assault

Misconduct survey distributed to students

By EMILY HOFFMAN – 6 years ago

In early April, an anonymous survey was sent out to the Vassar community entitled “Vassar College Survey Exploring Sexual Misconduct, Dating Violence, and Stalking on Campus 2015,” also nicknamed “What…

Federal court dismisses claimed VC gender discrimination

By BETHAN JOHNSON – 6 years ago

On March 31, a Manhattan-based federal court judge dismissed a gender discrimination lawsuit filed against Vassar College by an expelled student more than two years ago. The College expelled Xiaolu…

Outside the Bubble 9/25/14

By LISA JE – 7 years ago

VP Biden Launches Website on Sexual Assault In late April, Vice President Joe Biden launched a website called “Notalone.gov” to help women find more information about sexual assault on college…

Colleges infantalize students

By ZACK STRUVER – 7 years ago

The American university system has institutionalized the transition from childhood into adulthood. Students spend the formative years of their adulthood in institutions of higher learning, and those institutions espouse individual…

SART advocates provide student support

By JULIET SIMON – 8 years ago

Nearly 20 percent of undergraduate women report having experience attempted or completed sexual assault since beginning college, according to a study in the Journal of American College Health. Sexual assault occurs on all campuses, even…