The number of reported fall semester sexual assaults at St. Cloud State University has dropped from 16 last faull to nine this past semester according to data kept by the university’s Women’s Center.
The University Chronicle student paper writes that the statistics for reported assault were lower than most colleges with the same program, but that a Woman’s Center official wasn’t sure why — or even whether the stats represented a true decrease in sexual assault.
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Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.