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ComplicitMSU is back

ComplicitMSU

November 23, 2019

Midwestern State University has not done enough to address its deeply rooted history and culture of sexism, sexual assault, harassment and racism. During my time as a student, I have concluded from the total lack of action on the university’s part that the hostile climate is reinforced through administrators...

Consent is not as simple as yes or no

Maria Gutierrez, Columnist

April 23, 2018

On Aug. 29, 2017, I was sexually assaulted by a guy I thought was into me. That’s usually how it goes. Don’t get me wrong, people are drugged by strangers or taken from their homes, but for the most part, it’s someone you know, usually an acquaintance. For the purpose of this article, we...

#ComplicitMSU needs a second look

Markell Braxton-Johnson, Columnist

March 28, 2018

The word "complicit" has been thrown around a lot lately. Specifically, the word has been adjoined to charges that MSU’s administrators have been complicit in sexual assault and misconduct on campus. Complicity is generally defined as direct involvement with others in criminal activity, and synonyms...

SGA stands with ComplicitMSU

SGA stands with ComplicitMSU

Bridget Reilly, Photojournalist

March 23, 2018

    The Student Government Association 1 published a statement March 23 stating they are “deeply concerned with the climate on campus, specifically in regards to sexual misconduct,” and “...stand in solidarity with all survivors of sexual misconduct…harassment, assault, violence,...

Action needs to be taken about sexual misconduct

March 20, 2018

OUR VIEW: If administrators put on forums for sexual misconduct to show students they are valued, then motions to implement change should be top priority, not saving face in front of the eyes of the media. While the nearly 2-hour forum allowed students to speak and share their concerns, many students fee...

Students raised concerns over campus safety at forum

Students raised concerns over campus safety at forum

Tyler Manning, Editor

March 19, 2018

To address concerns that students and faculty had regarding campus safety and to make campus populace aware of the policies in place to handle cases of sexual assault and harassment, the Office of Students Affairs and Enrollment Management hosted a forum in the Clark Student Center Comanche Suites o...

Student affairs schedules forum regarding campus harassment, assaults

Student affairs schedules forum regarding campus harassment, assaults

Tyler Manning

March 6, 2018

The Office of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management sent out a campus-wide email March 6 inviting students and faculty to an open forum regarding campus safety scheduled for March 19. Although most campus officials failed to respond Tuesday evening, the forum seems to be in response to vari...

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