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Cal Poly and the University of Hawaii Petition for Better Policies

TweetPetitions can be a great tool to show the strength (in numbers!) behind your campaign. During SAAM, I highlighted a couple of Change.org petitions that were focused on campus sexual assault policies. This week I was alerted to another, this time from the community at California Polytechnic, where three rapes have been reported just this [...]
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Video Update from American University

TweetAmanda Hess has been doing a great job of covering the activists at American University who are pushing the school to sign off on a VAWA grant that will fund the school to improve their sexual assault resources. As Selena mentioned, the grant application was being blocked because the Vice President refused to sign off [...]
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College Students Have Sex (Or Plan To)

Tweet Students at Wesleyan and Oberlin made these great videos in support of Planned Parenthood. Check them out, and look below the cut for the explanation from the Wesleyan students. Tweet
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Dickinson College Protests Make Waves (and make the news!)

TweetOn Thursday I briefly mentioned the protests going on at Dickinson College, but by Friday the protesting students were getting some major coverage! Both Jezebel and Philly.com ran stories about the students’ demands, which include: 1. Full transparency of the sexual misconduct policy process 2. The Department of Public Safety must send red alerts to [...]
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Balancing Activism and Academics

TweetBeing a college activist is hard. Whether you are fighting for queer equality, gender and sex equality or inclusive sexual assault policies, it is very hard. I was moved to write this post after realizing that I oftentimes feel so busy that I don’t get to write as many blog posts as I’d like to [...]
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