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Photo courtesy of | Women’s colleges are painted as being safe havens from sexual assault, but that is far from the truth, Katherine Hazen ’18 writes.

Survivorship and silence on Smith campus: Reflections on Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Opinions April 28, 2016 at 9:04 am 2 comments

  Katherine Hazen ’18 Associate Editor When I received my acceptance letter to Smith two years ago, the Department of Education released its list of schools that were under investigation for failures to obey Title IX. On that list were Amherst College and the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and itRead More

Sara Del Villar '17 | Assistant Photo Editor

Smith held a conference on Title IX early in the fall semester in the Campus Center.

The Message Behind the Screen: Smith’s Mandatory Sexual Assault Online Training Program

Opinions February 4, 2016 at 9:00 am 0 comments

  Anna Casasco ’19 Contributing Writer On college campuses across the United States, sexual assault is an all too familiar issue. Smith has recently implemented a sexual assault online training program for both current and incoming students. The program, called “Not Anymore,” is an online video-based program that will coverRead More

Let’s Talk About Rape Culture in America

Opinions November 19, 2015 at 9:00 am 1 comment

Nora Turriago ’16 Opinions Editor This past week, a holiday advertisement by Bloomingdale’s encouraging spiking drinks received backlash, as critics said the image promoted date rape. Released in the Bloomingdale’s 2015 holiday catalog, the advertisement features a woman looking away and laughing, as a young man leers. “Spike your bestRead More

‘Beyond Title IX’ Conference Encourages and Celebrates Student Activism

‘Beyond Title IX’ Conference Encourages and Celebrates Student Activism

News September 24, 2015 at 9:10 am 0 comments

Katherine Hazen ’18 News Editor Around 100 college students gathered at Smith this past weekend to participate in workshops and panels addressing a range of complex issues surrounding campus assault at the “Beyond Title IX Conference.” Smith alumna Lena Budinger ’15 and students Kayla Foney ’17 and Sarah Orsak ’16Read More