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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...

Updated: Ludlow will not join Rutgers’ faculty

Ciara McCarthy, Editor in Chief

July 2, 2014

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Philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow will not join the faculty at Rutgers for the coming academic year, the school said Wednesday.Ludlow will remain on Northwestern’s faculty, University spokesman Al Cubbage confirmed Wednesday. L...

Northwestern responds to amended Title IX complaint, denies violations

Ciara McCarthy, Editor in Chief

June 25, 2014

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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 ...

Students plan to decorate mortarboards to show support for Title IX

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Summer Editor

June 19, 2014

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Multiple students are planning to decorate their mortarboards with a taped “IX” at Northwestern's commencement ceremony Friday morning to celebrate NU's progress regarding Title IX and to show solidarity for those affected...

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...

Title IX suit against Northwestern moves forward with amended complaint

Ciara McCarthy, Managing Editor

June 6, 2014

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

The Medill junior who is suing Northwestern for mishandling her complaint of sexual assault filed an amended lawsuit Thursday, which included new details about her experience in the aftermath of the assault and updated information...

Graduate student considers filing Title IX suit against Northwestern

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

May 22, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

A Northwestern graduate student will likely sue the University within the next month alleging that his Title IX rights were violated, the student’s lawyer said in court on Thursday. News about the potential suit surfaced...

University Police officers claim discrimination, denial of due process in complaints

Patrick Svitek, Reporter

April 1, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus

Two University Police officers are accusing Northwestern of discrimination based on their race and sexual orientation, claiming they had no chance to fight an allegation of sexual harassment and are now in danger of losing th...

Rutgers students protest Ludlow’s candidacy for professorship

Ciara McCarthy, Managing Editor

April 1, 2014

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

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...