Tag: sexual assault

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…

Mason Community Takes Back the Night

STUDENTS GATHER TO MARCH AND SPEAK OUT ABOUT VIOLENCE By Abigail Adcox, Staff Writer “Stop the violence! No more silence!” chanted students during the march at the Take Back the Night event on Oct. 3 in North Plaza. Take Back…

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…

Mason Alumnus Stands Up to Sexual Assault

BY SYDNEY CANO, STAFF WRITER Approximately one in five women and one in 16 men are victims of sexual assault while in college. Out of those victims, less than 10 percent of them actually report their cases. Sexual assault has…