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New sexual misconduct rules leak

New sexual misconduct rules leak

Lee Hughes, Assistant News Editor

September 5, 2018

9/12/18 3:18 P.M. This story was updated to clarify a reference to the Explain the Asterisk petition. On Wednesday, Aug. 29 the New York Times released a leaked, preliminary version of new sexual assault rules for college campuses by Betsy DeVos’s Department of Education. The rules come at ...

Campus seeks solution to cat-calling

Campus seeks solution to cat-calling

Isabella Alessandrini, Staff Writer

March 24, 2018

One professor has no illusion of safety in idyllic, liberal Burlington and is taking action against cat-calling. Cat-calls are loud and sexually suggestive calls directed mostly at people who are female-presenting. There is no legal repercussion for cat-calling and no clear social consensus on wh...

UVM SToPP 5k

Stephainie Hodel, Cynic Correspondent

October 27, 2017

In the crisp autumn morning air, UVM students and Burlington community members stretched their legs and prepared to run for sexual assault awareness on college campuses. On the morning of Oct. 14, UVM became one of many colleges to participate in the “Stop. Think. Protect your Peers” 5k. The...

Students organize in Slut Walk

Students organize in Slut Walk

Lauren Schnepf, Assistant News Editor

October 27, 2017

Students carrying signs congregated around the Waterman green for the Womyn of Color Coalition “Slut Walk” Oct 22. The students walked from the Waterman building to Harris Millis while yelling chants like, “Yes means fuck me, no means fuck you.” The Slut Walk promotes body and sex posit...

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