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Sexual Assault: Survivors look to their community

Rate this article and enter to winNote: This feature contains graphic details about sexual assault and violence. For help recovering from sexual assault and abuse, see Find out more today (at the bottom).We asked about sexual...
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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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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....
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The student guide to going out

Rate this article and enter to winGoing to an event? Or throwing one? Throwers and goers each play a vital role in shaping the culture of your community. Hosts are the social engineers who...
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What would you do?: How to step in and prevent sexual violence

Rate this article and enter to winAccording to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, nationally 1 in 6 women and 1 in 33 men reported an instance of sexual violenceAccording to Dr. Heather...
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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...
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No blurred lines: Clarifying consent

Rate this article and enter to winConsent: What does it even mean?At an early age, we learn the ability to discern agreement and refusal—like in preschool, when you noticed that touching Jamie's hair made...
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Finding yourself: 8 steps to sexual empowerment

Rate this article and enter to winHave you hesitated to tell a romantic or sexual partner what you want? Maybe you’ve even hesitated to tell yourself. Many of us have had sexual experiences in...
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Speak up and keep your community safe

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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Why is everyone talking about student sexual assault?

Rate this article and enter to winThe evidence is clear: Sexual assault and coercion are common in higher education, and have been for decades. Why have we taken so long to see it?In part,...