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How WU responded to DeVos Title IX regulations amid the pandemic

Following US Department of Education regulations that limited Title IX’s scope in May 2020, Washington University’s Title IX and Gender Equity Office, the Rape and Sexual Violence Prevention Center and student groups such as Title Mine have worked to implement a variety of new initiatives addressing the DeVos regulations.

| Staff Reporter

Staff Editorial: The Devos Title IX guidelines need to go

The Student Life Editorial Board finds the policy changes reprehensible and urges everyone on campus to campaign for change.

SU and Title Mine host town hall explaining WU’s Title IX guidance for student groups

Student Union and Title Mine, a survivor-focused activist group on campus, held a town hall, Feb. 4, with Washington University administrators to discuss new guidelines for student groups regarding Title IX issues in light of the Trump administration’s changes to federal policy.

| Senior News Editor

New Gender Equity Grievance Process fills gaps left by federal Title IX regulations

In response to new regulations from the U.S. Department of Education narrowing the scope of Title IX, Washington University has implemented new Title IX grievance processes and added a new procedure to cover instances of sexual misconduct that fall outside of the revised federal policy.

| Senior News Editor

WUnited, new coalition of WU advocacy groups, rallies for a ‘more just’ campus

Five Washington University advocacy groups joined together to form WUnited, a coalition aimed to spur the administration into action on accessibility, support for students and social justice issues, and hosted a rally outside the Danforth University Center, Feb. 27.

| News Editor

Op-ed: Action now: A strategic vision for a better WU community

“Join us in fighting for this platform at a rally Thursday, Feb. 27th at 12 p.m. at the Edison Courtyard outside the DUC to demand that administrators move the university closer to our vision.”

Beth Wiesinger | Member of WUnited

Staff Editorial: A battle won but the war rages on: Keep supporting Title Mine

In April of 2018, Student Life received an anonymous op-ed that discussed the university’s failure to protect the student population from a “serial offender.”

Judge dismisses former student’s lawsuit against WU after expulsion following Title IX investigation

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit brought against Washington University by a former student who was expelled after being found guilty of sexual misconduct, Jan. 21.

| News Editor

Student-designed mental health survey assesses student experiences

Junior Joanna Grill partnered with Student Union Senate to create a survey gauging student experiences with mental health services on campus.

Sulan Pathiranage | Contributing Reporter

Presidential advocacy board to outline path forward next semester

Student Union’s presidential advocacy board, a collection of student groups that aim to promote campus activism, plans to release its five-pillar platform, as well as hold a collective rally, near the start of the spring 2019 semester.

Curran Neenan | News Editor

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