The Charger Bulletin

Recap of Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Recap of Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Kelly Adkins, Staff Writer

May 5, 2020

April marked a period of transitions as the university adapted to remote learning styles. But that did not stop Chargers from participating in Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) while away from campus. SAAM aims to spread education and awareness for sexual violence in all forms including—but...

Examining Sexual Assault Resources on Campus

Examining Sexual Assault Resources on Campus

Everett Bishop, Student Life Editor

October 17, 2018

When students are in danger, they need to know that their university is there to protect and support them. In sexual assault cases, this is especially true. So what protections are in place to prevent students from becoming the next survivor? And how effective are those programs and policies? The U...

Assault Victim Stories Need to be Told

Assault Victim Stories Need to be Told

Mitsouki Garvey-Sanchez, Opinions Editor

October 2, 2018

Christine Blasey Ford testified on Capitol Hill in front of the Senate judiciary committee, and many in the public eye believe that her testimony against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was credible. Both Ford and Kavanaugh had the opportunity to tell their side of the story. But, Ford showed...

Greek Life Asserts “It’s On Us”

Greek Life Asserts “It’s On Us”

Everett Bishop, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018

University of New Haven Greek organizations took a stand against sexual violence and misconduct. In an event held in Bucknall Theater on Thursday, Jan. 25, members of various social Greek organizations signed the “It’s On Us” pledge. By signing this pledge, these students are committing themselv...

Students Participate in Title IX Roundtables

Students Participate in Title IX Roundtables

Everett Bishop, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017

In reaction to recent questions and concerns about Title IX policies, the Dean of Students’ office acted in order to hear what university students had to say. Led by Ashley Dunn, Assistant Director of Student Life Programs and Title IX Coordinator, the roundtable on Thursday, Oct. 12th was set up as...

Chi Kappa Rho’s SASS Walk a Success

Alyssa MacKinnon

November 25, 2015

Chi Kappa Rho’s first ever SASS Walk on Saturday, Nov. 21 at 12 p.m. was well-attended as members of the University of New Haven came out to raise awareness for sexual assault and demonstrate campus wide support for the victims and survivors of sexual assault. Many people were in attendance at the...

The Safe Campus Act Needs to be Stopped

Kaitlin Mahar

November 18, 2015

 But First, It Needs to be Noticed Everybody remembers the outrage we all felt when Columbia University made little-to-no effort to aid Emma Sulkowicz in her plight to get justice in the wake of the University’s refusal to expel or take action against the student who raped her in 2012. Even af...

Battle for Hope raises awareness for sexual abuse, harassment and violence

Alyssa MacKinnon

December 10, 2014

The University of New Haven’s Theater for Community Impact class created Battle for Hope, a student-made production, to raise awareness about sexual assault, relationship abuse and harassment on campus. The play, which took about a month to put together, was presented on Thursday, Dec. 4 at 8 p...

Prosecutor: Polygamist sect man assaulted teen

Liz De La Torre

October 29, 2009

From The Associated Press ELDORADO, Texas – A 38-year-old man from a polygamist sect sexually assaulted a teenager less than half his age at the Yearning For Zion Ranch, a prosecutor charged Wednesday to open the first criminal trial since the ranch was raided. An attorney for defendant Raymond Jess...

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