Students and Violence

Students and Violence
Aug 28, 2015
Fraternity members at an off-campus house near Old Dominion University are under fire for hanging sexist "welcome" signs -- behavior that offends many, but is a crude tradition at many colleges. Until now, few academic leaders have spoken out.

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November 5, 2014

Unusual sexual harassment lawsuit at Northwestern U., in which a professor is suing a former graduate student who accused him of assault, has sparked debate about student indemnification policies.

November 4, 2014

After a football star at Alcorn State is revealed to be a registered sex offender, some ask why NCAA is resisting demands that it ban colleges from enrolling such athletes.

October 24, 2014

West Virginia U. expels three students after riots Saturday -- part of President Gordon Gee's attempts to clean up the campus's image. But some worry due process may be lost in the effort.

October 20, 2014

New rules from the Department of Education will require colleges to provide crime statistics on dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking, as well as on reported crimes that were determined to be unfounded.

October 17, 2014

More than 800 colleges now use "affirmative consent" standard in sexual assault policies, but some worry that the swiftly changing definition could lead to confusion in the dorm room and complications in student conduct hearings.

October 10, 2014

UW Madison told students that "if you present yourself as easy prey, then expect to attract some wolves." Many said that advice misses the point when it comes to preventing campus sexual assault.

October 2, 2014

Would formal regulations and sanctions have helped prevent the University of Michigan's mishandling of a quarterback's concussion?

October 1, 2014

Student group behind the long-running Sex Power God event at Brown University has canceled it, citing concerns about sexual assaults and other inappropriate behavior.

September 30, 2014

Privacy is paramount in dealing with sexual assault cases. But is there such a thing as too much privacy?

September 30, 2014

Despite well-publicized moves by a few colleges to curb their Greek systems, at most large institutions and many others, the houses are too central to campus housing, social life and alumni to be seriously threatened.

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