Why are Sexual Assaults on College Campuses Treated Differently?

Why are Sexual Assaults on College Campuses Treated Differently? By: Gina Telega   With strong feminist positions taking a forefront and activism like the #MeToo movement, the topic of sexual assault is getting more attention than it has in previous decades. Even with these steps in the right direction, information regarding sexual assault is still being swept under the rug. …

Welcome to Hollywood – Shedding the Casting Couch Culture

Welcome to Hollywood – Shedding the Casting Couch Culture By: April Slusser   Bill Cosby, Harvey Weinstein, Woody Allen, Roger Ailes, Casey Affleck, Roman Polanski, Charlie Sheen, Mike Tyson, Alfred Hitchcock, Sean Penn, Marlon Brando, Sean Connery, Bill Murray.   The general population may not be aware of what this group of men have in common: collectively, they’ve all been …

Examining Rape in Art History

Examining Rape in Art History By: Katie Michael So here is the story of Medusa. If you took mythology in high school, then you probably learned that Medusa was a hideous woman with snakes on her head that turned men to stone. After hundreds of attempts by warriors and men of Greece to kill Medusa and steal her head (for …

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Advocacy Through the Eyes of a Survivor

Advocacy Through the Eyes of a Survivor By: Benita Robinson, Crisis Coordinator     A moment in time…. Where everything stands still. Your life is forever altered, sometimes without you realizing it.  Sometimes without you knowing if you will make it to the see the end. I will undoubtedly never forget the day, about 10 years ago, I was sexually …