All posts tagged "rape"

  • Rape has no political party

    Why is the news focusing on political parties when it comes to a rape allegation and not on the act itself? In the past two weeks, Brett Michael Kavanaugh, a judge on the D.C. Circuit Court of...

    • Posted September 25, 2018
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  • ‘You did nothing wrong’

    One in four women are raped in college. Sixty percent of rapes are not reported. Ninety-seven percent of rapists are never incarcerated. These are the chilling statistics that Quinnipiac University students were introduced to on Tuesday, March...

    • Posted April 7, 2015
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  • Let’s talk about it

    Companies across the country are promising to put an end to sexual assault on college campuses. Organizations such as the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the mass media company Viacom have signed President Obama’s “It’s On...

    • Posted November 19, 2014
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  • Rave: Columbia carries mattresses, stops rape

    When a school administration failed to handle sexual assault cases the right way, students protested, mattresses in-hand. Columbia University students gathered outside on their campus with mattresses that were filled with protesting slogans. The initiative began when...

    • Posted November 11, 2014
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  • What would QU do in a sexual assault case?

    It seems college students don’t prepare for sexual assault or rape on campus. Maybe someone will take karate lessons or a self-defense course, but most of the time it is of little concern until something actually happens....

    • Posted April 10, 2013
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  • Social media’s effect on rape culture

    In August 2012 in Steubenville, Ohio, an inebriated girl laid on the floor, her body unresponsive and her mind unconscious. Two Steubenville High School football players removed her clothes, dragged her by her wrists and ankles, snapped...

    • Posted January 30, 2013
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