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When the #MeToo hashtag trended on Twitter, people took to the platform to express their experiences with sexual assault.

R*pe culture: Being a survivor in the #MeToo era

Content Warning: This article addresses topics of sexual assault.
Noël Waltz, Reporter March 5, 2019

Content warning: This article addresses topics of sexual assault. I still remember the day I woke up to #MeToo trending on Twitter. Thousands upon thousands of survivors took to social media to combat...

Will Title IX change?

Will Title IX change?

How new guidelines could revamp gender-based discrimination and sexual harassment reporting at universities
Josh Goad, Assistant New Editor February 13, 2019

Title IX was a part of the Education Amendments of 1972 and has since become an integral part of the way education works in America. This major piece of legislation states: “No person in the United States...

Following a sexual harassment case in late October 2017, choral studies director Dr. Randy Pennington resigned after investigations found that he violated NKU's sexual harassment policy.

Student: ‘I didn’t want there to be a girl after me’

Students, faculty reported choral director touching, texting
Sam Rosenstiel and Mackenzie Manley April 11, 2018
As a freshman, she was self-conscious and lonely—qualities she believes were later taken advantage of by Dr. Randy Pennington, NKU’s choral studies director.
SOTA's choral studies director resigned on March 16 after an investigation found he violated the university's sexual harassment policy.

Choral director steps down after sexual harassment investigation

SOTA Choral Studies Director Dr. Randy Pennington resigned on Friday after a university investigation found he violated its sexual harassment policy. Four students and a faculty member brought concerns to the university last October, and Pennington was put on administrative leave pending a Title IX investigation on Oct. 23.
File photo of Interim president Gerard St. Amand, who released a letter to the university regarding former Chase Law dean Jeffery Standen.

Interim president St. Amand addresses Standen’s departure

The letter was sent out to the university community on Feb. 27.
Mackenzie Manley, Editor-in-Chief February 27, 2018

In response to media coverage of former Chase Dean Jeffery Standen’s departure, Interim President Gerard St. Amand sent a letter to the campus community to clarify information regarding the case.  Standen...

Chase Law Dean Jeffery Standen has been on leave since Nov. 17. He resigned in Dec. after a university investigation found that he created an

Investigation docs show Chase dean’s office a ‘toxic’ work environment

Chase Law Dean Jeffrey Standen resigned in December after a university investigation found he violated NKU's Values and Ethical Responsibilities policy by creating “an unhealthy culture of fear, intimidation and bullying” in his office.
Salmon P. Chase College of Law.

After harassment complaints, Chase Dean resigned in December, could return as professor in fall

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor February 21, 2018
Chase Dean Jeffrey Standen resigned after three women, two of them students, complained of sexual harassment to the university, according to an investigation by The Cincinnati Enquirer. Standen will stay on as a professor in fall.
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