Sexual Assault Awareness Month Programs target prevention on campus

By: Emily Lingenfelter ~Staff Writer~ Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) is an annual campaign brought to the Xavier community through a series of events sponsored by local clubs and organizations during the month of April. A key goal of the movement is to educate students about prevention measures for sexual violence. A study by Hill & Silva (2005) reported that nearly two-thirds of college students in the United States experience harassment, and less than 10 percent of the victims tell a college or university employee. According to Kate Lawson, Xavier’s Title IX Coordinator, limiting the problem is possible through dynamic … Continue reading Sexual Assault Awareness Month Programs target prevention on campus