College & Career Issues

Staying Safe on Campus

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This article provides tips to help you stay safe on campus and to feel safe after experiencing an assault. It is important to know your resources and be aware of your surroundings.

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Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)

The Largest-Ever Survey of Campus Sexual Assault Shows How Outrageously Common It Is

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A survey of more than 181,000 students proved that sexual assault is highly prevalent on college campuses. This impacts women and transgender individuals the most.

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Mother Jones

Author:

Maddison Pauly

Published:

10/16/2019

A Guide for Friends and Family of Sexual Violence Survivors

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This guide provides an overview of what victims of sexual violence experience and how family members can support victims of sexual violence.

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NSVRC

The Uncomfortable Truth About Campus Rape Policy

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The strict restrictions in place surrounding allegations of sexual assault on college campuses can sometimes be harmful if the allegations are false. School officials may use the policies to advantage the individual filing the complaint, even if the complaint later is discovered to be false. Kwadwo Bonsu experienced this as he was wrongfully accused of sexually assaulting a female classmate.

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The Atlantic

Author:

Emily Yoffe

Published:

9/6/2017

Title IX: How It Affects Community Colleges and Students

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Title IX was created to protect against sexual discrimination in schools and federally funded institutions. Different schools have interpreted this law differently. Schools now have a Title IX specialist to make sure schools are in compliance in their protections of individuals.

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League.org

Author:

Kent Seaver

Published:

7/1/2015

Rape At College: Why Back to School is so Dangerous for Women

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Sexual assault on college campuses is more prevalent during the first semester. Females are more likely to be victims of sexual assault. There are actions that individuals can take to help them be more aware of their surroundings. These options are discussed in the article.

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USA Today

Author:

Alia E. Dastagir

Published:

8/26/2019

Campus Sexual Violence: Statistics

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This website displays three statistics surrounding campus sexual violence: women ages 18-24’s risk for sexual violence, the prevalence of sexual violence as a crime in college, and how many victims report sexual violence to law officials.

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Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)

College Student Falsely Accused of Rape Speaks Out

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In this video, a female student claims that two male students raped her at a party. The male students were pressured to leave school as the allegations were being investigated. The female student later admitted that she made up the allegations.

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Fox News