Sexual Assault


Remix to conviction

In early January, Lifetime aired a documentary series chronicling R&B singer Robert “R.” Kelly’s history of sexual assault and pedophilia, with alleged crimes...

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Students to protest university’s handling of Anderson case

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to include additional information about the protest planned for Dec. 14. UTD President Richard Benson announced...

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Petition launched to remove transfer student accused of sexual assault

Editor’s Note: President Richard Benson issued a statement at 4:49 p.m. CST on Dec. 12 through the university’s Facebook and Twitter channels about...


It’s not a question: No means no

Last week, my news feed was plastered with images of a belligerent Brett Kavanaugh, Trump’s most recent nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court....

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Mandatory sexual assault modules: are they effective?

UTD requires every new student to complete a series of web-based sexual assault prevention modules. A survey of 94 students conducted by The...

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Emergency services at UTD exist to make campus a safer place. Whether dealing with an issue that is medical, weather-related or otherwise, stay...

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Sexual assault exams now offered at UTD health center

The Student Health Center has introduced SAFE exams to help victims of sexual assault get medical treatment on campus. The Sexual Assault Nurse...

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Rape survivors need support, understanding from community

Editor’s note: This op-ed author’s name has been changed to protect her identity. I thought my freshman year of college was supposed to...

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UTD is implementing solutions, spreading awareness of resources for sexual assault

A recent UT System-wide report on campus sexual assault prevention procedures found a low disclosure rate among victims at UTD and a lack...

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Campus survey addresses sexual assault climate

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated since its original publication on 5/4/2015 SG provides support, hopes survey can fix Title IX policy...


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