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Topic: Sexual assault

The Bruno Brief: The students protesting Brown’s handling of sexual assault

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The Bruno Brief: The students protesting Brown’s handling of sexual assault

February 17, 2021 0 comments

In this week’s episode of The Bruno Brief, we take a look at recent student activism against the University’s handling of sexual misconduct on campus, in light of a protest taking place last week as part of the University Survivors Movement. We talk to senior staff writer Karlos Bautista ’23.5, […]

Survey finds widespread sexual violence on campus

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Survey finds widespread sexual violence on campus

October 17, 2019 Comments are Disabled

The 2019 Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Sexual Misconduct found that 24.5 percent of undergraduate women reported experiencing non-consensual sexual contact since arriving at Brown, according to survey results released Tuesday.

Title IX Program Officer Rene Davis spoke about proposed changes to the Department of Education’s sexual assault guidelines in a joint meeting hosted by the Title IX Office, UCS and the Brown chapter of NARAL.

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Title IX office talks impact of proposed federal guidelines

December 7, 2018 3 comments

Title IX Program Officer Rene Davis gave a presentation to students on what the changes could mean for how the University investigates instances of sexual misconduct under Title IX.

Uber driver charged with sexual assault of student

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Uber driver charged with sexual assault of student

October 22, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Carlos Carrillo, a 29-year-old former Uber driver, was charged with the second-degree sexual assault of Vanessa Garcia ’20.5 hours after reportedly assaulting her during an Uber ride near campus Aug. 2.

Along with 32 other institutions, the University will conduct the AAU Campus Climate Survey and compare results to data collected on campus in 2015. Survey results showed that 25 percent of undergraduate women reported having experienced sexual assault since enrolling at Brown.

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U. to take part in sexual assault survey

October 4, 2018 Comments are Disabled

The University announced today that it will participate in the Association of American Universities sexual assault and misconduct survey in the spring of 2019 with 32 other institutions.

Op-eds, Opinions

Morley ’13: Rescind Junot Díaz’s Honorary Doctorate

May 18, 2018 1 comment

Díaz’s alleged abuse of the power endowed by literary recognition, even if not necessarily criminal, demands response from his enablers, hangers-on and mutual cultural beneficiaries.

Op-eds, Opinions

Buchsbaum ’19: Disrupting the path to sexual assault perpetration

April 10, 2018 Comments are Disabled

In 2015, Kevin Swartout, an associate professor of psychology at Georgia State University, seemingly confirmed long-held doubts about the demographics of perpetrators of sexual assault.

Columns, Opinions

Overall ’19: Wanting more than bad sex

February 12, 2018 7 comments

In the past couple of months, a radical shift in American culture has unfolded. Women have been able to publicly identify and censor men who commit assault — and for the first time in American history, society seems to be listening. Yet, while the broader culture’s condemnations of serial abusers […]

The gymnastics team competed in its annual ‘Beauty and the Beast’ meet, held with the wrestling team, at the Pizzitola Sports Center Sunday. The Bears’ team score of 190.900 placed them ahead of Rhode Island College.


Bears place second in home opener

February 9, 2018 Comments are Disabled

After traveling to competitions around New England for the past three weekends, the gymnastics team returned to the Pizzitola for its 2018 home opener.

Mitra ’18: Confronting predators in politics

Columns, Opinions

Mitra ’18: Confronting predators in politics

November 20, 2017 2 comments

For the last year, I have struggled to come to terms with how someone with a long history of denigrating women could rise to the highest office in the land.