All posts tagged "sexual assault"

  • Kavanaugh: to confirm or deny

    President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, and the woman accusing him of sexual assault faced the Senate Judiciary Committee for questioning on Sept. 28. People across the country, including students at Quinnipiac, gathered around...

    • Posted October 2, 2018
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  • A night to speak up

    Take Back the Night, the annual event hosted by Women in Support of Humanity (WISH), was held on Monday, April 9 to give students an opportunity to be able to have a space to heal in a...

    • Posted April 10, 2018
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  • Time’s up

    This year on Jan. 7, the traditional Golden Globe Awards ceremony took on a new purpose as a platform to support victims of sexual assault, abuse and harassment. The protest against sexual misconducts was in response to...

    • Posted January 23, 2018
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  • ‘Hunted’ on campus

    Students and administrators packed into the Mount Carmel Auditorium on Oct. 21 to view the 2015 documentary “The Hunting Ground,” an intense film about the rape culture on college campuses across the country. This has been a...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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  • Sexual assault on the rise

    In April 1986, Jeanne Clery was raped and murdered in her Lehigh University dorm room. Clery’s dorm had auto-locking doors, much like ones in the Quinnipiac residence halls, Karoline Keith, Quinnipiac’s Clery compliance officer and investigator said....

    • Posted October 10, 2015
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  • Obama to work against sexual assault

    Talk of rape and sexual assault upon women attending colleges and universities has sparked after President Obama signed a presidential memorandum creating the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault on Jan. 22. President...

    • Posted January 29, 2014
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  • Student allegedly sexually assaulted

    On Sept. 15, the Yale Police received a report that a Yale undergraduate student allegedly  assaulted a Quinnipiac undergraduate student on the Yale campus early that morning, according to a message from Chief of Yale Police Ronnell...

    • Posted September 26, 2013
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  • University warns students about sexual assault on Linden Avenue

    On Sunday evening, the university alerted students to a sexual assault incident that occurred near the Mount Carmel and York Hill campuses. According to a press release from the Hamden Police Department, a woman was sexually assaulted...

    • Posted April 16, 2013
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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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