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Concerns after rape on campus

Concerns after rape on campus

Julianne Lesch, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019

A recent rape on campus has raised concerns about dorm safety and resources available to victims. Thirty-seven year old Tyson Cyphers, an Essex Junction resident, was arrested Feb. 23 on three different charges that occured on campus. He is charged with aggravated sexual assault, stalking and thef...

Student starts national petition

Student starts national petition

Sawyer Loftus, Assistant Breaking News Editor

September 17, 2018

After a UVM sophomore reported her rape to University officials, she found a hole in UVM Policy allowing dismissed students to avoid disclosing past misconduct. Sophomore Syd Ovitt started a petition aimed at flagging students who attempt to transfer to a new college or university after being dismissed...

Education as a tool to stop sexual assault on campus

Education as a tool to stop sexual assault on campus

November 16, 2016

Dear Editor, UVM needs to increase efforts towards sexual assault education and awareness. This is a complicated issue which has red tape lining every door. But, there is room for a conversation about ideas to progress that should be highlighted when talking about these issues. For those ...

Ke$ha’s story highlights a sad truth

Anna Power

March 18, 2016

Many women in our society are subjected to physical, sexual and psychological abuse. There were 27 reported rapes on campus in 2014. This is the highest that has been recorded in the previous two years, according UVM’s 2015 Annual Security report Women are encouraged to speak up about these trauma...

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