ...

Letter to the Editor: My experience as a former SAE brother

November 2, 2017

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Content Warning: Sexual assault, sexual violence, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, fraternity culture, rape culture Former Sigma Alpha Epsilon brothers, I’ve been silent too long and it’s time I told you publicly: stop rushing a ne...

Bienasz: University must extend SAE suspension after continued recruitment

Gabrielle Bienasz, Op-Ed Contributor

October 30, 2017

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

I won’t forget the moment I stopped feeling safe on this campus. I was walking along the Lakefill and looked down at my phone to see this email: “On February 2, 2017, the Sexual Harassment Prevention Office received...

McKeon: Frat boys are like mobsters

Shane McKeon, Op-Ed Contributor

October 29, 2017

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

In this series, a writer examines the history and influence of Northwestern fraternities — and proposes what to do about it. He is a former member of an IFC chapter. IFC had a bad week. Like really bad. To recap: The Inte...

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...

DG/ZBT/AIO team raises biggest group total for Dance Marathon

Sophia Bollag, Managing Editor

March 8, 2015

Filed under Campus, Dance Marathon 2015

The Dance Marathon fundraising team of Delta Gamma, Zeta Beta Tau and Alpha Iota Omicron raised the most money of all the fundraising groups. The team, which was included in the large groups category, raised $140,725.79, almost $14,000...

Sigma Alpha Epsilon eliminates pledge system

Kelly Gonsalves, Reporter

March 14, 2014

Filed under Campus, Greek, Latest Stories, Local

Northwestern’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter is in the process of permanently eliminating its pledge system, a nationwide change the fraternity’s national leaders mandated last week. The fraternity’s national headquarters, wh...