Students and Violence
Northeastern University butts heads with local police over its decision to arm campus officers with semiautomatic rifles, but the practice is increasingly commonplace for college law enforcement agencies.
At a time of renewed national discussion about gun control and violence on campuses, a key legal case raises crucial questions about who is responsible for safeguarding students from each other, writes Christine Helwick.
Following recent shootings in U.S. and terrorist attacks in Paris, some colleges and universities are adopting stricter security policies for sporting events.
Citing a chilling effect on study participants, faculty members who study sexual assault say they should be exempt from mandatory reporting requirements. Fraternities are also arguing for an exemption for volunteer chapter advisers.
U of Chicago calls off classes due to report of planned gun violence; film students arrested in Los Angeles for causing panic with replicas of weapons. UPDATE: Arrest and new details on threat against Chicago.
In November, more than a dozen college campuses have been targeted by shooting and bomb threats, with many of them threatening black students.
Students suspended or expelled over allegations of sexual assault rarely succeed in lawsuits against the institutions that punished them. That's starting to change.
No college is immune from gun violence, but historically black colleges and universities may face unique challenges.
University of Kansas rejects a sexual assault panel's recommendations that would change how fraternities and sororities woo new members, saying any rule changes are up to the students.
Two senators blast fraternity group's support of legislation to limit how colleges can respond to sexual assault.
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