Tag Archives: sexual misconduct

Take Back the Night, a rally against sexual violence


Josh LaBella – General Assignment Reporter Life after rape is not easy and it takes support, said UCONN student Suzy Berthiaume. On Tuesday April 18, Southern hosted Take Back the Night, a rally against sexual violence. Berthiaume, the keynote speaker, said it is important for allies to be there for victims of sexual violence. “Listen to hear them,” said Berthiaume,

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SGA approves new Peace Club and discusses other changes on campus


Lynandro Simmons – General Assignment Reporter Friday April 7, Student Government approved the start of the new Peace club organization. “The purpose of Peace is to bring more awareness to sexual misconduct on campus,” said Jessica Holman. Holman, a student worker and representative for the organization, said Peace would also show students how they can actively be involved in preventing sexual

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The Red Flag Campaign is back


Jeniece Roman – General Assignment Reporter The Violence Prevention, Victim Advocacy and Support Center began a dating violence awareness campaign throughout the month of October on campus. According to Shantal Collins, VPAS member, the Red Flag Campaign promotes the prevention of dating violence; the name refers to the “red flags” in a relationship that point to it being unhealthy or

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SCSU and Misconduct Training


Melissa Nunez – General Assignment Reporter Incoming freshman were exposed to a more efficient version of Haven’s sexual misconduct training, while all faculty and staff are required to complete the updated training by May 1 said Paula Rice, director of the Office for Diversity and Equity. Rice said Haven is Southern’s usual vendor for sexual misconduct training, but the update issued

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Sexual Policy Outlined in Course Syllabi


Jene Thomas – General Assignment Reporter  Recent additions to the fall syllabi at Southern Connecticut State University have caused a stir around the campus. Before, a syllabus contained the professor’s office room and hours, class expectations, assignments, and exam dates. Now, the administration demands a statement from the Sexual Assault Resource Team, complete with a synopsis of the program and

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