Survivor speaks

Survivor speaks

Annual event spreads sexual assault awareness, offers support A survivor’s story of her sexual assault and how she overcame the aftermath was the centerpiece of an annual event centered on educating college students about the issues of assault and rape. Every year, UTD hosts “Take Back the Night,” an event...

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Editorial Board: More education, discussion needed on sexual assault

UTD established an office last year to deal with reports of sexual discrimination, including sexual assault and harassment, in a way that complies with Title IX policy. However, since the office has been on campus, issues have arisen that point to a lack of clear communication between groups such as...

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Title IX Confusion

Since the publication of the article “Title IX Confusion” in the March 7 issue of The Mercury, several updates from faculty, Student Government and the Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance need to be addressed. Faculty Senate The Faculty Senate has passed a Sense of the Senate resolution on how...

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Student Assaulted

Richardson Police notified UTD Police on Feb. 12 that a female student was sexually assaulted at Point North Park. According to an email sent out to students, faculty and staff by UTD Police Chief Larry Zacharias, the student reported that she turned into the parking lot at the park, located...

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Frats open talk on assault

Frats open talk on assault

To read about Prevention and Defense click here. The Interfraternity Council will host “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” to raise awareness about campus sexual assaults, rape and gender violence for the second time Oct. 9 on the Plinth. Members of different fraternities will walk in high heels and dance...

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