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The exterior of the university's Department of Human Resources and TItle IX. A student says that the department isn't taking her case of sexual assault seriously after university officials released a statement Monday.

Student reports sexual assault, says officials aren’t serious

Josh Meredith, Chief Photo Editor March 25, 2021

Correction: This story has been updated to reflect that the student reported sexual assault/ harassment to Public Safety. The Public Safety Crime Log labeled the incident as rape.  A student said...

'I deserve a kiss for that price'

‘I deserve a kiss for that price’

Megan Thorne and Darrian Breedlove September 3, 2019

Women should not be treated as a product on a shelf, and are not here for your entertainment. Women should not feel like they have to be nice when faced with a potential threat, and should not be made...

Potential Title IX regulations could alter university policy

Potential Title IX regulations could alter university policy

Riley Guerzini, Managing Editor November 19, 2018

Proposed regulations to Title IX procedures by U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Friday would have significant changes to the university’s sexual misconduct processes, Title IX Coordinator...

Crime Log - 8/28/2018 - 9/4/2018

Crime Log – 8/28/2018 – 9/4/2018

Riley Guerzini, Community Engagement Manager September 4, 2018

8/28/2018 10:30 a.m. - Residential Entry/Craig Building 5:01 p.m. - Fire Alarm - Cooking/Wallace Building 8/29/2018 7:08 a.m. - Fire Alarm - Cooking/McNutt Building 8:32 a.m. - Incident...

'I said no'

‘I said no’

Students share experiences in light of #MeToo movement
Gabi Wy, Editor-in-Chief February 13, 2018

Illustration by Megan Thorne Tess Whitesell was ready for college when she moved onto campus the fall of 2015---her spark of excitement still bright. She didn’t know that in a matter of months,...

Separating art from the artist

Megan Miller, Chief Copy Editor January 31, 2018

Among the recent wave of sexual harassment and abuse allegations, I was horrified. However, none really hit home for me until Jesse Lacey, frontman for the band Brand New, was accused of sexual misconduct....

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