Tag: awareness

Me Too, Still

BY SUSAN KATHERINE CORKRAN, STAFF WRITER High-profile stories of alleged sexual assaults are continuing to play out on the national stage, leading us to face as a nation the question: “To what moral standards are we willing to hold the people…

Making clothes out of condoms

Project Condom seeks to promote safe sex and the importance of condom usage with HIV/AIDS fashion shows By Hailey Bullis, Staff Writer In the United States alone, approximately 1.1 million people are affected by HIV, according to HIV.gov.   Mason’s…

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…

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…

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…