DC At-Large Council member Anita Bonds proposed new legislation this week that would require colleges and universities to clearly mark the transcript of a college student convicted of sexual assault while on campus, putting it permanently on a student's college record.
The data also show that students are divided about the definition of consent, that victims of sexual assault suffer from trauma, and that a small minority of victims report the crime.
"As a friend, Grace brought love and joy into every interaction and every person she came across.”
Some of the Campus Accountability and Safety Act's key key provisions include a requirement of confidential reporting systems on colleges and universities, minimum training requirements for campus personnel, and stricter penalties for schools found to be in violation of Title IX or the Clery Act.
Obama spoke largely about his two biggest promises for immigration reform.
Many Americans had not heard of the proposal to make 2 years of community college free until President Obama’s State of the Union address. Tennessee and Chicago, however, have long been working to make this plan a reality for their students.
Tiger Inn also got national media attention when someone spray-painted the words "rape haven" on the club's stone fence late last year. However, as of this week, Tiger Inn has elected its first woman, Grace Larsen, as president.
The fraternity Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) will not be allowed to hold on-campus activities, use the school bulletin boards or email system to communicate, or use the fraternity’s name “in connection with the university."
Craig Stephen Hicks, a 46-year-old white man, turned himself in to the police and is being charged with three counts of first-degree murder.
The University of Virginia’s president, Teresa Sullivan, recently spoke to the campus community about what's next in their push to end sexual assault on campus and strengthen their policies for survivrs.
Two fraternities at the University of Virginia have declined to sign on to new fraternity regulations put in place after a sexual assault scandal shook the campus.
The new policy will be in effect for all Fall 2016 applicants.
The decision closely follows the release of a Rolling Stone article detailing a pattern of rape and sexual assault occurring at UVA fraternities, which has caused student and faculty protests and sparked national outrage.
A student-run feminist group at Columbia University is facing up to $1,500 in charges after a protest of campus rape and sexual assault.
While Colorado and North Dakota Rejected Personhood on Election Day, Tennessee’s Anti-Abortion Measure Passed
Voters in North Dakota and Colorado handily defeated two state constitutional personhood amendments yesterday. In Tennessee, however, a state constitutional amendment that gives state legislators more power to restrict abortion access and birth control passed.
Students in North Dakota and Tennessee are getting out the vote against anti-abortion and anti-birth control ballot measures being decided today at the polls.
The founder of Ave Maria University, Tom Monaghan - who also founded Domino's Pizza - governs the town of Ave Maria. The town only has one OB/GYN and prohibits the distribution of contraception completely.
Medical students at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences warned voters that Measure 1 is dangerous for women and could fuel a physician shortage in the state.
One in six women at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have experienced some form of sexual assault, but only 5 percent have reported it.
Students at Fordham University are engaged in a battle against the New York City Catholic school’s anti-birth control policy.