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Stop gaslighting survivors and believe them

Ever since Harvey Weinstein’s sexual misconduct accusations, alleged sexual abusers are being outed left and right. Little is being left behind in the wake of empowered survivors of sexual assault finally feeling able to admit the trespasses of their harassers. ...

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‘Missoula’: A sexual assault story that ‘needs to be read’

In 400 pages, Jon Krakauer investigates the college town of Missoula, Montana and a series of campus rapes that took place between 2010 and 2012. He documents the experiences of five victims and the aftermath of their assaults. “Missoula: Rape ...

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On The Collegian’s coverage of sexual assault

By Jocelyna Carbajal Rape is the act of sexual intercourse against the will of a victim that can occur under a variety of circumstances. Providing news stories and opinions about rape in The Collegian will provide an awareness on campus ...

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Issue of sexual assault and domestic violence raised with event

Students may have seen statistics about sexual assault and domestic violence written in chalk on the sidewalks around campus as they walked to class. This was part of the “Take Back the Night” event that was held on Wednesday evening ...

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Sexual assault legislation enforces affirmative consent

The California Senate took one step closer to transforming the way sexual assault is treated on college campuses Thursday, passing the “yes-means-yes” bill that will require students engaging in sexual activity to give unambiguous, affirmative consent. Amid the current national ...

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Steubenville: The day television news died

Despite it being the job of news outlets to provide the facts, let’s face it: Sometimes they get it wrong. Occasionally, details of a story are mixed up, or a source is accidentally misquoted or the reporters are rushing to get out any information about a breaking story, which later turns out to be false. But in the case of the recent Steubenville rape case that has created a flurry of reports across the country, many major news outlets got it wrong for an entirely different (and much worse) reason.

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Female sex teachers expose bad law

The increasing number of affirmed accusations against female school teachers for having consensual sex with under-age boys ought to bring the complex and often taboo subject of statutory rape under scrutiny. Statutory rape is a broad, non-technical term for “rape” ...

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R.A.D. teaches defensive strategies to women

A recent survey concluded that during a four-year span in college, one out of every four female students gets sexually assaulted.

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