Sexual Assault

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College

Global Media Jumps on Porcellian Club Controversy

​When a leader from Harvard’s most reclusive final club spoke out publicly for the first time in decades, reporters across the globe jumped on the story.

Editorials

Sanctions for Show

We have long condemned final clubs for cultivating such a toxic campus social environment. But to impose sanctions on club members would be to recognize the institutions themselves as the sole roots of sexual assault.

"Where Do We Go From Here?"
Visual Arts

"Where Do We Go From Here?"

A triangular plexiglass column covered in cutouts of the University report on sexual assault stands in Ticknor Lounge on Tuesday. The column is one of 12 placed in common spaces around campus as part of an interactive art project produced by Devon M. Guinn ’17 and Delfina S. Martinez-Pandian ’17.

College

Student-Only Group Will Provide ‘Unfettered’ Input on College Sexual Assault Prevention

Fulfilling a longtime wish, a committee composed solely of undergraduates has begun meeting to provide “unfettered” input for administrators as the College seeks to implement sexual assault prevention measures.

"Where Do We Go From Here?"
College

Students’ Art Installation Asks Harvard to Reflect on Sexual Assault

Students have constructed an expansive art installation in all 12 of Harvard’s upperclassman Houses—along with Dudley House and Boylston Hall—in order to call further attention to ongoing discussions about sexual assault on campus.

College

At iLab, Students Explore Ways to Combat Sexual Assault

Dozens gathered for a“hackathon” at the Harvard Innovation Lab on Sunday to propose and develop ideas to help combat campus sexual assault.

The Lightning Rod
Crime

Lawyers Call Sexual Misconduct Case Against Dershowitz ‘A Mistake’

Lawyers opposing Law School professor emeritus Alan M. Dershowitz in a pair of defamation suits admitted fault in accusing him of having sex with an underage woman, formally putting to rest allegations levied against the former professor since December 2014.

Hear Me Now
Crime

Hear Me Now

Megan E. Sims ‘18 reads a spoken word poem by the Widener Library steps at Hear Me Now - A Take Back the Night Event. The program, jointly hosted by OSAPR, Response Peer Counseling and CARE, featured performances by poets and musicians and concluded with a reading of anonymous submissions written on the subject of sexual assault.

Year in Review - Corporate Baton: Couch
College

Corporation ‘Regularly’ Consults Khurana About Final Clubs

The College's final clubs have come under scrutiny from a​ group less historically involved in undergraduate social life: the Harvard Corporation, the University’s highest governing body.

Harvard Law School

Title IX Interpretations Could Threaten Academic Freedom, Report Says

Recent interpretations of Title IX by the Office of Civil Rights that broadly define sexual harassment have created a “chilling” effect at America’s colleges and universities, threatening academic freedom, due process, and free speech, argues a recent report released by the American Association of University Professors.

Massachusetts Hall
Central Administration

‘Dear Harvard, You Win’ Author to Publish New Essay

More than two years after she wrote an anonymous op-ed in The Crimson criticizing Harvard’s response to sexual assault on campus, a recent Harvard graduate will publish an essay again calling on the University to better combat sexual assault on campus.

Harvard Law School

Activists Weigh In on Sexual Assault Response at Law School

As discussions of sexual assault and Title IX pervade campus rhetoric, Harvard Law School alumna and activist Kamilah Willingham offered her views on the topics and reflected on her experiences at a conference Tuesday.

Timeline of Harvard's Hard Alcohol Policies
College Life

Timeline of Harvard's Hard Alcohol Policies

Timeline of Harvard's Hard Alcohol Policies
House Life

After Shaky Past, Harvard’s Grip on Hard Alcohol Could Tighten

Harvard, like many colleges, has a troubled history with hard alcohol. Now, after the release of a University-wide sexual assault prevention report, the College again has returned to the debate.

Editorials

Sexual Harassment and Open Discourse

To jump to conclusions on a subject of this delicacy is nearly always to miss the point.