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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...

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...

Obama administration announces final Clery Act changes

Ciara McCarthy, Editor in Chief

October 21, 2014

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety

The Obama administration announced Friday final changes to the Clery Act that will increase the reporting requirements for crimes on college campuses. The changes require colleges that receive federal funding to collect data...

Whyte: It’s time to dispel myths about sexual violence

Amy Whyte, Opinion Editor

October 21, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

When I was a little girl, grown-ups always told me to never talk to strangers. I was taught to mistrust anyone with whom I was not familiar and to be wary of shadowy unknown figures lurking in dark corners. But the real...

Letter to the Editor: Consent is a simple concept

C.K. Egbert

October 6, 2014

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Editor’s Note: This Letter to the Editor is in response to a column published in Friday’s print edition, titled “Know the true meaning of consent before you hook up I would like to offer the following response to "knowing th...

Letter to the Editor: It’s On Us

Julia Watson and Erik Zorn

September 23, 2014

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Dear Members of the Northwestern Community, As the new school year begins, we haven’t forgotten that the statistics surrounding campus sexual assault have not changed. One in five women and one in sixteen men has been sexually assaulted...

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...

Whyte: Sexual assault is not just a women’s issue

Amy Whyte, Opinion Editor

September 22, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Sexual assault is a serious problem, at Northwestern, at other college campuses, in the world at large. But too often it’s treated specifically as a women’s problem — like unplanned pregnancies or menstrual cramps, it’s...

CARE reports increase in students using its services

Paige Leskin, Reporter

August 8, 2014

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

The Center for Awareness, Response and Education reported a nearly 50 percent increase in the number of services it provided to Northwestern students during the 2013-14 academic year. In an annual report, which was released...