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Schwalb: IFC members must move beyond symbolism, commit to tangible reform

Jessica Schwalb, Columnist

May 4, 2017

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

There seems to be confusion about what Interfraternity Council members are to do in response to rampant sexual assault on our campus. When faced with criticism for not publicly showing up for survivors at events like the Take...

Davies: Fraternity men neglect responsibility with absence at Take Back the Night march

Adam Davies, Op-Ed Contributor

April 28, 2017

Filed under Contributors, Latest Stories, Opinion

I am tired of hearing feeble excuses from Northwestern fraternity men: the “not all men” line and the “I’m in a good frat” trope. I recognize the emptiness of those words. At the end of the day, Northwestern administrators...

Kim: Greek life members must go beyond institutional criticism, step up as individuals

Yvonne Kim, Opinion Editor

April 12, 2017

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters from Editor, Opinion

After weeks of uncertainty following allegations of sexual assault and druggings at two fraternities, students finally received a University response when vice president for student affairs Patricia Telles-Irvin sent a school-wide email that said, “No disciplinary action or further investigative action related to the reports of sexual misc...

Letter to the editor: Students urge for better response to sexual assault

Nehaarika Mulukutla and Rosalie Gambrah

April 11, 2017

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

The following is a letter written by incoming Associated Student Government president Nehaarika Mulukutla and executive vice president Rosalie Gambrah. Many students, whose names are listed below, have since signed the letter in ...

ASG survey seeks feedback on Title IX reporting process

Claire Hansen, Reporter

April 7, 2017

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Associated Student Government released a survey March 31 to gather student feedback on the sexual misconduct complaint resolution process. ASG President Christina Cilento said the responses will be incorporated in a report...

Schecter: We must use this moment to set a new standard for the Title IX process on campus, across the country

Sarah Schecter, Op-Ed Contributor

February 22, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The past weeks have been trying for our community after the University alerted students earlier this month that it received anonymous reports alleging multiple sexual assaults and druggings at two fraternities. Many of us are angry, upset, even baffled by the prevalence of sexual assaul...

Letter to the Editor: Wait for the facts before rushing to judgment based on unverified accusations

February 13, 2017

Filed under Letters to Editor

Like everyone in the Northwestern community, I was stunned and appalled to receive Chief of Police Bruce Lewis’s security alert informing us that four students attending a Sigma Alpha Epsilon frat party were possibly given a...

Goldberg: Injustices at fraternities must provoke thoughtful policy change

Gideon Goldberg, Op-Ed Contributor

February 10, 2017

Filed under Opinion

In response to the recent reported events alleged at Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, many have joined together to demand that Interfraternity Council be eliminated on our campus. However, these fraternities are more entrenched than students might im...

Lewis: Following reports, University administrators must take bold action

Cara Lewis, Op-Ed Contributor

February 9, 2017

Filed under Opinion

It is extremely upsetting for me to write about my experiences with sexual violence and suicide, especially because I know others who share these stories can be deeply upset by reading about them. In the light of recent news,...