Tag: sexual assault

Mason’s Student Senate Signs New Resolution

Resolution passed in effort to support sexual assault survivors at Mason BY DANA NICKEL, NEWS EDITOR On Thursday, March 28, Mason’s Student Government passed the Resolution to Support a Better, Safer Mason (Res. 49). Res. 49, introduced by Elijah Nichols,…

Mason Searching for New Title Ix Coordinator

Jennifer Hammat to leave Mason BY LAUREN SULLIVAN, INVESTIGATIVE EDITOR Jennifer Hammat, Mason’s current Title IX coordinator, was recently announced as the new dean of students at the University of Southern Indiana (USI). Her resignation comes in the wake of…

A REALLY, REALLY Important Conversation

Mason’s theater department tackles topical issues with play ‘Really, Really’ BY ALEXANDRIA MCALPINE, ART DIRECTOR This play contains graphic depictions of sexual assault. Audiences are warned of possibly triggering material. Millennials are emerging into adulthood following Christine Blasey Ford accusing…

A Survivor’s Dilemma

BY ANONYMOUS I am a survivor of sexual assault. I have only ever told three people my story. I believe it is important to talk about my mindset as a survivor, especially in today’s climate where reports and allegations are…

New Title IX Rule Emphasizes Importance of Due Process

DeVos proposes rule allowing cross-examination of students involved in Title IX investigations BY DANA NICKEL NEWS EDITOR Since September 2017, the U.S. Department of Education has made some significant changes in Title IX policies at schools. Betsy DeVos, the Secretary of…

We Must Keep Talking about This

BY ELIJAH NICHOLS *** Warning: This piece includes content regarding sexual assault. As I sat there on the plane, with my hands folded in front of me, I could not help but to feel a rush of unease come over…

OPINION: #MeToo: Yes, even at George Mason

#MeToo: Yes, even at George Mason By: Lauren Agnello, Roosevelt @ Mason Sexual Assault/Interpersonal Violence Trigger Warning: for immediate support, Mason students can call the GMU 24-hour hotline at 703-380-1434. Non-Mason students can call 800-656-HOPE (4673) to be connected with…