Nicole Ng
Columbia under Title IX Investigation

Columbia University is under federal investigation for alleged Title IX and Title II violations, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights confirmed on Monday.

Gunshots reported near York and Tower

Gunshots were reported in the vicinity of Toad’s Place, at 300 York St., at roughly 1 a.m. Wednesday morning, but conflicting reports have emerged.

Despite progress, sexual misconduct policies still draw ire

An institution that once had no term for “sexual harassment” now has a University-Wide Committee on Sexual Misconduct that hears dozens of complaints every year.

Yale Title IX complaints in line with Ivy League

Between Jan. 1, 2002 and Sept. 22, 2014, the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights reviewed and closed 11 Title IX complaints against Yale.

In letter to Salovey, WFF examines UWC procedures

In response to recent scrutiny of the University’s sexual misconduct policy, the members of the Yale Women Faculty Forum’s Steering Committee sent a letter to University President Peter Salovey 11 days ago voicing concerns and suggestions about the process.

After Holloway sides with UWC, complainant elects against appeal

The deadline to appeal Yale College Dean Jonathan Holloway’s decision that a sexual encounter between two undergraduates — first reported in the News last Friday — did not violate University sexual misconduct policy passed yesterday evening.

Special academic programs occupy delicate niche

Six years ago, an undergraduate student’s efforts to create an interdisciplinary human rights major was rejected. So was her application to design her own major on the same topic.

Enough alcohol to call it rape?

On March 22, 2013, two Yale undergraduates had sexual intercourse. The female student was intoxicated. The male student was not.

Witt: Yale’s sexual misconduct policies “nearly ruined my life”

In a Boston Globe column published Monday evening, Patrick Witt ’12 condemned Yale’s sexual misconduct policies.

Shifting workload, higher endowment among union concerns

As the University continues cutting costs, union members are now making the case that the cuts do not only affect their job positions, but also the life of the community as a whole.

Local 34 votes to escalate action

Local 34 members unanimously voted to take broader action to reverse the budget cuts that the unions say have left fewer workers with more work.