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

Christine Farolan

November 17, 2014

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories, 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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Court dismisses Medill senior’s Title IX suit against Northwestern

Ally Mutnick, Managing Editor

November 13, 2014

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Faculty, Latest Stories

Title IX lawsuits A federal judge dismissed Thursday a Medill senior’s Title IX lawsuit against Northwestern, ruling the University is not liable because it “took timely, reasonable, and successful measures” in the aft...

Ludlow will not teach Winter Quarter

Ally Mutnick, Managing Editor

November 6, 2014

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

Philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow is not teaching for the third consecutive quarter this winter. On CAESAR, Ludlow is scheduled to teach an independent study and two senior tutorials in the philosophy department, but Universit...

In defamation suit, Ludlow claims student cost him opportunities at NU, Rutgers

Ally Mutnick, Managing Editor

October 29, 2014

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

In a defamation lawsuit filed Tuesday, philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow claimed the Medill senior who accused him of sexual assault made defamatory statements that interfered with both his job at Northwestern and his prospective em...

Ludlow sues Medill senior for defamation in sexual assault case

Tyler Pager, Breaking News Editor

October 28, 2014

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Faculty, Latest Stories

Philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow filed a defamation lawsuit Tuesday against the Medill senior who said Ludlow sexually assaulted her in 2012, according to the Chicago Tribune. Ludlow’s suit, filed in Cook County Circuit Court, alleges the student made false claims to the media and...

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 22, 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...