Campus Responds to Panel on Sexual Assault

News

By Molly Igoe News Editor Director of Public Safety Gerald Roderick said there are several things that Public Safety focuses on when handling sexual assault complaints. The first one, he said, is sensitivity, and ensuring that everyone involved is as comfortable as possible. “We’re not judgemental; we have to build a rapport with the parties involved […]

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Letter to the Editor: Sexual Assault; The Importance of a Frank and Open Discussion

Letters, Opinion

Dear Editor:   I am writing to you and your readers in the hope that I might be able to be a little helpful and supportive.  When I was a 25-year-old college student back in the 1970s, I was very badly sexually harassed for a long time by a female college professor who had a […]

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Kevin Spacey Scandal Reveals Public Secrecy

Opinion

By Olivia Libowitz Elm Staff Writer An open secret: everyone in a society knowing and agreeing upon a truth, but refusing to acknowledge it on a public scale. This is a societal issue that is incredibly common, but that has been pulled into light recently with the downfall of Hollywood players such as Harvey Weinstein and […]

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Public Safety Discusses Sexual Assault Protocol

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By Molly Igoe News Editor On Monday, Nov. 6 Suzy Sams, a part-time patrol officer with the Department of Public Safety, led a discussion about how to prevent and address campus sexual assault. “Sexual assault takes away your choice in the matter, so we’re here to give you back choices,” said Candice Tyrell, Public Safety’s office […]

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Students Take a Stand Against Sexual Assault: Colleges, Greek Organizations Hold Events for Sexual Assault Awareness

Opinion

By Naomi Law Elm Staff Writer The story of Brock Turner, a college athlete at Stanford University who raped an unconscious student behind a dumpster, set the media ablaze with outrage in June of this year. Turner was sentenced to a mere six months imprisonment, as opposed to the six years requested by the district […]

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Sexual Assault Cases Under Investigation

News

By Brooke Schultz and Molly Igoe News Editors According to the Department of Public Safety report, three students were sexually assaulted the week of Sept. 3. The first case, classified as sex offense-fondling occurred on Monday, Sept. 5 at an unknown time in a residence hall on campus, and was reported on Friday, Sept. 9 […]

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