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Speaking up to prevent violence in your community

Rate this article and enter to winWe all know the saying, “If you see something, say something.” There’s no instance when this rings more true than when your gut tells you to speak up...
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Everyone’s Issue: How we can all help prevent sexual assault

Rate this article and enter to winAll students have a vital role in the effort to build safer and socially comfortable communities. Research shows that only a small number of men are responsible for...
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Sexual assault awareness month

Rate this article and enter to winThis April, schools nationwide will take part in National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s 2010 National Intimate Partner and Sexual...
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How to take back the night in 6 steps

Rate this article and enter to winIf you have ever attended an event designed to raise awareness of sexual assault and abuse, what did you think of it? Did you feel shocked or moved?...
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What to do when your male friend is sexually assaulted

Rate this article and enter to win“Even though it wasn’t my fault, I still felt ashamed,” wrote a second-year student at College of the Desert, California, in a recent Student Health 101 survey.“It took...
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What would you do?: How to step in and prevent sexual violence

Rate this article and enter to winAlthough we’d like to think that college is a safe haven from sexual violence, the National Institute of Justice’s 2005-2007 Campus Sexual Assault Study of almost 7,000 undergraduate students indicates...
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Unseen survivors: When sexual violence goes under the radar

Rate this article and enter to winMany college students experience severe loneliness, anxiety, depression, or chronic illness, or are dealing with past trauma—and most who meet this description would likely not identify as disabled....
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Why is everyone talking about student sexual assault?

Rate this article and enter to winThe evidence is clear: Sexual assault and coercion are common in higher education, and have been for decades. Why have we taken so long to see it?In part,...
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No blurred lines: Clarifying consent

Rate this article and enter to winConsent: What does it even mean?At an early age, we learn the ability to discern agreement and refusal—like in preschool, when you noticed that touching Jamie's hair made...
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How to rock your bystander interventions: Be subtle, be safe, be the difference

Rate this article and enter to winBystander intervention is about the small things we all do for our friends, families, and communities. When we see someone being pressured or experiencing unwanted attention, we have...