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Campus Sexual Assault

Take The Pledge To End Campus Sexual Assault.

#ItsOnUs to recognize that if someone doesn't or can't consent to sex, it's sexual assault.

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#ResistanceRecap: How Young People Fueled the Resistance in 2017

2017 began on the defensive: Trump took office in January, and within days he had issued an Islamophobic, xenophobic ban on Muslims. The year was anxiety-riddled, with young people, and particularly young immigrants, people of color, and women, never sure when President Trump and his conservative ...

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Five Reasons You Should Be Scared Of Jerry Falwell Jr., Trump’s Pick To Lead His Higher Education Task Force

In January, Donald Trump appointed Jerry Falwell Jr. to lead a new higher education task force put in place to roll back federal regulation over higher education. Many of these regulations were created by the Obama Administration to protect students from fraud, ensure high graduation rates, and ...

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New Data Indicates A Rise In Sexual Assault Allegations Despite Decreasing Campus Crime Numbers

A new report found that while the number of reported crimes has dropped across college campuses nationwide, the number of sexual assaults has significantly increased. Campus sexual assaults jumped from about 4,000 in 2012 to 5,000 in 2013.

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Brigham Young University Addresses Campus Sexual Assault After Honor Code Controversy

In an effort to clarify their stance on campus sexual assault, both The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Brigham Young University issued updated statements.

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Two Lawsuits Claim Kansas State University Failed To Investigate Off-Campus Sexual Assaults

Two former students at the Kansas State University filed lawsuits against the school claiming Kansas State violated Title IX.

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Stanford University Says It Will Not Alter Sexual Assault Survey, Despite Student Criticisms

Students at Stanford University are protesting the school’s refusal to re-administer a campus climate survey, which some say included too narrow a definition of sexual assault.

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Senators Request Additional Funding For Investigations Into Universities’ Handling Of Sexual Assault

The Senators believe additional funding is needed to fully investigate claims of Title IX and Clery Act violations.

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11 Of Last 12 Rapes Reported At LSU Occurred During Gamedays Or Gameday Weekends

Louisiana State University’s school newspaper, The Daily Reveille, found that of the last 12 rapes reported on campus, 11 of them occurred during an LSU gameday or gameday weekends.

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UC Berkeley Introduces New Review Board For Campus Sexual Assault Allegations

The University of California, Berkeley announced on March 24 that it would be implementing changes to the way it approaches campus sexual assaults.

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Petition Calls On White House To Classify Men’s Rights Group Return Of Kings As Terrorist Group

A recent White House petition called to classify the men's rights group Return of Kings as a terrorist group.

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Title IX And Sexual Assault At Harvard: Should State Law Enforcement Play a Bigger Role In Investigating Campus Assault Cases?

Alyssa Leader's case has placed Harvard’s sexual misconduct policies under scrutiny, and challenged the authority of a Title IX stipulation which allows universities to handle campus sexual assault internally. Some argue that it is up to the victim whether to report their case to outside law ...

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Civil Suit Against University Of Tennessee Alleges History Of Mishandling Sexual Assault Cases

There are currently four Title IX investigations open at the University of Tennessee and one civil lawsuit alleging the University of a history of mishandling cases of sexual assault.

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