The role of universities in adjudicating cases of sexual assault among their students has been the object of heavy scrutiny in recent months. UNC, now the subject of two federal reviews evaluating its handling of sexual misconduct, has been at the fore of the conversation. The efforts of students Landen Gambill and Andrea Pino, and alumna Annie Clark to call attention to what they say is UNC's flawed and discriminatory procedures have been the subject of coverage in national media outlets.

But similar efforts have been playing out across the country. Few major universities have been left untouched by the national focus. Below is a list, updated daily, of articles surrounding the issue submitted by student newspapers across the country.

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Northwestern: ASG Senate resolution calls for removal of students, organizations responsible for sexual assault

Associated Student Government Senate introduced a resolution Wednesday calling for students and organizations found responsible for sexual assault to be immediately and permanently removed from Northwestern.

Jake Holland | February 19, 2017

Harvard: Title IX Activists Prepare Statement on DeVos’s Confirmation

Hours after Betsy DeVos was confirmed as the United States Secretary of Education Tuesday, some Harvard student activists concerned about how she will enforce the anti-sex discrimination law Title IX started plotting a response.

DeVos, who has little background in public education, earned the Senate’s confirmation in a close 51-50 vote after Vice President Michael Pence cast the tie-breaking vote Tuesday.

Anti-sexual assault advocacy group Our Harvard Can Do Better is preparing a public statement that outlines their “dismay” at DeVos’s confirmation and reaffirms the group’s commitment to supporting victims of sexual assault at Harvard, according to organizer Jessica R. Fournier ’17.

HANNAH NATANSON | February 15, 2017

Buffalo: Safety, support for student victims of sexual assault stressed at faculty presentation

In an open question-and-answer session with faculty on Tuesday, UB administrators responsible for sexual assault prevention and response emphasized that safety and support are paramount for students who approach a faculty member to say they have been sexually assaulted.

The discussion was part of “Campus Sexual Assault: What Faculty Need to Know,” a seminar that took place in Davis Hall on the North Campus.

MICHAEL ANDREI | February 15, 2017

Penn State: Penn State Harrisburg adds YWCA campus sexual assault advocate

Penn State Harrisburg has joined with the YWCA Greater Harrisburg to bring a dedicated, full-time sexual assault advocate on campus to assist the college in efforts to educate the campus community and provide support and assistance to survivors.

Penn State | February 15, 2017

North Texas: Survey shows majority of students think sexual assault is ‘significant problem’ at UNT

A survey of 291 UNT students found more than half believe sexual assault to be a significant problem at the university. The survey also showed a majority of students did not feel safe in the area around campus after dark.

The survey was conducted in November and December of 2016. Responses were anonymous, and participants were provided with a definition of sexual assault after they provided their opinions on scenario-based questions.

Sarah Sarder | February 15, 2017

Texas-El Paso: OPINION: Sexual assault on campus rarely reported

During the fiscal year 2015, UTEP had one incident of rape and one incident of fondling (touching the private parts of another person for the purpose of sexual gratification without the consent of the victim), according to the campus’ 2016 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report.

The gender of both victims or any details of the incidents can’t be released to the public due to respect for the privacy of the parties involved, said UTEP Police Chief Cliff Walsh.

Rene Delgadillo | February 15, 2017

Virginia: SARA reaches 42nd year of sexual assault prevention

The Sexual Assault Resource Agency has been working in Charlottesville for over 40 years to provide support to victims of sexual assault and eliminate sexual violence altogether.

The agency works with about 550 local residents and about 1,100 students each year through victim support services and community outreach programs.

Kathleen Smith | February 15, 2017

Lehigh: Let’s talk about sex: 5 Senses of Consent promotes comfortable atmosphere for conversation

Among uncomfortable topics to talk about, sex might fall at the top of the list.

Consent is still an issue discussed on college campuses, and with Valentine’s Day approaching, Break the Silence and the Office of Gender Violence Education and Support teamed up to have “the talk” Saturday night.

Dimmed lights and heart-shaped petals set the scene for “Five Senses of Consent,” which aimed to teach students that consent can take on the form of smell, sound, taste, feel and look — not just a literal statement.

ERIN HOM | February 15, 2017

Stanford: Recent student initiatives aim to improve sexual assault prevention

Over the past few years, a diverse array of student organizations has sought to combat sexual assault on campus. Those organizations’ initiatives have included workshops, conferences, student groups and collaboration with the administration — all of which tackle different aspects of the issue, including efforts in education and prevention, data transparency and University accountability and adjudication.

Claudia Heymach Adithi Iyer | February 15, 2017

Northwestern: Students debate whether to ban Greek life at Political Union event

Attendees at a Political Union event Monday debated whether or not to ban Greek life on campus, resulting in slightly more students favoring to hypothetically kick fraternities and sororities off campus.

Weinberg junior Sabrina Williams, Political Union co-president, said the group reached out to all sororities and fraternities on campus asking for participants in the debate. About 40 students attended the event at the Buffett Institute for Global Studies, after which attendees voted on a resolution to ban Greek life — with 15 students in favor, 14 students against and eight abstaining.

Kristine Liao | February 15, 2017

Simpson: Simpson student advocates for protection of sexual abuse victims

Nontraditional Simpson student Tiffany Allison spends her time at the Capitol lobbying for better legislation for victims of violent crimes.

Allison, co-founder and president of Soaring Hearts Foundation, is lobbying for SF22, a bill that would allow victims of sexual abuse to obtain a civil no-contact order against a perpetrator even if no arrest has been made.

Zoe Seiler | February 15, 2017

Texas: Big 12 student governments support sexual assault survivors

Dear Big 12 community,

After years of reading headlines across the country and hearing heartbreaking stories from our peers, Big 12 student governments decided it is time to unite in our efforts and speak boldly against sexual assault. Although there has been an increase of awareness and resources in recent years, it is evident that there is still a lot of work to do on our campuses. As we work for a better future, we hope this message is very clear to the survivors of sexual assault today — we believe you, it’s not your fault, and we are here to help

BIG 12 STUDENT GOVERNMENTS | February 15, 2017

Pittsburgh: The importance of consent: Let’s talk about yes, baby

Almost everyone loves great sex, but we all have different opinions about what makes sex so great.

Some find pleasure with kinks, others find it in physical attractiveness or mental chemistry. But all these things, as good as they may make having sex, mean nothing without consent.

Federal law defines sexual assault and rape as any unwanted or nonconsensual sexually threatening attention, contact or penetration. As clear as this definition may be, and despite repeated campaigns to normalize consent, it is still unacceptably common for sexual violence to go unrecognized.

Elise Lavallee | February 15, 2017

UConn: ‘Not Anymore’: Sexual assault module becoming graduation requirement for upperclassmen

Upperclassmen at the University of Connecticut will be required to complete an online sexual assault module.

“We feel that that’s where we’re going to make a difference is with ongoing training,” Jennifer Longa, Assistant Dean of Students for Victim Support Services and Bystander Initiatives, said.

Not Anymore is an interactive online module that aims to help prevent sexual assault, domestic violence and stalking in a college environment.  

Anna Zarra Aldrich | February 15, 2017

San Diego State: Student groups promote sexual violence prevention

San Diego State organizations continue to work on events and initiatives to prevent sexual violence on campus.According to the SDSU Police Department, there were a total of 11 sexual assault incidents at SDSU in 2016.Interim Director of the Health Promotion Department Stephanie Waits Galia said she believes sexual violence prevention is a collective effort across the entire student body and faculty.

Mary Vitale | February 15, 2017

Georgia Southern: New bill could limit Georgia universities' role in sexual assault cases

Georgia Rep. Earl Ehrhart proposed House Bill 51 (HB51) last month, and if passed, the bill would limit the role of Georgia colleges and universities in the investigation and punishment of sexual assault cases. Ehrhart proposed the new bill this January in hopes of protecting sexual assault victims as well as the accused and limit Georgia universities' involvement in sexual assault cases.

Matthew Enfinger | February 15, 2017

TCU: Not On My Campus will not return to campus

Around campus, there are signs with a Google type bar saying “She wanted it” and “She wanted it to stop.”

One in five women and one in 16 men are sexually assaulted in college, according

This semester TCU is saying goodbye to Not On My Campus sexual assault campaign and welcoming the It’s On Us campaign.

Michelle Ross | February 15, 2017

Alabama: President Roth speaks of legends, mental health, sexual assault in State of the School Address

Student Government Association President Lillian Roth presented her State of the School Address on Monday night in the Great Hall of the Ferguson Student Center. The 15-minute speech played on the University's new "Where Legends are Made" campaign and was attended by 50 people in person and seen by many more on Facebook live.

Rebecca Rakowitz | February 15, 2017

Pennsylvania: How will sexual assault policy at Penn change under Trump?

For college students across the United States, the sexual misconduct policies introduced by President Obama are now in jeopardy.

But at Penn, where sexual assault has long been the focus of both student activism and administrative attention, potential rollback of federal guidelines on sexual misconduct is unlikely to have any serious impact.

Caroline Simon | February 06, 2017

Indiana: Safe Sisters work to stop sexual assault

According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, one in five women will be raped in their lifetime and one in 71 men. However, IU and its organizations want to lead the way in prevention and prosecution of sexual assault incidents and particularly focusing efforts within the greek community.

Ann Skirvin is helping lead the University’s efforts to improve how sexual assaults are handled. Skirvin is one of two full-time counselors at the Sexual Assault Crisis Service, which is part of Counseling and Psychological Services at the IU Health Center.

Larmie Sanyon | February 06, 2017