sexual assault

Sexual assault awareness installation damaged on Mudd Field

A demonstration on Mudd Field organized by the Sexual Assault and Rape Anonymous Helpline (S.A.R.A.H) for Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) was damaged on Friday, April 7th. 

| Managing News Editor

Is WashU really a safe space? Why narratives of campus safety must include sexual violence

When considering campus safety, we often exclude sexual assault from our definitions of violence, despite its prevalence on our campus.

| Managing Forum Editor

Student Life Q&A with Chancellor Andrew Martin

Chancellor Andrew Martin sat down for an interview with Julia Robbins, the former Editor-in-Chief, on Tuesday, April 4 for his first Q&A with Student Life since 2018. Questions touched on the University’s investments in fossil fuels, how ChatGPT will affect the future of academia, and the University’s responses to sexual assault allegations. The Q&A has been edited for length and clarity. 

| Contributing Editor

Title IX limitations decrease autonomy for fraternities when penalizing members

Two years after Title IX policy changes, fraternities have developed alternative methods to remove alleged perpetrators of sexual assault from their organizations. 

| Staff Writer

Heard of the Red Zone? We’re in it now

Though no office informs students about this phenomenon, Kennedy said that the Red Zone is reflected on WashU’s campus every year, though reported cases may not be completely accurate.

| Managing Scene Editor

Why the 2,505 purple pinwheels around campus are important

While I was aware of the prevalence of sexual assault at college campuses across the country—Wash. U. included—the pinwheels brought a tangible image to the numbers. They also feel personal—they represent individuals on our campus, people we live with and have classes with and share a community space with.

| Senior Forum Editor

Mental health services at WU find new ways to reach students as semester comes to end

Students at Washington University who work in mental health services or mental health care advocacy are searching for ways to address the emerging mental health needs of students while also grappling with obstacles to providing care caused by the pandemic.

| Staff Reporter

Following a summer of mass deactivations, Campus Life considers next steps for Greek Life

Over 50% of fraternity and sorority members at Washington University have permanently deactivated from their organization following a summer of students pointing out the systemic oppression present within the Greek system.

| Managing 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

Op-ed: Known by name and number

That survey made me feel like a number, like a statistic. But not in an empowering way—I didn’t feel like my voice counted. I felt like my voice, my number, my part of those statistics, was going to be looked at without empathy.

Anonymous Student

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