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The Spectrum: My reality of surviving sexual assault

April 10, 2015

Filed under Opinion, The Spectrum

This essay is part of The Spectrum, a weekly forum in our Opinion section for marginalized voices to share their perspectives. To submit a piece for The Spectrum or discuss story ideas, please email spectrum@dailynorthwestern....

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 student reports sexual assault

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

March 30, 2015

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

A female Northwestern student reported being sexually assaulted by a male Monday night in a University residence hall, according to an NU security alert. The alert said the student had previous communication with the male....

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.

Letter to the Editor: We need to shift the way we think about sexual assault

Julia Watson and Haley HInkle

November 17, 2014

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Dear Members of the Northwestern Community, A few weeks ago, more than 15 communities at Northwestern wrote a letter encouraging students to participate in the “It’s On Us” campaign to end sexual assault on campus. This...

Guest Column: Northwestern needs to do better than the bare minimum in handling Title IX case

Laura Beth Nielsen, Guest Columnist

November 16, 2014

Filed under Opinion

On Thursday, a federal judge dismissed a Northwestern undergraduate’s Title IX lawsuit against the University; the dismissal likely will be appealed. Unless there is a settlement, which is the most common outcome in cases like ...

Evanston police provide sexual assault victims with clothing

Paige Leskin, City Editor

November 6, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Local

The Evanston Police Department will receive funding next week to provide victims of sexual assault with sweatshirts they can comfortably leave in after a medical examination. Police Chief Richard Eddington will request the...

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...