campus sexual assault

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Larry Nassar's attorneys say the disgraced former sports doctor was assaulted within hours of being placed in the general population at the federal prison in Arizona where he is serving a 60-year sentence for child pornography possession.

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Michigan State University police are looking for two suspects after a sexual assault on campus on Sunday. 

#MeToo Founder Tarana Burke Speaks At MSU

Apr 20, 2018
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Founder of the #MeToo movement, Tarana Burke, spoke at the Wharton Center last night as part of the Transformative Justice Speaker Series. WKAR’s Katie Cook reports.

 


MSU Students Organize Take Back The Night Event

Apr 10, 2018
Tess Nurenberg (L) and Jamie Tomlinson inthe MSU Student Union
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Take Back the Night is a national movement with the mission of ending sexual, relationship, and domestic violence in all forms. WKAR’s Katie Cook went to the MSU Student Union to talk with organizers of this year’s Take Back the Night on campus.

 


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Michigan State University says it will post 12 jobs to fill an office that will focus on sexual assault prevention and other services related to civil rights.

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The MSU Board of Trustees unanimously supported their embattled university president today amid calls for her resignation or removal over the administration’s handling of the Larry Nassar sex crimes.


Author Vanessa Grigoriadis explores the causes and possible solutions to sexual assault at American colleges and universities in her new book “Blurred Lines: Rethinking Sex, Power and Consent On Campus.”


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Police at Michigan State University triggered a campus alert after the attempted sexual assault on Saturday evening. 

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A law firm has been hired to review Michigan State University's Title IX program.

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The MSU Board of Trustees voted to raise tuition this morning, in a meeting that also saw an unusual flurry of interpersonal criticism between members.


MSU Releases Mid Year Title IX Report

Jun 15, 2017
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Michigan State University’s Office of Institutional Equity has released its mid-year Title IX report, which focuses on data from the 2016 fall semester.