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Dartmouth Takes Steps toward a Healthier Campus

April 21, 2015 by Alex McHugh|

A few weeks ago, students at Dartmouth College returned for the spring semester to a campus somewhat different from the one they left. A number of policies aimed at increasing student safety go into place… Continue Reading >>

An Explosive Report on Rape: Part V

December 3, 2014 by Alex McHugh|

As we come to the end of our series on Sabrina Rubin Erdely’s Rolling Stone piece,… Continue Reading >>

An Explosive Report on Rape: Part IV

December 2, 2014 by Alex McHugh|

Sabrina Rubin Erdely’s criticism of UVA’s leadership in her recent Continue Reading >>

An Explosive Report on Rape: Part III

December 1, 2014 by Alex McHugh|

As we continue to break down the issues in Sabrina Rubin Erdely’s explosive Rolling Stone… Continue Reading >>

An Explosive Report on Rape: Part II

November 26, 2014 by Alex McHugh|

This week and next, ACTA is breaking down the issues raised by Sabrina Rubin Erdely’s explosive… Continue Reading >>

An Explosive Report on Rape

November 25, 2014 by Alex McHugh|

Last week’s Rolling Stone report on sexual assault at the University of Virginia has unleashed an Continue Reading >>

Sexual Assault Show-Trials Are Not about Justice

November 18, 2014 by Alex McHugh|

The conversation surrounding campus sexual assault has featured many perspectives and a correspondingly diverse set of solutions. In this past weekend’s New York Times, Continue Reading >>

Lawyers Teach Senators a Lesson in Due Process

October 6, 2014 by Avi Snyder|

Over the summer, a bipartisan group of eight senators introduced the Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: Questioning Statistics on Sexual Assault

September 22, 2014 by ACTA|

Time Magazine breaks down the sexual assault statistics that are driving the national discussion on campus safety. 

Test score requirements… Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: Get Consent, but Don’t Ask for It

August 29, 2014 by ACTA|

A bizarre policy aimed at sexual assault implores University of Missouri students not to ask for consent.

As schools continue to build a parallel… Continue Reading >>

To Stop Campus Rape, Put the Brakes on Party Culture

July 10, 2014 by ACTA|

Ross Douthat’s recent column on campus sexual assault deserves more attention… Continue Reading >>

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