sexual assault

Mark Dantonio photo
Al Martin

Three MSU football players remain suspended over the possibility of facing criminal charges of sexual assault. The suspensions have dominated talk of Spartan football during recent practices and heading into Saturday’s spring football game at Spartan Stadium.


Current Sports | March 1, 2017

Mar 1, 2017
Mark Dantonio photo spring football game
Matthew Mitchell / MSU Athletic Communications

MSU Men's Basketball; DeMarcus Cousins; Mark Dantonio Statement; Miles Bridges; Chris Solari; Kirk Cousins.


Current Sports | February 28, 2017

Feb 28, 2017
Flickr - Samuel Mikalonis

Mardi Gras; Racism in Sports; Mark Ingram; MSU Football Spring Practice; Brian Calloway; Prep Sports; Kirk Cousins.


Larry Nassar
Associated Press

Former Michigan State University doctor Larry Nassar is facing new criminal charges related to the ongoing sexual assault scandal that began over five months ago.

MSU Trustees photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

Today’s MSU Trustees meeting was tumultuous, with calls to do more to prevent sexual assaults on campus and for President Lou Anna Simon to resign over allowing controversial Breitbart News writer Milo Yiannopoulos to speak on campus last year.


Current Sports | February 10, 2017

Feb 10, 2017
Flickr/Home in East Lansing

MSU Sexual Assault Allegations; Demetrius Cooper; John Madden; Rachel Fradette; Reflection Friday.


Mickey Hirten on MSU sex assault allegations, more

Feb 10, 2017
Mickey Hirten photo
WKAR File Photo

Michigan State University continues trying to address sexual assault on campus. The issue’s staying in the news because of this week's announcement of allegations of sexual assault by three members of the MSU football team.


Current Sports | February 1, 2016

Feb 1, 2017
Sebastien Wiertz / Flickr Creative Commons

Signing Day; Michigan State Recruiting Class; University of Michigan Signing with the Stars; Alexandra Illitch; Larry Nassar.


Ande Durojaiye and Jessica Norris photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR

In the first ever report of its kind, Michigan State University recently detailed data about campus sexual violence, harassment, stalking, and resulting investigations. We talk with two University officials involved in the effort to reduce sexual violence.


Curtis Hertel Jr. photo
Courtesy photo / Michigan State Senate Democrats

The Listening Ear Crisis Center in East Lansing recently fired several counselors when it was discovered that they are registered sex offenders. Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr. is drafting a bill to prohibit registered sex offenders from working as counselors. We talk with Sen. Hertel about the legislation.


Current Sports | 5/27/16 | #711

May 27, 2016
Charlie Neibergall / AP Photo

Sexual Assault, Baylor University, Ole Miss, NCAA College Football Reprimands, College Basketball, NBA Draft, Deshaun Tate, Memorial Day Weekend, and Reflection Friday.


Current Sports | 3/16/16 | #660

Mar 16, 2016
AP

Barack-etology, NCAA Tournament, Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Mateen Cleaves, Branden Dawson, Rob Blackburn, and University of Michigan Basketball Preview.


WKAR File Photo

In 2014, federal officials investigated MSU’s response to campus sexual harassment and assault. They ordered reforms. Two new university officials recently assumed leadership positions in the school’s effort. Current State talks with Ande Durojaiye and Jessica Norris of MSU’s Office of Institutional Equity.


Rape kits contain crucial DNA evidence taken from sexual assault survivors, so when more than 11,000 were discovered at the Detroit Police Department untested and unprocessed, many people strongly felt that something had to be done. The organization Enough SAID has successfully raised over $1-million from the private sector to pay for the testing of these kits. We speak with two women from Enough SAID.


UM diag photo
University of Michigan Library / flickr creative commons

The University of Michigan has reached a settlement with a male student it once expelled, throwing out its original ruling that he had non-consensual sex with a female student. The attorney representing the unnamed plaintiff has blasted the settlement and the school’s original investigation. Current State speaks with attorney Douglas Fierberg about university investigations of sexual misconduct.


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