Sexual Assault

Loyola’s Title IX office, received 213 reports of gender-based misconduct in the 2016-17 academic year. The previous year, there were 102 reports in the 2015-16 academic year. This dramatic increase has led to some criticism of the Title IX.

Staff Editorial

In light of recent sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein, Twitter users started sharing their own experiences with sexual harassment and assault the hashtag “#MeToo.”

News

Loyola officials believe the increase in stalking is due to students feeling more comfortable reporting incidents. The Clery Act Annual Bulletin lists all crimes and hate offenses, arrests and disciplinary referrals on all of Loyola’s …

Community

Nine separate incidents of sexual assaults have been reported in the Lincoln Park and Rogers Park areas. The offender is believed to be the same person in all cases. These incidents are similar to others that happened last year around the same time. The offender is reported to have ridden past women on a silver BMX/mountain bicycle and touched them inappropriately, and is described as a male ages 25-40 years old. Any one with information is urged to contact authorities at (312) 744-8200

Nation & World

After criticizing Obama-era guidelines for how colleges handle sexual assault, President Donald Trump’s secretary of education, Betsy DeVos, rolled back those guidelines and announced temporary rules designed to protect the rights of the accused. What …

News

Loyola’s Title IX Coordinator Thomas Kelly released a gender-based violence climate survey to Loyola students via email April 7 in hopes of evaluating sexual assault on campus. Gender-based violence includes sexual misconduct such as sexual …

News

Loyola will release a gender-based violence climate survey to examine instances of sexual assault and other gender-based crimes in the Loyola community. In a campus-wide email sent March 31, Loyola President Jo Ann Rooney wrote …

Opinion

Loyola has said time and time again that addressing sexual assault and other gender-based misconduct incidents is a priority. But until a survey is released, it’s a priority we can’t start to address.