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Opinion—Even the playing field for women in sports

Nate Jacobs February 9, 2021
After only holding the position for just over a month, Jared Porter, the now former general manager of the New York Mets baseball team, was fired amidst a sexual harassment case stemming from sending lewd pictures to a female foreign correspondent. While the interaction between Porter and the unidentified woman happened in 2016, it was not until recently when the story finally surfaced.
Cupids counsel consent for Valentines Day

Cupids counsel consent for Valentine’s Day

Akasha Khalsa February 13, 2020

Cupid’s Consent brings some important components of “The Talk” to NMU students on Feb. 13 from 5 to 7 p.m. in 2303 Hedgcock in an event put on by the Multicultural Education and Resource Center...

Sexual assault survey distributed

Sexual assault survey distributed

Andy Ridolphi February 15, 2018

Northern Michigan University has launched a sexual assault survey, in order to harvest information about how students respond when a peer confides in them about being sexually assaulted. The survey...


Former prof suspended for sexual misconduct

Winter Keefer January 25, 2018

A former professor of psychology retired and signed a separation agreement with the university after being suspended with pay for “violation of the university’s Sexual Misconduct Policy.” In...

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