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Monday, September 25, 2017
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Survivors share: Sexual assault on and off campus

Rate this article and enter to winWe asked about sexual assault, and you told us. The incidents you described occurred in residence halls and a “rape closet,” at parties and in parking lots, at...
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Profile of a friend: How to be an ally to survivors of sexual assault

Rate this article and enter to winNo one wants to think that our friends or acquaintances might have been sexually assaulted or abused. Yet statistics suggest we all know survivors, whether or not we’re...
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Speaking up to prevent violence in your community

Rate this article and enter to winWe all know the saying, “If you see something, say something.” There’s no instance when this rings more true than when your gut tells you to speak up...
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What would you do?: How to step in and prevent sexual violence

Rate this article and enter to winAlthough we’d like to think that college is a safe haven from sexual violence, the National Institute of Justice’s 2005-2007 Campus Sexual Assault Study of almost 7,000 undergraduate students indicates...
Vital vocab for what you (and they) want (and don’t want)

Vital vocab for what you (and they) want (and don’t want)

Rate this article and enter to winIn a romantic encounter, talking about your needs and wants—and theirs—creates some of the most emotionally intimate moments. Getting on the same page is vital, even if the...
Virtual abuse? How to build a positive online community

Virtual abuse? How to build a positive online community

Rate this article and enter to win Most of us have witnessed online harassment. For that matter, most of us report that we’ve experienced it, according to surveys. Young adults are the most likely to...
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Sexual assault on campus: Survivors look to their community

Rate this article and enter to win $1,000Note: This feature contains graphic details about sexual assault and violence.We asked about sexual assault, and you told us. The incidents you described occurred in residence halls...
Building a better community: How & why to work the small stuff

Building a better community: How & why to work the small stuff

Rate this article and enter to winWhen we talk about relationships and romance on campus, we need to go holistic. This means recognizing the attitudes, assumptions, and expectations that we bring to our social...
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Profile of a perpetrator: Who is responsible for sexual assault on campus

Rate this article and enter to winSexual assault on campus has long been perceived as a problem of miscommunication between young, drunk adults. The evidence refutes this. Campus perpetrators of nonconsensual sexual acts have...
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Relationship red flags: How to recognize abuse

Rate this article and enter to winIt’s common for relationships to have highs and lows. Romantic partners don’t always agree on everything, and it can be healthy to have a heated discussion when working...