Tag: Title IX

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,…

Uphold Women’s Rights on Campus

Uphold Women’s Rights on Campus

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11/09/2018

In a political climate that increasingly seems to be divided by gender, the National Coalition for Men is bringing the fight to Georgetown’s campus. On Oct. 3, the organization filed a complaint against Georgetown University alleging that the university “is in violation of Title IX because it offers resources, funding, fellowships, and scholarships that are…

Students raise concerns about Title IX Office vacancy

Students raise concerns about Title IX Office vacancy

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09/14/2018

When five Georgetown students learned that Georgetown’s first full-time Title IX coordinator had left her position in June, they demanded answers from the university. The students claimed in an open letter addressed to university administrators that Georgetown had failed to share the update with the student body. Daria Crawford (COL ’20), Avery Moje (COL ’19), Kory Stuer (COL ’19), Andy…

Documentary screening concludes Title IX Week events

Documentary screening concludes Title IX Week events

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04/24/2018

Health Education Services and GUSA’s DC and Federal Relations Committee hosted a panel with activist and writer Kamilah Willingham, who appeared in the documentary The Hunting Ground, on April 18. The documentary, which premiered in 2015 at the Sundance film festival, details the incidence of college campus sexual assault nationwide. A screening of the film…

Sexual Assault Open Forum addresses gains, concerns

Sexual Assault Open Forum addresses gains, concerns

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04/24/2016

On April 20, six administrators gathered with students to discuss new programs and answer questions pertaining to sexual assault on campus in the third annual Sexual Assault Open Forum. Sponsored by GUSA, Sexual Assault Peer Educators (SAPE), and Take Back the Night, the forum allowed students to ask questions directly to a six-member panel which…

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