Tag: sexual assault

Students, administration discuss Campus Climate Survey results

Students, administration discuss Campus Climate Survey results

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10/24/2019

Faculty and administration held a listening session on Oct. 21 to discuss the latest Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct Report, conducted in February 2019.  The survey had a response rate of 38.9 percent with approximately 6,100 undergraduate and graduate student respondents. Georgetown participated in the survey with 32 other universities as a…

<i>Unbelievable:</i> A Netflix Must Watch

Unbelievable: A Netflix Must Watch

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10/21/2019

Content Warning: This article discusses sexual assault   As of late, believability has become quite the hot topic. In the era of fake news, the public is constantly given minimum facts and expected to follow the rhetoric of mainstream media. In my opinion, no show has better addressed the controversy behind believability than Unbelievable. With…

Georgetown submits comment on proposed Title IX changes

Georgetown submits comment on proposed Title IX changes

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01/31/2019

Georgetown submitted its comment to the Department of Education on Wednesday on the department’s proposed changes to Title IX enforcement. The comment was largely critical of the changes on several fronts, including the changed standards of accountability for educational institutions regarding sexual assault and the process of adjudicating complaints. “Consistent with our core values, Georgetown…

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…

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