Shira Buchsbaum is a Senior Reporter covering sexual assault, rape culture, and misconduct policy on Brown's campus. In her free time, she listens to curated Spotify playlists and podcasts with off-putting titles. Ask her about her coloring books.

Articles by Shira Buchsbaum (31)

Trying togetherness

Trying togetherness

May 16, 2017 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2017

If the term community implies shared characteristics, values or behaviors, speaking of “the Brown community” may be an exercise more fraught than ever.

Brown weighs reintegration options for sexual assaulters

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Brown weighs reintegration options for sexual assaulters

April 12, 2017 0 comments
This article is part of the series The Undercurrent

The University developed sexual assault prevention education to reduce sexual assault on campus by replacing a culture of entitlement with one of consent.

Molly Sandstrom ’17, a masculinity peer educator, and Marc Peters, interim deputy Title IX coordinator, lead a training with the football team.

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Advocates stress training to address rape culture

April 11, 2017 0 comments
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Many attempting to address rape culture on campus try to place attention on more than just those who commit sexual assault.

Researchers, staff, students attempt to define rape culture

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Researchers, staff, students attempt to define rape culture

April 11, 2017 0 comments
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Twenty-five percent of undergraduate women at Brown have been sexually assaulted since they enrolled.

Brown reshapes communications strategy

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Brown reshapes communications strategy

December 7, 2016 0 comments

Nov. 1 marked 18 months since Vice President for Communications Cass Cliatt arrived at Brown and helped form the Office of University Communications.

The Brown University Community Coalition’s Tuesday meeting reviewed  the Title IX Office’s 2015-2016 report and campus education efforts.

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BUCC meeting covers Title IX Office updates

October 19, 2016 0 comments

The Brown University Community Coalition discussed the implementation of the Sexual Assault Task Force’s recommendations.

University officials presented updates on recent developments in a BUCC meeting Tuesday afternoon in the Kasper Multipurpose Room.

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BUCC addresses diversity, inclusion efforts

September 28, 2016 0 comments

The Brown University Community Council met Tuesday for the first time this semester to discuss new projects and receive updates on major University affairs.

U. prepares for NEASC accreditation after decade

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U. prepares for NEASC accreditation after decade

September 27, 2016 0 comments

This semester, the University is gearing up for its reaccreditation by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

More than 40 people gathered in the Faunce Memorial Room Thursday evening to discuss bi+ sexual identities and how to augment their visibility.

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LGBTQ Center event promotes nuanced view of bisexuality

September 23, 2016 0 comments

“Raise your hand if you’ve ever heard that bisexuality is a phase,” Robyn Ochs began her presentation.

U. hosts free speech series to promote open dialogue

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U. hosts free speech series to promote open dialogue

September 14, 2016 0 comments

Provost Richard Locke P’17 announced the new “Reaffirming University Values: Campus Dialogue and Discourse” event series coming to campus this year.