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U.S. Department of Education bolsters rights of accused with new, final Title IX guidelines

U.S. Department of Education bolsters rights of accused with new, final Title IX guidelines

Ella Lee and Emma Oxnevad May 7, 2020

After over two years and much speculation, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced Wednesday new — and final — regulations on sexual misconduct in education. The changes, made to the Education...

Head Coach Eugene Lenti, pictured here during the Big East Championship, led the Blue Demons to the NCAA Tournament for the 20th time in his tenure with the program.

How DePaul’s Title IX office plays into new lawsuit against university

Ella Lee and Emma Oxnevad April 16, 2020

A lawsuit was filed against DePaul University on Thursday alleging that former DePaul softball coach Eugene Lenti was verbally and physically abusive to players and assistant coaches.  But the accusations...

Students write suggestions for how to curb sexual assault on campus on a white board at the Take Back the Night event.

Take Back the Night extends support to sexual violence survivors, highlights institutional shortcomings

Ella Lee and Cailey Gleeson April 22, 2019

Technicolored shirts displaying personal narratives and messages of support for survivors of sexual assault covered the Schmitt Academic Center as a part of the Clothesline Project, just one component...

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Joy is Coming: Take Back the Night gives platform to survivors of sexual violence

Yazmin Dominguez, Online Editor April 30, 2018

On Wednesday evening, in room 302 of the Arts and Letters Hall, an intimate moment was taking place. Sitting in a circle gathered around bunches of white flowers, a heart shaped stone with the word...

Highest number of sexual assaults reported

Highest number of sexual assaults reported

Rachel Hinton October 10, 2016

Sexual assault on DePaul’s campus has been a topic of conversation in the past, and that trend will continue this year despite initiatives by the school focusing on sexual and relationship...

(From left) Laura Springman, Kara Rodriguez and Adina Babaian lead DePaul’s annual Take Back the Night march Thursday. (Erin Yarnall / The DePaulia)

DePaul, other universities make strides, still struggle to fight sexual assault

Courtney Jacquin April 26, 2015

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]n an unseasonably warm evening in mid-April, about 20 students — a few alumni as well — met in a lecture hall in McGowan South. They weren’t there for a chemistry lecture,...

Joe Biden on campus sexual assault: ‘No means no and no exceptions’

Courtney Jacquin April 23, 2015

URBANA, Ill. – Vice President Joe Biden visited the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus Thursday to applaud the efforts of the university’s “It’s On Us” campaign. The “It’s...

Letter to the Editor: What individual citizens can do to combat campus sexual assault

Megan Greeson October 6, 2014

Educate yourself about the dynamics of sexual assault Hold you and your peers accountable Know how to respond to a friend Continue working with the university response to these issue Don’t...

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