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Washington State University fined over 82K for failure to report rapes

Originally posted in Feministing

TweetThe Department of Education announced this weekend that it will be fining Washington State University $82,500 for failing to address two campus sexual assaults in 2007, as well as due to their lack of campus safety policies: The university’s three violations of the main federal law on campus-crime reporting, the Clery Act, endangered Washington State [...]
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Hidden Barriers

TweetAs a result of my participation in the Vagina Monologues, I was approached by my university’s television station to participate in a documentary. To the best of my knowledge, it is the first documentary of its kind done by the university. It was called Hidden Barriers. The purpose of the documentary was to highlight the [...]
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SaVE Act: A Step in the Right Direction

Originally posted in Community Blog

TweetOriginally posted at Female Impersonator As we have said before, rape on college campuses is a huge issue that needs to be better addressed. It looks like the proposed SaVE Act may be a step in the right direction. The Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act, or SaVE Act, would amend the Higher Education Act of [...]
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Critic’s Pick: Oversight

Tweet This post was written by SAFER’s awesome intern Avanti and originally published at Change Happens. Now that we’ve explored several aspects of sexual assault policies, it’s time to examine how policies are monitored and revised. Who is in charge of enforcing the policy? Is there a review process to fix problems? How can students or [...]
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University of Vermont Paper Posts “The Hipster Girl Hookup”

Originally posted in Community Blog

TweetI attend the University of Vermont, which I generally consider to be a safe, progressive school.  Over the past few weeks there have been nearly a dozen incidents of sexual assault in the area, consisting of an as-yet-unknown male assailant groping women and then running. The University of Vermont alternative newspaper the Watertower decided that [...]
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