Tag Archives: Amherst

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetMarissa Alexander was denied release. Students and alumni filed federal Title IX and Clery Act complaints against Amherst and Vanderbilt. Fifty facts about sexual assault in the military. Tweet
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Weekly Feminist Reader

TweetThree teens have been arrested for raping Audrie Potts, who killed herself in September. Check back in for more on Potts tomorrow from Maya. Janet Mock is the Racialicious Crush of the Week! “Girls — and later women — decide not to run for office because they don’t want to be unlikeable, not because they [...]
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Kick off Sexual Assault Awareness Month with “Surviving in Numbers”

TweetLast October, Mount Holyoke junior Ali Safran returned to her Massachusetts hometown to hang a sign. She’d been assaulted three years earlier in the exact spot where she now posted her story, a statistic about sexual violence, and a call to action. Now, Safran is providing other students with a platform to hang their own [...]
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The radical potential and great disappointment of school sexual misconduct boards

TweetIn a development that surprised exactly no one who has been following the recent stories of mishandled sexual violence reports at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights has agreed to investigate the school’s policies and practices. The investigation is prompted by a complaint filed in [...]
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Amherst student debunks all the rape myths in the school’s “sexual misconduct” report

TweetIn response to former student Angie Epifano’s account of Amherst’s shockingly cruel and inept response to her sexual assault, the school called together a Special Oversight Committee on Sexual Misconduct to conduct an investigation of campus policy and practice.  Last week the Committee released its 55-page report. While the document does criticize Amherst’s approach to sexual [...]
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