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Northwestern ‘takes back the night’ for Sexual Assault Awareness Week

Jordan Harrison, Assistant Campus Editor

April 21

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

Several Northwestern groups will host events to support survivors of sexual violence this week as part of NU's Sexual Assault Awareness Week. The week, running from Monday through Saturday, is organized by Take Back the Night;...

Award-winning author discusses institutional betrayal, contributions to sexual violence initiatives

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

April 20

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

The author of the award-winning book "Betrayal Trauma" spoke at Northwestern on Friday about her contributions to White House initiatives regarding sexual violence on college campuses and ways in which universities can combat s...

Rutgers students protest Ludlow’s candidacy for professorship

Ciara McCarthy, Managing Editor

April 1

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

Students at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, are organizing to protest the hiring of Northwestern philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow, a candidate for a position at the school. The campus group Women Organizing Against...

Updated: Ludlow’s Spring Quarter class canceled

Joseph Diebold and Ciara McCarthy

March 12

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

Philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow will not teach during Spring Quarter, University spokesman Al Cubbage said Wednesday. Ludlow was scheduled to teach a 200-level philosophy class called “Minds and Machines,” according to CAESAR,...

Updated: Ludlow responds to Medill junior’s lawsuit, denies allegations

Joseph Diebold and Ciara McCarthy

March 9

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

Updated, 5 p.m. Sunday: The student’s attorney, Kevin O’Connor, released a statement Sunday calling Ludlow’s response to the student’s complaint “untruthful.” The case will be a chance for the “factual incon...