Tag: sexual assault

GUSA senate passes resolution supporting STAIV

GUSA senate passes resolution supporting STAIV

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11/21/2018

The GUSA senate unanimously passed a resolution to support Students Taking Action against Interpersonal Violence (STAIV) in advocating for survivors of sexual assault at their Nov. 18 meeting. The resolution was created as a response to U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy Devos’s proposed changes to Title IX policy. The resolution calls on University President John…

Students demand university action in light of proposed Title IX changes

Students demand university action in light of proposed Title IX changes

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11/20/2018

Students Taking Action against Interpersonal Violence (STAIV) delivered a letter to Georgetown administrators demanding that the university denounce Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ proposed changes to Title IX regulations on Nov. 16. The proposed changes would redefine sexual harassment and its reporting process, require schools to respond only to allegations that directly affect campus activities,…

Students disappointed by SAMAC update

Students disappointed by SAMAC update

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11/20/2018

Some students feel that the Sexual Assault and Misconduct Advisory Committee (SAMAC) has not made enough concrete progress following an email SAMAC sent to Georgetown faculty, staff, and students on Nov. 2 to provide an update on their investigation into sexual assault on campus. This update comes after students wrote an open letter in August…

A Call for Reckoning over Sexual Assault

A Call for Reckoning over Sexual Assault

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09/13/2018

Content Warning: Sexual Assault This Tuesday, Sahil Nair (SFS ’19) resigned from his position as president of the GUSA Executive, after Vice President Naba Rahman (SFS ’19), chief of staff Aaron Bennett (COL ’19), and a number of other members of the executive resigned their positions (resignations which all but Nair have since rescinded). While…

University launches online sexual assault and misconduct resources

University launches online sexual assault and misconduct resources

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01/17/2018

Georgetown University announced two new online resources that will be available for students to report sexual misconduct on campus. On Jan. 10, Rosemary Kilkenny, vice president for institutional diversity, equity and affirmative action, and Laura Cutway, the university’s Title IX coordinator, detailed the new online resource center and the online reporting form in a university-wide…

Life Infiltrating Art

Life Infiltrating Art

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11/17/2017

I read reports of Louis C.K.’s alleged sexual misconduct, now confirmed by Louis himself, on the same laptop that held a “Louis C.K. is my spirit animal” sticker. Before I began to peel it off, not wanting to force the face of sexual harassment on my fellow students, I was struck by the age-old question…

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