The Daily Northwestern

Court dismisses Medill senior’s Title IX suit against Northwestern

Ally Mutnick, Managing Editor

November 13, 2014

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Faculty, Latest Stories

Title IX lawsuits A federal judge dismissed Thursday a Medill senior’s Title IX lawsuit against Northwestern, ruling the University is not liable because it “took timely, reasonable, and successful measures” in the aft...

Ludlow will not teach Winter Quarter

Ally Mutnick, Managing Editor

November 6, 2014

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

Philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow is not teaching for the third consecutive quarter this winter. On CAESAR, Ludlow is scheduled to teach an independent study and two senior tutorials in the philosophy department, but Universit...

Letter to the Editor: New developments in Title IX lawsuit raise questions

Dick Reif

October 30, 2014

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Editor’s Note: This Letter to the Editor is in response to an article published Tuesday titled “Ludlow sues Medill senior for defamation in sexual assault case." The situation surrounding a Medill senior's legal action against Nort...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...