Students and Violence

Students and Violence
Oct 19, 2016
Struggling to meet the rising demand for mental health services on campuses, colleges turn to online platforms and text messaging services. Experts are divided on the effectiveness of these approaches.


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May 25, 2016

With board considering firing president amid growing allegations the university looked the other way on sexual assaults involving football players, Starr is expected to resign.

May 25, 2016

New comedy Neighbors 2 highlights longstanding rules that bar sororities from having alcohol, a rule that some women say is sexist and possibly dangerous.

May 17, 2016

Law professors issue joint letter saying Education Department guidance to colleges goes too far and poses risks to the rights of accused and of institutions.

April 26, 2016

For their departing gift to the university, seniors at Penn State created an endowment for the university's counseling center to expand mental health services they found wanting.

April 14, 2016

Penn State survey finds many students don't report sexual assault to campus officials and law enforcement, turning to friends and family for help instead.

April 14, 2016

Colleges lose series of rulings in suits brought by male students accused of sex assault. In stinging decisions, judges fault lack of due process.

April 12, 2016

Guns on campuses make the vulnerable even more vulnerable, argues Philip Nel. They uphold established systems of power: white supremacy, patriarchy and the privilege of the tenured.

April 12, 2016

While most concealed-carry permit holders are responsible and law-abiding, it will only take a fraction of irresponsible owners for additional fatalities to rack up on our campuses, argues Nate Kreuter.

March 22, 2016

Indiana Court of Appeals rules that private colleges must release police records, but new legislation may override that change.

March 18, 2016

Harvard singled out its final clubs as especially dangerous places for women. Victims’ advocates and researchers argue more colleges should take a similarly hard look at fraternities.


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