Tag Archives: campus sexual violence

Will the Columbia administration help carry the weight?

Tweet Student organizers have put sexual violence at Columbia University on the national agenda through federal complaints, graduation demonstrations, investigative journalism, and performance art. Will the administrators now join the rest of the campus to help carry the weight for survivors like Emma Sulkowicz, the senior carrying her mattress with her until she no longer has to [...]
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Quote of the Day: Dartmouth still doesn’t understand sexual violence

Tweet High-risk alcohol use and sexual assault are issues that face educational institutions nationwide. Here at Dartmouth, President Hanlon has charged our community to work together to end high-risk and harmful behavior on campus. –Dartmouth email to parents of incoming freshmen Are you enraged yet? Tweet
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New bills to tackle campus sexual violence

Tweet #452930858 / gettyimages.com Know Your IX organizer (and Feministing blogger!) Wagatwe Wanjuki speaks at a press conference to introduce the CASAct. Two bipartisan bills that would empower college students against campus sexual assault were announced this past week in the Senate and House. The Senate’s Campus Accountability and Safety Act (CASA) and the House’s [...]
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“It took the college just 12 days to investigate the rape report, hold a hearing and clear the football players.”

TweetThe New York Times has another damning in-depth investigation into a college’s handling of a rape complaint. Like their recent report on Florida State University, this report on Hobart and William Smith Colleges tells a familiar tale of student assaulted on campus and then failed by her college.  Tweet
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetSubmit your picture to stand up for health care, not harassment. “Buffer zones work. So they have to go.”  The White House needs to address McCullen. The feminist ethics of make-up are endlessly complicated but our love for Jenny Slate is not. The Senate HELP committee held a hearing on campus sexual violence yesterday. Tweet
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