campus sexual assault

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DETROIT (AP) — Michigan State University's Board of Trustees will seek to oust interim President John Engler if he doesn't resign amid criticism of comments he has made about victims of imprisoned ex-sports medicine doctor Larry Nassar, a trustee said Wednesday.

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Investigations conducted by Michigan State University and the University of Michigan found that a political science professor sexually harassed graduate students.

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Two current Michigan State University Trustees and the two who were elected to take office in January are criticizing interim President John Engler for closing a fund set up to aid Larry Nassar sexual assault survivors.

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Ingham County Circuit Judge Joyce Draganchuk will allow some new testimony when former MSU Osteopathic Medicine Dean William Strampel is tried for felony misconduct and misdemeanor sexual assault.

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Records show that Michigan State University has seen an increase in reports of sexual misconduct and officials are taking longer to investigate those reports.

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Possible changes to how American colleges handle allegations of sexual misconduct are being considered by the Trump administration, and advocates worry about the potential impact on assault victims. It’s being reported that the Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is concerned that accused parties are treated unfairly under current rules.

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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.

Sexual Assault Reported Inside MSU Residence

Jun 17, 2018
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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.