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Speaker hosts conversation about consent

Speaker hosts conversation about consent

Megan Baltusis

September 5, 2017

“You know the end of the story before I even start.” The room went quiet. About 100 students filled Akin Auditorium on Aug. 30, but not a single one made a sound. Katie Koestner, the first date-rape survivor to publicly share her story, stood onstage in bright red slacks and a white button ...

Higgins no longer housing resident

Kara McIntyre

May 2, 2017

Rodney Roshunn Higgins Jr., 19-year-old former cornerback, was arrested and charged with sexual assault on Tuesday, April 18. Both he and the victim were residents of Killingsworth Hall when the victim reported the incident to university police two days before. Killingsworth Hall has been known as...

Sexual assault: ‘It can happen to anyone’

Mercy Yermo

April 18, 2017

"Think of the five most important people in your life. It may be your mom. Or your dad. Or your brother or sister. Or your best friend," Suzette Walden Cole, guest speaker for Sexual Assault Awareness Month, said. "Statistically speaking, one of those five will be sexually assaulted in their lives." The p...

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