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OPINION | Tulane’s summer reading choice glosses over campus rape culture

Hannah Levitan, Contributing Columnist September 29, 2021

Content Warning: The following article contains subject matter pertaining to sexual violence. Tulane University frequently boasts their ranking in top 10 happiest students, painting an illusion...

Reflecting on the sexual assault survivor, victim phenomenon.

I am a victim. I am a survivor. I was raped.

Lily Mae Lazarus, Managing Editor August 26, 2021

I am a victim. I am a survivor. I am not different, or better, for owning the duality of my identity as someone who was sexually assaulted.  All those who are raped are victims. That does not make...

OPINION | COVID-19 sidelines sexual misconduct procedures

OPINION | COVID-19 sidelines sexual misconduct procedures

Lily Mae Lazarus and Sala Thanassi April 15, 2021

It is no secret that Tulane Univerity has a systemic sexual violence problem. According to the 2017 Climate Survey, 77% of all student survey respondents report being victims of sexual assault and...

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Tulane policy still fails to address sexual violence

Lily Mae Lazarus, Contributing Writer February 19, 2020

Lily runs the sexual violence support group for Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity. Following the 2017 Climate Assessment, Tulane launched the Wave of Change initiative in 2018. The initiative was an attempt...

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Where did the anger over the 2018 climate survey go?

Deeya Patel, Views Editor February 6, 2020

Content Warning: Please be advised that this article contains content related to sexual assault and rape.  Tulane in 2018 was a Tulane in despair. When a climate survey revealed that 41% of its...

Upcoming USG Diversity town hall to address student concerns

Upcoming USG Diversity town hall to address student concerns

Deeya Patel, News Editor October 30, 2019

The Undergraduate Student Government Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Committee will host a town hall on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. in Kendall Cram Hall.  Last year, Tulane’s USG held a student forum,...

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LGBTQ+ student sexual misconduct report identifies disparities in queer experience

Deeya Patel, News Editor September 12, 2019

“In particular with LGBTQ+ students, 33% reported being a victim of an attempted rape, and 31% reported being raped by a sexually violent perpatrator. I think it’s important to understand that’s...

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USG passes resolution to submit comment to Department of Education in response to proposed Title IX legislation

Kila Moore, News Editor January 23, 2019

Last November, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy Devos announced a series of proposed regulations under Title IX, the federal law prohibiting sex discrimination within educational institutions. According...

Tulane enters agreement with Office of Civil Rights, vows to end “sex discrimination” against men

Tulane enters agreement with Office of Civil Rights, vows to end “sex discrimination” against men

Kila Moore, News Editor January 15, 2019

In the fall of 2018, Virginia Title IX attorney Margaret C. Valois filed a complaint against Tulane University and the Newcomb College Institute which claimed that the university discriminated against...

Complaint filed against NCI for discrimination against men

Complaint filed against NCI for discrimination against men

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter October 30, 2018

Tulane University has been notified of a complaint filed with the Office for Civil Rights under the US Department of Education accusing the Newcomb College Institute of discriminating against men. The...

Tulane continues work on Title IX with implementation of All In campaign

Tulane continues work on Title IX with implementation of All In campaign

Alex Tighe, Contributing Reporter October 3, 2018

Tulane issued a climate survey to its students last February to assess instances of sexual harassment and sexual violence among the student body. Of the 47 percent of students that responded to the...

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Letter to the Editor: Devos’s title IX reform threatens progress against sexual assault

Helen Robins, Contributing Reporter September 12, 2018

Distracted by flashy, headline-grabbing stories, many news outlets overlooked a sweeping development with serious consequences for Tulane students: Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ new Title IX regulations....

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