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Official report: Sexual violence on campus

Official report: Sexual violence on campus

Amber Colón

November 13, 2017


Filed under News

As front pages across the nation are ripe with accusations of sexual violence, the topic of sexual assault is still a hot topic on campuses across the country. In 2015, the Illinois state legislature passed the “Preventing Sexual Violence in Higher Education Act,” or 110 ILCS 205. Read More &raqu...

Grassroots response to federal sexual assault policy bubbles up

Grassroots response to federal sexual assault policy bubbles up

Carina Smith

October 16, 2017


Filed under News

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced in September that the Department of Education would be rescinding an Obama-era guideline that outlined how schools should handle a sexual assault. The announcement was a shock to many, and left people wondering how colleges, including DePaul, would handle...

University sex education not enough

University sex education not enough

Evelyn Baker

September 18, 2017


Filed under Nation & World

A college campus can be a playground for young adults, many of them who are away from their family homes for the first time. At a city college like DePaul where the campus is comprised of the third largest city in the U.S., the stakes of falling off the monkey bars and swing sets are amplified. Bin...

Changing Title IX, interim measures threaten student success

Changing Title IX, interim measures threaten student success

Sam Mendoza

September 18, 2017


Filed under Opinions

On-campus sexual misconduct has been placed into the spotlight with Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announcing that certain Title IX regulations will be rolled back; specifically in the ways a school must investigate a case of sexual harassment. Title IX is a set of regulations passed in 1972 th...

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