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Victim blaming

Victim blaming

Osman Bien Aime, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under Opinion

I’ve noticed this trend of blaming victims for what has happened to them, and it’s done by bringing up their past, regardless of how relevant it is to their victimization. I personally find it disgusting, and I’ll be happy when it doesn’t take the place of actual news. “This person was...

You are not alone

Ellen Cooper, Staff Writer
February 3, 2016
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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