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OPINION: Don’t pity the accused: sexual assault allegations don’t hurt men

OPINION: Don’t pity the accused: sexual assault allegations don’t hurt men

Emma Oxnevad, Opinions Editor

September 23, 2019

It’s a familiar media narrative: A prominent, powerful man is accused of sexual misconduct. All the major news outlets chase the story, trying to pin down the accuracy of the claims made by the accuser. Then the skeptics come in. Social media users are suddenly decorated detectives, poking holes in per...

Pentagon report: Sexual assault in U.S. military increased for female service members

Pentagon report: Sexual assault in U.S. military increased for female service members

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

May 13, 2019

A startling trend among the ranks of the U.S. military continues to rise with the most recent results from the Department of Defense's Annual Report on Sexual Assault released last week. The report indicated a 50 percent increase in sexual assaults experienced by women in the military since 2016. Despite women co...

Students question Title IX office’s accessibility and conduct

Students question Title IX office’s accessibility and conduct

Ella Lee & Emma Oxnevad, Focus Editor & Asst. News Editor

April 22, 2019

Megan, a DePaul sophomore whose name has been changed to protect her identity, emailed the Title IX office in October to report an assault by another student at a DePaul-sponsored event. The office responded fairly quickly, and a man who worked in the Title IX office asked her to set up a time to spe...

How ‘America’s Dad’ fell from public grace

How ‘America’s Dad’ fell from public grace

Brittney Bray, Contributing Writer

May 21, 2018

Beginning with his days on “I Spy” and up to his portrayal as the lovable Cliff Huxtable on the “The Cosby Show,” for most of his career Bill Cosby managed to maintain a clean-cut image to fans and the public eye. Through his scripted television roles, Cosby was often portrayed as a wholesome...

Letter to the editor: “An appeal to logic and reason”

Letter to the editor:  “An appeal to logic  and reason”

Brendan Newell, Member of the DePaul College Republicans

March 5, 2018

Editor's note: This piece is written by a member of the College Republicans in response to The DePaulia's representation of his comments at a debate between the College Republicans and DePaul Socialists. The article he is referring to was our front page story "The Great Debate" by the Editor-In-Chief A...

DePaul stands against sexual and relationship violence

DePaul stands against sexual and relationship violence

Karen Tamburro, Title IX Coordinator

February 19, 2018

More and more conversations about sexual and relationship violence are happening in society and on our campus, driven in part by the growing #MeToo movement. As DePaul’s Title IX Coordinator, I appreciate when students show an interest in these issues and are open to learning more. Last week, some ...

Nation & World Briefs: January 22, 2018

Associated Press

January 22, 2018

Amazon announces short list for next headquarters location Amazon's second home could be in an already tech-heavy city, such as Boston, New York or Austin, Texas. Or it could be in the Midwest, say, Indianapolis or Columbus, Ohio. Or the company could go outside the U.S. altogether and set up shop in ...

How do we respond to Hollywood sexual assault allegations

How do we respond to Hollywood sexual assault allegations

Emily Goldstein

November 13, 2017

An intro to screenwriting class had finished viewing and analyzing “Inglorious Bastards”, and the credits began to roll. The professor, Steve Zacharias, pointed to the screen as “THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY” appeared, and there was a large, communal groan from the class. One of the best movies of the...

Changing Title IX, interim measures threaten student success

Changing Title IX, interim measures threaten student success

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...

Incoming freshman learn about sexual assault during orientation

Incoming freshman learn about sexual assault during orientation

Rachel Hinton

September 18, 2016

Orientation is a right of passage for all DePaul students, and this year, as part of orientation and the discover and explore classes, freshmen will have to do AlcoholEdu and Haven modules, focusing on alcohol abuse and sexual and relationship violence prevention. Read More »...

Behind closed doors: Students forced to live with an accused rapist

Behind closed doors: Students forced to live with an accused rapist

Rachel Hinton

May 22, 2016

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Letter to the editor: Title IX coordinator addresses concerns of sexual violence in dorms

Letter to the editor: Title IX coordinator addresses concerns of sexual violence in dorms

Karen Tamburo

May 1, 2016

I read the companion articles addressing sexual assault in last week’s DePaulia with great interest (“Frats, other groups say sexual assault prevention is on ‘all of us;’” and “Take Back the Night Rally calls for safe housing and end to rape culture”).  Both articles speak to the need to...

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