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Allegheny College sued for Title IX violation, negligence

Matthew Steinberg and Lauren Trimber

February 13, 2020

Allegheny College is being sued for violation of Title IX, negligence, interference with contractual relations and emotional distress. The woman who filed the lawsuit alleges that a member of the college’s football team sexua...

Attendants of the Allegheny Title IX Conference, coordinated by Why Not Us, on April 7, 2019, sit in the Tippie Alumni Center during the event.

Club Feature: Why Not Us

September 6, 2019

Title IX office seeks to inform students, introduces new programs including bystander training and Brown Bag Lunch Conversations

Sara Holthouse, News Editor

January 31, 2019

Allegheny’s Title IX Office is taking steps to be more transparent and informative for students — promoting what their employees do and what role they play in Title IX processes. Every Title IX case is different, and Gil...

Students gather to call for change

Steven Heine, Junior News Editor

September 20, 2018

Students gathered in the George M. Henderson Campus Center room 301/302 on Monday, Sept. 18, to talk about protesting racial bias at Allegheny. The meeting began at 10 p.m, and lasted roughly one hour and 45 minutes. Silas Ga...

Students protest handling of racial bias incidents

Alex Weidenhof, News Editor

September 20, 2018

Over 25 students joined in a protest against the college’s racial discrimination and sexual assault policies in front of the main entrance of the Henderson Campus Center at noon on Monday, Sept. 17. The protest, which was ...

Ford visits Allegheny Student Government meeting to review college’s Title IX policy

Lauren Trimber, News Editor

February 15, 2018

Title IX Coordinator Gillian Ford visited Allegheny Student Government during its meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 13 to give a presentation titled “What you need to know about Title IX.” Ford discussed students’ options when they choo...

Love Letter event offers support to survivors of sexual assault, Title IX

Dakotah Manson, News Editor

February 15, 2018

Why Not Us started Valentine’s Day off by hosting a Survivor Love Letter event in the Henderson Campus Center on Wednesday, Feb. 14. This three day event is filled with information about Title IX and gives passersby the opportunity to w...

An open letter to Mullen

Dana D'Amico, Contributing Writer

January 25, 2018

Editor’s note: After The Campus published a story about the sexual assault allegations made by two first-year women against Trey Serbin, ’21, on Nov. 9, 2017, Dana D’Amico, ’13, contacted The Campus to inform them about an ...

Federal Title IX investigation ends after lawsuit

Alex Weidenhof, Copy/Enterprise Editor

January 25, 2018

A Department of Education investigation into Allegheny College’s handling of Title IX cases, which was opened June 3, 2015, has been closed upon request of the student who filed it. One investigation remains open. The Depar...

Betsy DeVos and the letter

Joe Tingley, Editor-in-Chief

September 21, 2017

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced on Sept. 7 that her department would be looking into how schools handle Title IX cases, which includes incidents of sexual harassment and sexual violence. In her remarks, DeVos di...

College denies wrongdoing in sexual discrimination lawsuit

Chris Brindle, Junior News Editor

April 6, 2017

Allegheny College has denied most allegations brought forth in a civil lawsuit filed against it by a student who was expelled for sexual misconduct in the spring of 2015. The former student claims Allegheny violated Title IX by disc...

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