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Commission urges Title IX reforms at University of Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An independent commission says the University of Tennessee should improve its responses to allegations of sexual harassment and sexual violence on campus. The commission made its recommendations public on Saturday, nearly a year after the university agreed to pay nearly $2.5 million to settle a Title ...

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Emerald Hills practices self-defense, teaches about sexual assault

Ashley Thompson | Features Writer With the recent sexual assault report on Friday November 11 , the need for awareness of what to do in an assault situation and how these situations can be avoided has become more prominent for many people, including campus police. RAs have to put on ...

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Performer takes center stage Wednesday

APSU students made some noise for spoken word guest that combined poetry and beat-boxing to address issues in society that are commonly ignored. The Govs Programming Council hosted Spoken Word artist Lady Caress to perform for APSU students on Wednesday, Nov. 9. Caress Russell travels to different campuses and stages ...

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FMLA raises awareness of sexual assault with T-shirts across campus

T-shirts hung up on clotheslines filled the University Center Plaza all day Thursday, Oct. 27. The T-shirts had stories of people who are survivors of sexual assault and abuse, and the family members of people who did not survive to tell their stories. The T-shirts spanned from the plaza between ...

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Rapes reported on Tenn. campuses increased in 2014, statistics say

NASHVILLE — Reports of rape on Tennessee’s college campuses increased significantly in 2014, while total crime reporting was down year-over-year. According to statistics released by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the number of forcible rapes reported by Tennessee schools jumped from 26 in 2013 to 46 last year. The TBI ...

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APSU encourages campus to support It’s On Us movement

>>STAFF REPORT APSU is taking a stand against sexual assault by inviting students and staff to take the It’s On Us pledge. The event sponsored by Student Affairs partners with It’s On Us and asks participants to take an online pledge in support of ending campus sexual assault. “The pledge is ...

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