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Colleges Sexual Assault

Sexual Assault Survivor Activists Launch 'Know Your IX' Campaign

Dana Bolger | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Dana Bolger

Title IX guarantees students' civil right to an education unimpeded by violence and harassment. Our colleges unabashedly took advantage of our ignorance of our Title IX rights -- and this past year's headlines suggest that our experiences are not unique.

Reform College Sexual Assault Policies to Protect Accused Students, Too

Stephen Henrick | Posted 05.15.2013 | College
Stephen Henrick

Accused students and victims would both be better off in a world where only the courts handle sexual assault. To the extent that colleges are nevertheless allowed to handle rape allegations, they must do so with an eye toward fairness, not just conviction and punishment.

OSU Demonstrates Why Universities Shouldn't Handle Sex Assault Claims

Adam Goldstein | Posted 02.16.2013 | College
Adam Goldstein

Something the Department of Education hasn't bothered to ask is whether these committees are even capable of punishing someone adequately for sexual assault. Because they're not, in case you're wondering. Consider what happened at Oklahoma State.

Advising Colleges on SAAM (Sexual Assault Awareness Month)

Lisa M. Friel | Posted 06.02.2012 | College
Lisa M. Friel

With so much at stake, academic institutions need to provide improved education and training regarding the laws governing sexual harassment and assault if they want to reduce such incidents on campus.