Students and faculty come together to discuss campus assault

Brianna Parker, Web Editor

December 4, 2015

Sexual assault affects all aspects of life, including mental health and spiritual well-being, student leaders stated at a forum to address sexual assault this Tuesday. The community seems to agree as approximately 70 community members, students and faculty attended including President Jane Fernandes.

The forum included three student testimonies of personal interactions with the judicial system in cases of sexual assault and rape. There was also a panel of students and faculty who answered questions regarding the judicial process as it exists now, and steps being taken to improve the system.

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Talking isn’t enough to address sexual assault

Annie Fullwood, Staff Writer

October 30, 2015

Count the of number consent t-shirts next time you take a walk around campus. They might say “Consent is Sexy” or “Netflix and chill does not equal yes.”

These shirts are just one example of how far-reaching Guilford’s movement against sexual assault and harassment. And in a country where one in every five first-year women has experienced an attempted or completed rape, these campaigns are more valuable than ever.

Fortunately, Guilford College addresses sexual assault in a range of ways. Sexual Assault Awareness Support & Advocacy is a student-run organization on campus.

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