Tag: sexual assault

Navigating Rape Culture at George Mason

This story was originally published in the April 13 issue of Fourth Estate. Angela Woolsey, staff writer A story in Rolling Stone embroiled the University of Virginia in a national controversy. Sexual assault allegations against students, including a star athlete,…

Ex-student sues Mason for sexual assault expulsion

According to an Associated Press report, a George Mason University student who was suspended last September for violating the university’s sexual misconduct policy is now suing Mason in federal court under a pseudonym, claiming that the encounter with a girlfriend was…

Mason sexual assault task force releases report

George Mason University President Ángel Cabrera released the final report from Mason’s Task Force on Sexual Assault and Interpersonal Violence yesterday, which included over 15 long-term and eight short-term recommendations for the university to best eradicate sexual violence. Among the short-term recommendations to…

Mason turns a spotlight on sexual assault and violence

This story was originally published in the February 2 issue of Fourth Estate. During a Board of Visitors meeting held on Dec. 10, Mason policies regarding sexual violence on campus were discussed, in light of intensified national concern over the…