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

Christine Farolan

November 18, 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.

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...

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...

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...

Northwestern responds to amended Title IX complaint, denies violations

Ciara McCarthy, Editor in Chief

June 25, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern denied the allegations of discrimination and retaliation in a rising Medill senior’s Title IX lawsuit when it responded to her amended complaint last week. (Title IX suit against Northwestern moves forward with amended complaint) The suit, which was originally filed in February and ...

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...

Student leaders, administrators respond to Morty’s Angels

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

May 27, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

After a website ranking Northwestern women based on their physical appearance spurred multiple student complaints, administrators and student leaders responded this week commending the NU community for the way they addressed...

Northwestern administrators review policies as Title IX is extended to transgender students

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

May 4, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus

Although Northwestern policies have protected students from discrimination against gender identity since 2009, NU administrators are reviewing these policies following a new federal guidance document that explicitly states that Titl...

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

Joseph Diebold and Ciara McCarthy

March 9, 2014

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

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...