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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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What to say when your friend’s been sexually assaulted

Rate this article and enter to winNo one wants to think that our friends, family members, or acquaintances might have been sexually assaulted or abused. Yet statistics suggest that we all know survivors, whether...
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Building a better community: How & why to work the small stuff

Rate this article and enter to winWhen we talk about sex and romance on campus and in our communities, we need to go holistic. This means recognizing the attitudes, assumptions, and expectations that we...
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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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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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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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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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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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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...
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Profile of a perpetrator: Who is responsible for sexual assault on campus

Rate this article and enter to winSexual assault in college has long been perceived as a problem of miscommunication between young, drunk adults. The evidence refutes this. Campus perpetrators of nonconsensual sexual acts have...