Vivian Wang
Staff Reporter
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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.

Allergy procedures continue to raise concerns

Two years after Yale Dining implemented new picture-based allergen labels, some students with allergies still doubt its ability to accommodate their needs.

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.

Provisional 2015-’16 calendar draws criticism

Although the fall 2014 semester has yet to finish, Yale’s provisional calendar for the 2015–16 school year has drawn heavy criticism from students.

Under scrutiny, UWC to convene today

In light of recent media coverage, the University-Wide Committee on Sexual Misconduct will host an internal town hall meeting, tentatively set for this afternoon to discuss its policies and address potential concerns, according to an email obtained by the News.

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.

Simons case shows UWC’s weakness, students say

A recent sexual harassment case at the School of Medicine has called into question the underlying framework of the University’s sexual misconduct procedures.

Polak weakened punishment for cardiology chief, Times reports

Yale’s treatment of sexual misconduct cases has again come under fire, this time for its handling of a medical school researcher’s accusations against the School of Medicine’s former cardiology chief Michael Simons.

Despite promises, note-taking sees little change

Several months after the Yale Resource Office on Disabilities sought to revamp its note-taking system, students are yet to see real changes.