Bystander intervention at Xavier

According to the Bureau of Justice, 80 percent of “rape and sexual assault victimizations of students” age 18 through 24 go unreported to the police. It is widely acknowledged that sex-related crimes are occurring on college campuses across the nation, but they also occur within our own community. Despite the recent steps that Xavier has taken to improve and refine the reporting system, there remains an unacceptable number of sexual assault, discrimination and harassment incidents in the Xavier community. Students were asked in a “climate survey” conducted on campus if “the university takes complaints of sex discrimination and sexual harassment … Continue reading Bystander intervention at Xavier

Students for Women’s Progress hosts second annual presentation of “The Vagina Monologues

By: Lydia Rogers ~Staff Writer~ “The Vagina Monologues” took place in correspondence with Women’s Appreciation Month. “The Vagina Monologues” is an episodic play traditionally composed of multiple monologues performed by a number of women, and in this case, female Xavier … Continue reading Students for Women’s Progress hosts second annual presentation of “The Vagina Monologues