Column: Whether or not you fight, doesn’t make it right

SeX and Relationships, A BRAVE Column By Caroline Dziubek, A BRAVE Peer Educator CONTENT WARNING: THIS POST DISCUSSES RAPE AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE There are a lot of questions about what is and isn’t defined as rape. One question I hear a lot: if a person didn’t fight back against their attacker, does that mean it wasn’t rape? In other words, if a person didn’t fight back, they must have wanted it, right? Wrong.  Rape is determined by a lack of consent, not by the victim’s ability to fight back. The latter belief is what we call a “rape myth,” or … Continue reading Column: Whether or not you fight, doesn’t make it right

The game is on

By: Matt Coniglio In a microcosm of my collegiate academic career, I procrastinated on writing my senior column. Though this time, my procrastination was not set on not wanting to write a paper or study or whatever else college students pretend to do, but because I wasn’t quite sure on what I wanted to say. How may I leave some parting words to my fellow students, friends, professors, coaches and university administrators? I want to start by thanking the editors, copy editing staff and whoever else dealt with me this year. I made it difficult on purpose because I knew … Continue reading The game is on