The Daily Northwestern

Student groups to bring White House campaign to Northwestern

Jeanne Kuang, Campus Editor

September 22, 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 ...

Students plan to decorate mortarboards to show support for Title IX

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Summer Editor

June 19, 2014

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

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...

Student leaders, administrators respond to Morty’s Angels

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

May 27, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

After a website ranking Northwestern women based on their physical appearance spurred multiple student complaints, administrators and student leaders responded this week commending the NU community for the way they addressed...

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...

Northwestern administrators review policies as Title IX is extended to transgender students

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

May 4, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus

Although Northwestern policies have protected students from discrimination against gender identity since 2009, NU administrators are reviewing these policies following a new federal guidance document that explicitly states that Titl...