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Rochon addresses alleged sexual assault incidents

Rochon addresses alleged sexual assault incidents

Riley Guerzini, Managing Editor

March 12, 2019

University officials are responding to multiple alleged incidents of sexual assault and domestic violence over the past month on campus. “If I deem that there is a potential danger to our campus community, I am going to act,” President Ron Rochon said at a Student Government Association meeting ...

Where’s the accountability?

Where’s the accountability?

Riley Guerzini, Community Engagement Manager

August 27, 2018

The Ohio State Board of Trustees failed their university. They failed their students, they failed their employees, but most importantly they failed Courtney Smith. The university suspended its head football coach Urban Meyer Aug. 22 for three games after an investigation into his mishandling of do...

Crime log for 1/29/2018-2/6/2018

Crime log for 1/29/2018-2/6/2018

Ciera McCann, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018

1/29/2018 9:58 a.m. - Welfare Check/O'Daniel North Apartments 7:32 p.m. - Injury Report/O'Daniel North Apartments 10:49 p.m. - Drugs- Incident/Governors Hall 1/30/2018 11:13 a.m. - Fire- False Alarm/Governors Hall 11:51 a.m. - Fire- Faulty Alarm/The Loft 1:00 p.m. - Incident Report/Public Safety Buildin...

Domestic violence awareness brings healing

Students and guests release rose petals into Reflection Lake during the Flowers on the Lake event at the University Thursday evening. The event was held to spread awareness for victims of domestic abuse within the community.

Austin Lewis, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017

When Randi Bass was six, her mother was married to a man who domestically abused her. She was constantly trying to leave him. When Bass’ mother finally left, that only led to grief. The man would speak of harming and even killing her entire family. There was no bluffing in his words. Bass...

Monologues shed light on domestic violence

Olivia Phelps discusses the nerves in the vagina during The Vagina Monologues Friday night in Forum II. This was the eighth year in a row where the university has presented on Valentine’s Day.

Abigail Suddarth, Staff Writer

March 2, 2016

After describing the various types of sexual moaning from Irish-Catholic (“Forgive me!” while crossing oneself), to African American (“Oh, shit!”), to college student, (“I should be studying!”), Casie Mathies crawled on the floor, rolled over on her back and shook her legs in the air to demonstrate sexual pleasure while the audience roared with laughter at this year’s Vagina Monologues.

Students reflect on domestic violence

Abigail Suddarth

October 21, 2015

All of the students bowed their heads as they listened to the 45 rings symbolizing the 45 people who were lost due to domestic violence at the lake behind the Liberal Arts Center this afternoon. Khloe Miller, became one of 45 victims who died as a result of  domestic violence last year in India...

Students take steps in her shoes

Students take steps in her shoes

Bobby Shipman

April 8, 2014

A family friend raped Andrew Gregory at the age of 4. Scared to tell his parents, this continued until he was 7. “I was told by my rapist that if I ever told my parents he would kill me,” he said. Gregory and another victim of domestic violence told their stories to a crowd of over 500 people...

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