Safety

Tragedy at a Party

Shooting kills Youngstown State student and wounds 11, including 6 other students. Incident could point to dangers associated with Greek events at off-campus houses.

Call to Action on Sexual Harassment

Education Department's Title IX clarification may shift colleges' policies on burden of proof and off-campus incidents.

Renewed Fight on Fraternities

A series of incidents has led to more calls to reform or eliminate the Greek system, but don't hold your breath for radical shifts.

Lobbying, But Looking Ahead

Legislation allowing concealed carry of guns on Texas campuses seems certain to pass, and some dismayed college presidents are forced to consider how they will transition if and when the bills become law.

Students, Guns and Politics

In states where guns may soon be allowed on campuses, students on both sides want to be part of the debate.

Rules Shifts After Federal Push

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Education Department's letter has prompted some colleges to speed up planned changes in procedures on sexual assaults.

Don't Mention Virginia Tech

A computer science professor at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, feeling isolated and alienated in a department where he was a poor fit, referred to the 2007 shootings at Virginia Tech in a conversation with colleagues who already found him hostile.

A senior history major at Aurora University, in a dispute with a professor teaching a required course, allegedly made a threatening comment that included a reference to both the Virginia Tech shootings and those in 2008 at Northern Illinois University.

Crackdown on Clery Compliance

U.S. Education Department "sample reviews" of colleges' crime reporting compliance finds violations at three universities.

Dodging a Bullet

Texas lawmakers fail to pass a controversial bill, previously seen as a sure thing, that would have let people carry concealed weapons on college campuses.

Wrong People on Trial?

Recently publicized campus investigations of alleged sex assaults prompt claims that victims are being smeared.

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