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Northwestern to add Title IX investigator amid process overhaul

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

February 9

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Sexual Assault

Northwestern is in the process of hiring a full-time Title IX investigator, one step in a complete overhaul of the hearing and appeals system for sexual misconduct cases. The overhaul began in September when NU implemented a new University ...

Ludlow’s Title IX lawsuit against Northwestern dismissed

Sophia Bollag, Managing Editor

February 5

Filed under Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Sexual Assault

A federal judge Thursday dismissed philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow’s lawsuit against Northwestern and top University officials alleging gender discrimination, defamation and invasion of privacy. The judge dismissed all claims...

College Feminists hosts anti-sexual violence photography project

Mariana Alfaro, Assistant Campus Editor

January 28

Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Sexual Assault, Speakers

Northwestern's College Feminists hosted Project Unbreakable, a group that aims to increase awareness against sexual violence and abuse, Tuesday night at Annenberg Hall. According to the group's website, the online photography...

Northwestern reports sexual assault from summer 2012

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

January 28

Filed under Campus, Sexual Assault

A campus security authority reported an incident of criminal sexual assault to University Police on Jan. 21. The incident occurred on campus during the summer of 2012. The CSA, someone who is obligated to report if they...

Student suing Northwestern under Title IX files new evidence

Sophia Bollag, Managing Editor

January 9

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Sexual Assault

Title IX lawsuits The Medill senior suing Northwestern under Title IX filed a new motion Tuesday in her lawsuit against the University, which includes evidence that has drawn criticism from NU and other professors named in th...

CARE hires permanent survivor advocate

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

January 9

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Sexual Assault

Carrie Wachter has been hired as the permanent coordinator of sexual violence response services and advocacy at Northwestern’s Center for Awareness, Response and Education after a search began last summer to fill the position....

Medill senior challenges dismissal of Title IX suit

Sophia Bollag, Web Editor

December 12

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Sexual Assault

The Medill senior suing Northwestern under Title IX filed a motion Thursday asking the judge who dismissed her lawsuit to reconsider or vacate his decision.

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Northwestern struggles to fill CARE positions while center remains understaffed

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Campus Editor

November 25

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Sexual Assault

The search to fill the two still-vacant positions at Northwestern’s Center for Awareness, Response, and Education hasn’t been an easy one.

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Student groups pledge to stop sexual assault in ‘It’s On Us’ campaign

Christine Farolan

November 18

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Sexual Assault, Student Groups

Nearly 30 Northwestern organizations have joined the national "It's On Us" public awareness campaign that focuses on campus sexual assault.

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