Tag: awareness

Photos courtesy of Mimi Albano

Stopping sexual assault

Photos courtesy of Mimi Albano   Biden and 13 Reasons Why team visit Mason to speak on sexual assault awareness BY FAREEHA REHMAN & LOTTYE LOCKHART   Former Vice President Joe Biden came to Mason on the morning of April…

Mason students Stop the Bleed

Students learn how to save lives with the National Center for Disaster Medicine & Public Health BY RACHEL MARKFELDER     On Monday, March 27, the National Center for Disaster Medicine & Public Health (NCDMPH) conducted a study at Mason’s…

The red zone

Mason’s SSAC office looks to help affected students and prevent the spike of sexual assault BY FAREEHA REHMAN, STAFF WRITER The red zone is the name researchers give to the first six weeks of a semester, when sexual assault incidents…

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Support and education important in eliminating AIDS

Asher Ackman, staff writer According to the World Health Organization, HIV/AIDS was the number six leading cause of death in the world in 2012. Though HIV/AIDS related deaths have decreased since 2012, it is still present. The Walk to End…

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Clothesline Project pays homage to domestic and sexual violence

Courtney Metcalf, staff writer An on-campus exhibition helps students speak out against domestic and sexual violence. “It’s okay to talk about it,” Caren Sempel, associate director for Interpersonal Violence Education at WAVES on sexual violence, said. “And that’s what the Clothesline event…

Turn off the Violence with WAVES

For the last 17 years, Turn off the Violence has served as a week to educate the Mason community on violence against women and sexual violence. It runs from Oct. 6-10. This week’s events will include: The Clothesline Project- Monday,…