Students and Violence

Students and Violence
Mar 17, 2017
In wake of scandals, U of California strengthens faculty policies against sexual harassment and assault.

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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.

October 21, 2015

As colleges enroll athletes found to have engaged in sexual misconduct, including athletes the colleges don't deem safe to live in their dormitories, some question institutions' motives.

October 12, 2015

U of Texas students and alumni plan campaign around idea that openly carrying a sex toy on campus would be against rules, but carrying a weapon would be permitted.

October 12, 2015

On same day, shootings at two universities each kill a freshman. Others are injured -- a week after mass shooting at Oregon community college. New California law bans guns from campuses.

October 9, 2015

California appeals court -- rejecting lawsuit by student who was attacked by another student -- finds public institutions have no legal obligation to prevent violent acts on their campuses.

October 9, 2015

The family of a black Harvard graduate who committed suicide creates an organization in his honor that seeks to "improve the support for the mental health and emotional well-being of students of color."

September 25, 2015

Same survey that found high rates of female students reporting sexual assault finds that nearly a quarter of transgender students experience some form of sexual violence while in college.

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