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Not Her Fault

The bishop of a church that officiated Aretha Franklin’s funeral service on Aug. 31 allegedly groped Ariana Grande during her performance of “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman.” The internet rushed to give their opinion of the situation. The comment sections imploded with people blaming Grande for wearing ...

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“Clothesline Project” provides anonymous haven to shares hidden tales of abuse, assault

By Contributing Writer : D’Andre Anderson The month of April for some people just means we are one more step from summer break. For other people, it is so much more than a summer break. It is the month to help raise awareness for sexual, physical, verbal and domestic assault. ...

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Students march to raise awareness of sexual assault

“Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” is an international men’s march to stop rape, sexual assault and gender violence. This literal approach to sexual assault prevention is under the notion that you cannot understand another person’s experience until you have walked a mile in their shoes. APSU hosted their version ...

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Clothesline Project comes to campus

By: Steven Prescott Students and staff walking past the Morgan University Center on Oct. 25 were introduced to stories as a part of The Clothesline Project, a clothesline of t-shirts designed to bring awareness to dating violence and other types of violence. The project is run by the Women and ...

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APSU senior Briana Finley shares her story, speaks out against sexual assault

On Oct. 20, 2017, senior theater performance major Briana Finley stood in the University Center Plaza as Homecoming festivities buzzed around her. With black duct tape on her mouth and a poster board beside her, she did not speak a single word to the students passing by her. In silence, ...

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DeVos planning to scrap Obama rules on campus sexual assault

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos declared on Thursday that “the era of ‘rule by letter’ is over” as she announced plans to change the way colleges and universities handle allegations of sexual assault on campus. DeVos vowed to replace a set of rules enacted by the Obama ...

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