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Southwestern University Students Continue Protest in First-year Courtyard

Southwestern students stand in the first-year’s residence hall courtyard. The students collectively chant “your body, your campus” and then a few students offered words of encouragement and support for first-years in general and victims in particular.



Southwestern University Students Protest Rape Culture

At the start of the protest, Southwestern students filed out of Korouva Milk Bar on to frat row chanting “Yes means yes, no means no. How ever we dress, where ever we go.” 110 more words


Riding With Strangers...

The prison looked so daunting. It was bright and sunny out, but there was a darkness that emanated from behind the gates of the prison that intrigued me. 2,484 more words

Consent Culture: What is it Good For?

(inserts are taken from writings from the time of the events)

There comes a point where you must ask not ‘Why do bad things happen to good people?” but,”Why do bad things happen to people to whom bad things always happen?” 783 more words


Suspect in untested rape kit case faces at least seven other rape charges

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Thirty-six-year-old Eric Curry sits in the Shelby County Jail, arrested two months ago for a rape that happened in 2003.

Curry is the latest suspect nabbed in the District Attorney’s promise to go after those who eluded the law for years because rape kits connecting them to a crime sat on a shelf untested. 699 more words


Jimmy Savile: Hospital staff knew of abuse, report finds, Savile received a knighthood, Posed for the cameras with Prince Charles and Princess Diana

- Jeremy Hunt to apologise to Savile victims as ‘horrific’ scale of abuse emerges
An official report will reveal that Jimmy Savile allegedly assaulted and raped at least 44 victims at a single hospital… 1,072 more words