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Virginia Tech Finally Pays Federal Fine

AP | STEVE SZKOTAK | Posted 04.16.2014 | College

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Tech has paid federal fines for its actions on the morning of April 16, 2007, when a lone gunman killed 32 people on t...

Tyler Kingkade

Senators Call For Millions To Enforce College Sexual Assault Laws

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.04.2014 | College

Sens. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) have put aside their differences on military sexual assault reform to turn their attent...

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...

Tyler Kingkade

Nearly All College Presidents Think Their School Handles Sexual Assault Just Fine, Thank You

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.07.2014 | College

Despite an unprecedented wave of federal complaints accusing universities of mishandling sexual assault on campus, a vast majority of college presiden...

Campus Sexual Assault Survivors Pushing Harder for Awareness

Ken Brack | Posted 04.08.2014 | College
Ken Brack

Media attention to what some call an epidemic -- hidden at times by low reporting rates, and contorted by stubborn norms about topics such as what informed consent means -- is helping to bring change.

Tyler Kingkade

Poll Finds Huge Lack Of Trust In Colleges

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.06.2014 | College

A large swathe of the American public believes colleges and universities do not accurately report all rapes on campus and has little faith in schools ...

Tyler Kingkade

University Police Suggested Sexual Assault Victim Was A Liar, Complaint Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.04.2014 | College

University of Akron officials discouraged a student from filing a sexual assault report and came close to calling a reported rape victim a liar, accor...

Tyler Kingkade

These Are The Colleges Accused Of Mishandling Sexual Assault Cases

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.01.2014 | College

An unprecedented number of colleges and universities were accused in 2013 of mishandling sexual assault cases, but the only people who know exactly wh...

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 ...

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

College Sends Rape Victim To Psych Ward While Offender Walks Free

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.14.2013 | College

Two prestigious colleges were hit with federal complaints Thursday, alleging that the schools mishandled student reports of sexual assault and harassm...

Tyler Kingkade

How A Student's Ninja Outfit Caused A Campus Lockdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.06.2013 | College

Central Connecticut State University officials say they had no choice but to lock down the campus Monday in response to reports of a suspicious person...

Students Challenge College Sexual Assault Policies

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By Robyn Gee Sexual violence and sexual assault often go unreported on college campuses.  The  Center for Public Integrity reports that perpetrator...

Teach-In: The History Of Sexual Violence At UC Berkeley, By Sofie Karasek

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

A junior at UC Berkeley, Sofie Karasek, recently testified before the California State Legislature about the University's sexual harassment and sexual...

USC Clery Blunder Another Chance to Address Student Rape

Neon Tommy | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Neon Tommy

I don't know why USC wouldn't welcome the opportunity to come clean -- as they have with these 13 overlooked assaults -- and set an example for other campuses in taking responsibility for their students' safety and sexual health.

Tyler Kingkade

2 Colleges Admit To Erroneous Sex Crime Statistics

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.26.2013 | College

The University of Southern California and Occidental College, two Los Angeles schools under federal investigations for their handling of sexual assaul...

Tyler Kingkade

Is This What We Need To Address Campus Sexual Assault?

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.23.2013 | 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

University Slow To Punish Sexual Assault Assailant: Complaint

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.23.2014 | College

The University of Colorado at Boulder faces a new federal complaint alleging the state school does not accurately report crimes and failed to warn stu...

A+ In Rape Culture: Inside Forbes' Top 25 Public Colleges

Sofie Karasek | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Sofie Karasek

There is little incentive for individual schools to address sexual assault if other universities appear immune to sexual violence. Maintaining an impeccable public reputation is perceived to be of greater importance than confronting painful and damaging problems.

Victims Syndrome: The Silencing of Lambs

Desiree Michael | Posted 10.21.2013 | College
Desiree Michael

Date rape and sexual assault are alive and well. Unfortunately, rather than improving the statistics for decreasing these conditions, as a society we are nurturing their growth.

How Is Your College Improving Sexual Assault Policies? #AskYourCampus

Nina Flores | Posted 10.19.2013 | College
Nina Flores

During the coming weeks, hundreds of thousands of incoming college students will attend orientations, start classes, and join an institution where an estimated 20-25% percent of women and 15% of men are survivors of sexual assault.

Tyler Kingkade

Feds Launch 'Surprise' Investigation Of Dartmouth

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.23.2014 | College

The federal government has opened an investigation into how Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H., handles sexual misconduct. But unlike other recent inv...

Feds Still Probing Penn State For Sandusky's Crimes

AP | MARK SCOLFORO and PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 09.14.2013 | College

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Penn State has received a preliminary report from the federal government regarding whether its handling of the Jerry Sandusky ...

Tyler Kingkade

Big Changes Follow Sexual Assault Complaints Against Colleges

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.11.2013 | College

Three administrators at three colleges implicated in federal complaints for their alleged failures in handling sexual misconduct on campus have lost t...

Tyler Kingkade

Group To Feds On Sexual Misconduct At Colleges: Do Your Job

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.23.2014 | College

A group pressuring the U.S. Department of Education to enforce federal rules on prosecuting sexual misconduct on college campuses, plans to stage a de...