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Obama administration announces final Clery Act changes

Ciara McCarthy, Editor in Chief

October 21, 2014

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety

The Obama administration announced Friday final changes to the Clery Act that will increase the reporting requirements for crimes on college campuses. The changes require colleges that receive federal funding to collect data...

CARE hires temporary survivor advocate while continuing search

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Campus Editor

October 6, 2014

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Faculty

Northwestern's Center for Awareness, Response and Education has hired a temporary sexual assault survivor advocate as the office continues searching for permanent replacements to fill its two vacant full-time positions. Carrie Wachter, a clinical therapist who has worked at Rape Victim Advocates in Chi...

Student groups to bring White House campaign to Northwestern

Jeanne Kuang, Campus Editor

September 23, 2014

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

Northwestern student leaders will participate this year in a White House public awareness campaign that calls on college students to help prevent sexual assault on their campuses. Associated Student Government will partner...

Survivor services ‘on pause’ as CARE fills vacancies

Jeanne Kuang, Campus Editor

September 18, 2014

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

The Center for Awareness, Response and Education is putting its services for sexual assault survivors on hold while the University hires replacements for its two vacant positions. “This is sort of an unfortunate gap in se...

CARE reports increase in students using its services

Paige Leskin, Reporter

August 8, 2014

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

The Center for Awareness, Response and Education reported a nearly 50 percent increase in the number of services it provided to Northwestern students during the 2013-14 academic year. In an annual report, which was released...

Updated: Ludlow will not join Rutgers’ faculty

Ciara McCarthy, Editor in Chief

July 2, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Campus Safety, Faculty, Latest Stories

Philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow will not join the faculty at Rutgers for the coming academic year, the school said Wednesday.Ludlow will remain on Northwestern’s faculty, University spokesman Al Cubbage confirmed Wednesday. L...

Northwestern to update policy after proposed rule about sexual assault statistics

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Summer Editor

June 28, 2014

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

Northwestern officials say they are prepared to comply with a new rule proposed by the White House under the Violence Against Women Act that would require colleges to compile statistics for incidents of dating violence, domestic...

Students plan to decorate mortarboards to show support for Title IX

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Summer Editor

June 19, 2014

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

Multiple students are planning to decorate their mortarboards with a taped “IX” at Northwestern's commencement ceremony Friday morning to celebrate NU's progress regarding Title IX and to show solidarity for those affected...

Ludlow sues Northwestern for gender discrimination, defamation

Sophia Bollag, Assistant Summer Editor

June 19, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

Philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow is suing Northwestern and top University officials for defamation, gender discrimination and invasion of privacy. The University acted “with malice and with reckless indifference” toward Ludlow’s...