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Sexual Assault at the forefront of the 2020 political conversation

January 20, 2020

To The Editor: As we move into the 2020 election year, there are two issues/concerns that I would like to see Democrats and Republicans pay more attention to: 1. Equal pay for equal work for women. 2....

Sexual assault reported

September 16, 2019

On September 12, 2019 UW-Whitewater received a report of a sexual assault that had taken place on September 11, 2019 in the area of Lee Hall on the Whitewater campus.  Suspect is described as male, Hispanic,...

The importance of sexual assault awareness

April 15, 2019

Every April, we see posters, flyers and clothing all around campus raising awareness for sexual assault and how to prevent it. Although many different departments and organizations host and provide their...

Sexual assault sparks conversation

Report of sexual violence reminds students of safety resources
February 11, 2019

Only 20 percent of all sexual assaults are caused by a stranger. A campus wide email was sent Jan. 28 detailing the report of a sexual assault that occurred Jan. 25 between a student and a stranger. The...

WSG supports survivors, chancellor

Senators hope resolutions will help raise awareness
November 5, 2018

Whitewater Student Government has unanimously passed two resolutions on an investigation involving former associate to the chancellor Alan Hill and his relationship with Chancellor Beverly Kopper. Senators...

Fears of sexual assault persist

October 29, 2018

Walk faster. Keep going. Faster. There were only three more blocks, but with the tenacious pounding in my chest and the catch in my breathing, it felt more like ten. Tripping over my own fearful feet,...

Campaign raises sexual assault awareness

October 29, 2018

Last week, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater took part in the “It’s On Us” National Week of Action. “It’s On Us” is the White House’s national campaign to support victims and survivors...

Sexual assault reported on campus

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UW-W police investigate second reported incident this semester
October 24, 2018

A sexual assault was reported to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Police Department Oct. 14. This was the second incident that has been reported on campus this semester. Similarly to the first...

Sexual assault reported on campus

September 18, 2018

A sexual assault was reported to the Dean of Students office on Monday, Sept. 10. The alleged offender reportedly entered an unlocked dorm room, and the two involved reportedly know one another. The alleged...

Survivors and allies are “Taking Back the Night”

Survivors and allies are “Taking Back the Night”
CASIV event creates opportunity for sexual assault survivors to share their stories
May 1, 2018

There is nothing more empowering than someone finding their voice through the support of many. The Coalition Against Sexual and Interpersonal Violence organization (CASIV), recently sponsored their...

Take Back The Night event vital to moving forward

Take Back The Night event vital to moving forward
April 30, 2018

It has always been important for us, both as individuals and as a society, to take April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month seriously. Each year, the month needs to serve as a check on ourselves. We...

‘If you see something, say something’

‘If you see something, say something’
Campus organizations host trivia event to raise awareness about sexual assault
April 9, 2018

Every 98 seconds an American is sexually assaulted, according to a finding by the Abuse and Incest National Network. College students are among those most affected –especially new students. Sexual...

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