Amid parents’ weekend, Tulane attempts to hush sexual assault near campus

This article was published in The Hullabaloo on August 27, 2010.

A Tulane student reported she was sexually assaulted around 3 a.m. Sunday by an unknown man in the foyer of her home, located on Versailles Boulevard. Versailles is across Claiborne Avenue from Tulane’s campus.

Though the student was sexually assaulted outside the perimeters of Tulane’s official police coverage, Tulane is still heavily involved in dealing with the aftermath.

“God forbid, if one of our students lived in Kenner and were the victim of a crime, we would be involved in finding that suspect, though it would be primarily [the] Kenner police’s investigation,” said Michael Bernstein, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs.

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