Tagged - Sexual Assault

Sexual assault prevention campaign chalks up Mel Weekend

The messages included “#MeToo,” “We Stand with Survivors,” “Stop Blaming Victims!” and many chalkings of the phrase, “It’s On Us.”

Students spray-paint Frat Quad with anti-rape message

They meant it as “a symbol for all of the stories that go unheard to have their moment or even stories that potentially haven’t happened yet.”

‘She didn’t say no’

After a December 2016 night of heavy drinking and smoking, Morena Heyden ‘17 awoke in her bed to find her friend from RIT standing over her.

Amid campus climate, SEGway gets more inclusive with 5th annual walk a mile

Following the performances and speeches, a new addition to the event included the members of SEGway reading aloud anonymous quotes collected from on campus survivors.

In interview, Burke talks UR’s sexual misconduct situation

"Healing has to happen collectively. It can’t just be the students getting everything they want or the administration getting everything they want, there has to be a collective healing on the campus, so that it is actual and it’s real."

Tarana Burke inspires with #MeToo talk

Burke said she felt disheartened after learning about the University’s handling of sexual misconduct allegations against Professor T. Florian Jaeger.

‘They didn’t care’

In a new series: Details about Battaglia’s anxiety and depression medication were considered by the hearing panel, a move that violated the University’s sexual misconduct policy.

Protest halted by talk cancellation

Party hats and bracelets with #URFailingUs written on them were distributed among the protesters to reinforce the sit-in’s theme, “Party at Morgan Levy’s.”

BCS committee worked on behavior guidelines amid Jaeger rumors

The University did not adopt the guidelines, but the suggestions ultimately influenced some changes in the faculty handbook in May.

Seligman faces hundreds as campus outrage peaks

Seligman told the audience that the pain and frustration he feels over this situation “is as acute as anything I’ve felt in my 12-plus years here,” but many called this — and the entire forum — just lip service.