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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

The cover of the book “Credible: Why We Doubt Accusers and Protect Abusers” (left) next to a headshot of Pritzker Prof. Deborah Tuerkheimer (right), blue and purple gradient background

Pritzker Prof. Deborah Tuerkheimer publishes “Credible: Why We Doubt Accusers and Protect Abusers”

February 28, 2022

Content Warning: This story contains mentions of sexual assault. Pritzker Prof. Deborah Tuerkheimer recently published a book about the aftermath of sexual abuse and why survivors often decide not to...

The new federal Title IX regulations will bolster the rights of the accused and limit the ability of colleges nationwide to investigate sexual assault allegations.

NU sexual health educators concerned about new federal Title IX regulations

May 13, 2020

Last week, the U.S. Department of Education released new Title IX regulations on college campuses that narrowed the definition of sexual misconduct and bolstered the rights of the accused. Title IX,...

Pritzker Prof. Deborah Tuerkheimer speaks about the legal issues surrounding the #MeToo movement and why victims and survivors often resort to informal reporting.

Northwestern Law Prof. Deborah Tuerkheimer speaks about the rise in informal reporting in the #MeToo movement

January 22, 2020

Prof. Deborah Tuerkheimer spoke on Tuesday in Harris Hall about the rise of informal reporting in the #MeToo movement. The Center for Awareness, Response & Education and the Women’s Center hosted...

Students protesting and raising awareness about sexual assault during an April 2017 march.

Hoping for improved participation, University launches 2019 Campus Climate Survey

April 11, 2019

Northwestern launched its 2019 Campus Climate Survey Wednesday, as the University aims to improve prevention and sexual assault resources for students. The survey will aid NU in learning more about...

Condoms in a basket. CARE provides free condoms as well as plans content for The Student Body, a True Northwestern Dialogue about sex and consent.

Rising STD rates shine light on college sex-education

November 15, 2018

Rates of sexually transmitted diseases have risen for the fourth consecutive year to a record high, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But Northwestern hasn’t changed its approach...

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