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Student attacked in parking garage sues for negligence

By Michael Moore Jr. When the student got into the elevator on the ground floor of the university parking garage one afternoon last year, a man she did not know was already there. As the elevator began ascending, she told police, she felt uneasy. And when she turned around, she saw that the man behind […]

Arsenault ‘shocked and disturbed’ by Genshaft’s handling of regional chancellor departure

Campus rape policies get hard look by DeVos, says improvements needed

By Timothy Fanning Last month, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos signaled that she would reconsider the Obama-era guidelines that increased protections for victims of sexual violence on college campuses. Critics of the guidelines say they go too far, creating a bias against students accused of assault. Under fire is the Obama administration standard of evidence, where […]

Arsenault ‘shocked and disturbed’ by Genshaft’s handling of regional chancellor departure

Campus rape policies should move forward, not backward

By Sara McDonald After a hard road of fighting to be heard, women everywhere rejoiced when the former vice president rallied college students to stop the culture that excuses derogative “locker room talk” and sexual assault. It was a moment that signified every Slut Walk, Rainn counseling session and One Act workshop was not in […]

Opinion: Wisniewska leaves ‘bond that transcends her departure’

Ex-VP elect sues school over sexual assault claims

By Timothy Fanning A former Student Government leader says he was kicked out of school in May after he was found guilty of sexually assaulting a female student in his dormitory room. Now he is suing the university, contending that the charges were false and he was denied due process in contesting them. In his […]

Arsenault ‘shocked and disturbed’ by Genshaft’s handling of regional chancellor departure

App provides students with resources for sexual assault

Dealing with sexual assault alone is terrifying. But you don’t have to. There are numerous resources for survivors of sexual assault. Reach Out Editions is an app developed by Capptivation that aggregates them all. It is available for free on Android and iOS devices. Reach Out Editions began when four recent college graduates sat together […]

Arsenault ‘shocked and disturbed’ by Genshaft’s handling of regional chancellor departure

Sexual harassment policy established over break

In Dec. 2011, USF established a Sexual Misconduct/Sexual Harassment (including Battery) policy. The goal of the policy, according to general counsel documents found online, is to “provide a work and study environment for faculty, staff and students that is free of discrimination and sexual misconduct, including sexual harassment.” The newest addition to the policy includes […]