RSVP Center

How WU responded to DeVos Title IX regulations amid the pandemic

Following US Department of Education regulations that limited Title IX’s scope in May 2020, Washington University’s Title IX and Gender Equity Office, the Rape and Sexual Violence Prevention Center and student groups such as Title Mine have worked to implement a variety of new initiatives addressing the DeVos regulations.

| Staff Reporter

Campus Life and Title IX’s jurisdiction, explained

In light of the recent controversy surrounding Kappa Sigma’s new pledge class, Title IX and Campus Life are clarifying their respective roles in the response process to allegations of sexual assault.

| Senior News Editor

Title Mine presents new initiatives to administration

Title Mine presented five proposals relating to the Title IX office and survivor support systems on campus to Chancellor Andrew Martin Nov. 23.

| Managing Editor

‘Good enough is zeroing out’: Students, faculty discuss next steps following AAU campus climate survey results

Washington University administrators hosted a listening session to discuss how to rebuild trust in the University’s Title IX process and how the University can address sexual violence on campus following the results of the 2019 AAU Campus Climate Survey Oct. 17.

| Senior News Editor

AAU Campus Climate Survey reveals increase of reported nonconsensual sexual contact on campus

42.5% of undergraduate women will experience nonconsensual sexual contact with physical force by their fourth year at Washington University, according to findings released in the Association of American Universities (AAU) Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Sexual Misconduct, Oct. 15.

| Senior News Editor

SU hosts second Game Day tailgate of season for Green Dot game

Student Union hosted the second Game Day event of the year in preparation for the Washington University’s football team’s home game against Illinois Wesleyan University Oct. 20. SU partnered with WUSTL Athletics, Green Dot, Student Affairs, the Olin Business School and United Provisions for the programming.

| Senior Editor

Op-ed: A system where you can’t win

The system is broken every step of the way, and a complete rethinking of the Title IX process and how the school supports survivors—even beyond reporting—is needed.

Maddy Yaggi | Class of 2020

How ‘#RewindBlurredLines’ continues to evolve every year

Every spring since 2014, freshmen have attended a performance about bystander intervention called “#RewindBlurredLines,” put on by Washington University’s Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention (RSVP) Center.

Leah Hardgrove | Contributing Writer

Op-ed submission: Addressing sexual misconduct

The University is as determined as ever to build on the progress we have made since 2010 and to continue to intensify our focus and strengthen our Title IX processes and programs.

Jessica Kennedy and Kim Webb | Title IX coordinator and Director of RSVP Center

RSVP, LIVE, S.A.R.A.H. aim to provide support, educate students on sexual assault

To combat the issue of sexual assault on campus, Washington University offers numerous sexual assault prevention and education programs and services for students—especially those who have experienced an incident—which include the Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention Center, Leaders in Interpersonal Violence Education and Sexual Assault and Rape Anonymous Helpline.

| Contributing Reporter

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