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Systems in place for survivors of sexual, emotional abuse at DePaul leave victims feeling abandoned

Systems in place for survivors of sexual, emotional abuse at DePaul leave victims feeling abandoned

Ella Lee and Emma Oxnevad June 6, 2021

Content warning: This story includes mention of domestic and emotional abuse, sexual harassment, sexual assault and rape. If you or someone you know have been abused, resources are available via the Rape,...

Former softball coach Eugene Lenti pictured at the 2018 Big East Championship.

Title IX charge against DePaul dismissed in Lenti abuse case

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor April 11, 2021

DePaul’s motion to dismiss Count I — Title IX charges — in a case brought by Jenny Conviser last year was recently granted by the United States District Court of the Illinois Eastern division, according...

President Joe Biden speaks during an event to mark International Womens Day, Monday, March 8, 2021, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Biden to review Trump-era Title IX policies

Emma Oxnevad, Online Managing Editor March 8, 2021

Update (3/9/2021): This story has been updated to include comment from university representatives. President Joe Biden will order the Department of Education (DOE) to reexamine policy changes made to...

OPINION: Universities are approaching sexual assault prevention wrong

OPINION: Universities are approaching sexual assault prevention wrong

Rebecca Meluch, Opinions Editor October 4, 2020

Social media, campus clubs, current events and the internet have taught me more about sexual assault prevention and education than my actual university has.  Last week, I stumbled upon an infographic...

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

SGA discusses new Title IX regulations

Theodora Koulouvaris, Staff Writer October 4, 2020

DePaul’s Student Government Association (SGA) spoke with Title IX Coordinator and Director of Gender Equity Kathryn Statz during Thursday's general body meeting regarding new regulations from the Department...

DePaul floats new Title IX policy amid federal changes

DePaul floats new Title IX policy amid federal changes

Ella Lee and Emma Oxnevad September 13, 2020

Major Title IX changes went into effect in August, forcing universities across the country to rethink how the new rules could be turned into policy fit for each school. DePaul released its updated policy...

New regulations fundamentally change Title IX at DePaul

New regulations fundamentally change Title IX at DePaul

Ella Lee and Emma Oxnevad September 2, 2020

The way the Title IX office must fundamentally function was changed in August, after sweeping changes were made to regulations surrounding the law that prevents sexual misconduct in education. DePaul’s...

The DePaul bench celebrates a hit during a Feb. 9 game against Green Bay at the Total Control Sports Invitational. The Blue Demons went on to win game 10-1.

Four former softball players now refute Lenti lawsuit allegations, Conviser’s legal team “stands by their facts”

Lawrence Kreymer and Ella Lee July 9, 2020

There are now four former DePaul softball players who have come forward to deny allegations of abuse by former softball coach Eugene Lenti laid out in a lawsuit filed in April.  Morgan Maize, who played...

COLUMN: Why I wont report my sexual assault to DePauls Title IX office

COLUMN: Why I won’t report my sexual assault to DePaul’s Title IX office

Sonal Soni, Staff Writer July 7, 2020

Content warning: This story contains mentions of sexual assault.  College is a fresh start, or so I thought. To say I was excited to leave my life in Kansas behind is an understatement. Stepping onto...

Morgan Greenwood celebrates with her teammates after defeating Providence on April 13, 2019.

Two former DePaul softball players now refute claims in Lenti lawsuit

Lawrence Kreymer and Ella Lee July 3, 2020

Two former DePaul softball players have now come forward to deny allegations of abuse by former softball coach Eugene Lenti laid out in a lawsuit filed in April.  Morgan Greenwood, who played for...

Former softball coach Eugene Lenti pictured at the 2018 Big East Championship.

Eugene Lenti’s abuse case moves to federal court, amendment made to suit against DePaul

Lawrence Kreymer and Ella Lee June 24, 2020

An amended complaint to a lawsuit that was filed in April, which alleged former DePaul softball head coach Eugene Lenti had verbally and physically abused his players and an assistant coach, was filed...

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...

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