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Grassroots response to federal sexual assault policy bubbles up

Betsy DeVos announced changes to sexual assault policy that could affect DePaul. (Photo courtesy of  The Associated Press)

Carina Smith

October 16, 2017

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...

Nation & World Briefs: Sept. 25, 2017

 On Thursday, Sept. 21, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that Facebook will provide the contents of 3,000 ads bought by a Russian agency to congressional investigators. 
(Manu Fernandez/AP)

The Associated Press

September 25, 2017

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University sex education not enough

A recent graduate from the College of William & Mary, reacts after Education Secretary Betsy DeVos spoke about proposed changes to Title IX, Thursday, Sept. 7 at George Mason University Arlington, Virginia, campus. 
(Jacquelyn Martin, AP)

Evelyn Baker

September 18, 2017

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

Sonja Breda, 23, right, holds a sign saying

Sam Mendoza

September 18, 2017

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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