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How you can change the culture on your campus—and why that matters

Rate this article and enter to winWe all want campuses without sexual violence, but it can be hard to know where to start. In-the-moment strategies like bystander intervention are powerful tools to make our...
What to say when your friend’s been sexually assaulted

What to say when your friend’s been sexually assaulted

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 that we all know survivors, whether or not...
Unseen survivors: When sexual violence goes under the radar

Unseen survivors: When sexual violence goes under the radar

Rate this article and enter to winMany college students experience severe loneliness, anxiety, depression, or chronic illness, or are dealing with past trauma—and most who meet this description would likely not identify as disabled....
Men too: How to support a male friend after sexual assault

Men too: How to support a male friend after sexual assault

Rate this article and enter to win“I’ve only told a handful of people, none of them being a therapist or my family,” wrote a second-year undergraduate at Towson University, Maryland, in a recent Student...
Bystanders

Quiz: What’s your bystander style?

Rate this article and enter to winBystander intervention is about the small things we all do for our friends and communities. When we see that someone is experiencing unwanted attention or pressure, we have...
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Being stalked? 8 ways to help a friend

Rate this article and enter to winWhat are we talking about when we talk about stalking? The word has become a reference to nosing around each other’s Facebook timelines—or to unhealthy but not persistent...
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The student guide to going out

Rate this article and enter to winOrganizing a get-together? Or going to one? Party-throwers and party-goers play a vital role in shaping the social culture of your campus. Party-throwers are the social engineers who...
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How to take back the night in 6 steps

Rate this article and enter to winIf you have ever attended an event designed to raise awareness of sexual assault and abuse, what did you think of it? Did you feel shocked or moved?...
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How to rock your bystander interventions: Be subtle, be safe, be the difference

Rate this article and enter to winBystander intervention is about the small things we all do for our friends and communities. When we see someone being pressured or experiencing unwanted attention, we have a...
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Students’ stories: Surviving sexual assault and other trauma

Rate this article and enter to winThe process of surviving sexual assault, sexual abuse, and other traumatic experiences is unique to each individual and can be difficult to predict. “There’s no right way to...