Post Tagged with: "Title IX"

Title IX and what it means to be a female athlete

Sports May 12, 2016 at 8:33 pm 0 comments

Raegan Stokes ‘19 Sports Editor On June 23, 1972, the American public took a big step towards educational and recreational equality. Title IX, was created to ensure that all students in schools receiving federal aid are offered equal treatment and opportunities. Title IX states that “No person in the UnitedRead More

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

Smith Changes Title IX Policy, Introduces New Training

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

Anna Saunders ’17J Contributing Writer Smith students received a campus-wide email near the end of last semester from Dean of the College Donna Lisker announcing the adoption of a new Gender-Based and Sexual Misconduct Policy and a mandatory online training program, Not Anymore. The email contained information on the newRead More

Changes to Title IX to Take Place at Smith This Semester

News October 8, 2015 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Rachel Farber ’16 Assistant News Editor Last fall, Smith decided to conduct a self-audit of its Title IX policies and procedures regarding sexual assault response.  Smith hired law firm Pepper Hamilton, LLP to help review and evaluate the policies and procedures. At the same time, the college was in theRead 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