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          Opinion

          Letter to the Editor: Straight Answers to Questions about Greek Life Funding

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          To the Editor: Much confusion has arisen recently around the decision to remove approximately $7000 or 19 percent of the Interfraternal Congress (IFC) and Panhellenic Council's Student Activity Fee (SAF) funding due to its possession of a rollover. As I have recently completed my term of duty as member-at-large for IFC, for which I attended every IFC and PHC executive and general body meeting as well as several meetings, I possess an intimate knowledge of how this semester's events came about and have since transpired.

          What are you doing this summer?

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          Living - and dying - on your own terms

          Corner Store Epiphanies

          Living - and dying - on your own terms

          I think as humans we have the right to live life on our own terms, as long as it does not hurt anyone else. Individuals should have control over their bodies and their lives, and people do not have the right to dictate the terms of others' lives. If living is no longer desired, why does it matter if you die? The major cases addressing euthanasia and physician assisted-suicide involve terminally ill patients at the end of their lives.

          The last hurrah: experiencing senior week

          The last hurrah: experiencing senior week

          Now that my vitamin D deficiency is slowly coming back to base levels, and I'm feeling less miserable than normal, there's only one thing to do: party! Screw final exams. We are nearing the end of our undergraduate experience, and what better way to celebrate than with a week's worth of debauchery? Perhaps I was just living under a rock for the past three years, but it wasn't until the beginning of my final year that I came to realize that senior week is an excuse to drink excessively, and I have nothing but praise for this effort.

          2009-2010 Year in Review

          As another school year draws to a close, The Observer takes a look back at the top ten stories that made you pick up the paper on Friday mornings.

          1. DC++ shut down permanently The popular intraweb file-sharing network - known commonly as "the hub" - was shut down after Case ITS informed hub administrators that the protocol used to run DC++ would be permanently banned from the Case network. Hub administrators graciously shut down the network before the protocol was forcibly banned by ITS, thanking students for their support of the hub since 2002.

          In This Issue

          News

          • A Conversation with Caroline Goulding
          • Don't blow it all at once: financial tips for recent graduates
          • International student session to debut during 2010 orientation
          • Name That Place - 4/23/2010
          • Relay For Life raises $76,000, short of goal but not short of spirit
          • Student Leadership Award Winners
          • Tanning dangers abound as summer approaches
          • What Now?
          • Mass funding successful for some, headache for other organizations

          Sports

          • Case falls to Wooster at Progressive Field
          • Spartan Spotlight: Obinna Nwanna
          • Spartans are optimistic heading into UAA's
          • Spartans extend win streak to six
          • Spartans snap long losing streak
          • The next step
          • Top 10 Spartan stories of 2009-2010

          Opinion

          • 2009-2010 Year in Review
          • Letter to the Editor: Straight Answers to Questions about Greek Life Funding
          • Living - and dying - on your own terms
          • The last hurrah: experiencing senior week
          • What are you doing this summer?

          Focus

          • A final fling for finals
          • Despite an oppressive crowd and disappointing opener, Ben Folds continues to impress on stage
          • MaDaCol performance distinguishes dance as alternative communication medium
          • Parting word of advice: Express yourself
          • Springfest blowout to feature activities, student bands and national headlines
          • The best bars in Cleveland
          • Tri-C Jazz Festival features stunning jazz organ performance, among others
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