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Letter to the editor: Students urge for better response to sexual assault

Nehaarika Mulukutla and Rosalie Gambrah

April 11, 2017

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

The following is a letter written by incoming Associated Student Government president Nehaarika Mulukutla and executive vice president Rosalie Gambrah. Many students, whose names are listed below, have since signed the letter in ...

Bystander intervention program relaunches with open training sessions

Benjamin Din, Digital Projects Editor

February 9, 2016

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Events

Northwestern’s bystander intervention program, Step Up, is on track to relaunch this quarter with open trainings beginning Thursday, which individuals can sign up for. This quarter, NU is bringing back the workshops, which...

State campus sexual assault bill seeks clear policy, community collaboration

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

May 29, 2015

Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories, Local, Politics, State

A bill aiming to improve institutional response to campus sexual assault passed the Illinois Senate last week. The bill includes requirements that colleges and universities notify victims of their rights and provide them with...

Northwestern works to revise sexual misconduct policy

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

May 14, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern is revising its sexual misconduct policy to reflect new guidelines from the federal Violence Against Women Act and feedback from members of the university community. The updated policy consolidates the University’s...

New Title IX investigator to help streamline sexual misconduct process

Olivia Exstrum, Managing Editor

May 1, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

When Colleen Johnston learned Northwestern was looking to hire a Title IX investigator, she knew she wanted to apply. Johnston, who has a background in civil rights enforcement and law, said she had been looking for an opportunity...

CARE hires new assistant director

Madeline Fox, Assistant Campus Editor

April 2, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

The Center for Awareness, Response and Education has hired a new assistant director, Erin Clark, who started March 30. CARE, which provides confidential counseling services to survivors of sexual misconduct and hosts sexual...

Northwestern struggles to fill CARE positions while center remains understaffed

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Campus Editor

November 25, 2014

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

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