Tag: Sexual Assault

5 Biggest News Stories of the Week: April 7

As the saying goes, the news never stops — but there’s a lot of it out there, and all of it doesn’t always pertain to our readers. In this weekly news roundup, we’ll cover the top news stories that matter most to our diversity focused audience. 1. Sexual Assault Awareness…

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US Merchant Marine Academy’s ‘Sea Year’ Program Halted Following Allegations of Sexual Assault

For individuals looking for a career in engineering or the sea industry, the Department of Transportation’s U.S. Merchant Marine Academy is the gold standard in education, offering year-long courses at sea where students can learn about marine transportation first-hand. Sadly, as solid as the program’s educational strengths are, the Academy…

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Biden Puts Foot in Mouth Again With ‘Keep Punching’ Comment During Domestic Violence Segment of Democratic Debate

Joe Biden just can’t seem to keep his foot out of his mouth. Whether it was accidental or on purpose, the former vice president’s attempt at using a pun to condemn domestic violence against women took an ugly turn during Wednesday night’s fifth Democratic presidential debate. Related Story: Joe Biden…

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Association of American Universities Finds Widespread Sexual Assault, Abuse at 33 Universities

The Association of American Universities made an unsurprising but disturbing discovery from its most recent survey of students at 33 major universities. The Washington Post reported that about one-quarter of female undergraduate students have been sexually assaulted or molested, either by penetration or touching, since they started at university. According…