Feminist Prof Cleared of Sexual Misconduct for Writing an Essay

Laura Kipnis, a professor at Northwestern University, has been cleared of violating the college’s Title IX provision, a rule intended to protect students from sexual misconduct and discrimination. Two Northwestern graduate students filed Title IX complaints against Kipnis for an essay and tweet she authored. A law… »6/01/15 4:50pm6/01/15 4:50pm


Northwestern Star Professor Accused of Sexual Assault, Nothing Happens

In February of 2012, a 19-year-old female student at Northwestern University alleged that tenured and highly popular philosophy professor Peter Ludlow sexually assaulted her after driving her to an off-campus art show, illegally plying her with alcohol, making a series of sexual advances that she repeatedly declined,… »2/24/14 4:30pm2/24/14 4:30pm

Some Students Say Northwestern University Treats Rape Survivors Like Shit

Amherst student Angie Epifano's harrowing account of her on-campus rape and the administration's insensitive response struck a major chord with her peers, not only at Amherst but at colleges around the country. Inspired by Epifano's story — which goes to show how important it is to keep talking about rape on campus — »11/29/12 3:15pm11/29/12 3:15pm

Sex Toy Demonstrating Professor Is Sorry You're So Mad

Northwestern University's Professor J. Michael Bailey has issued a sorta kinda non-apology for a controversial after class sex demonstration he held last month that has all of Chicago's pearls being clutched like they've never been clutched before. During the now-notorious demonstration, a male presenter brought his… »3/06/11 11:00am3/06/11 11:00am