sexual assault

MVP course offers annual SAVP training

By AMREEN BHASIN – 6 years ago

April was Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and the 2015 campaign was built around the slogan “It’s time to act.” While SAAM’s campaign emphasizes something different each year, two of…

Survey strengthens voices from survivors of assault

By HANNAH MATSUNAGA – 6 years ago

Trigger warning: This article depicts sexual assault. Disclaimer: The opinions are expressed in this article as a student, not as the official stance of the Campus Climate Survey Group. The…

BIRT releases bias incident records

By BETHAN JOHNSON – 6 years ago

According to the Bias Incident Response Team (BIRT), amid the tensions regarding racial profiling, sexual violence and gender and sexual discrimination that inspired open forums and protests, last semester a…

College should do more for sexual assualt survivors

By THE EDITORS – 6 years ago

This past week, N.Y. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand wrote an article for the Huffington Post addressing sexual assault on college campuses. In her article, Gillibrand condemned colleges and universities across the…

Injustice in legal system to be addressed

By DELANEY FISCHER – 7 years ago

Trigger warning: This piece talks about different aspects of sexual assault and sexual violence.   400,000. Does that number have meaning to you? 400,000. When you see that number what…

No urgency surrounding SAVP vacancy

By We are Here and Break the Silence – 7 years ago

As an institution, Vassar has prided itself on its sensitivity and victim-centered approach to sexual assault. However, when Elizabeth Schrock, the former Sexual Assault and Violence Prevention (SAVP) Coordinator, left…

Carry That Weight comes to VC

By MARIE SOLIS – 7 years ago

Over two months ago, Columbia University senior Emma Sulkowicz began carrying her dorm mattress across campus in protest of the University’s failure to bring justice to her and other students…