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Campus Crime

Crime at the Top 100 Colleges in the U.S.

Brian Beltz | Posted 03.16.2015 | College
Brian Beltz

The reality is that college can be a dangerous place for students. Beyond sex, drugs and alcohol, campus crime is a serious issue even at the top schools. Are you enrolled in or have a son or daughter attending one of the top U.S. colleges? Have you seen the campus crime reports for your school?

In Annual Statistics, Most Colleges Claim Zero Reported Sex Offenses

Adam Goldstein | Posted 11.30.2014 | College
Adam Goldstein

If the Obama administration is serious about preventing sexual assault on campus, it has to start by actually enforcing the minimal requirement that the colleges attempt to count the number of students brave enough to speak out about the crimes they've experienced.

ISU Warned It Was Out Of Compliance With Campus Crime Laws

Des Moines Register | Posted 09.03.2014 | College

Iowa State University was out of compliance with federal law for years because of the limited way students were informed about sexual assaults and oth...

Study: Campus Sex Crimes Up By 51%

AP | By ERIC TUCKER | Posted 08.09.2014 | College

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of sex offenses reported at American colleges and universities went up in the last decade even as overall campus crime ...

A Very Dangerous Campus

Peter Hackett | Posted 07.20.2014 | College
Peter Hackett

Far from being a leader in the field of prevention, evidence suggests that the problems of sexual assault may be more acute at Dartmouth than at many American universities.

Why Using Campus Security Stats to Rank Colleges Won't Work

Annie E. Clark | Posted 06.18.2014 | College
Annie E. Clark

As I told the mother interested in sending her daughter to a "safe school," families should look at the written and practiced policies at an institution.

Newsflash: College Administrators Have No Clue How to Handle Sexual Violence on Campus

Ken Schneck, PhD | Posted 06.08.2014 | College
Ken Schneck, PhD

Even as the chorus of voices decrying that college campuses have not done enough to both address and prevent sexual violence continues to crescendo, there still somehow is this universal sense that college officials are going out of their way to turn a blind eye to these issues on our campuses.

Colleges vs. Military: Who's Worse at Prosecuting Sexual Assaults?

Shanlon Wu | Posted 06.08.2014 | College
Shanlon Wu

Sexual assaults are among the most difficult and complex cases in the criminal justice system. Allowing untrained amateurs to work on these cases is demeaning to victims and unfair to those accused. Then they should get out of the way and let professionals do the job.

Tyler Kingkade

These Colleges Arrest The Most Students For Alcohol And Drugs

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.26.2014 | College

The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse has more on-campus alcohol arrests per capita than any other large university in the country, and the State Univ...

Colleges With The Most Drug And Alcohol Arrests

Posted 02.04.2014 | College

The University of Wisconsin system has more drug and alcohol arrests per capita than any other collection of related public universities, according to...

How Fear Governs Our Work with Students and What to Do

Tim Elmore | Posted 02.18.2014 | Education
Tim Elmore

If you ask the average parent or teacher about school safety these days, their reply would most likely indicate how fearful they are. It's easy to conclude school has never been a more dangerous place. I mean, it's true, isn't it?

Virginia Tech Shooting Survivor Makes Terrific App To Stop Campus Crime

BroBible | Posted 11.18.2013 | College

In 2007, Kristina Anderson survived three gunshots during the Virginia Tech massacre. Her French teacher and 11 classmates were killed, and, since the...

Tyler Kingkade

Is This What We Need To Address Campus Sexual Assault?

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.28.2014 | College

Although the federal Clery Act requires U.S. colleges to document and disclose all sexual assaults that occur on their campuses annually, universities...

Tyler Kingkade

Yale Faces Fine For Not Reporting Sex Crimes On Campus

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.16.2013 | College

Yale University faces a fine of $165,000 from the U.S. Department of Education for "serious and numerous" Clery Act violations, including failing to r...

How Many College Shootings Already This Year?!

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.16.2013 | College

On Friday, an 18-year-old student allegedly shot two women with a 12-gauge shotgun at the mall branch of New River Community College in Christiansburg...

Three Students Shot On Campus In Louisiana

AP | Posted 04.16.2013 | Crime

GRAMBLING, La. -- Three Grambling State University students were shot Monday night during a fight outside one of the campus dormitories but none has l...

Tyler Kingkade

UNC Faces Second Federal Investigation Over Sexual Assaults

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.22.2013 | College

The U.S. Department of Education's Clery Act Compliance Division will conduct a review of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill to see if the s...

Framing the Occidental Fight for a Better Sexual Assault Policy

Lisa Wade | Posted 05.14.2013 | College
Lisa Wade

There will be a day when honest, transparent, and fair reporting and adjudication of sexual assaults will be the norm. That day is coming, and we want Oxy to get there first.

Campus-Based Sexual Assault Coalition Fights Back

Nina Flores | Posted 05.12.2013 | College
Nina Flores

A student-faculty coalition at Occidental College in Los Angeles is gaining national attention for standing up to campus administrators in the wake of yet another example of colleges and universities across the country mishandling reports of sexual assault.

Exposing Occidental College's Sexist Rape Policy

Lisa Wade | Posted 05.07.2013 | Los Angeles
Lisa Wade

Under a new policy at Occidental College, any time there is a report of a sexual assault, the college community should receive an email saying so. Last week, however, the students learned of a report of a sexual assault second-hand.

WATCH: University Locking Down Campus At Night Due To Shootings

Posted 01.14.2013 | College

The University of Southern California is going on lock down at night under a new policy adopted after an October 2012 shooting on campus that left fou...

7 Responsible For Sexual Misconduct, None Expelled From OSU

Amarillo.com | Posted 01.14.2013 | College

STILLWATER, Okla. — The Oklahoma State University Student Conduct Office has found seven students responsible for sexual misconduct since 2010, but ...

Student Narrowly Escapes Sexual Assault Attack (VIDEO)

Posted 01.08.2013 | College

A University of California-Los Angeles student narrowly escaped an attack on campus early Monday morning, shortly after an armed robbery was reported ...

21 Students Kicked Out For Hazing

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.31.2012 | College

Twenty-one students were kicked out of Sydney St. John's College, Australia's oldest Catholic college, earlier this month for their alleged roles in a...

Emails Show Why OSU Officials Tried To Hide Alleged Sexual Assaults

AP | SEAN MURPHY | Posted 12.30.2012 | College

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Oklahoma State University officials fretted about the school's public image as details emerged about the sexual assaults of several m...