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UConn Sexual Assault

Tyler Kingkade

UConn Settles Sexual Assault Lawsuit For $1.3 Million, But Won't Admit Guilt

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.18.2014 | College

The University of Connecticut will pay nearly $1.3 million to settle a lawsuit brought forward by five sexual assault victims, the school and the wome...

Probe: University Knew Of Sex Abuse Claims Against Professor

AP | PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 02.26.2014 | College

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — An independent investigation has found University of Connecticut officials knew of sexual abuse allegations against a music pro...

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University Will Attempt To Get Rid of 'Rape Trail' Nickname

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.10.2014 | College

The University of Connecticut announced Friday that it will try to stamp out what must be one of the worst nicknames for a campus landmark in the coun...

UConn Responds To Campus Sex Assault Claims

AP | PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 02.03.2014 | College

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut on Monday formally responded to a federal lawsuit that claims it reacted to reports of sexual a...

UConn Expecting Federal Fine

AP | Posted 01.29.2014 | College

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut's police chief says the school likely faces a fine from the federal Department of Education over ...

Rape Victim Was Kicked Off Hockey Team For Not Being 'Stable Enough': Lawsuit

AP | PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 01.23.2014 | College

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A former UConn hockey player who said that she was kicked off the team after reporting that she was raped has joined a federa...

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Another University Under Federal Investigation For Handling Of Sexual Assaults

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.25.2014 | College

The University of Connecticut is under federal investigation after current and former students complained the school failed to take reports of sexual ...

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UConn Walks Fine Line In Wake Of Sexual Assault Complaint

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.20.2013 | College

NEW YORK -- Alyssa Palazzo loved that Susan Herbst was appointed president of the University of Connecticut. Palazzo, a 2013 graduate, admired the wor...

When UConn Told Me "If You Feel Unsafe Then You Shouldn't Say Anything at All"

Alyssa Palazzo | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Alyssa Palazzo

UConn claims that they have mechanisms in place to ensure the rights of their female students, but I've been through that process, and it's not true. When I reported an assault, they encouraged me to stay silent about what I had seen.

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UConn Response To Assault Witness: 'Join A Women's Group'

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.14.2013 | College

Alyssa Palazzo woke up just after midnight on Oct. 5, 2012, as someone screamed outside her residence hall at the University of Connecticut. It was...

UConn Disputes Coach's Claim That He Didn't Know Player Was Accused Of Sexual Assault

AP | PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 11.06.2013 | College

STORRS, Conn. -- STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Former Connecticut football coach Paul Pasqualoni said Wednesday he was never told that one of his players had...

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UConn Faces Federal Lawsuit, Accused of Mishandling Sexual Assault

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.26.2013 | College

Four women have filed a federal sex discrimination lawsuit against the University of Connecticut accusing the school of mishandling sexual violence on...

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UConn Responds To Sexual Assault Complaint 'Violently,' Students Complain

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.26.2013 | College

Students and lawmakers are not happy with how administrators at the University of Connecticut have responded after seven current and former students r...

UConn President Denies The School Has A Problem Handling Sexual Assaults

AP | PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 12.23.2013 | College

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst has given an impassioned defense of the school's response to alleged sexual as...

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Rape Victim: Campus Cop Told Her 'Women Need To Stop Spreading Their Legs'

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.26.2013 | College

It seemed to Kylie Angell that some justice had been served when the University of Connecticut expelled a male student after she reported that he rape...