University | 8:47 pm | August 9, 2013 | By Cynthia Hua

Admins clarify sex misconduct policies in FAQs

In response to criticism surrounding the fourth semi-annual report of sexual misconduct complaints, administrators have released a set of Frequently Asked Questions on Yale’s Title IX and sexual misconduct response websites. The FAQs addressed questions regarding the use of the term “non-consensual sex” in the report. According to the FAQs, nonconsensual sex includes encounters which »

University | 10:19 am | August 1, 2013 | By Cynthia Hua

Fourth sexual misconduct report released

Sixty-one cases of sexual assault, harassment or other misconduct were brought to University officials between Jan. 1 and Jun. 30 of this year, according to Yale’s fourth semi-annual report of sexual misconduct complaints. The report, released Wednesday evening by University Title IX Coordinator and Deputy Provost Stephanie Spangler, includes more complaints than any of the »

University | 9:31 pm | July 26, 2013 | By Cynthia Hua

Yale receives C grade for drug, alcohol policies

The Yale College Council released a report in April offering five recommendations to improve alcohol culture at Yale.

Yale received a “C” grade for its drug and alcohol policies in a “Campus Drug and Alcohol Gradebook” released by nonprofit organization Students for a Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) on July 22. In its gradebook, SSDP, a national umbrella organization for chapters on many college campuses, examined the written alcohol and drug policies of the top 300 »

University | 10:10 pm | July 23, 2013 | By Cynthia Hua

Title IX investigation launched at Dartmouth

Dartmouth College

The Department of Education has launched an investigation into Title IX compliance at Dartmouth on its own accord, The Dartmouth  reported on Tuesday. The investigation — which was not prompted by a complainant — opened in May, the same month that a group of more than 30 Dartmouth students and alumni filed a complaint alleging »