Students and Violence

Students and Violence
Sep 26, 2016
The film Goat depicts fraternity hazing at its most brutal, raising hopes that there could be cultural shift away from making light of the behavior. 

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Aug. 18, 2018 -- Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand compilation of articles focuses on the topic of “Campus Safety.”

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Archive

December 10, 2015

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.

December 8, 2015

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.

December 7, 2015

Following recent shootings in U.S. and terrorist attacks in Paris, some colleges and universities are adopting stricter security policies for sporting events.

December 4, 2015

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.

November 30, 2015

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.

November 23, 2015

In November, more than a dozen college campuses have been targeted by shooting and bomb threats, with many of them threatening black students.

November 5, 2015

Students suspended or expelled over allegations of sexual assault rarely succeed in lawsuits against the institutions that punished them. That's starting to change.

November 4, 2015

No college is immune from gun violence, but historically black colleges and universities may face unique challenges.

November 3, 2015

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.

October 30, 2015

Two senators blast fraternity group's support of legislation to limit how colleges can respond to sexual assault.

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