The Importance of Bystander Intervention: A Real-Life Case Study

The recent sentencing of Brock Turner, the former Stanford University student convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman on campus, has stirred many emotions across the nation. From Turner’s father defending his son, to a childhood friend providing a pre-sentencing letter written to the judge, to, finally, the victim’s statement, this has been an emotional case.

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5 Things You Should Know About New York’s “Enough is Enough”

On July 7, 2015, “Enough is Enough” legislation was signed into law in New York state. It is one of the most aggressive state laws aimed at preventing sexual assault on college campuses. The law protects all students and applies to conduct that has a “reasonable connection” to the institution.

6 Reasons Why Students Don’t Report Sexual Assault

Research has shown time and time again that between 20 and 25 percent of college women are sexual assaulted. And that’s just college age women. The number of LGBTQIA students who are the victims of sexual violence is also extremely high. Plus, men are also coming forward more often to report they’ve been sexually assaulted.

8 Job Interview Tips for College Students

While student employment rates have dipped slightly over the past few years, splitting time between a job and studies is still fairly common for most college students. According to the most recent data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), 40 percent of full-time students and 76 percent of part-time students held a job while attending college.

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What Are the Responsibilities of the Title IX Coordinator?

Higher education institutions receiving federal funding are required to designate a coordinator who is responsible for ensuring the school complies with Title IX. This might not sound like much, but it’s actually a huge undertaking.