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To Harvard and Other Universities: In Protecting Students From Sexual Assault, Don't Disregard Due Process

Michael Shammas | Posted 01.20.2015 | College
Michael Shammas

Yes, Harvard's previous sexual assault policy was utterly inadequate to protect survivors of sexual misconduct -- as are far too many policies still in place at other American universities. But the new policy goes dangerously far in another direction, and law professors were right to call their university out.

Why Yale Fumbled Its Quarterback's Rhodes Scholarship Pass

Jim Sleeper | Posted 04.07.2012 | College
Jim Sleeper

Patrick Witt's detractors will dismiss him as just another by-product of the college beef trust or an ornament to the new, global retail-market university that has displaced it. But the real casualty is not Witt but any college that celebrates its Witts above what matters.

Rhodes Trust Confirms NY Times Story, Yale Quarterback Candidacy Was 'Suspended' Due To Sex Assault

AP | Posted 02.04.2012 | College

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Rhodes Trust officials suggest a Yale University quarterback would have known that his candidacy for the prestigious scholarship w...

Yale Daily News Sat On Witt Sexual Assault Story Since November

JimRomenesco.com | Posted 01.27.2012 | College

“I have learned in the past few hours that the editors of the Yale Daily News knew about the sexual assault charge as early as November.” Alex...

REPORT: Yale QB's Rhodes Candidacy Suspended Over Sexual Assault

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.27.2012 | Sports

Not so long ago, Patrick Witt seemed to be an exemplar of all that was right about collegiate athletics. Standing out on the field and performing prof...

Yale Quarterback Chooses To Play Against Harvard Over Chance At Rhodes Scholarship

The Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 11.16.2011 | Sports

For many college students, the toughest decision to be made during a given week is whether to spend their last five dollars on a six-pack of domestic ...

#IvyLeagueProblems: Yale QB May Have To Choose Between Rhodes Interview And Football Game

The Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 01.02.2012 | Sports

It's a decision every young adult has to face at some point: Go to a Rhodes Scholarship interview in Atlanta or play quarterback for Yale against Harv...