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Campus Sex Assaults Stir Debate on When to Alert Students

CORPORATE | By Jocelyn Gecker | Oct 21
A case has renewed focus on the problem of sexual assaults involving college students and raises questions about what obligations a university has to inform students and when it's time to go public about an alleged assault.

Colleges Grapple with Best Ways to Address Race Incidents

CORPORATE | By Jesse J. Holland | Dec 1
Swift action is high among the best practices that school leaders can use to help defuse campus tension, experts say.

College Programs Turning to Virtual Reality for Recruiting

PERSONAL TECH | By John Marshall | Nov 27
College football teams have been using virtual reality as a training tool, putting players in an interactive 360-degree environment without having to be on the field.

All-Female Holyoke Cancels 'Vagina Monologues' Over Trans Exclusion

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 22
Students at the all-female Massachusetts Mount Holyoke College cancelled the annual Valentine's Day production of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues," citing concerns that the play wasn't friendly toward transgender individuals.

Transgender Applicants Considered at More Women's Colleges

NATIONAL | By Philip Marcelo | Sep 10
Women's colleges are revisiting policies around enrolling transgender students as institutions of higher learning - single-sex, coed and those with religious affiliations - demonstrate varying degrees of acceptance for changing norms.

Mills College Becomes First Single-Sex School With Trans-Inclusive Admissions Policy

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Aug 28
All female Mills College in Oakland, California made history last week when it became the first single-sex college in the country to adopt a trans-inclusive policy for admitting transgender and gender non-conforming students.

More than 40% LGBT College Students Report Partner Violence

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 5
More than 40 percent of LGBTQ college students report that they have experienced intimate partner violence in their current relationships, a rate that generally aligns with the rate of violence among heterosexual couples.

Meningitis Death Tied to Princeton Outbreak Strain

HEALTH | By Kathy Matheson | Mar 19
A Philadelphia college student died of the same type of meningitis that caused an outbreak at Princeton University in New Jersey, suggesting the strain might still exist on the Ivy League campus despite a massive vaccination effort.

Changes Ordered For College Loans For Gay Couples

NATIONAL | By Philip Elliott | Dec 13
Students in same-sex marriages will be treated the same as their straight married classmates when it comes to federal college loan applications, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Friday.

Purdue University Votes to Oppose Gay Marriage Ban

NATIONAL | Nov 19
The Purdue University Senate has approved a resolution opposing Indiana’s proposed constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.

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