Tag Archives: SAFER

Critic’s Pick: Definitions of Consent

Tweet This post was written by Avanti, SAFER’s Policy and Research intern this semester, and cross-posted at Change Happens. If you missed last week’s post on Drug and Alcohol Amnesty Policies, one of our goals here at SAFER is to use the Campus Accountability Project to gather the best and worst practices of campus sexual [...]
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Wednesday Links: Student Perceptions of Rape; Awesome Consumer Activism

TweetLike many of you, I have been bogged down with finals for the past week. But as I’m finishing up (Tonight! Finally!) I wanted to highlight a few stories that I found today. Amanda Hess has great coverage over at TBD of a new report from the George Washington University School of Medicine and the [...]
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Wednesday Quick Hit: Amnesty Policy “Best Practice”

TweetSAFER’s Campus Accountability Project isn’t just meant to bring to light the worst of campus sexual assault policies—we also want to recognize some really strong examples! CAP Coordinator Erin alerted me to the below amnesty clause in the student conduct code at Southern Arkansas University. Called the “Good Samaritan Provision,” this piece of policy: Describes [...]
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Violence vs. Consent? “What Counts” as Rape and Sexual Assault

TweetThanks to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, a lot of folks are once again talking about “what counts” as rape. If you haven’t read Jill’s excellent piece about the legalities of consent in this case and in the U.S. at large, I highly recommend you do. Then wander over to the New York Times to check [...]
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More Federal Action on Campus Sexual Assault!

Tweet So last Saturday I posted about the Campus SAVE Act, which was introduced to the House of Reps last week and would mandate a number of important changes to campus procedures and programming regarding relationship and sexual violence. Last Wednesday the Center for Public Integrity reported on new federal action, but this time in [...]
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