Nicole Ardila / Assistant Opinion Director After Rosenberg resigned earlier this year, FIU emphasized the intolerance for misconduct in the university. Now, the university is…
The different ramifications surrounding sexual harassment, sexual assault and its portrayal in the media was discussed during Student Media’s first forum of the semester, “Sexual Assault on Campus.”
The Student Government Association has passed a university-wide resolution supporting victims of sexual misconduct after an eruption of nationwide scandals surrounding Greek life occurred last year, including an incident involving one of FIU’s own fraternities.
Former women’s basketball team captain Destin Feagin was arrested Monday, May 3 at 5 p.m. on charges of credit card fraud and petit theft.
Feagin’s arrest stems from allegations of taking a teammate’s One Card and spending close to $350 during the month of February. Feagin admitted to the unauthorized use of her teammate’s card, and her mother, Joi Nicholson, made a $350 payment to the student’s account on February 29.
Friday, March 4, the University sent an email to all students concerning recent allegations of sexual misconduct on the behalf of Head Coach Marlin Chinn. While the email touts the University’s responsibility to students, faculty and staff, the content fails to live up to said responsibility.
“Based on the information gathered so far, head women’s basketball coach Marlin Chinn has been suspended, pending the outcome of the investigation.”
“Based on the allegations, the university has suspended coach Chinn, pending the outcome of the investigation,” said the University statement. “Because this is an ongoing investigation, the university will not provide additional comments at this time.”