Students and Violence

Students and Violence
Dec 02, 2016
After killing of Wayne State officer and attack at Ohio State, campus police reflect on dangers of the job.

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Archive

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.

March 14, 2016

As institutions improve their ability to receive and respond to reports of sexual violence, they must be sure not to neglect the actual prevention of it, argues Joseph Storch.

March 7, 2016

Student goes public with details on alleged rapist at Gustavus Adolphus, renewing debate over whether respecting privacy lets colleges get away with wrist slapping instead of expulsions.

March 1, 2016

With new manual of protocols, University of Texas System instructs its police officers to base sexual assault investigations in neuroscience.

February 25, 2016

Colleges say the Department of Education's guidance on campus sexual assault is vague and inconsistent.

February 24, 2016

Is teaching under campus carry still teaching? New guidelines from the Faculty Senate at U of Houston ask the question, with suggestions such as dropping controversial course content for safety concerns.

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