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  • Obama, others launch effort to reduce college sexual violence

    President Obama and other federal officials are scheduled to launch a campaign Friday aimed at encouraging more college students, especially men, to prevent sexual violence. The effort will be known as "It's on Us" and will team with media companies,...
  • Clemson suspends course over sex survey

    COLUMBIA, S.C. Clemson University tried to learn about the sex habits of its undergraduates in a course designed to prevent sexual assault, but the college decided Thursday to suspend the online program after complaints. The survey questions in the...
  • UC proposes systemwide plan to fight sexual misconduct

    UC proposes systemwide plan to fight sexual misconduct
    In a sweeping effort to combat sexual misconduct on campus, University of California officials unveiled a systemwide plan Wednesday, calling for mandatory training for all students, staff and faculty, improved support for victims and more thorough...
  • Videos, written pledges suggested to curb California campus rape

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A University of California task force seeking to reduce campus sexual violence recommended on Wednesday that new students, staff and faculty sign a pledge or watch a video about such violence as part of a package of measures to...
  • UC task force unveils guidelines on fighting campus sexual misconduct

    Aiming to create a national model to combat sexual misconduct, the University of California unveiled recommendations Wednesday aimed at a more uniform, systemwide approach to preventing and responding to violence on campus. In the first of two reports, a...
  • A word from NSU President and CEO George L. Hanbury

    When you choose to volunteer, you not only make a choice about the kind of community you want to live in, you impact lives on a very real and personal level. NSU is as committed to academic excellence, innovation, scholarship and research as we are to...
  • Striking or spanking a child is not a solution, experts say

    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says he never intended to hurt his 4-year-old son when he hit him with a tree branch. But experts in childhood development said the intent doesn't matter, striking a child is never appropriate. "We do have...
  • Feds sue Corinthian Colleges, alleging predatory lending

    The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sued Corinthian Colleges Inc. on Tuesday, alleging that the ailing Orange County for-profit college operator deceived tens of thousands of students and operated an "illegal predatory lending scheme." The...
  • TMZ forced FSU, NFL, NBA to investigate Jameis Winston, Ray Rice, Donald Sterling

     TMZ forced FSU, NFL, NBA to investigate Jameis Winston, Ray Rice, Donald Sterling
    "A cowardly leader is the most dangerous of men." That famous line was written by Stephen King, the renowned author of twisted horror novels. However, it is a passage much more befitting of modern American sports writing, where the plot line too often...
  • Teacher's 'kissing game' leads to review of New Hampshire school district

    MANCHESTER N.H. (Reuters) - A school district in southern New Hampshire is overhauling its sexual harassment policies after U.S. officials found a male high school teacher played a "kissing game" with students and made sexually charged comments, a city...
  • Texas schools pressed to accommodate influx of young immigrants

    Texas schools pressed to accommodate influx of young immigrants
    A year ago, the Las Americas Newcomer Middle School serving the low-income Gulfton neighborhood started the semester with 150 immigrant and refugee students. When the new school year began last month, enrollment skyrocketed to 325 students, most of them...