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Sexual assault allegation prompts response from students, Butler administration

Sexual assault allegation prompts response from students, Butler administration

A past Butler University student filed a civil rights complaint after she claims the university did not inform her of her options following her case of sexual assault. Members of the Butler community respond after the story broke in the Indianapolis Star on Jan. 29.

College of Communication terminates all ties with Triton Brewing Co.

Butler University recently ended its relationship with Triton Brewing Company due to an incident with a student intern. The company is no longer allowed to post opportunities on Handshake. CCOM internship director discusses what the process looks like when a student comes forward about an uncomfortable situation at their internship.

“One Policy, One Process”

MARAIS JACON-DUFFY NEWS EDITOR Butler University plans to implement a Title IX policy to cover students, faculty and staff. This policy will follow the guidelines of the “one policy, one process” model many colleges and universities now practice. This model was created by the Association of Title IX Administrators, an association made of K-12 and

Questions linger about Title IX

The Butler athletics department is still waiting to hear whether it is compliant with Title IX. Title IX is legislation that is meant to ensure equal opportunity in athletics for women. Last May, the university entered into a resolution agreement with the Office for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education to become Title

Sexual misconduct policies updated in student handbook

Sexual misconduct incidents now must be investigated with or without the involvement of a victim, per new policy changes at a national and university level. The 2012-13 edition of the Butler University student handbook contains updates due to new obligations from the U.S. Department of Education released in April. The harassment and sexual misconduct parts

Lacrosse: As a club sport, men’s lacrosse is on the rise

In 2007 men’s lacrosse was discontinued as an NCAA Division I athletic program at Butler. But in response, a few players from that team created a men’s lacrosse club team at the school shortly after. Josh Phelps, junior team vice president, said the popularity of lacrosse is on the rise all across the nation. “The