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The "abhorrent" criminal conduct by now-convicted sexual abuser Larry Nassar while he was a sports doctor at Michigan State did not violate NCAA rules, an attorney for the university has told the governing body of college sports.

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Michigan Attorney General

A former Michigan State University dean is accused of using practice medical exams for his own sexual pleasure. Capitol correspondent Cheyna Roth reports William Strampel has already been charged with multiple crimes related to sexually assaulting and harassing former MSU students.


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WKAR File Photo

Lawmakers continue to focus on bills aimed at sexual assault prevention in response to Larry Nassar. Nassar is the former doctor who told patients he was treating them, when he was actually sexually assaulting them. 


#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.

 


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Some doctors in Michigan are concerned about unintended consequences to their profession if state lawmakers pass some sexual assault bills they’re considering. Capitol Correspondent Cheyna Roth explains a state House committee heard testimony on a package of bills Tuesday.


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The MSU Board of Trustees meeting today saw an hour of public comment, with protesters loudly and repeatedly criticizing the board and interim President John Engler.


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Attorneys for the woman suing Michigan State University over the school's response to an alleged sexual assault involving three former basketball players in 2015 sharply criticized the school on Thursday.

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State lawmakers want to hit universities in their pocketbooks if they don’t follow certain sexual assault policies. 


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Michigan lawmakers voted Thursday to threaten a 10 percent state funding cut for any university that fails to comply with proposed new requirements prompted by the Larry Nassar sexual assault case at Michigan State.

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Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

Michigan State University says the woman accusing three former basketball players of a 2015 sexual assault was treated appropriately by the school's Counseling Center, and the school says it has found no evidence that she was discouraged from making a Title IX complaint or a complaint to police.

Current Sports | April 11, 2018

Apr 11, 2018
Rep the Squad

Brian Watkins; Rep The Squad; Michigan State University; Michigan State Basketball

MSU Students Organize Take Back The Night Event

Apr 10, 2018
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Katie Cook / WKAR-MSU

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.

 


Karen Truszkowski

Karen Truszkowski is the attorney representing an alleged victim of rape by three unnamed Michigan State men's basketball players in 2015. The Michigan State University student is suing the school for how she says she was treated after informing the MSU Counseling Center. 


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A federal lawsuit was filed Monday against Michigan State University and three former men's basketball players by a female student who accuses the athletes of sexually assaulting her at an off-campus apartment.

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A Michigan State University student is suing the school for how she says she was treated after she reported being raped by three MSU basketball players in 2015.


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