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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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Sony Music Drop Producer Dr. Luke Following Kesha’s Rape Allegations

Sony Music is planning to end its working relationship with producer Lukasz "Dr. Luke" Gottwald after Kesha accuses him of abuse.

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University Of Kansas Lawsuit May Set Precedent In Sexual Assault Litigation

The University of Kansas is being sued by the parents a former student who was allegedly sexually assaulted while in the school dorms.

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Before It Happens To You: New Campus Sexual Assault Grants Focus On Prevention

Conversations around campus sexual assault have many potential starting points. The focus in one scenario could be the need for better survivor support or a more transparent investigative process. The focus from another angle could be the need for colleges to implement bystander intervention or ...

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Texas State Representative Blames Alcohol For Uptick In Campus Sexual Assault Numbers

During a House Committee on Higher Education hearing, Texas state representative Myra Crownover insinuated that campus sexual assault could be decreased if more attention was paid to the alcohol involved in the incidents.

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Yale’s NCAA Tournament Run Overshadowed By Sexual Assault Allegations

As the Yale Bulldogs prepares for the NCAA basketball tournament for the first time since 1962, the sudden exit of their team captain at the beginning of February has led to animosity on campus.

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Vice President Biden And Lady Gaga Inspire At The Oscars

On Oscars night Leonardo DiCaprio wasn’t the only one who the crowd rallied behind. After an introduction by Vice President Biden, Lady Gaga elicited a standing ovation for her performance of “Til It Happens To You.”

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Acronyms And Assault: A Breakdown Of All The Agencies Involved

OCR, DOE, BJS, CDC, DOJ—all of these are shorthand for government organizations that are somehow linked to the process of either preventing or curbing sexual assaults on campuses across the nation.

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