CAMPUS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CAMPUS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: Stop sexual violence on campus http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58319209-82/campus-sexual-violence-students.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58319209-82/campus-sexual-violence-students.html.csp">Letter: Stop sexual violence on campus</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T16:12:02.701-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 04:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Whether you are a student, a parent, a college faculty or staff member or a concerned member of the community like me, we all have a role to play in ending campus sexual violence. In a matter of days, students will be back on campus for another school year. We can’t wait any longer. What is happening on our campuses is unacceptable. Department of Justice statistics show that around 1 in 5 women are targets of attempted or completed sexual assault while they are college students, as well as about...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58319209@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:12:02 MDT Health care at college: Can your teen manage? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58301368-79/health-care-dehn-campus.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58301368-79/health-care-dehn-campus.html.csp">Health care at college: Can your teen manage?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LEANNE ITALIE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T15:15:56.072-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 03:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lauren Davies had a desperate thought while stuck in traffic as she frantically drove upstate to reach her 19-year-old. “If I drive on the shoulder and a cop stops me, will he believe me when I tell him I think my daughter’s dying in a hospital?” The sophomore had fallen so ill from an out-of-control sinus infection that she was in a feverish stupor, unable to open her mouth, her face so swollen that a membrane was pressing on her brain after two rounds of antibiotics that didn’t work. Davies, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583013682014-08-22T15:15:56.072-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-22T15:15:56.072-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58301368@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:15:56 MDT Flooding slows production for Detroit automakers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58288238-79/detroit-plants-tuesday-chrysler.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58288238-79/detroit-plants-tuesday-chrysler.html.csp">Flooding slows production for Detroit automakers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DEE-ANN DURBIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T17:15:51.899-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 05:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • Record-setting rainfall in the Detroit area has slowed vehicle production, automakers said Tuesday. Chrysler reopened its Sterling Heights Assembly Plant, which makes the Chrysler 200 sedan, on Tuesday afternoon, but had to send workers home because of high absenteeism. The company said flooded roads made it difficult for workers and parts to get to the plant. Chrysler had halted operations at the plant around 9 p.m. Monday because of flooding. Three other Chrysler plants, in Detroit a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582882382014-08-12T17:15:51.899-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T17:15:51.899-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58288238@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:15:51 MDT Rampell: Stop the campus rape numbers game http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58267609-82/schools-sexual-campus-survey.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58267609-82/schools-sexual-campus-survey.html.csp">Rampell: Stop the campus rape numbers game</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Catherine Rampell</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T13:33:00.987-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 01:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">One in five? Yeah, right. Sounds way too high. That’s a common reaction to the oft-cited statistic about the share of women who experience an attempted or completed sexual assault during college. The number can’t possibly be right, the Doubting Thomases (or, less frequently, Doubting Thomasinas) argue. It’s based on a small sample of schools, after all, and must not be representative of the full melange of colleges out there. How about this, then? Let’s survey every campus and find out. So propo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58267609@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 13:33:00 MDT Carlson: Sexual assault bill shows bipartisan hope http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58246297-82/schools-sexual-assault-percent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58246297-82/schools-sexual-assault-percent.html.csp">Carlson: Sexual assault bill shows bipartisan hope</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Margaret Carlson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T10:33:24.366-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 10:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • Sen. Marco Rubio doesn’t have much time for Democrats. But he does have two daughters. And so it was that Wednesday morning, he found himself standing in solidarity with a bipartisan group of senators that included Democrats Kirsten Gillibrand and Claire McCaskill as they announced legislation to curb the scourge of sexual assault on U.S. campuses. The proposed Campus Safety and Accountability Act addresses the nonreporting, underreporting and noncompliance with the previously passe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58246297@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:33:24 MDT USU police seek groping suspect http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58244320-78/vahsholtz-police-university-suspect.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58244320-78/vahsholtz-police-university-suspect.html.csp">USU police seek groping suspect</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry Stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T23:03:53.197-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 11:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah State University police are seeking a man suspected of groping a female student as she exercised on campus Saturday. The victim told police she was preparing to run up and down the Old Main Hill stairs at about 9:15 p.m. when she was approached by a man in a dirty, sweat-stained T-shirt who had been pacing nearby, said Utah State University police Sgt. Jessica Vahsholtz. The stranger tried to make small talk, but when the student told him she was going to keep running, he grabbed her and tr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58244320@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:03:53 MDT Suspect arrested in bomb scare on Louisiana college campus http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58210804-68/bomb-police-lafayette-arrested.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58210804-68/bomb-police-lafayette-arrested.html.csp">Suspect arrested in bomb scare on Louisiana college campus</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T10:15:01.611-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 10:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lafayette, La. • Police say a 30-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a July 16 bomb threat that closed the University of Louisiana-Lafayette. At a news conference Tuesday, Lafayette police and FBI agents identified the suspect as Devin Haywood of Lafayette. Police Sgt. Randal Leger (lay-zhay) says Haywood also was booked with trying to rob a bank before it opened the day of the bomb threat. Authorities say more arrests are possible. Investigators say a man had called KATC-TV and po...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582108042014-07-22T10:15:01.611-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T10:15:01.611-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58210804@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:15:01 MDT August hearing set for alleged ‘BYU groper’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58194554-78/fletcher-police-campus-allan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58194554-78/fletcher-police-campus-allan.html.csp">August hearing set for alleged ‘BYU groper’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By stephen hunt</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T22:47:29.744-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 10:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An August preliminary hearing has been set for the alleged “BYU groper,” a man who is accused of grabbing and groping more than a dozen women on the Brigham Young University campus. Nathan Eric Fletcher, 23, appeared Thursday in 4th District Court, where his attorney requested the hearing. Fletcher was charged in April with two counts of class A misdemeanor sexual battery for two incidents that allegedly occurred on March 15. Authorities have said they believe Fletcher committed a total of 16 ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58194554@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:47:29 MDT Man accused of being ‘BYU groper’ is charged http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57807626-200/campus-lemmon-byu-fletcher.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57807626-200/campus-lemmon-byu-fletcher.html.csp">Man accused of being ‘BYU groper’ is charged</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T11:18:19.84-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 11:18AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A man who gained notoriety for allegedly committing more than a dozen sexual assaults on Brigham Young University’s campus was charged Thursday with two misdemeanors. Nathan Eric Fletcher, 22, whose alleged misdeeds earned him the nickname of the “BYU groper,” has been charged with two counts of misdemeanor sexual battery. He could face up to a year in jail for each count, and more charges may be coming. “These are two cases of the 16 that were ready to be presented to the prosecutors office,” ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57807626@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 11:18:19 MDT Survey: Rapes not investigated at 2 in 5 colleges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58167955-68/sexual-assault-percent-colleges.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58167955-68/sexual-assault-percent-colleges.html.csp">Survey: Rapes not investigated at 2 in 5 colleges</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KIMBERLY HEFLING</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-12T19:21:02.693-06:00">Updated Jul 12, 2014 07:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A survey of colleges and universities finds a lack of coordination between many campuses and local law enforcement in handling sexual assaults, and that many schools have gone years without investigating such cases. About 40 percent of colleges and universities reported not having conducted a sexual assault investigation in the past five years, including 6 percent of the nation’s largest public institutions. More than 20 percent of large, private schools conducted fewer investigati...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581679552014-07-12T19:21:02.693-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-12T19:21:02.693-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58167955@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Jul 2014 19:21:02 MDT Corinthian to close campuses in 11 states http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58161080-79/students-campus-company-campuses.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58161080-79/students-campus-company-campuses.html.csp">Corinthian to close campuses in 11 states</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KIMBERLY HEFLING</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T22:34:17.394-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 10:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Everest College campus in West Valley City is one of a dozen that for-profit education company Corinthian Colleges Inc. will close in coming months, the company announced Tuesday. In the toughest regulatory action ever taken against a for-profit college, the U.S. Department of Education and the Santa Ana, Calif.-based company reached an agreement late last week that has it shutting down those campuses in 11 states. It also will put 85 U.S.-based campuses up for sale. About a dozen others in...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581610802014-07-08T22:34:17.394-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-08T22:34:17.394-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58161080@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 22:34:17 MDT