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Know the word ‘no’

Gabi Wy, Features Editor
February 9
Filed under Opinion

For 11 years, I believed my “no” was meaningless. Today, I know differently. I spent my childhood free time roaming the streets around my apartment complex with a boy I thought was cool. I trusted him and wanted him to like me. He was older, more outspoken and physically stronger than I. On occ...

You are not alone

Ellen Cooper, Staff Writer
February 3
Filed under Opinion

To all of the women and men who have experienced sexual abuse in some way, this is for you. Recently, the Dean of Students Office  released statistics regarding sexual assault on campus. According to the data, sexual assaults on campus are on the rise. This, however, might not be due to an increase...

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