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Northwestern to add Title IX investigator amid process overhaul

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

February 9, 2015

Northwestern is in the process of hiring a full-time Title IX investigator, one step in a complete overhaul of the hearing and appeals system for sexual misconduct cases. The overhaul began in September when NU implemented a new University ...

Ski Trip’s upcoming event in Colorado raises questions about Northwestern’s marijuana policy

Emily Chin, Reporter

November 19, 2014

Marijuana use will be prohibited on Ski Trip despite the drug's legal status in Colorado, a Northwestern administrator told The Daily. The trip, which is sold out for the first time this year, will take more than 900 students to Copper...

New disciplinary rules include independent investigator in student conduct disputes

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Campus Editor

September 30, 2014

The Student Handbook for the 2014-15 academic year includes substantial changes to the University Hearing and Appeals System, namely the addition of a mediating investigator to keep students involved in disputes from confronting...

Northwestern to update policy after proposed rule about sexual assault statistics

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Summer Editor

June 28, 2014

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...