sexual assault

Emory will continue to enforce Obama-era Title IX guidelines regarding university sexual assault cases, though the U.S. Department of Education announced interim guidelines while it develops replacement policies. The Title IX changes were announced Sept. 22, and interim policies will ...

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced that she would begin the process of rewriting a key provision in Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 that protects sexual assault victims on college campuses on Sept. 7. The provision, implemented ...

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced that her department plans to rescind the “failed system” of Obama-era campus sexual assault guidelines to ensure fairness for both the survivors and the accused. The Obama administration’s 2011 “Dear Colleague Letter,” which provided ...

A proposed state bill (HB51) could alter Emory’s sexual assault investigation process and require Georgia universities to turn over investigation of crimes committed on campus to police if passed in the Georgia legislature. State Rep. Earl Ehrhart (R-Powder Springs) introduced ...

Reported cases of rape on Emory’s campus dropped over 80 percent from 2014 to 2015 while drug-related arrests on campus more than doubled in the same time period, according to Emory’s 2016 Annual Security Report released last Friday. The report ...

Trigger Warning: The following editorial contains discussions of rape and sexual assault.   Recently, the University Senate Committee for the Prevention of Sexual Violence released the results of a campus-wide climate survey for students to assess the culture surrounding sexual ...

Trigger Warning: Sexual Assault For most victims of a crime, the indignity suffered is rectified through the criminal justice system. Once the crime has been committed, we expect the perpetrator to be held accountable and for law enforcement to use ...

Trigger Warning: Sexual Assault Sexual violence is not inevitable. Individuals, communities and institutions can do a lot more to prevent it. I am writing in response to College freshman Zack Ashley’s editorial “Sexual Assault: Can It Be Stopped?” that was ...

Trigger Warning:  Sexual Assault Sexual assault is inevitable in our society and there is very little we can do to stop it. Prevention efforts can only do so much, and even then, their effectiveness is extremely limited. There has been ...