Until It Happens To You.

We know that apart of domestic violence is sexual assault as well, it can start as early as middle school and continue on through adulthood. I saw this video by Lady Gaga and thought to myself this is such a great video that shines a light on sexual assault in college. Because statistics show, KnowContinue reading “Until It Happens To You.”

What is affirmative consent, and how is USC combatting sexual violence?

Since the second-wave feminist movement of the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s to the debate over reproductive rights and the global phenomenon of #MeToo, a number of social and political factors have brought increased attention to issues of sexual violence and assault. Unfortunately, the problem endures: Today, it is estimated that 1 in 6 American womenContinue reading “What is affirmative consent, and how is USC combatting sexual violence?”

Dartmouth cracks down on sexual misconduct after $14M settlement | Education | unionleader.com

HANOVER — A week after agreeing to pay nine women $14 million to settle a lawsuit alleging college officials did not do enough to stop the sexual harassment and assault of students by professors, Dartmouth College formally unveiled its new sexual misconduct policy. The policy applies the same set of rules to students, faculty, andContinue reading “Dartmouth cracks down on sexual misconduct after $14M settlement | Education | unionleader.com”

Could federal court ruling push how colleges handle sexual assault to U.S. Supreme Court?

DETROIT — A ruling this week by the federal 1st Circuit Court of Appeals could be the key to landing the issue of how universities handle sexual assaults before the U.S. Supreme Court.  — Read on http://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.usatoday.com/amp/1968204001

Expelled student facing more rape charges remains jailed

By Anthony Izaguirre | APJune 25 at 6:56 PM HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A man who was allowed to remain enrolled at Marshall University despite being accused of raping a student will stay jailed after being expelled amid new sexual assault charges. A West Virginia circuit court judge on Tuesday ordered that Joseph Chase Hardin remain in custody followingContinue reading “Expelled student facing more rape charges remains jailed”