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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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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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