Students and Violence
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.
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.
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.
Would formal regulations and sanctions have helped prevent the University of Michigan's mishandling of a quarterback's concussion?
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.
Privacy is paramount in dealing with sexual assault cases. But is there such a thing as too much privacy?
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.
White House aims to "fundamentally shift" thinking on campus sexual assault with campaign on bystander prevention. Some advocates worry it will draw focus away from enforcement efforts.
At least eight freshmen at U.S. universities have died so far this year. How can colleges help alter the behaviors of students they're only just starting to know?
Since the federal government began applying more scrutiny to campus handling of sexual assault, more administrators and students are turning to for-profit consulting firms, prevention programs, and safety products for help.
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