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Curated Collection: Stay Educated About Sexual Assault

Jewel Antoine, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

Sexual Assault Awareness Month is an annual campaign that aims to raise public awareness about sexual assault and to educate individuals on how to prevent sexual violence. This week’s theme (April 15 - 21) is “Stay Educated”...

Outside Resources for Reporting Sexual Assault Instances Compiled

Nina Stefanelli, Contributing Writer

January 30, 2019

On Jan. 4, #SurvivingSJU trended nationally, with more than 2,000 tweets detailing sexual misconduct allegations at St. John’s as well as negative encounters with administrators while attempting to report incidents. The Un...

#TimesUp & #MeToo: What Happens Now?

Arturo Enamorado, Contributing Writer

January 31, 2018

On Jan. 24, Dr. Larry Nassar was sentenced to 175 years in prison after decades of sexual assault on American female Olympians. Though this and the ground breaking speech by Oprah Winfrey at the golden globes are in some ways meas...

Day One Dialogue: #MeToo

Day One Dialogue: #MeToo

January 24, 2018

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