Loyola released statement in response to students criticism of Loyola for its lack of transparency regarding Ben Holm’s case. The Office of the President denied it was aware of the charges pressed against Holm during his time at Loyola
Until recently, Ben Holm was attending Loyola and was a member of the Loyola golf team from 2013-2015. Although the rape happened after Holm committed to play golf at Loyola, it’s unclear whether the Athletic Department was ever aware of Holm’s pending charges as it has decided to remain silent in the wake of Holm’s sentencing.
A Loyola student was the survivor of a sexual assault in San Francisco Hall on Nov. 12, marking the second time in less than a month that a student reported being the victim of a sexual assault in an on-campus dorm.
For one Loyola junior, a visit to Weiss Memorial Hospital in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood was meant to provide an important step toward closure in her sexual assault case. Instead, it made what was already a difficult situation worse.
A female Loyola student who was sexually assaulted at an off-campus apartment by a male Loyola student whom she knew, told The Phoenix she believes Loyola administrators and Campus Safety mishandled her situation.
Two more reports of criminal sexual assaults from Loyola students emerged in the past week after a string of sexual violence incidents were reported on and near Loyola’s Lake Shore Campus (LSC) in the past …