There's something weird happening at Occidental College. In the midst of the investigation into the school's potential mishandling of sexual assault cases, students and faculty members say that strange things have been happening to them, including office break-ins and alleged phone and computer hacks.
In a bizarre turn of events, the Los Angles Times has fired one of their reporters for inaccurately reporting the number of Title IX violations at Occidental College and for having an inappropriate relationship with a source for that story.
In response to a federal Title IX lawsuit filed in April, Occidental College settled with several students and made a public commitment to making "Occidental a national leader in dealing with sexual misconduct." Victim advocates on campus created an online anonymous reporting system, through which students could…
The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights announced last night that it will investigate allegations that Occidental College didn't respond appropriately and effectively to multiple claims of sexual harassment and sexual violence on the Los Angeles-based campus.
American colleges have a rape and sexual assault problem. Thousands of kids living on top of each other in insular little communities, supervised only by small groups of adults who are expected to guard student welfare while simultaneously skirting liability and mitigating PR disasters? It's a recipe for unchecked,…
Occidental College's administration is under fire for failing to report an alleged sexual assault last week; students learned about the incident from the local media, not the school.