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East Lansing Columnist: ESPN Is The Real Irresponsible Party In MSU's Sexual Assault Scandal

The Lansing State Journal, overall, has done a fantastic job covering the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal, as well as Michigan State’s basketball and football teams’ problems with reporting sexual assault and violence against women. Their editorial board was calling for MSU president Lou Anna Simon to resign more…

Betsy DeVos Rolled Back Title IX Protections Two Days After Hanging Out With MSU President

It can be hard to keep track of how many different pieces of news broke today, all of them illuminating one larger point—Michigan State really didn’t want to try too hard, if at all, to prevent or investigate sexual assault or gender violence on its campus, and they were especially reluctant to do so if that case…

Report: Michigan State Delayed Sending Nassar Files To Department Of Education, Tried To End Federal Oversight

Michigan State University, the employer of serial sexual abuser Larry Nassar for over two decades, did not notify federal officials of their investigation into Nassar in 2014, and has been slow in providing the federal government with documents related to Nassar despite being under Department of Education oversight…

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Judge Reads Batshit Victim-Blaming Letter From Larry Nassar, Where He Wrote "Hell Hath No Fury Like A Woman Scorned"

At the final day of Larry Nassar’s sentencing hearing today, Judge Rosemarie Aquilina read excerpts from a letter that Nassar wrote two months after agreeing to plea guilty to 10 counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. In his letter, Nassar came off as defiant and wrote as if he was still somehow innocent,…

Michigan State Trustee: Our President Is A Great Fundraiser, So We're Not Going To Fire Her

In an interview on local radio show Staudt on Sports, Michigan State board of trustees member Joel Ferguson reinforced the university board’s stance that the majority of board members still support university president Lou Anna Simon, saying, “there’s so many more things going on at the university than just this…