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The Courage to Heal: Life after sexual assault

<i>The Courage to Heal</i>: Life after sexual assault

According to the U.S. Department of Justice, 73 percent of sexual assaults are perpetrated by a non-stranger, 38 percent of rapists are friends or acquaintances and 28 percent are intimate partners.

Rape Culture: The media’s role in normalizing assault

<i>Rape Culture</i>: The media's role in normalizing assault

The term “rape culture” is being used more and more frequently in social media, public conversation and even the mainstream news media.

Take Back the Night: Standing for victims

<i>Take Back the Night</i>: Standing for victims

The University of La Verne’s One In Three club held “Take Back The Night” last Friday, an event on campus aimed to speak out against and raise awareness of sexual assault.

White House fights sexual assault

Last week the White House released a video titled “1 is 2 Many,” an anti-rape public service announcement plainly explaining what rape really is and how men need to stop it. The video features President Barrack Obama and Vice President Biden, along with actors Daniel Craig, Benicio del Toro, Dulé Hill, Seth Meyers and Steve Carell.

Stop promoting rape apologists

The Army promoted Maj. Gen. Michael T. Harrison Sr. as director of program analysis and evaluation for an Army deputy chief of staff while he had been previously suspended and rebuked for mishandling sexual assault accusations against a colonel.

Suspect held in Claremont rape case

Claremont Police have a suspect in connection with the home invasion and rape of a 12-year-old girl, which happened nearly a month ago.

Search for Claremont rape suspect is ongoing

Residents of Claremont are still on edge as the search continues for an unidentified male who allegedly broke into a home and raped a 12-year-old girl on March 20.

Rape definition update is progress

Ever since the Federal Bureau of Investigation proposed to change its definition of “rape” in 2011, removing the word “forcible” and making it inclusive to all genders, the number of reported rapes has increased. This change forces us to reevaluate what society, especially victims, define as rape.

One Billion Rising raises awareness on Valentine’s Day

One Billion Rising raises awareness on Valentine's Day

The University partnered with the One in Three club, House of Ruth and Project Sister to host the One Billion Rising campaign and event Friday.

Rape victims are not to blame

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill student Landen Gambill decided to go to court and report sexual abuse against a former boyfriend and now faces the risk of expulsion for violating the University’s honor code. Meanwhile, her attacker was found not guilty, was temporarily suspended and received a letter of discipline.

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